Alfred Chircop attended the Malta School of Art, the Accademia Pietro Vannucci in
Perugia, Bath Academy of Art at Corsham UK and Accademia di Belle Arti in Rome. His
work has developed remarkably throughout the years, whether figurative, or abstract,
and he has equally proved his mastery in the variety of techniques and media employed
in his drawings, paintings, watercolours, etchings and aquatints, linocuts, pen and
wash and monoprints.
Since 1960 he has put up a substantial number of
Besides his highly successful career as an artist, Alfred Chircop has had a distinguished teaching career in Malta. He taught at various levels in the schools exercising tremendous ability in stimulating great awareness and creativity at primary, secondary, sixth form and at the Faculty of Architecture in Malta where he spent the last years of his teaching career as Senior Lecturer teaching visual education and design.
In 1990 he was awarded the Gold Medal Premio Cittá di Valletta and in 1995 he won the 1st Prize in Painting and 1st Prize in Watercolour in the 1st Malta International Biennale. In 1998 he was honoured with the National Order of Merit, M.O.M. in recognition of his contribution to Art in Malta.
On the occasion of Malta joining the E.U. in 2004 he was invited by the Council of Europe to represent Malta with a one-
He represents Malta in the Hope and Optimism Portfolio, a Global art project where his work is at Heynits Castle Art Centre, Namibia. Other works are found in private and public collections in Malta and abroad.