Ralph McGaul was born in Macclesfield in 1983. He completed an art foundation course at City College Brighton and Hove and now lives and works in Macclesfield. His work ranges in media from painting and print making, through to mosaics, collages and woodwork.

His approach to making art is intuitive and visceral with the goal of producing something that is immediate and visually engaging, without the need for wordy explanations.

Adopting various different media helps him to maintain interest and inventiveness which is key to the work’s vitality.