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Born in Yorkshire, I create all paintings entirely using a knife, mixing only on the canvas in a 'contemporary realism' style. Influenced by the romanticism of my favourite post renaissance Masters and their timeless masterpieces, I aim to capture the passion and emotion of the performance in a frozen realism
The Rebirth of The Figurative Form
The renaissance of figurative art has a new protagonist in Brighton born, London based artist Steve Yeates. He explodes the concept of the traditional aesthetic by his innovative use of today's waste paper into socially aware yet sensitive explorations of the human soul.
Currently working in watercolour, Jessie explores the mix of history and modernity, human communication and urban life by creating city scenes that include figures, buildings and graffiti. Jessie was shortlisted for The Sunday Times Watercolour competition 2019.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
Surrey Artist of the Year 2019
Pippa's art looks at man's inevitable impact on nature by using reclaimed plastic bags, discarded bottle tops and found beach plastic ... ubiquitous and disposable materials and objects that do untold damage to our environment if discarded and used carelessly. Plastic's unimaginably long lifespan coupled with how casually we treat it becomes a perfect metaphor for our blind overconsumption of the material.
Based in the Cotswolds, Andy's portfolio comprises landscapes that initially appear pictorial from a distance but, upon closer inspection, reveal thousands of coloured triangles. Fascinated by colour, geometric shapes and tonal effects Andy's unique style is based on his own photography.
Every work is individually HAND-DRAWN using a tablet and stylus.
Colombian by birth, Dairo Vargas is a contemporary fine artist who specialises in landscapes. His paintings are inspired by places in the UK that hold a particular resonance - Sussex's South Downs, The Black Mountains in Wales, the Yorkshire Dales and the British coast.
Hannah creates lively bold cityscapes and contemporary deckchair/ski scenes on canvas.
“People have described my work as “happy art” and I like that, I think if you’re going to invest in a painting and hang it on your wall it should make you feel good”.
She welcomes commissions so pop along and have a chat. #deckchairartist
Jenny is a contemporary watercolour artist. She is inspired by the British landscape, especially the North East, Yorkshire and the Isles of Scilly. Her paintings are full of movement, colour and energy, making the most of watercolours translucent pigments and fluid nature. Commissions welcome.
Emma Tweedie is an emerging artist with a London based studio. She records plein air paintings and then develops these further in both literal and abstracted forms embracing an extensive range of materials and techniques including mixed media, paper, canvases and abstracted printmaking. She derives inspiration and a cultural colour palette from her Northern Irish birthplace.
Using the simple traditional medium of pencil, Turner embodies the simplicity of fine art. His hyper realistic drawings are decisive, obsessed with light and texture and imbued with a confidence that comes from technical mastery of his medium. Exhibit highlights include the Royal Society of British Artists Open Exhibition and Affordable Art Fair, Singapore.
A single image has the power to communicate in a way words often can't. Using
digital photography and advanced editing techniques I create award winning art that is recognisably photography, remains believable, yet cannot be real. My work has been exhibited in the UK, Europe, Asia and USA.
I am an artist who knew from the beginning that a cauldron of creative dynamism existed within. After pursuing careers in Banking and Consultancy, I eventually found my true passion and discovered fluid painting, using liquid inks, acrylics and water colours. I create contemporary abstract art, exploring movement and light.
Contemporary, vibrant watercolour paintings. Karen's award-winning paintings have been exhibited at The Royal Geographical Society, The National Trust and RHS venues and in galleries nationwide. Focused mainly on wildlife and nature-inspired subjects, her paintings brighten any interior space.
Lesley is a self taught contemporary artist based in Warnham, West Sussex. Her sculptures encapsulate a moment in time, involving the careful play of light with shadow. Much of the content of her work is brilliant white, with striking splashes of colour providing a dramatic contrast-designed to make you smile!
Award winning artist Serena Sussex has a passion for creating soft, subtle, atmospheric paintings onto canvas that reveal the wonders of nature inspired by many walks in the countryside. She has painted twice for the BBC - 'The Big Event' in Trafalgar Square and the Diamond Jubilee 2012.
'Autumn Walk' painting was selected by IKEA stores to be sold worldwide as a limited print.
Landscapes portrayed in a fluid and honest style, capturing the beauty of nature, harnessing the changing seasons and manipulating the land so it becomes expressive and recognisable throughout. Travelling locally and further afield, the land has been Amy's lessons in art. Through her paintings its always 'Sunny Outside'.
The work produced by Georgia aims to mimic the natural movements of the environment around us. With a passion for interior design, the pieces aim to enhance a room by bringing together all of the different shades and tones. She likes to describe the works as 'Aesthetic Art'.
Erica works in polymer clay and acrylics to create figurative, three-dimensional scenes. Inspirations are firmly rooted in the simple pleasures of everyday life - the joy is in creating a painting that celebrates the familiar in a new and exciting way.
After training at Wimbledon School of Art, Dorothy Stapleton established an international reputation as a textile artist. More recently, she has concentrated on paperbased media and her work on display will include collages, linocuts, wood engravings and paper-marbling pieces, all demonstrating her highly individual and sometimes quirky approach.
My work has the overall sense of painting, but it is skilfully built up using layers of found papers, tissue and acrylic paint. I see the beauty in simple scraps, ripped edges, accidental marks and worn surfaces. I take my inspiration from foreign lands, harbours and urban docklands.
Watercolour offers the opportunity to explore and capture light and atmosphere. I strive to find a narrative within an ordinary subject to draw the viewer in. My practice has increased with awards from Bankside and The Mall Galleries in London along with RWA Bristol in recent years.
Original art that brings joy, peace and healing on some level to the viewer. Her work is happy and is a “window to another world” filled with love and light. “Each work of art is unique, special and imaginative, of high quality and painted with integrity, working with suppliers who care about their service and products.
I welcome commisions and enjoy the creative process of working together.
Nagihan Seymour is a Surrey based artist. She specialises in “Tezhip” illumination. Tezhip is the art of illumination and is traditionally used for the decoration of calligraphy, although in her paintings she uses it as a standalone art form. The paintings incorporate symmetrical designs consisting of naturalistic floral ornamentation or patterns with simple expression.
Christine selects unusual cuts and colours of precious and semi-precious stones, combined with silver and various colours of gold, she builds layers of texture and colour. Her stylised jewellery designs beautifully and comfortably remind one of their inspirations, from magnificent landscapes to the fascinating shapes and textures of insects.
My current series of works is inspired by the tropical fish we keep, my love of colour and of printmaking; Sometimes mixing them up together. The methods I employ to produce these varied and many layered works, is as fluid and interesting as the fish we look after.
Lucy Routh is a contemporary still life painter. Amongst her favourite subjects are flowers, fruit, fish and sea life. Using a combination of ink and paint Lucy has developed a very distinctive unique style, creating images that are bold, bright and fresh with a sense of space and simplicity.
Surrey based, Irish artist, GrainneRoche paints a variety of subject matter, from bustling street scenes, to childhood memories of days at the beach. Her work reflects her interest in landscape, using dynamic line and colour. She produces paintings that synthesise the many elements of a place. Her work is energetic, yet retains detail and clarity, using layering techniques to heavily build up a level of complexity of surface. Grainne's paintings are raw and atmospheric, she looks at things without the necessity of making sense of them and tries to paint through the subject, as to what it was that drew and attached her to it. Heavily layered acrylics produce deeply textured surfaces of broken colour. The texture looks weathered, fraught and worn, the effect dream-like and nostalgic.
Sophie's artwork is a response to her sensory and emotional experiences within different landscapes. She works from these experiences and her own introspection to inspire her and her imagination. When creating her work, she wishes to communicate a sense of that particular location's space, atmosphere and the everchanging flow of the natural world.
In recent years Maggie has developed a series of work entitled 'The music of the landscape' in which she interprets the musical elements of melody, harmony and rhythm found in our beautiful English countryside. She is represented in prestigious Northern Galleries and regularly shows work in the Mall Galleries, London.
Riverhouse is a community arts centre in Walton on Thames. We provide the community with an eclectic mix of arts: Quality theatre (adults and children), music of all genres, comedy, fine art and a comprehensive education programme. We re open 7 days a week.
Claire Grahame BA Hons Fashion and Textiles. Claire, artist and sculptor is exhibiting this year for Riverhouse Barn following a successful weekend at Sandown last year. An artist and teacher of mixed media, art and textiles she captures abstract figurative art in two and three dimensions.
Rob is self-taught, inspired and attracted to light and reflections. Blending traditional old master’s techniques of oil painting with a contemporary style of colour harmony, shadow and composition, resulting in a fresh blend of both styles. Awards: Royal Miniature Society, Hilliard Society of Miniaturists, Florida Miniature Art Society.
Geometric, Hard Edge, Minimalist and 3D fascinates me. Using acrylics on Aluminium or Birch surfaces and Alu-Mesh sculptured over fabrics, my goals are to conceptualise, capture and design new and fascinating linear-geometric abstract art that delivers a capacity to create fascination, evoke deep thought and engage great emotion and distill mood for the viewers.
Oil painter of land and seascapes capturing a fleeting moment never to be repeated. The paintings are not about a place, but concentrate on light, peace and freedom. Dawn's work has been featured in many articles including Sunday Times Style, Elle Decoration, Vogue, House and Garden and English Home.
Colour, abstract and high gloss are my passion. A self taught artist looking to experiment with new mediums and ideas. Always pushing for new concepts to be different and a focus point of conversation. Contemporary, modern and individual is my aim.
Raskovsky's creative genius, an outstanding innovation to photographic art. A refined vision transforming photography into post-impressionistic masterpieces. Creates movement that vibrates all the nuances of a wild and rampant nature. Rich imaginative ability to relieve viewers from accepted norms of photographic art and as a consequence, he opens our minds.
I am a realist oil painter concentrating on portraiture and wildlife. I have been creating artworks that feature well known figures, but currently have undertaken some larger scale animal portraits. Working in oils on canvas to create realistic pieces that evoke the nature and spirit of the subject I am depicting.
Anjali is a marketer by profession but an artist by choice. Born in India, she specialises in intricate ink drawings inspired by Asian folk arts. Her work has been exhibited in Singapore, Hong Kong, Thailand, South Korea, India and UK. She creates visual stories composed entirely of vocabulary of patterns.
South African born artist, studied Graphic Design in Pretoria and later Fine Arts through the University of SA. As a designer, filmmaker and painter Frank keeps trying to find opportunities to show his world to viewers. He recently relocated to Windsor with his family while painting portraits and wildlife from his studio.
Jane is inspired by the natural beauty that surrounds us. She experiments with natural powdered pigments found throughout her travels in Africa, India and France and has created her own individual style of water-colour on canvas, looking for those spontaneous 'happy accidents'.
Elena Peresvetova is an artist who incorporates in her art her passion for impressionistic painting and contemporary conceptual thinking, exploring the ideas of traditionalism in the contemporary art world. Elena holds a BA degree in Fine Art and Art History from Kingston University in London. Her works are in private collections across UK, Europe and USA.
Emily Penfold is a British multidisciplinary artist, recently graduated with a First Class Honours from Central Saint Martins. Emily is interested in the hybrid between fine art and performance practices. She delves into our human fragility and internal energies and aims to explore subjects that are both personal and universal.
First studied at West Sussex College of Art, before completing a BA at the Central School of Art in London. In 1988 began a career in textile design and taught part-time at London's St Martin's College of Art. Later had a partnership in product design. Now paints full-time from Lewes.
Born in Guildford, Fiona studied Art at what was then known as the WSCAD in Farnham.
She works mainly in acrylic, applying thick layers with credit cards, fingers and occasionally a brush from her studio in Hampshire. Fiona Exhibits at The New Ashgate in Farnham, The Art Agency and No Naked Walls.
Oils and acrylics. More recently exploring abstract landscapes with vibrant and exciting colours. Exhibitions: Denbies Vineyard, Surrey (solo show), Esher, Reading and Newbury. A fascination with colour and shape has led to the development of a series of works based on natural form. These include 'Geographica', 'Natural World', 'Life' and 'Oceans'.
Ayla's favourite mediums are black pen and lino printing and she is inspired by everything we see around us. She is also a PhD researcher, studying UK honey. She combines both worlds of science and art to understand our world better and spread the love for our natural world.
Gill's passion lies with painting and drawing. She adores working outside 'en plein air' capturing the atmosphere and quality of light on location. Gill brings her inspiration together from her Surrey based studio. She cleverly crafts materials found on location into her canvases giving her paintings a more personal connection to the subject matter.
Helen Parsley has exhibited widely across the UK and internationally. She became an established artist following a successful career in illustration, working for six publishers covering three continents, including the BBC Last of the Summer Wine. Her work is wonderfully realistic, whilst remarkably loose and free.
John's current work shows a blend of two styles, a contemporary take on the classical. Traditional materials and techniques punctuated with exciting modern flair, influenced by rural surroundings his recent paintings reflect an emotional state as much as pictorial accuracy, atmospheric and emotional are two words that are synonymous with John's paintings.
Demi creates sculptural works on paper which explore satellite imagery through the act of drawing and mark-making. Through a labour-intensive and repetitive action of simply using a single needle, she pushes and tests the materiality and delicacy of the surface. Demi studied Fine Art at Newcastle University and is now based in Nottingham where she continues to create work at her studio at Backlit Gallery.
A collection of miniature paintings of natural forms, emotions and memories to create evocative images. By using a variety of mixed media the unexpected can happen which is always welcome. I have a BA (hons) Fine Art, a Diploma in Visual Arts and an ARPS. I have exhibited in London, New York, Milan, Singapore and more and my work is in collections all around the world.
Alison's gestural paintings, inspired by sea, land and sky, have a fearless confidence in their gutsy application of paint, layered brushstrokes and expressive marks. Her encaustic wax abstracts, provide a sophisticated statement, with translucent, tactile colour. A respected and established artist, who has exhibited in prominent UK and international galleries.
Figurative art across a range of media with a focus on painting. Zosia's work embodies a sense of optimism through an examination of everyday environments. She has exhibited at the Mall Galleries and was a heat artist on Sky Landscape Artist of the Year 2019.
Glaxo Art award winner Michael exhibited in London galleries before turning 21.His current work is partly influenced by his interest in Japanese art. Paintings covering a wide range of subjects are derived from direct observation frequently against the light, focusing on the essence of an object or place, often inspired by local landscapes.
Jonathan Newey is an award winning artist who lives and works in Reading. His work is an exploration of colour relationships and how they interact when poured on to a smooth board or canvas. He experiments with different colour densities and pigments and mixes the colour with high gloss art resin which is then poured on to a flat surface.
Colourful and vibrant, Amanda's watercolour and oil paintings examine beauty throughout the natural world. Developing her style while studying for an art degree, her talent led to a career in illustration within the publishing and advertising industries.Amanda is available for private commissions including portraits, floral designs and everything in-between.
Mark began creating landscape artworks two years ago, after a career working in illustration and design. His work is inspired by the local countryside and he creates his work by digitally merging photographs, paintings, drawings, textures and found objects. These pieces are then presented on an archival paper or brushed aluminium.
Moth and Mirror was founded in November 2013 and is a partnership between Lenore Zavitz, a professional gilding restorer and Richard Mills, a lifelong wood turner. We specialise in pieces crafted from the finest woods and metal leaf gilding, as well as gilded bone displays.
I am a London-based contemporary, mixed media, abstract artist. I create bold, dynamic, multi-layered and richly textured, paintings. These are mostly on cradled wooden panels. Some on paper. I am inspired by anything! Big skies, bustling cities, music, the sea, amazing colours of India and Morocco. I try to capture an emotive response to these wondrous things and more through my painting.
Jenna Moore, a Northumberland based artist, creates contemporary and stylised oil paintings and monochrome pen drawings of animals, landscapes and cities. In oil, she chooses a colourful and vibrant palette. Many are produced by sculpting the paint. Working in pen she creates images assembled, jigsaw-like, from individual black fragments.
Sill Life and tulip oil paintings by Dutch artist Tanja Moderscheim (London, www.dutchoils.com). Tanja uses 17th century techniques and pigments. New for this fair: paintings of 16th - 19th century Dutch heritage tulips, still life paintings, limited edition signed prints and art cards. Orders for commissions can be placed as well.
Jasmine's work reflects a deep understanding for the essence of her subjects. There is a palpable warmth and compassion for them and her blend of intense observation combined with a vivid vision create paintings suffused with life and movement. Jasmine works with Fine Art Galleries, Children's Book Publishers and on private commissions.
A professional full-time artist, making art is my passion.
It is an intimate reflection of how nature makes me feel, whether I’m in awe of its striking beauty or soothed by its calmness and peace. Exhibitions include Mall Gallery, London; Royal Birmingham Society of Artists and Affordable Art Fair, London.
I have drawn and painted animals since I was little, I saw them as magical beings that were much more interesting than humans and they have captured my imagination ever since. I want to share with the world how important they are to me through my art and highlight the plight of endangered animals especially as losing a species is FOREVER and I want my daughter's generation to be able to experience and be inspired by nature's amazing biodiversity.
My interest in paint, painting and "the painting" is vast. In particular, what I find most visually and emotively satisfying to paint is endangered species. Stylistically I am interested in showing a physical confluence between the skin and form of the animal and the situated or abstracted background.
Currently located in Northamptonshire, UK, Lydia McCarthy is a recent art graduate specialising in Wildlife Art and Pet Portraiture and suitably so as she has a great interest and passion for portraying the character and personality of an animal through his or her individual characteristic traits and features using the traditional mediums of oil paint and charcoal.
Wendy's art can take days or weeks to complete, using layer after layer of resin within this creative process to create great depth within each piece and can incorporate various crystals and gemstones which have different properties and are believed to promote a sense of balance, positivity, wellness and healing.
We live in an age consumed by digital media and over-processed images through editing softwares and filters on social media. Natalie Maxted's hand-painted art mimics today's image-processing culture. She strips away distracting details, focusing on colour and contrasts, allowing the subject's emotion to define the final aesthetic.
Greg is a modern figurative painter creating atmospheric scenes that are visually and technically striking whilst holding a deeper narrative. His work is highly collectable with accolades including Saatchi's 'One to Watch, Finalist on both Sky Arts Portrait and Landscape Artist of the Year TV shows and UK Cass Art Painting Ambassador.
Cherrie uses acrylics and mixed media to create bold, expressive artwork that catches the eye and fires the imagination. She says "Colour excites me, grabs my attention and fuels my creativity." Close examination of Cherrie's work reveals mesmerising contours of colour, intriguing marks and undulating textures.
Becky is an award-winning artist. Becky has developed her own immediate response to a technique deveoped by the abstract artist Jackson Pollock, whilst studying his process at University. His unique style "has inspired me to produce a fluid, energetic, representational reaction to his work". Working mainly in acrylic paint, ink or emulsion paint; Becky works directly from the tube or paint pot.
Louise creates oil paintings inspired by nature. She combines naturalism with expressive colour to create something beautiful, quirky and a joy to look at. Louise's expressive oil paintings on natural linen demonstrate her ability to explore nature's tensions - the animal is still but it could go at any second. She captures a moment in nature for a lifetime on canvas.
Award winning, international artist Michelle Lucking uses her fingers to paint with soft pastel and capture stunning seascapes and underwater swimming scenes. Her work beautifully translates light and movement onto medium and large scale paintings, making the viewer feel like they are immersed in the water.
Raised in Bournemouth and moving to Brighton, I relish living at the edge of the land. Being a swimwear print designer I find exuberant palettes, tropical flora, palms and the sea appear often in my semi abstract work. I love to explore the qualities of acrylic paints with my mixed media pieces.
Donna paints intuitively in an expressionist style using a variety of art media from acrylic, oil bars, pastel, ink and elements of collage. Colour and light are her muse. She creates work depicting abstractions of places and experiences that she carries deep within her psyche. Donna translates her experience of these places into her paintings layering colour and materials until the finished piece announces its arrival.
Kate LLoyd is a specialist equine photographer who creates images of magnificent horses which are sold as Limited Edition Fine Art Prints and acrylics. She also uses some images to create luxury silk scarves in various designs. These are made in England in luxurious silks.
Jayne Leighton Herd is a professional artist and designer based in Berkshire. She paints stunning, colourful abstract, landscape and seascape art. Working on a variety of supports, including plexiglass, metal and canvas, she creates contemporary, statement pieces. Jayne welcomes commissions for bespoke art for both residential and commercial projects.
Surreal imaginative drawings exploring ecology, biology and nature.
This planet is home to a wonderful variety of living organisms that are each individual in their biology and behaviour. They form large webs of connections amongst one another in ecosystems that are vast and complex. From whale migrations that encompass the entire globe, to ants that scurry along the forest floor. We are all witness to the beauty of life on Earth. Earth, the tiny little planet that we inhabit somewhere in the unfathomable depths of the universe. The drawings are made using pen and ink and fine liner pens. The animals are imagined as living planets or landmasses, with their own landscapes and ecosystems.
My sculptures are conceived as 'seen' by me, as shapes, textures and colours and the arrangements of these elements in a three-dimensional form. they are inspired by my African origin, personal journeys, observations of daily life and the colours and textures of nature. When growing up I would sit for hours staring at cracks in the walls and forming images. These things bring up thoughts and experiences that challenge and guide me through my creative processes.
Through my work I aim to capture the feeling of being in another world. The otherworldly beauty of the powerful, magical sea. Ocean conservation is very important to me and through my latest piece titled 'Single Use Planet' I explore the responsibility we as humans have in protecting this precious part of our planet.
With particular emphasis on art and design, Barry has worked within the world of design for more than 20 years. He exhibited his own art at The Laden Showroom in London’s Brick Lane for 17 years and his pieces are now in a wide number of private and public collections including Watford Town’s collection; Frieder Burda Museum (Baden-Baden, Germany) and Catalan Television collection (Barcelona, Spain). In 2019 he has exhibited at Aberdeen Art Fair, Parallax Art Fair (Kensington, London) and the New Artist Fair (Shoreditch, London).
He is a Freeman of the City of London and a Fellow of the Royal Society of Arts. He was made MBE in 2011 by Prince Charles at Buckingham Palace and was awarded Honorary Doctorate of Design by Southampton Solent University in 2014.
Kushag's work incorporates new media techniques created with photography and digital manipulation and experiments with upcycled scrap materials. Beyond the quirky visual impact, the work exudes thoughtfulness as well as spontaneity, it is playful and grounded to the thought that all things eventually return to earth or turn to dust, like sands of time.
People and cities and their interactions are my inspiration - recording my wanderings in sketches and photos to create a record of visited places that will then inform my studio paintings where I seek to capture a moment of impression in my finished canvasses.
Matthew's work is inspired by travels in wild and remote places. His acrylic, watercolour and mixed media work, rich in texture and blended colour, focuses on the intricate patterns and relationships in the landscape and the influence of natural processes, especially the effects of water and ice.
Wendy is an award winning plein air artist inspired by nature and the world around her. She uses a variety of mediums including traditional egg tempera to create works full of energy, movement and atmosphere. She has work in both private and public collections including the Queen's private art collection.
Inspired by architecture and a real passion for drawing, Max intricately depicts scenes and buildings of particular beauty in his eyes. His focus is to capture the minute details within his chosen subject, mostly using very fine pens, Max is able to pick out these very small details within his drawings to a very high degree of visual accuracy.
Seascape painter based in Teignmouth, Devon. Fine Art Graduate Plymouth University and art ambassador for the English Riviera UNESCO Global Geopark. Large surfing waves of Devon and Cornwall's coastline inspire her work "I want the viewer to feel they can walk across the sand or dive into a turquoise sea".
Lynn paints contemporary landscapes and abstract flowers. Her gestural, expressive style captures the essence of a place, a mood, a time. Painting with the seasons, capturing the colour and movement with bold and energetic mark-making. She has a close relationship with nature having photographed it professionally for nearly 20 years.
Erica Just works as an artist and illustrator and exhibits her work nationally and internationally. Her water colour paintings are painted directly from life. Inspired by hedgerows, wastelands and meadows. The paintings work singularly, in pairs or as a triptych creating a panoramic view.
Frances studied at Central St Martins London and obtained a BA Hons Degree in Fine Art. She has a love of the natural world and finds inspiration for her work from the forces of nature. As an artist, using nature as her vehicle, she seeks to connect with her audience evoking memory and emotion. For Frances, nature in its full glory expresses so many emotions
Award-winning equine fine art photographer, Carys Jones specialises in creating simple but powerful images of horses in their native environments. Her limited edition images emphasise natural horse behaviours and she prefers to work in black and white and soft, delicate colour palettes.
Inspired by the patterns, colours and textures of the Welsh countryside where she lives, Bron creates bright, vibrant abstract landscape paintings that reflect her love of colour and the natural world. Bron's work is designed to lighten your heart and make you smile.
Burry Port artist Diane George, has been honing her skills in manuscript illumination since completing her MA in Sacred and Traditional Art (2004). Best known for intricate, detailed, gilded paintings inspired by traditional Celtic, Islamic and Asian arts, her work is uplifting, inspiring feelings of peace and calm.
I am a photographer based in Surrey, an Associate of the Royal Photographic Society and a judge with the Surrey Photographic Association. I am widely published and have won a number of significant awards such as commendations in the Landscape Photographer of the Year, for the last two years in a row and the International Landscape Photographer of the Year.
Isabel works in multiple paint layers, capturing light and using texture and colour to bring what she sees to life. Living on the south coast with its amazing shores and countryside as inspiration, she frequently paints landscapes and seascapes, with people often key to what catches her attention.
"Sara's work talks to the fragility of post-modern socialite attitudes. Touching on unique themes namely the perception of individuality, in relation to the value of art and the making of it. Sara Hurley is bringing attention to the dynamic between the gallery, the audience and the artist". Robert Goodchild
A fine art photographer, specialising in painterly and impressionistic images inspired by flowers and nature, creating wall art with a fluid, organic feel and a sense of harmony and well-being.
An Associate of the Royal Photographic Society and award winner in the International Garden Photographer of the year competition.
Crispin's interest lies in the definition of form and application of colour theory to create intriguing and challenging compositions. His thought process is inspired by everyday visual experiences, a sense of place and time and the idiosyncratic nature of human observation. All of his work is painted by hand.
Andrew Hird is a contemporary landscape painter, working both on location and in the studio. He paints to share his personal world and hopefully transmit some of the pleasure he finds in recording it. He has won various awards and his work is held in both private and public collections.
Ellie Hipkin is inspired by nature from the coast to the landscape. Bringing natures calm into her artwork through the use of colour, shapes and patterns. Her technique of painting with mono printing with embroidery evokes atmosphere from the coast and landscape aroung Sussex.
Working from his studio in Sanderstead, Chris Hensher uses oils, watercolour and various printmaking and drawing techniques to depict people, portraits and landscapes. His work has been shown in national exhibitions by the Royal Watercolour Society and the University of Cambridge.
After an early career as an illustrator, Claire now devotes her time to painting anything that inspires her, including the coast and countryside of Britain. Created in acrylic paint for its versatility and mixed media for its textural qualities, Claire’s work is exhibited in several galleries and is published worldwide.
Natasha was born in the Russian countryside and learned to appreciate the simple pleasures of life. She has always drawn and painted and was first exhibited internationally at the age of 11. In 2011 Natasha moved to England. Inspired by the countryside she took up painting professionally. Since 2015 Natasha has lived in South West France, where she works mainly in Saint Emilion in her gallery.
Karl Hamilton-Cox is a realist artist from Hereford. His wildlife and figurative art is highly detailed and created using a wide variety of media including leather to match and compliment each composition. He has exhibited widely with solo exhibitions in the USA & UK. Karl undertakes commissions.
Caroline Hall is a recognised British artist specialising in abstract paintings. Her work on aluminium and board explores landscape as diverse as the Sussex Downs, Yosemite in California and St Ives in Cornwall. Recognisable for their use of colour and gesture, Caroline's paintings are in public and private collections throughout the UK and abroad. Recent exhibitions include the Mall Galleries in London, the RBS in Birmingham and a major solo show at Southampton City Art Gallery.
I am an enthusiastic wildlife and flower artist. I enjoy experimenting with unconventional colour combinations whilst maintaining the essential charm of the object. I paint blousy peonies or haughty giraffes or soaring birds, in an array of vibrant and extraordinary colours and strive to capture their magnetism in a fresh, contemporary way.
As a colourist I paint original paintings filled with vibrant colours creating:-
- Stunning dramatic cityscapes full of energy and life
- Exciting land and seascapes inspired by places loved and visited
- Vibrant botanicals providing bursts of colour on even the dullest day
- Amazing abstracts to entertain and surprise.
I have been producing my recent work on genuine disused signs, giving something rusty, aged and even bullet ridden a new life. A used sign to me is a unique canvas, sometimes with 20 years of wear, tear and imperfections, each one telling a story of its own ... I love how no two can ever be the same.
My speciality is figurative art which takes the form of decoupage figures and sculptures. My pieces are designed to be either wall hung or free standing. Each piece is covered in Japanese chiyogami and other decorative papers both front and back giving each figure a unique and individual style.
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.
The human figure, especially the female form is central to my practice. I produce ceramic sculpture with a variety of scale and surface finish. This work is underpinned by drawing from the model which is sometimes also translated into painting. I permanently show my work in galleries throughout the UK and also in France.
After graduating from Moscow State University of Arts & Design Tanya has worked as:- stage and costume designer for Moscow theatres, curator for the Russian Ministry of Culture and an antique painting restorer in New York. She has had three TV programs made about her life and work and exhibitions in Rotterdam (EXPRO), Hanover, Nicosia, Dusseldorf, Amsterdam, Luxembourg, New York, Moscow - a private exhibition at the British Ambassador's Moscow residence and Paris at the Russian Ambassador's residence.
My career as a painter spans over 30 years and I have many private and corporate collectors worlswide. I adore vibrant colours and textures and use in all my work to create layers and stories, whether it is a landscape, seascape, abstract painting or contemporary face. "Colours are like words to me".
Charlotte creates unique and optimistic imagery of animals. She is an avid environmentalist and her work strives to portray the worthiness of animals in our society. Her paintings of Indian cows (her favoured subjects) alongside ducks and hares are brought to life through her magnified use of colour and ethnic gold embellishment.
Born and raised in North Finland and has been living in England since 1969. She attained her degree in Fine Art from Surrey Institute of Art & Design. Her work has been predominantly in mixed media and collage on paper. She has participated in many group exhibitions and Art Fairs.
Kevin is an artist originally from North London. His studio is now in Hertford Town. He works with oil paint and produces images that reference his life growing up from the 1970's in a large Irish family whilst coping with the complexity of life with Tourette's and mental health illnesses.
Michael is an award winning artist who combines observations of local urban landscape with abstract geometry and pattern and a sensitive handling of colour and tone. The carefully controlled nature of his work hints at his background in fine art, graphics and digital art & design lecturing for colleges and universities.
We specialise in contemporaryfine art; original British paintings, photography and sculpture.
Our diverse portfolio of artists bring together an inspiring, creative and exciting collection of thought provoking art. We endeavour to bring our clients the finest in British talent today including the best paintings and photography of Windsor.
Salome Gallan is an abstract artist from West London. Her work is a colourful, energetic expression of her own life experiences, thoughts and dreams. She uses numerous layers, texture and vibrant colours to create a fun and uplifting feeling for the viewer. By creating meaningful art she has found a way to also motivate others to have a better understanding and positive outlook about life and the world we live in.
Barry takes his inspiration from his travels both home and abroad. Painting mainly with acrylics and oils using pallet knives he is especially interested in exploring the use of colour, tone and contrasting light. In this respect, some observers have described his work as reflecting a distinctive style of contemporary realism and is becoming increasingly popular. .
Elaine is a contemporary impressionist-style landscape artist with a passion for the sea and strong use of colour. Her role as a Stunt Coordinator/Performer in Film and Television is reflected in her paintings which are an amalgamation of drama, imagination and memory. The constant switch from fantasy to reality in her works aim to evoke emotion.
Penny combines her Textile Design background with her love of unexpected colours, patterns and textures in wild, seasonal flowers, birds and natural surroundings to create expressive mixed media collages using acrylics, inks and hand-decorated papers. She exhibits locally and at Open Studio events and runs workshops from her Garage studio.
Emily Faludy is a landscape painter in oils, making work primarily 'plein air' ('from life') as this allows her to transfer something of the energy and immediacy of responding directly to the subject. Her work is full of light and life, mirroring the ever-changing conditions of working outdoors.
Having spent a glorious week in Venice, learning from our mentor, our merry band found that it was so much nicer working as a group with common purpose rather than alone and so The Embankment Cafe Society was born. We are delighted to show you the fruits of our labours.
Michelle Elwell creates original digital artworks inspired by the ephemeral beauty of nature. Her vibrant and ethereal images capture the beauty and grace of flowers in a unique way. By digitally manipulating and enhancing her photographs, these transient and fragile flowers are given a renewed permanence.
Jo is a Hong Kong born Chinese artist who has travelled and lived around the world. She likes mixing both eastern and western techniques and styles to create unusual interpretations of rural and urban landscapes and townscapes. Jo works mainly with mixed media on canvas and paper.
Internationally acknowledged artist Helen Elliott's career spans three decades. Her paintings take colour, line, design and distill minimalise and refine these elements; blending complex texture with infinite subtle shifts of light. Helen has studios and galleries in West Wales and East Yorkshire. Commissions welcomed.
Focusing on metaphors and symbolism, reflecting enjoyment for the natural world, evoking thoughtfulness and humor. Creating conceptual illustrations for a wide range of international clients from editorial to advertising, using traditional photographic and silkscreen printing techniques.
Alex creates paintings rich in colour and texture. His work is all about capturing moments when elements in nature combine and conspire to turn the mundane into the majestic. Through committing these moments to canvas, Alex looks to return the viewer to life with greater emotion.
Gin Durham’s quirky and imaginative ceramics are inspired by storytelling and a life-long fascination with the representation of animals in culture. She draws on imagery which has been shaped by treasured tales and translates them into beautifully crafted work, rich in character and detail.
Sarah is best known for her portraits of famous celebrities and focuses on creating intricate and detailed drawings using the traditional pencil. She is heavily influenced by her affection for her seaside home town, Whitstable where she has a gallery selling her artwork all year round.
Laura is a representational artist, living and working in Hertfordshire. Her figurative and portrait oil paintings are atmospheric, breathing life on the depth of diverse human emotions while her landscapes capture dramatic nature and its seasons. Classical styles with interpreted narratives combine to create a distinctive and contemporary edge.
Rebecca is of mixed heritage and grew up in Malaysia. A weaver and print designer by training, her works on paper depict dreamscapes, visual memories and still life's inspired by a sense of place, a love of flora, fauna and collective heritage. Colour, pattern and texture feature in her paintings.
Diana Jane creates photographic images that have an ethereal quality and are akin to a watercolour painting. Diana Jane tries to capture the essence of time and memory within her work. The subject of memory is complex and ever changing, layer after layer memories are made, lost and altered, stories are created and invention becomes reality. The final images represent a blurring of boundaries between reality and fiction. Everything is real but all is imaginary. Diana Jane has a BA Hons in Photography and an MA in Fine Art.
Self-taught, Deborah Waters works in pen and ink. She developed a style of intricate patterning representing texture and shading. High quality rhinestones are added to create her trademark sparkle. Although her work does not photograph well, Deborah keeps a Facebook and Instagram portfolio in the name of Desirables by Deborah.
Nadia Day is an impressionist artist based in Teddington. She paints views of nature, both local and further afield through seascapes and commissions. "I use a brisk technique of flat brushstrokes and pallet knife work, ensuring my paintings reflect the energy and beauty of nature at their core".
Her work has been selected for national exhibitions including Battersea Affordable Art Fair. She is represented by The Art Agency, Esher;Riverside Gallery Barnes and View Gallery Thames Ditton.
Explorations of marks with a limited palette, this new collection features abstracts inspired by the coastline of Cornwall. The designs, minimal from afar, reveal a complexity of depth and detail within their simplicity. These are paintings to be enjoyed both from a distance and up close.
Lynne’s work is collected worldwide. She paints with a passion to tell a story whilst creating movement, light and spontaneity. Whether she is capturing the soul of an animal in her work, a beautiful landscape or the raw energy and emotion of a dancer, she loves how her artwork has drawn her to thousands of like minded people.
Based in West Berkshire, Cat finds her inspiration from the Berkshire Downs and from her travels to European forests and gardens. Cat paints the changing light of the seasons, attracted to strong contrasts, rich colours and natural patterns. Her intent is that every painting is the beginning of a story, a pathway or window that leads to something hidden in our imagination or memories.
With an individual style, which focuses on movement and line, Michael creates unique sculptures of wood and stone. From his early beginnings of wildlife carvings, through unusual subject matters such as smoke and flames, to his recent works of dancers with incredibly complex hair, he thrives on attempting fresh challenges.
Abstract landscape painter inspired by the Surrey Hills, St Ives and Lake District. Sarah's paintings are multi-layered, contrasting elements of tight, structured paint work with loose, gestural marks. Colour and texture are dominant elements. Expect to see a mixture of sweeping brush strokes, palette knife work, dripping paint, scratched back surfaces and washy pools of paint.
Caroline draws on her past experience as a textile designer searching for incidental patterns and using a limited colour palette to simplify and stylise images. Her paintings have been selected for the Royal Watercolour Society’s Contemporary Competition, exhibiting at Bankside Gallery London 2017 and 2018 and 2019. Shortlisted for Wells Contemporary Art Awards 2019.
Yorkshire based sculptor David Cooke has always been inspired by the shapes and patterns within the natural world and sculpted predominantly in ceramic. David has recently learnt how to cast his pieces in bronze and this change in medium has allowed him to attempt a wide range of new compositions.
Ellie Contreras has a degree in graphic design and illustration and worked in the creative industry for several years while developing her painting skills before becoming a professional artist. She paints in an energetic expressive style blending realism with abstraction. she specialises in figurative paintings in oil often incorporating metallic leaf.
Oxfordshire sculptor, Dawn merges memory, wonder and joy. Each sculpture has their own narrative and emotional connection, that touch the free spirit in us, most often through memories of childhood.
Dawns work is essentially figurative and rooted in human connections, that aim to evoke the moment - the energy, the glee, our curiosity, the tenderness in our hearts.
ColourWheel art classes for adults are part-time and have been designed for beginners and improvers. Courses are a fun and friendly place to learn and make new friends. Classes are held in lovely, local venues (Windsor & Maidenhead) that will inspire you. You're given the right tools and skills needed to produce work in various mediums. You will be amazed at what you can achieve!
Rebecca’s most successful works to date explore the London Underground from striking and unusual perspectives, in both painting and printmaking. She is a member of the Society of Graphic Fine Art, has sold to collectors around the world, has exhibited internationally and has featured in several Royal Academy Summer Exhibitions.
I am a self-taught artist with my own characteristic style. I specialise in acrylic or oil on canvas and base content on many situations including everyday life, extensive travel and memory. All of my work is original. My paintings are not photographic but attempt to represent accurate depictions of the subject and the ambience of the scene. Commissions are also available.
Michael’s aim is to capture the essence of a distant view, capturing light interacting with the landscape. Michael likes to work from memory, giving him more freedom and expression and the ability to use bold open brush strokes alongside palette knife mark making, achieving rich textured paintings and creating more energy and emotion.
Kasia Clarke paints intuitive and emotive abstract landscapes, rich in colour and texture. Free and energetic mark-making contrasts with a soulful depth; these are captivating paintings that offer a hint of a recognisable landscape but with an intriguing ambiguity leaving them fully open to interpretation.
Since 2015 our community art hub at 10 Hampton Road has provided visual arts courses, workshops, exhibitions and community eventsfor all ages. We aim to renovate our Wesleyan Chapel to be open all seasons. Our vision encompasses and exhibition gallery/cafe and workshop space that welcomes all to share experiences through the visual arts.
Tess Chodan creates artworks using insect specimens from antique collections - butterflies, moths, beetles - and gilded honeybees. Her work celebrates the tradition of collecting, reflects on memory and preservation and is inspired by a deep connection with the natural world. All specimens are non-endangered and sustainably sourced.
A self-taught artist born in the Lake District, UK and living in Paris. She has been exhibiting for the past five years in Paris, Brussels and London. Jo finds inspiration whilst cycling around Paris, noticing how the light catches the leaves on the numerous tree-lined streets.
My name is Victoria Meering, I was born in Hong Kong in 1965 to a very artistic Scottish-Welsh family. As a child I travelled to amazing locations before settling in Britain. I primarily use acrylics developing a loose, free, fluid style that I have adapted into my pouring artworks.
Ceramic Art Whitway is a working studio and established gallery south of Newbury. Teresa Munn works with poetry in clay scripted forms. Moya Tosh's bark sculptures reflect nature's distortions and imperfections. Sally Courage's large coiled pots take on abstracted natural forms. The artists host weekly Open Studios.
Daniel describes himself as an eclective expressive experimental no rules abstract artist who is not held to any particular style. He likes the use of bright colours, but is not afraid of the "dark". His work is sought after more and more and can be found in collections around the UK and in Europe and Australia.
Painter printmaker Fiona Carver creates original artworks of coast and landscape. She paints mainly 'en plein air', enjoying the immediacy of the technique, a contrast to the careful planning involved in her linocuts. Impressionistic in feel, her work is a response to the atmosphere and feeling of a moment.
Mixed media drawings and paintings characterised by their textured surfaces.
Cartmill exhibits widely and has work in numerous public and private collections, including Reading Museum. Recent shows include The RA Summer Exhibition, The London Original Print Fair and The Royal West of England Academy.
Nicolette graduated from West Surrey College of Art and Design in the 1980s. She has enjoyed many years as a professional artist. Influences include Mughal and Medieval art. Joie de vivre and delight in pattern, colour and observational detail are expressed through her personal iconography and distinctive style.
Carolyn is from Windsor, moving to Bath for her degree, she lived in the city for 18 years, working for over a decade in the greetings card industry. Now a freelance artist, she paints vibrant, optimistic acrylic work inspired by nature. Carolyn's recent bird series is a celebration of these fascinating creatures.
Realist artist capturing light, emotion and movement on the canvas. Originally from New Zealand, Nikki specialises in figurative, equine, wildlife and still life subjects. Working primarily in charcoal and oil, her pieces convey a strong narrative, often capturing a fleeting emotion or movement in her subjects. Commissions welcome.
Charming and humorous penguin paintings! Drawing inspiration from passers-by, James holds up a ‘penguin shaped mirror’ to our lives and loves. Although a strong believer that art has the potential to stir numerous emotions within us all, James is happy his work may just bring a smile to your face.
Kate creates emotive works of art from her North London studio. Her favoured medium of acrylic provides a neverending journeyof discovery. Kate aims to prompt subtle shifts of emotion through her work and plays with the fine line that can be drawn between Abstraction and Still Life.
Carol Burns is a professional artist and illustrator who has been working out of her Wiltshire studio since 2009. Her work has been featured in magazines across the globe, she has illustrated numerous books (including a graphic novel) and her paintings have been exhibited extensively including solo shows in both London and Bangkok.
The tradition of landscape painting has always been the essence of my work. Working directly from the environment my inspiration comes from an emotional response to the effects of natural light. My aim is to capture the atmosphere of a place sometimes allowing the painting to develop its own story through unexpected results.
I am an artist and sculptor painting landscape and animal studies in oil and sculpting animal figures to cast in bronze. I trained for three years in Italy and have completed many and varied commissions. My work is in collections in the UK and abroad.
Focusing on organic matter and natural landscapes Imogen builds layers of watered down and washed away textures to create perspective and emotion to her works. She draws on her experience as an interior designer to curate composition and specify colour. These works although abstract create a sense of feeling and emotion.
A passionate and vibrant modern vision of British landscape art, Francis' oil paintings bring to life the natural beauty of our best-loved landmarks. Cloud formations, seasons, radiant illumination and colours take us on a journey around the British Isles, capturing momentary sunbeams of light and refracted layers of detail.
Faye spends her days looking at the sky and out to sea. Her paintings capture fleeting moments of light, playful movement and thrilling feelings. A contemporary landscape artist, her work is influenced by the coastline, with its tall, white, bold cliffs and graceful, elegant rolling hills; together inspiring joyful abstract compositions.
Louise is inspired by man-made structures and how the ravages of time and nature alter their place in our surroundings - how utilitarian objects have real beauty. Alongside her interest in decay, she is also inspired by the natural world making her a truly interesting and innovative artist.
I discovered printmaking at Cambridge's art foundation course and later at St Martin's School of Art. After an award-winning career in animation, I returned to printmaking, installing a press at my Devon studio. My work is inspired by the buildings, waterways and countryside of Cambridge, Devon, Cornwall, London and Ireland.
Following a career as an Animation TV Producer/Director making children's TV programmes, I returned to my Fine Art roots in 2007 and studied for an MA in Fine Art. My work is a response to landscape and nature and is informed by the terrain and geography of particular places. I incorporate into the paintings materials form the site in addition to paint and other materials. I am represented by several galleries nationally including Scotland and I have had work selected by RWA in Bristol.
Shabs is a Cheshire based artist of Indian origin, who started his art career as a cartoonist illustrator 25 years ago. He mainly paints expressionist abstracts and landscapes, he works at a fast pace, watching him paint is like watching a matador in a bull fight! He is fascinated by nature and his style varies with subjects and mediums. His artworks are in different corporate and individual collections in India, England and United States.
Stewart Beckett is a professional Painter and Tutor. He describes his work as ‘An echo of a bygone era’ practising drawing and painting techniques based on traditional methods. He has an experimental attitude and a passion for materials. Currently working on a series that aims to combine the abstract with his realist works. Influenced by Gustav Klimt, Sir John Everett Millais, and Anderson Zorn. He aims to use modern materials such as Acrylics, silicone, mirror, PVA glue and resins to embody his figurative, portrait oil paintings.
Award winning artist Nathalie Beauvillain Scott specialises in highly detailed portrait paintings of everyday people in everyday life. Her pictures of everyone from children to celebrities are recognised for their incredible likeness, with her reputation for detail resulting in her work being displayed in the National Portrait Gallery on many occasions.
Hampshire-based artist Amanda distils the essence of place into impressionistic oil paintings and exquisitely detailed ink drawings, reminiscent of fairy tale illustrations. Trees, hills and moving water all feature in an iidiosyncratic celebration of the English countryside and coast.
I am a contemporary water-colourist that combines fluid and precise brush line work with clear flat washes of colour. My preconceived designs based on my own experience of the natural world simply cover a plane surface forming coherent patterns of colours and abstraction.