Cheshire artist Craig Mayer lives and works in Congleton. Born in the Staffordshire Moorlands in 1962 he grew up with a keen interest in art. From an early age his attention to detail was evident. After leaving school in 1978, he began a course in Photography and Graphic design at the North Staffs Polytechnic lasting 4 years. It was some years later having moved to Cheshire when he started to paint commercially. Inspired by beautiful countryside and a wealth of subject matter including villages and places of historic interest.