Raymond Watson

Raymond Cyril Watson, was born in Ipswich on the 25th March 1935. Raymond studied at the Ipswich School of Art, after graduating art school, Watson embarked on a career in commercial and graphic art whilst pursuing an interest in the drawing and painting of wildlife. Watson specialised in ornithological subjects, birds in their natural surroundings. […]

Chris Mcloughlin

Lancashire based Chris works predominantly in oils, he aims to capture the conscious experience and awareness of a place. Working from observation and plein air, he is inspired by his senses and emotions by pushing the boundaries of representational painting towards a more phenomenological approach, letting his work attain this magical atmospheric quality. His perception of the landscape is […]

Sandie Henderson

Sandie Henderson was born and grew up in Cumbria, where the dramatic beauty of Cumbria’s coast, fells and mountains no doubt nurtured her early appreciation of landscape and the natural environment. Through sculpture, drawing and printmaking, Sandie aims to capture the inherent characteristics of the horse, particularly its essential power and dynamic energy whilst in […]

Geoffrey Dashwood

Geoffrey Dashwood was born in Hampshire, England in 1947. At the age of fifteen, he won a scholarship to study fine art at Southampton College of Art. Geoffrey left college and went on to work with the forestry commission as a keeper in the New Forest where he became an unofficial artist in residence for […]

William Frederick Longstaff (1879-1953)

William Longstaff (1879-1953) was born in Ballarat, Australia in 1879. He studied at Grenville College and Ballarat School of Mines before joining the military and serving in the Boer War with the South African Light Horse Regiment. Upon returning to Australia, William continued to paint and teach art until the outbreak of the First World […]

Amanda Jackson

Amanda Jackson studied Fine Art at Northampton University gaining a first-class degree, subsequently she has attended atelier at the Norfolk Painting School. Amanda’s work is drenched in bright light. Careful observation and technical know-how allow her paintings to glow as though lit from within. A traditional painter with a naturalistic or realistic style, Amanda is […]

Harold Riley

Harold Riley was born in Salford in 1934. He attended Salford Grammer School and in 1951 won a scholarship to the Slade School of Fine Art and later went on to study in Florence, Italy and Spain, before returning to Salford. He was awarded an honorary doctorate at the university of Salford, Manchester. Riley cemented […]

Simon Whitfield

Simon Whitfield is a landscape artist, noted for his mountainous paintings of the lake district. He was born in Bristol, later moving north to study Anthropology at Durham University. Simon is a self-taught artist, studying works by the romantic painters of the 19th century, such as William Turner and other the great watercolourists of the […]

Michael Demain

Michael Demain was born in Accrington, Lancashire in 1957. Michael is a self-taught professional wildlife artist, he started painting at the age of 31 after a chance meeting with fellow artist Steven Townsend. Encouraged by Steven to adopt his own style, Michael devoted all of his spare time to painting and has never looked back. […]