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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.
Carolyn is from Windsor, moving to Bath for her degree, she lived in the city for 18 years, working for over a decade in the greetings card industry. Now a freelance artist, she paints vibrant, optimistic acrylic work inspired by nature. Carolyn's recent bird series is a celebration of these fascinating creatures.
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.
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.
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.
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.
Since 2015 our community art hub at 10 Hampton Road has provided visual arts courses, workshops, exhibitions and community eventsfor all ages. We aim to renovate our Wesleyan Chapel to be open all seasons. Our vision encompasses and exhibition gallery/cafe and workshop space that welcomes all to share experiences through the visual arts.
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!
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.
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.
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.
Painter printmaker Fiona Carver creates original artworks of coast and landscape. She paints mainly 'en plein air', enjoying the immediacy of the technique, a contrast to the careful planning involved in her linocuts. Impressionistic in feel, her work is a response to the atmosphere and feeling of a moment.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
Nicolette graduated from West Surrey College of Art and Design in the 1980s. She has enjoyed many years as a professional artist. Influences include Mughal and Medieval art. Joie de vivre and delight in pattern, colour and observational detail are expressed through her personal iconography and distinctive style.
Realist artist capturing light, emotion and movement on the canvas. Originally from New Zealand, Nikki specialises in figurative, equine, wildlife and still life subjects. Working primarily in charcoal and oil, her pieces convey a strong narrative, often capturing a fleeting emotion or movement in her subjects. Commissions welcome.
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.
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.
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.
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.