ARTIST Michael Birchmore will be holding his debut exhibition at a business centre.
The Gosport resident met Basepoint Centre manager, Mark Chivers, at a networking event and was invited to display his work of celebrity portraits and graphic, novel-style paintings.
Michael, who is self-taught artist, is excited about the exhibition.
He said: ‘My passion originates from my need to create something special, either using pictures or the written word.
‘I get inspiration from many things, from digitally playing with a photograph, to wanting to emulate such things as comics, art deco, and stencils.
‘I am very excited about my exhibition as I want to take the passion that I have for being an artist and turn it into a career.’
The preview event is tonight at the centre, on Fareham Road, with the exhibition starting tomorrow.