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LOUISE HOLMAN : FEATURED ARTIST OF THE MONTH

"What appeals to you about Abstraction as a style?" I like to work from observation, but then present my own ideas & feelings for a place through layers and textures that pull away from the original representational reference points. My work is generally based on a...

ANTONIA PHILLIPS : FEATURED ARTIST OF THE MONTH

"White Egret 111 -river Asker"  "How would you describe your style?"  I originally trained in Natural History Illustration and later, Fine Art. I would describe my style as realistic impressionism with lively atmospheric paintings, while also keeping realism for more detailed Illustration work (I have worked with Dorset...

Fiona Forbes : FEATURED ARTIST OF THE MONTH

"Summer Assortment" "What makes a great Flower painting? Can you tell us more about your painting "Summertime Assortment" Flowers have always been my most favoured choice of painting subject. Their bright colours inspire me and I nearly always use them in my landscapes. Watercolours are my favourite...

DECEMBER NEWSLETTER

Hello to December and our final newsletter of 2021! This month we will be showcasing a selection of still life works.  But first, Jan Underdown’s cheerful depiction of a robin. Robins are often thought to be associated with the festive season. Here are a few thoughts put forward as to why.  The Victorian...

YVONNE DOLLOWAY : FEATURED ARTIST OF THE MONTH

 Yvonne Dolloway loves bold colours and atmosphere which you can see in her work. "Surf Up" Can you tell us more about your practice and your artistic background?  I have been privileged  to have lived in some of the most  beautiful places, Cornwall, France, Scotland and Devon " What...

VALERIE NERVA : FEATURED ARTIST OF THE MONTH

Valerie Nerva paints in oils, acrylic and mixed media.  Most recent work has centred on the natural world, featuring landscapes and gardens. "By the pond : early glory." Can you tell us more about your recent focus on nature, gardens and landscapes? As with so many people during the...

BECKY PASCOE : FEATURED ARTIST OF THE MONTH

Becky Pascoe is based in Somerset. She creates semi abstract paintings distinctive for their strong linear nature and high colour. "Fish Frenzy" How would you describe your work and what have been the most important influences on your practice?  I describe my work as semi-abstract still life/interiors mainly, although...

Helen Norman : FEATURED ARTIST OF THE MONTH

Helen Norman is a collage artist, whose work is collected internationally.  Works feature in private collections in the USA, France and the UK "Mevagissey" How did you first discover your love of collage?  I had always loved making things out of discarded objects and paper during my childhood.l loved giving...

EXHIBITION NEWSLETTER

Welcome to our latest exhibition newsletter bringing you information on our current online art exhibition.The exhibition has an exciting and changing selection of works and is fundraising in aid of South West air ambulance charities. It brings together over 80 contemporary, emerging and established artists and will be viewable online until 31st December. "Westbury...