ARTISTS A-Z DIRECTORY
VIEW 300 UK AND INTERNATIONAL ARTISTS AND THEIR WORK
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Zoe's emotive paintings capture the energy and intrigue of the natural world. Working intuitively, expressive brushstrokes and marks create a rich tapestry of textures, depth and soul; igniting the imagination and continuing to intrigue, surprise and delight the viewer, creating truly personal connection.
I create detailed pictures by hand-cutting card and combining fabrics for colour and contrast. From a distance, it's not obvious how the pictures are constructed but as you get closer you will start to notice the intricate detailed cuts contrasting with the varied fabrics textures.
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.
Wendy is an award winning landscape painter from Norfolk in the UK. The British coastline, countryside and nature inspire her work as well as the urban footprint we leave on the earth. She paints in different media including traditional egg tempera. Wendy's work is included in public and private collections including HRH Queen Elizabeth II.
I am a Bulgarian artist and an interior designer with an experience for more than 25 years. Painting on glass-mirror is the medium of choice for my creative expression. I am also excited about the magic of craft craving which techniques I successfully use in interior design.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
The Art Buyer is here to banish blank walls by introducing you to extraordinary artists and working with you to find your perfect piece. Whether you're an established collector or a first-time buyer, The Art Buyer gallery and consultancy is your guide to help you find art that's made for you.
We show a mixed collection from a portfolio of established artists showcasing original paintings, sculpture and mixed media. We have had a gallery on Esher High Street in Surrey for nearly ten years now and regularly exhibit at many of the UK's leading Art Fairs.
Tess Chodan creates artworks using insect specimens from historical collections - butterflies, moths, beetles - and gilded bees. Her work celebrates the tradition of collecting, reflects on memory and preservation, fragility and time and is inspired by a deep connection with the natural world. All specimens are non-endangered and sustainably sourced.
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.
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.
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.
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.
Swati's style involves bold and bright colours and she loves using different textures to achieve bold and vibrant effects. Complimentary colours are often seen in her work. She is a firm believer in spreading joy & happiness through her work, so while they may prompt some deep thoughts from viewers, they have a very happy and positive vibe to them.
After winning all the major awards (and having a lot of fun) as an advertising art director, I decided to concentrate on my real passion, painting. I've been lucky enough to have received commissions covering a wide variety of subjects and continue to experiment with new ways of seeing.
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.
Anthony O'Keefe is a self taught artist working professionally since 1984. Initially on portraits and equine studies, since opening his own gallery in Devon he has expanded his repertoire to include landscapes, seascapes and wildlife. He also has a series of portraits of his chickens painted during lock down.
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.
Surrey based artist Sophie explores the tension between form, line and colour in her work. Sometimes hinting at recognizable shapes, but mostly constructing abstract compositions that serve as a puzzle, a hint of reality that the onlooker seeks to resolve.
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.
Hi, I am a Croatian abstract artist living with my 2 children and husband in the UK. I love creating vibrant colourful artwork using acrylic paint. I mainly paint with just my hands, no brushes used. I show case my art at exhibitions around the UK and Europe. I hope you enjoy my art as much as I did creating them.
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.
With a background in graphic design, Sarah's art has an orderly feel. She adores pattern and looking at things from a different perspective. Her work has a repetitive nature and evolves from a simple idea or theme that is then reproduced into small individual images that are grouped together creating a final piece of work.
Contemporary impressionist, depicting Nature’s beautiful scenes. Focusing on colour Light and life, with a playful sense of fun. Exhibiting in Galleries from Marylebone to the South coast, with collectors both at home and overseas. Commissions welcome.
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.
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.
Inspired by walking the British landscape, Sarah's abstract paintings contrast elements of tight, structured paint work with loose, atmospheric washes and gestural marks. Colour and texture are both dominant elements. Expect to see a mixture of sweeping brush strokes, palette knife work, dripping paint, scratched back surfaces and washy pools of paint.
Sarah's sculptural interest in form and passion for colour has led her to explore a variety of subject matter, particularly the landscape. She does not want her work to be representational, preferring to explore composition and shape. Her choice of colour helps to add drama, bringing the two-dimensional picture alive.
I want my paintings to create a visual and emotional reaction to the way the colours harmonise, fight and blend, all governed by the strength of light and shade. I aim towards the vital character of a subject, allowing its essence to emerge in simplified form.
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.
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.
Art has always played a big part in my life. I am partially self taught but also had the opportunity to study with the Award Winning Realist Artist Gary J. Hernandez in Huston, TX. This experience took my art skills to higher levels and my passion for painting has flourished ever since.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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'.
I have a passion for collage and creating beautiful pieces of art which are inspired by water, air, shape and movement. My work has developed over the years, using magazines and other materials to create intricate, evocative work reflecting the beauty of both figures and landscapes.
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.
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.
Unique hand crafted wire figures expressing the emotional dynamics of human nature. Each piece is made by hand with an emphasis on movement and energy. Rachel uses mainly steel wire but also incorporates plaster, wood and has new collection of bronzes.
Professional artist creating deeply passionate fine art in a contemporary realism style. In addition to originals, limited edition hand embellished prints are available for all artwork. I also undertake scanning and printing services for artists and photographers, public and corporate art events, private art practice coaching and commissions. Representation opportunities welcomed.
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.
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.
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.
Artist, Art educator and nature lover, has literally led me down the garden path to capture memories of spaces very personal to us all. I have been painting gardens for over a decade, from as far afield as Barbados to more home grown gardens in Sussex, Derbyshire and London.
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.
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.
Realist artist capturing light, emotion and movement on the canvas. Originally from New Zealand, Nikki specialises in figurative, equine and wildlife subjects. Working primarily in oil, charcoal and sometimes gold leaf, her pieces convey a strong narrative, often capturing a fleeting emotion or movement in her subjects. Commissions welcome.
A Fine Arts Graduate with many years of experience creating, exhibiting and selling lyrical, finely detailed paintings. Nicolette was featured in the second BBC1 series of Home is Where the Art is in July this year. Influences include Mughal and Medieval art. Observational and imaginary details combine in her work.
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.
My paintings reflect creation in its rawest form of land, sea and sky, set against the man made structures which we call home. I create thick acrylic, abstract impressions of visual memories placed onto a canvas to create a unique interpretation. My aim is to capture a deep sense of atmosphere balanced by light.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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 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.
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.
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.
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.
Michael's passion for creating sculptures is inspired by the simple line and movement of a subject matter - utilising the unique qualities of both wood and stone to capture it's fundamental beauty - committing himself to the creation of an individual sculpture, rather than perfect representation.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
The Art of Jazz
Lyn was born in Kenya and moved to the UK in her teens. She is best known for her black and white paintings of Jazz Musicians. The emotion and passion that artists express when playing or singing is wonderful to experience. Lyn uses her skills to capture them in art form and transport you into their world.
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.
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.
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.
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.
Lorraine (@lorribethdesigns) is a Surrey based abstract artist who uses acrylic, mixed media and macro photography to create emotional, textured pieces. Passionate about human behaviour, relationships and nature, her paintings evoke feelings of lifes undercurrents, elements and layers. She has created many commissioned works that reside privately worldwide.
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.
Laura Jordan is an acclaimed British illustrator who creates intricate, large-scale cityscapes. Nestled into the narrative of each piece Laura's work features thought provoking social commentary. Laura studied graphic design and illustration at the London college of Communication and graduated in 2007.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
Katia Bellini lived and worked in New Zealand, Australia and Spain before coming to the UK where she decided to pursue her painting commitment. In her landscape paintings she works mainly from botanical illustrations, her photos of plants and gardens and imagination attempting to develop flowing composition that establishes an impression of timeless beauty and dream like quality.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
Contemporary artworks of cityscape and landscape by Chinese artist Jo Ellis. She likes working in mixed mediums to created texture and depth. Mixing both eastern and western styles and techniques which often results in unusual interpretation of familiar subjects.
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.
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.
Having come from a background of interior design fuelled by passion for colour my painting started with an exploration into abstracts. Over time my inspiration for painting became more focused when I began to explore harbours, buildings and woodlands. I became more and more interested in form and structure using composition and colour to paint abstracted landscapes. My interior design days continuing to influence my paintings and with abstraction in mind my paintings are often paired back in detail using a restricted palette.
Painting is my mindfulness
Jane is a contemporary equine artist exploring the shape and soul or the horse, where the world of abstraction meets reality, searching to express the energy and essence of these incredible animals, through colour, texture, form and layers. "She studied Fashion Design at St Martins and enjoyed a career in designing costumes for Modern Dance and Ballet before discovering her love of painting.
J Suyi's creations stem from her emotions, instincts, culture, environment and a quest to explore deeper philosphical questions about humanity and existence. She intuitively improvises with mixed materials, bright colours and metallic pigments, creating textured audacious abstracts, ranging from small to large scale works using expressive strokes and different markings.
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.
Isabel is an abstract contemporary artist working with acrylics.. She uses a variety of techniques to create vibrant landscapes and vivid floral interpretations. Her unique approach to the surface of the canvas, produces truly uplifting artworks. She was recently commissioned by Cambridge University to produce an exclusive series of nine, large scale paintings. These are now on display in Cambridge at the Milner Therapeutics Institute.
Contemporary conservation wildlife and animal artist working in acrylics, charcoal and mixed media. Bold bright paintings and energetic movement based drawings. Heather gives back to conversation projects across Africa through her work. BBC Wildlife Artist of the Year 2012, David Shepherd Wildlife Artist of the Year finalist for 7 years.
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, why shouldn't it make you smile?"
She welcomes commissions so pop along and have a chat.
Hannah Bruce is an award winning Artist who studied at Cambridge University. She lives and works as a professional Artist in Surrey. Her Art has been sold all over the world and she does commissions in a variety of scales. She has opened a new pop up gallery in Woking and continues to make work from there in oil, ink and resin. Exploring the boundaries of collaborating those materials for visual art.
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.
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.
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.
Georgia Hart is a British Canadian palette knife painter working in oil and acrylic, creating semi abstract landscapes with depth and texture. The deliberate ambiguity and abstract element in Hart's work encourage the viewer to form their own unique connection with it based on their own experiences of particular places.
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.
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
Frances' work has integrity and a subliminal message behind them. She paints prolifically and in a series based on the response to emotion. Her intention is to convey the encompassing feeling inside your inner core, where the artist connects to another human being.
Applying layers of acrylic with credit cards and occasionally a brush from her studio in Hampshire would describe Fiona's normal technique, but during lockdown a more graphic approach has come to the fore. Both styles will be on display at the show.
Fiona exhibits regularly at The New Ashgate, The Art Agency and No Naked Walls.
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.
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.
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.
Emma Tweedie is an emerging artist with a studio in Kingston upon Thames. Highly commended in 2020 for the Visual Art Open (Stage 1), she was shortlisted in the 2019 Sunny International Art award and also the Pebeo 100th year art prize. Best known for her abstract landscapes, these often feature passages of heavy and impasto, and multiple acrylic washes.
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.
Emma paints intuitively, letting the paint and its processes guide. Often inspired by the sea, capturing its wild ways, calm points and stunning beauty in her abstract paintings. She hopes they'll draw you in, turn you about and have you emerging with salty hair and longing for the sea.
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.
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.
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.
Working conceptually, Elizabeth explores the relationship between musical notation and drawing - a practice Elizabeth often refers to as 'drawing music'. It is the crossover and interpretation of one form into the other that gives rise to modern and colourful art work.
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.
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.
Intuitive abstract artist: inspired by nature, countryside or sea and by life experiences and journeys. Elaine paints emotionally expressive, colourful abstracts and occasional seascapes principally in acrylics and oils, designed to lift the spirits or for reflection on the deeper things of life.
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.
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 able to relieve viewers from accepted norms of photographic art and as a consequence, he opens our minds.
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.
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.
Using a contemporary approach Diane transforms everyday subjects, scenes and landscapes into striking, vibrant and beautiful paintings. A colourist, Diane's love of bright, dramatic contrasting hues finds vivid expression in her work encouraging the viewer to see and explore subjects in a new light as well as appreciating their beauty.
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.
Oil painter of sea and land memorising a fleeting moment, resonating deep within and embracing the freedom found in the wild. It's not about any place but by extracting the detritus I focus on the peace and stillness. Featured in Vogue, House and Garden, Style, English Home, BBC etc
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.
Over the last 10 years I have developed a particular style; painting freely in acrylics with palette knives, brushes and extreme enthusiasm- combined with a controlled splattering of paint - onto canvasboard.
Uniquely, I also apply this technique to handmade paper textured with plant material, and fixed to canvas.
Danny's experience is formidable,: figurative, portraiture - inc. Political, celebrities and private commissions - landscape paintings, in multiple mediums AND are contemporary. His work has been shown at major exhibitions including Royal Portrait Society, Royal Academy, Royal Institute of Painters in Water Colour and this year, with Sky Arts Portrait Painter of the Year.
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.
Producing beautiful artworks inspired by the world around him, Cy Baker has a unique style, working in biro on linen canvas. He hs exhibited and sold around the world winning a number of awards including the earth's wild beauty award at the 2019 Wildlife Artist of the Year exhibition.
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.
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.
I work in oil, acrylic and mixed-media on a variety of scales and substrates, with landscape as my starting point. My work is a fusion of naturalistic and expressionist qualities. Recent pieces explore partially abstract interpretations of the visual elements. I am inspired by the changing light, forms and palette of the landscape through the seasons. I love combining colour in different ways: contrasts & harmonies, tonalities, layers and juxtapositions to convey the essence of the subject.
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.
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.
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 Art is oriented toward positivity, pleasure, aesthetic sense, glamour, exuberance and an overall faith in society. My work is an amalgam of many styles - the luxury of Art Deco against the brilliance of metal leaf; the exoticism of China, or the bright colours of Fauvism!
Christine is classically trained having studied at Camberwell School of Arts, London, and graduated in the 80's. Since, Christine has developed an impressive CV having worked for: Disney, Lucas Film and Beatrix Potter. As a figurative sculptor she works predominantly in clay, but also directly into plaster and wax. Christine casts her own work into bronze resin, iron resin and stone.
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.
I was born and bred in Sussex and have been painting for many years. I work mainly in acrylics and enjoy portaiture, seascapes and landscapes. Sunshine, Light, Water and Laughter are my influences. I have recently ventured into the world of character seagulls, who seem to have captured a lot of attention! Showing my work through fairs gives me a new wave of energy from the public's interest.
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.
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.
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.
Seascape painter born in Buckinghamshire, Catherine moved to Devon 15 years ago and is now based in Teignmouth. BA Fine Art University of Plymouth. The strong tides and rough seas of Devon and Cornish coastline inspire her work. She is an Art ambassador for the English Riviera UNESCO Geopark.
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 and section studies of the human body and face. Working in oils on canvas, linen and hand pressed paper to create realistic pieces that evoke the nature and spirit of the subject I am depicting.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
A vision of uncompromising colour and beautiful landscapes, the scenes that Carole captures simply shimmer, awash with feeling. She works in acrylics, watercolour and mixed media to produce evocative works of art on canvas and paper and hopes that her work offers something new and exciting to the viewer.
Original, unique oil and resin paintings of cows/dogs/horses and wildlife. 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.
Inspired by the patterns, colours and textures of the Welsh countryside where she lives, Bron works in acrylics, oils and mixed media to create bright, vibrant abstract landscape paintings that reflect her love of the natural world. Her bold and vibrant paintings evoke that sense of place, lighten your heart and make you smile. Bron's work is designed to lighten your heart and make you smile.
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 vibrant vision of landscape painting in oils, my creations bring British landmarks to life. Together we share a search for the hidden treasures of the natural world, immortalised through art. My goal is to inspire others to experience the wonders of the outdoors and the healing power of nature.
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.
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.
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. .
Creating vibrant contemporary collections athertongreenart gallery is an online contemporary art gallery, bringing the exciting talents of a select group of emerging and mid-career artists to collectors and new buyers of art. Our artists create fine art, mixed media and sculpture in both original and limited edition.
Liu Yilin is a Master Artist whose paintings have been compared with Picasso. He ranks among the most versatile and productive artists alive today. Kou Zonge is a blue chip Artist renowned for his brilliant watercolour paintings. He is a household name in China and his earlier paintings have been sold to renowned collectors. This exhibition is the first ever showing of both these artists works in the UK.
Lizzie Perkins is a printmaker who draws inspiration from wildlife in the environment. Her design originals are all achieved through hand-cut paper stencils – one for each colour laid down via the mesh of a screen in a process repeated until all colours are in place. Each design is limited to a very small edition.
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.
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.
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.
Based in the Cotswolds, Andy became a full-time artist exhibiting in the Saatchi Gallery, London.
Predominantly landscapes and seascapes, Andy's artworks comprise intricate "mosaics" of coloured triangles, hand-drawn digitally using a tablet and stylus.
Representational from distance, each piece becomes abstract upon closer viewing.
Each Limited Edition Giclee print comes with a Certificate of Authenticity.
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.