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Originally from Hampshire, now living in Oxford. Zoe has always been a creative individual, drawing and painting from a young age but never thought she would become an 'Artist'. Whilst studying a Textiles degree, she was able to discover herself as an artist by experimenting with colour, texture and proportion.
Taking inspiration from landscapes and nature - from close to her home in Surrey to the Devon and Cornwall coast and beyond - Catherine enjoys trying to capture something of the atmosphere and moment, in mainly abstract form, exploring colour, light and composition with bold gestural mark making. Catherine has been voted Surrey Artist of the Year 2018.
Karen Welsh, born in Surrey in 1962. Trained as a commercial sign painter, her profession until moving to Wiltshire in 2011 when she began to paint full-time. Experimenting with gestural marking with other abstract painting techniques she strives to create work that has energy and inspires an emotional response.
An independent gallery based in Godalming, Surrey that features an eclectic mix of modern, contemporary art and sculpture. Established in 2010 by Clare Richards and Julie Pugh Jones who have over 40 years experience in art galleries and publishing. Delighted to be a member of Own Art scheme where payments up to £25,000 can be spread over 10 months at 0% interest.
Currently Hampshire based, Kim is an observational artist and teacher, fascinated by drawing and painting 'en plein air'. She made the final of Sky Arts Landscape Artist of the Year despite entering as a wildcard, is a winner of Pintar Rapido and teaches at The Art Academy in London.
I have always drawn (I worked in engineering design) but after a serious illness in 2012 I decided to put some effort into creative drawing. I draw Edward Hopper influenced realist pictures. I have won some prizes here and there and had a picture in the 2015 RA Summer Exhibition.
Chelsea Lee is an Emotional Self-Portrait artist, pushing the boundaries of abstract art focusing on emotion and the ability to cope with mental health through her own form of diary keeping. Her works are influenced through the notion of play as she uses her hands and palette knives to paint.
Lynne is a professional painter of 30 years. She studied Painting in Sheffield and has lived in North Yorkshire and the US. Her work is about a sense of place. Lynne has embarked on a long term project touring the British Coastline, studying the beach structures she encounters. She has also worked in NY exploring the waterfront area of Brooklyn. She has exhibited widely in the UK and is represented in New York.
Working in watercolour, Jessie presents realistic subjects from unusual viewpoints and relocates objects into lonely settings. Jessie explores the mix of history and modernity by creating images of derelict buildings covered with graffiti. Jessie sees beauty and intensity in abandoned places and objects; crumbling buildings and neglected once loved boats.