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Anita Saunders : FEATURED ARTIST OF THE MONTH

Anita Saunders is based in Wiltshire and is known for her paintings and prints of animals. "Sun Longer" "Is it difficult to capture the unique characters of dogs portrayed in your screen prints"? I think capturing the unique essence of any living subject is always a challenge for...

Tonia Bear FEATURED ARTIST OF THE MONTH

" Can you tell us about your path into art?" I was drawn to the beauty of nature as a child, and loved drawing and painting as soon as I started school. After a general Art Foundation course in Manchester, Kingston Poly was where I studied...

Mae Pleydell-Pearce : Featured Artist of the Month

 "What in your opinion do you need to consider to create a successful portrait? " My current paintings are stylised fugitive art, predominantly Acrylic on canvas.The characteristics of the subjects are vital for me to capture the essence that makes an individual captivating. I choose subjects that...

FEBRUARY NEWSLETTER

Welcome to the February newsletter.  This month we focus on nocturne art but first let us tell you about a change on the Art Gallery SW website.  You can now try artwork before you buyA new feature on our website now means that with augmented reality you can now...

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...