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Berkshire based professional artist creating deeply passionate fine art in a contemporary realism style. I also undertake scanning and printing services, public and corporate art events, private coaching and commissions. Representation opportunities welcomed.
Steve Yeates has the reputation of being the UK's leading recycled figurative contemporary sculptor. Steve manipulates locally sourced vandalised bus shelter glass into beautiful dancing figures and transforms everyday discarded materials into engaging contemporary sculptures.
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.
Tom Way is recognised for his both powerful and engaging portraiture of Africa's large mammals. His work has been awarded in the worlds leading photographic competitions, including European Wildlife Photographer of The Year and The World Sony Awards.
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.
Alan was born in London but brought up and educated in Guildford. He attended Guildford School of Art in the 1960's where he studied Fine Art and ceramics and won the Thames and Hudson prize for painting. He works alone producing sculptures in high fired stoneware.
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'.
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.
Sara loves to paint and shares that joy in her art. Working in oils she produces both abstract contemporary art as well as cityscapes and skylines. She captures a sense of freedom: her signature style is in her sweeping dramatic skies. Her use of colour is truly unique. Tiny details of birds, flowers and figures are hidden in the work. She also hides special dates such as birthdays and anniversaries in the texture of the paint. Her latest collection is inspired by scripture as well as her own creative writing. Sara has completed hundreds of orders over the last 15 years and the answer is yes to any creative challenge and she welcomes commissions.
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, inks, of printmaking and sometimes mixing them all up together. The methods I employ to produce these many layered works is as fluid and interesting as the fish we look after.
Katy creates vibrant, uplifting, compositions made entirely from fabric collage and embroidery. She has exhibited in art fairs across London and in Windsor and was selected to compete in Sky Arts 'Landscape Artist of the Year 2018'. Her work has featured on the cover and within magazines. She works from a studio in Hampshire and regularly takes on commissions of lndscapes, buildings and animals.
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.
Following a long career in graphic design, I now create abstract artworks. My approach to painting echoes the principles of successful graphics - visual storytelling through symmetry, colour, balance and the spaces in between. My creative process spans both disciplines. I create abstract oil paintings from the landscape around me. I also make alternative variations by digitally manipulating sections of my paintings to create complimentary limited edition prints.
Based in Bath, England, but serving an international client base, Rose Gallery provides a range of art services in a friendly and approachable manner. Our philosophy is to present Art To Live With: paintings that stand in the tradition of representational art, which can be hung in your home or business and provide pleasure, rather than challenge. We believe in the beauty of art, and that paintings should bring joy to their owners.
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.
Painting in oils Marie specialises in still life and is developing new landscape collections of London and the British countryside. Her work is contemporary realism rooted in traditional figurative painting. After initially following a scientific path Marie gained a First-Class Fine Art degree in 2002 and now works from her studio in the Chilterns.
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.
As a British-born artist living in Gloucestershire, I'm surrounded by some of the most natural and inspiring surroundings in the UK, well-placed to benefit from a huge variety of light, texture, and drama – perfect for what I do. I usually begin by sensing the subject, sometimes using a photo or a sketch to extract weather, light, horizons and shapes to commit the scene to canvas with a variety of media and paint
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.
As designer, filmmaker and painter Frank keeps trying to find opportunities to tell stories through his art. Frank's purpose is to take a snapshot - through images and sound - that explains what it is like to be alive at this time and in this place ...
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'.
Through his lifetime love of photography, Richard uses both colour and black and white to capture the beauty, atmosphere and emotion of the location or subject to pass on to others so that we can enjoy what nature has given to us all.
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. Her vivid still lifes seem to jump to life through nothing but simple oils. Find her on Instagram @Elena.Peresvetova.Fine.Art and discover more on www.peresvetova.com.
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.
Fiona studied Art at what was then known as the West Surrey College of Art and Design in Farnham. Painting mainly in acrylic, applying thick layers with credit cards and occasionally a brush. Fiona's goal is to make her paintings come alive, using colours that bring her energy on to the canvas.
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.
A beautiful landscape garden in Cobham, Painshill is a living artwork full of dramatically placed follies and stunning views. One of its key features is a 2 acre vineyard with beautiful views over the Serpentine Lake and Surrey Hills. Originally planted by the designer of Painshill Charles Hamilton in the 1740s, it was restored in the 1990s and has been producing wine again for almost 20 years.
The grape varieties include Pinot Noir, one of the varieties grown by Hamilton, as well as modern varieties Chardonnay, Seyval Blanc and Pinot Grigio. For the last three vines on each row the 18th century single pole ‘Burgundian’ method is demonstrated.
A local product from a small vineyard, Painshill Sparkling Wine is completely unique. Its sales help preserve and restore the 18th century garden for current and future generations.
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.
Origin 31 ethical fine jewellery from concept to inspired reality. Presenting the Child's Play collection created from only the finest of metals and stones. Offering a bespoke service for objet and jewellery including redesigning old pieces utilising your gold and gemstones.
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.
There is something very evocative of childhood about a bluebell wood - one never forgets seeing and smelling the bluebells for the first time ... my paintings take you back to experience the wonder and delight of those treasured memories and walks shared with loved ones.
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.
John O’Neill is a UK artist based in the Space 2.0 studio Stavanger, Norway. He sketches in watercolour in the outdoors and often sets up a french easel with a canvas in the harsh conditions typical of the Rogaland weather. Southwest Norway offers lots of wind, hail, rain and sometimes snow. Brushes regularly freeze, paintboxes overflow with rain and loose items must be guarded from the wind taking them flying into the distance. Equally there are bright, sunny and warm days with big skies and beautiful summery smells in the air.
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.
Corinne Natel is a contemporary artist, specialising in abstract paintings. Corinne aims to create vibrant and emotive works that allude to another world. Corinne has sold works in the UK and internationally, exhibited at contemporary galleries, as well as at renowned London Hotels and leading Art Fairs.
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.
Heather is influenced by light and how it changes our perception of the world around us and the colours we experience. The changing seasons, nature and sunsets all provide inspiration for her art. She also demonstrates her process to art societies and teaches impressionism and abstract painting in various locations across the UK.
Carolyn has decades of experience in creative and artistic fields - the theatre, modelling, dress design as well as image consulting and colour analysis. Now, inspired by her love for flowers and nature she paints in a modern innovative style using acrylics and marble plaster to create deeply textured 3-dimensional artworks.
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.
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.
Nina Mankin is a mixed-media London based artist whose work delves into the magic and uncanny realm of fairy tales, psychology and dreams. She works within the medium of sculptural installation, print and collage, which weave together to form unusual and intricate visual stories.
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.
Painter in oil and watercolour, concentrating on the elemental power of light and atmosphere, celebrating the sublime beauty of life itself. Frequently the initial inspiration for paintings comes simply from gazing up at a light filled canopy, the magical effect being almost that of stained glass, a cathedral canopy.
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.
I create unusual images of horses, water and natural subjects. Limited Edition prints - which give you exclusivity. Acrylic images - a luscious modern take on art. Silk prints - a luxury silk scarf - the quickest way to go from an ordinary look to somewhat more sophisticated.
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.
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.
The what and why I paint are an impulsive response to what I find visually stimulating in the world, mostly cities and planes. My technique involves combining abstract and observational mark making, texture and colour to give my very own 'interpretation of the familiar'.
Nature's beautiful and ever changing landscapes are the inspiration for Tracey's paintings. The modern range of colours used, highlight in intricate detail the amazing variation of the structure and shape of trees and plants. Her unique style of artwork is created using acrylic paints and captures her enjoyment and fascination with the countryside.
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. Another series explores the patterns and play of light created when the sunlight hits shallow turquoise water.
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.
Elizabeth's work is inspired by the natural world and by traditional Chinese brush painting, which she studied in Singapore and London. 'I love persuading rice paper to absorb just enough water, ink and colour to create the impression of a leaf, a bird's wing, a cloud or a cliff face'. Elizabeth's work has been exhibited at the Mall Galleries, the Gallery of Nymans and the Landmark Art Fairs and her work is in collections in the UK and overseas.
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.
Award winning photography from Dr Edward A Hyde ARPS. Commendations in the Landscape Photographer of the Year for 2 years in a row, The Internationals Landscape Photographer of the Year, the Siena International Photography Awards, The Royal Meteorological Society Weather Photographer of the Year and widely published. Judge with the Surrey Photographic Association.
"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.
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.
Sally paints large, vibrant abstract and semi-abstract landscapes in mixed media and exhibits in several galleries in Wales. She was a finalist in Creates Gallery Monmouth's 'Emerging Artist Award 2020'. She works part time as an NHS Staff Counsellor and Hypnotherapist.
Karl Hamilton-Cox is a realist artist from Hereford. His highly detailed wildlife and figurative art is created using a wide variety of media including leather hides to match and complement 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.
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".
Original, unique oil and resin paintings of wildlife/farm animals/horses. Their humour, trust, vulnerability and friendship is an absolute delight and I'm privileged to convey this through commissions and for galleries/ Art Fairs. Featured in 'Best House in Town' BBC One. Originals/giclee prints exhibited worldwide; offices, restaurants, cruise ships. Works licensed.
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.
Katy Garrod Art combines my education, training and experience to express my perspective as an artist in contemporary abstracted landscapes and in detailed studies. Sometimes I stray into complete abstraction when trying to capture a feeling or emotion. I hope it offers the viewer new ways of seeing the world.
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 and her inspiration is inspired by the classics. working in Hertfordshire. Her figurative paintings breathe life on the depth of diverse human relationships depicting power, action or grace. While her landscapes are a representation of personal journeys, capturing atmosphere and drama in nature and its seasons.
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.
With an incredibly visual, active mind, British contemporary artist Rachel Ducker has an insatiable desire to create and make. She is well practiced in life drawing and with an appreciation of the human form which led her to experiment with wire as a medium for sculpting the human form, capturing something ephemeral, either emotive or active. Rachel has recently added bronze figures to her already extensive portfolio.
St Martin's trained Sandy is a modern impressionist artist. She works and lives in rural Kent and is inspired by her environment. She chases light and vibrancy in her work, which is both figurative and abstracted. Sandy's work is in collections in the UK, USA, Australia, Hong Kong, China and Europe.
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.
Sue Cook is a watercolour artist based near Farnham. Her subjects are primarily seascapes, cityscapes and still life, painted in places as diverse as Scotland, France, Morocco, Cuba and the USA. Sue is a frequent exhibitor at the Farnham Art Society and the Surrey Artists Open Studios.
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.
Kate's work features elements of the landscape and ruined castles. Her expressive colourist work along withe her enjoyment in the process of layering paint and glazes, results in rich colour and texture. Her aim is for the viewer to be able to sense the underlying passion, joy and vitality.
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 events for 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.