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Peter Arscott is a painter and ceramicist. He was born in Lima, Peru, and came to school in England when he was thirteen. Peter studied at Bristol University before moving to Barcelona where he…


Born in Poland, Arkadiuz now lives and works in the New Forest. He creates his vessels from white stoneware clay, a strong and resilient medium. His desire is to create unique pieces that will…


Caroline was a reporter and presenter for the BBC before studying painting at Winchester School of Art. She graduated in 2007 with an MA in Fine Art.

Caroline works from an open studio in…


Chris was Creative Director of a leading advertising agency in London. Never having done a proper day’s work in his life (Chris’s words, not ours!), he moved to Lymington and took up painting full…


Claire specialises in limited edition prints and greetings cards. She has an MA in Textile Design from the Royal College of Art in London, and designed knitwear for Alberta Ferreti and Valentino…


Claire works from a wonderful garden studio, and is one of our most popular contemporary landscape artists. We love Claire’s subtly evocative colour palette and painterly treatment of stormy…


Coastal Gallery is a leading independent contemporary art gallery, situated in Lymington in the New Forest. The Gallery is a touchstone for exceptional and unusual contemporary art and design.…

4 Southampton Road Lymington Hampshire SO41 9GG


Diane Nevitt was born in Macclesfield, Cheshire in 1955, moving to Devon in the early ’70s. Diane studied Fashion and Textile Design at Plymouth College of Art and then went on to study Textiles…


Gail has a first class honours degree in Three Dimensional Design from Bath Spa University. In her final year, Gail specialised in ceramics and exhibited her work at New Designers in London – the…


Born in East Africa, Geoffrey studied at Bournemouth College of Art in the 1960s. His professional painting career began in 1990, at a seminal moment, after many months spent filming and editing a…


Gohar was born in Persia (now Iran) and spent her childhood years in France and Pakistan, soaking up the diverse visual language of those cultures.

She settled in England in 1967 and…


Brought up on a farm, Biddy experienced the constant cycle of birth, life and death. A fascination with this still holds, and Biddy’s inspiration is drawn from close observation of life cycles in…


Ingrid Sterling is from South Africa and studied sculpture when she came to London in the 1990s. Ingrid’s sculptures are bold and questioning, each piece with its own distinctive and unique…


Jackie just loves making pots – a passion that began at Southampton College of Art when she was seventeen. She now has her own studio in the New Forest. Jackie has exhibited throughout the UK and…


Jane studied Fine Art at Winchester School of Art. She combines the themes of nature and mythology to create a unique view of the landscape.
Many years spent sailing around Mediterranean…


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…


Julie moved to Milford on Sea in 2014, and is inspired by the wonderful Hampshire coast line, translating it into ‘abstractions of reality'. She is fascinated by the feel of the landscape and…


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,…


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…


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…


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…


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.…


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…


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…


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…


Andy lives and works in Lymington. After leaving Brockenhurst College Sixth Form, Andy studied at Rytecotewood College of Agricultural Engineering in Thame, Oxfordshire.

Freedom beckoned…