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Galyna Petrova is a contemporary artist. Her works are full of colour and optimism. She uses a painting knife to create bright landscapes, beautiful flowers and abstract compositions. Her paintings are free and energetic with magical combinations and interesting textures filled with atmospheric light.
Michael studied Fine Art at Manchester Polytechnic and has exhibited since the 1980’s, also working variously as a graphic artist, computer/audio-visual technician and lecturing in art and design subjects for colleges and universities. He combines observations of urban landscape with geometry and pattern and a sensitive palette.
Landscape is central to my work with atmospheric coastal and mountain scenes inspired by the UK, many years of painting and drawing in the ravishing hills of Umbria and more recently in the discovery of the solitary, untouched beauty of Newfoundland and Vancouver.
Ann Goodfellow is trained as both a painter and a ceramicist and since gaining an M.A..Ceramics in 2006 has focused solely on the figure as a means of expression. She has exhibited widely and has work held in many private and public collections both in Britain and Europe.
Combining elements of wood, acrylics and fused glass, Michael creates multi-textural, semi-abstract artscapes, inspired by the effects of time, weather and erosion on the natural environment. This new body of work is a result of his recent move to the Shropshire/Welsh borders and its outstanding, rugged beauty.
Richard studied painting at the University for the Creative Arts Farnham from 2008 until 2012 and has since had his work exhibited widely throughout the UK. Most notably in 2014, Richard was shortlisted for the prestigious South Central art prize, which led to his paintings being featured on popular news channel, BBC South Today. In 2015 he was selected as a prize winner in the Windsor and Newton painting prize which saw which saw his work displayed at the Griffin Gallery Open.
Grace Ellen is a self-taught landscape artist, inspired by the great diversity seen in British nature and wildlife. At first glance, Grace's paintings are almost photographic, a longer look reveals a painterly quality. This is created through her intuitive use of different texture mediums, sprays and inks alongside the paint.
Sophie Gradden born in Buckinghamshire, has been painting since her school days in Reading. Furthering her artistic skills at University (Cheltenham), achieving a Foundation Diploma. Now living and working as a full time artist in Windsor. Painting with bold and contrasting colour palettes is where her devotion lies, inspired by personal life transitions and forever changing perspectives.
Jennifer is a contemporary oil painter based locally in the Surrey Hills. She is best known for her urban landscape paintings of London, although she is increasingly painting more local, rural landscapes. Her paintings are full of light and colour and seek to capture the feeling and energy of a place.