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I have been painting all my life, although more serious professional work pressures often took precedence. I am influenced by what I see in front of me, often local landscape, forest and sea. But…


Marion has a BA(Hons) Degree in Fine Art. Her background is in Arts education.

Marion’s move to the south coast gave her the impetus for a new style of painting and a new raft of work. She…


Martyn is one of the UK’s leading abstract painters and printmakers. He studied at Hertfordshire and Brighton Colleges of Art, graduating with an MA in 1975. He has exhibited throughout the UK,…


Following a career working in property in Central London I started to paint again after moving from London to Hampshire. Now living in Milford on Sea I take inspiration from different aspects of…


I'm attracted by vibrant,vivid colours and this is reflected in my paintings. My subjects are land and seascapes. As a resident of Dorset and a regular visitor to the Mediterranean I have an…


Michael has come along way since graduation in Design in 1997. At the beginning of his career, working from his parents garage, he used nuts and bolts and reclaimed steel to create all sorts of…


Neil Canning is a contemporary painter and printmaker. Since 1997, he has been based in Cornwall. Many of his paintings are inspired by the dramatic coastline close to his home. Through…


My work is essentially optimistic, whether I’m painting flowers or the sea, the emotions I aim to evoke are hope and happiness. The trees, big skies and hardy heathland flowers of the countryside…


Nicola is a sculptor making functional and decorative art for interiors and the outdoors. Her work is an intriguing and magical combination of the real and the imagined, with inspiration drawn…


Patricia Ellis is an abstract artist based in Swinton, Greater Manchester. After retiring in 2013 from her job as a PA in the Health Service, she started painting full time in her own unique style…


Paul specialises in contemporary semi-abstract seascapes and landscapes, and distinctive portraiture. The two themes are different in mood and style but, in each case, Paul generates a sense of…


I have painted a number of commissions, working mainly with watercolours alongside other mediums ie : acrylics, pencil, and digital drawing pad. For that unique and special gift for friends,…


Colour, pattern, light and form; Four of the most important aspects for my work.

On my outings I find objects that fascinate or enthral me. Such as unlikely combinations of rusty wisps of…


I'm a glass artist working in South Somerset. I'm interested in garden sculptures, birds animals and abstract plant designs.I work mainly in fused and leaded glass.

I sell in the Ilminster…


Peter Goodhall is a recognised professional artist and since his first solo show in 1980 he has been widely exhibited, published and also holds a collection of international awards.

Having…


Roy Dutton loves to work with reclaimed or found objects and breathing new life into them with alternative uses. He has a humorous take on objects, creating sculptural pieces to surprise and amaze…


Open Studio
Event Date: Open Studio by appointment

Sally has been painting in watercolours since she was a small child. Art has been her lifelong passion and the feeling she has for her subjects is so intimately reflected in her studies and has…


Sally studied 3D Ceramic Design at Falmouth School of Art, graduating in 1989. After couple of years producing her own range of slip cast handpainted mugs, ceramics was put aside to concentrate on…


Sally comes from a family of artists and works from a studio in her garden. Having been a radio presenter and journalist for many years, she began printmaking after moving to the South Coast.…


My oil paintings emerge spontaneously through an exploration of colour, energy and form on the canvas itself. The evolution of the painting for me is like a journey of discovery which takes many…


Sandy is a local artist living in the heart of the New Forest, and gets her inspiration from the beauty, animals and location around her. Sandy is often our sketching and taking photo references,…


A life in construction interfered with my passion for photography, but having retired after working overseas for several years, I now have the time to share my images. A love of the New Forest,…


Shandy is a self-taught artist from the New Forest who is deeply inspired by the natural world.

Working in several mediums she always tries to capture the 'spirit' of the animal and the '…


Sheila is based in Ringwood and originally trained as a graphic designer. Her work has a distinctive graphic style combined with stunning use of colour, and is largely inspired by the Dorset and…


Jennie’s atmospheric seascapes capture the real essence of the sea and the elements. ‘Drawing and painting out in the landscape are an essential part of my work, using a sketchbook to record and…


Stewart’s stunning metre square canvases take their cue from the colours of the sea and coastline; local fishing boats and beach huts. The latter’s layers of once vibrant paint, relentlessly…


I have been painting lifelike pastel portraits of dogs and cats for five years. I am now a grandmother and really enjoy sitting quietly painting whilst listening to classic music when I am not…


Susie’s abstract paintings are borne of her imagination and a passion to create. She applies vibrant colours in acrylics and oils to canvas, bringing it to life. She immerses herself in her work…


My life has been one of creativity coming from a background in publishing and writing, but to me there is no better expression than that of image and colour, no other medium can better convey the…


Trudi is a Lymington based Environmental Artist known for her sculptures and murals. Painting and observation of her immediate environment is core to her practice. The paintings are the more…


Victor lives by the sea and loves boats. He originally trained as a graphic designer, followed by a MA in Textile Design at the Royal College of Art in London.

Victor’s career has been…


Hertford Art Trail
Event Date: 4 October - 4 November

I am a local Hertford artist. I work mostly with alcohol ink medium. I enjoy the freedom this medium gives. My inspiration comes from nature. Vibrant flowers and the colourful seasonal changes on…


I've painted and sketched most of my life but only seriously for the last 25 years. I work in oils, watercolour, graphite and acrylic. My subjects are varied, from wildlife to landscapes,…


I am a self taught artist. My paintings are abstract expressionist. I work instinctively without the use of any replication or set…


I hand paint one off silk scarves and make funky costume jewellery. A % of my sales is given to charity. Mainly Anthony Nolan who find donors for transplant patients.


Loving to paint again after teaching art at secondary school I now spend most days in the studio. My enjoyment of encouraging others to explore their creativity now happens in workshops and art…


Gill Nicholas is a surrealist/fantasy artist who studies all forms of reality using observation, imagination and emotion.


I am a landscape fine artist. I create landscapes in charcoal, oil pastel and wool.


Gainsborough Community Library Exhibition
Event Date: 01 October - 01 January 2021

I paint sunset and seascapes


Fine Artist and Printmaker. Specialising in handprinted bespoke fabrics and lampshades , along with turned and reclaimed wooden bases.

I take…

30 South Street, Wareham, Dorset BH20 4LU


Marina was born in Russia in 1961 and moved to the UK in 2009. She graduated from Volgograd State University (Architecture & Construction) in 1986 and developed illustration skills relating to…


I am a semi-professional wildlife artist working in oils, graphite. Art and wildlife are my passion and I have supported campaigns for conservation for many years. It has a been a privilege to be…

Lydbury North, Shropshire


Painting with Acrylics and Imagination
Event Date: 14 - 15 November 2020

Nicola Slattery is an elected member of the Royal Society of British Artists. She runs a small number of weekend art courses each year from her rural south Norfolk studio. These include painting…


My work is principally focused on interpreting and expressing a sense of place. I seek to express the unique quality of places… landscapes, seascapes and townscapes.
I have studied and…


I was born in Salford, studied in Leeds and now live in Eccles.

I have had over 20 exhibitions in city galleries across the Northwest. My work has also featured in major exhibitions in the…


Berkshire based professional artist creating deeply passionate figurative fine art in a contemporary realism style. Originals, limited edition prints and greeting cards available. I also undertake…


I am a freelance feature writer and photographer, published in various magazines over 12 years. Originally from Devon, finding "proper" work took me to London but now I live in Netley Abbey near…


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