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ART GALLERY SW NEWSLETTER

Welcome to Art Gallery SW April newsletter. Each month we plan short interesting art based topics illustrated with a works from our gallery artists. This month we are featuring Colourist and Wildlife art. There will also be virtual exhibitions running throughout April based on the work of F.G Davis and the...

FEATURED ARTIST OF THE MONTH: ALAN OVERTON

'The River House Cafe' "What subjects and themes do you find inspirational?"  I usually find the play of light and shade to be the initial inspiration for a painting.Often the effect or quality of light can transform an apparently mundane scene into an exciting one. I'm...

FEATURED ARTIST OF THE MONTH: ROSEMARY BONNEY

Rosemary Bonney is a Dartmoor-based artist living in the village of Holne.  In 2018 she was a finalist in the Devon Life landscape artist of the year and her work has been represented and reported in a number of magazines and newspapers including Devon Life...

FEATURED ARTIST OF THE MONTH: SHAUN BYATT

'Sunflower In a Blue Vase' "Can you tell us a bit about the influences upon your practice?" My practice is influenced by other artists especially the Scottish Colourist and some of the Camden artists. I have huge admiration for the work of Van Gough. I like...

FEATURED ARTIST OF THE MONTH: TIM BOOTH

'Whangerai' "What do you look for when selecting a subject?" This very much depends on what I'm shooting of course. For my minimalist landscape work I'm looking for lines, form, space and isolation as opposed to to any defined subject matter, which in a countryside as beautifully...

FEATURED ARTIST OF THE MONTH: MERLE SILD

Merle Sild is an Estonian born artist working in Plymouth. Her work features mystical images and vibrant colours. Can you tell us more about your use of oil and cold wax in your painting "Canonteign Fall" ? Cold wax is a dense paste that is brilliant for...

FEATURED ARTIST OF THE MONTH CHRISTINE DERRICK

Christine Derrick has lived in North Somerset all her life and paints a variety of different themes. 'Pelargoniums' When and why did you first develop an interest in flowers as a subject matter? The interest developed as the result of back pains over twenty years ago, which...

FEATURED ARTIST OF THE MONTH: CHRISTINE ROGERS

Christine Rogers is a Dorset artist who works mainly with acrylics which she finds lend themselves well to the subtleties of the many moods and colours of the landscape. "WINDY DAY, WASHING LEDGE, KIMMERIDGE" What are the themes that most inspire you the most? I find anything in...

FEATURED ARTIST OF THE MONTH – TAMSIN DEARING

Tamsin Dearing is based on the south coast of Cornwall. She has had her beautiful detailed work selected for several exhibitions with the society of Women Artists and ING. "Goldfinch" pastel painting. "Goldfinch’ is a pastel painting of immense detail and complexity.  How...