Gerald Newton

From childhood Gerald has always had a strong desire to draw and paint pictures. After leaving school in the late 1970's he became an apprentice  in printing. Then attended the North Cheshire School of Art and Design and studied general art, photography and ceramics. In the early 1980's he set up in business as a poster artist and produced signs for shops and public houses as well as selling his drawings and paintings. He displayed his art at exhibitions and took on various commissions.  In the later part of the 1980's Gerald attended Plymouth Art College, Devon and studied graphic design and then Falmouth School of Art and Design Cornwall and studied Illustration and did business studies.  While still at college he was commissioned to produce a painting and designs for a 12 inch vinyl single record for a rock group and also produced their T-shirt designs.  He was also asked to produce drawings for  a set of wine labels and other commissions. followed. After graduating he set up as a freelance artist and has produced a wide variety of drawings, paintings and designs for publishers, record companies, advertising agencies, marketing companies and greeting card companies. He has also worked for wildlife trusts , conservation groups and historical sites. Over the years Gerald has worked in various mediums and developed his own distinct, colorful and eye-catching style. For the past eight years he has been involved in providing jigsaw puzzle companies with paintings and designs and has had much of his art published which have been for sale in major retail stores world wide and at online sites. He continues to provide publishers, writers and poets, record companies and groups, musicians with artwork and can also provide a comprehensive graphic design service. 


Here is a list of some of the many clients I have worked for

Page 6 Magazine

Café Society Magazine

Sony Records

Cleveland City Records

Solar Records

Dental Records

OTT Management


Shropshire Wildlife Trust

Staffordshire Wildlife Trust


Drayton Manor Park

Priory Publications

New Leaf Publications


Bishop Street Press

Sixty Forty Press

Caxton Press

Entertaining Solutions


Finefare Imports 

Hawkestone Park

Ray's Farm

The National Trust

The Catholic Herald

Trafford Publishing

MA Creative

Hamlyn Design

Shrewsbury Books

Shropshire Magazine

Sherbourne Publications

Quay Audit Limited

Quay Management Limited

Junagarh Media

The Conservative Party

Little Snoring Cards

Image by Design

MGL Licensing

Profile photo