Stephen Henderson

Stephen Henderson is a highly skilled woodcarver specialising in shore birds and fish. Stephen lives and works from his coastal studio in Essex. His unique sculptures are inspired by the diverse wildlife which has surrounded him most of his life. He grew up close to the marshes of the East Essex coast which energized his […]

Michael Miller

83-year-old Michael Miller, a reclusive wildlife and equine artist will be exhibiting his art work exclusively at Carnes Fine Art. Michael Miller was born in 1939. He studied art at the Harris College Preston and Manchester College of Art. Michael had a successful career as an interior design consultant for a large multi-national company. During […]

James Sant (1820-1916)

James Sant was born in Croydon Surrey on 23 April 1820. During Sant’s early years, he was a student of the highly regarded watercolourist John Varley and the English landscape painter Sir Augustus Wall Callcott before entering the Royal Academy at the age of twenty. Sant specialised in portraits of women and children and in […]

Philip Blacker

British sculptor Philip Blacker was born in Dorset in 1949. Blacker became a professional jockey in 1969 during which time he rode 340 winners and was victorious at many prestigious meetings throughout the UK. Blacker retired from horse racing in 1982 to concentrate on becoming a full-time professional sculptor. A former art student before his […]

Janet Kenyon

Janet Kenyon is a multi-award winning artist and is now recognised as one of the UK’s leading watercolourist. Over the course of her career, Janet has received an impressive number of accolades, including winner of the Sunday Times/Smith & Williamson Cityscape Prize twice, first in 2009 for her painting titled: Northern lights, Blackpool and in […]

Valerie Simms

Valerie Simms was born in Banbury Oxford in 1965. Valerie studied art as a mature student at North Oxfordshire School of Art and Design and later enrolled in a design illustration course at Swindon College of Art. Valerie works form her studio in Oxfordshire and has become one of the country’s leading pastel artists specialising […]

Jack Vettriano

Jack Vettriano was born in Fife, Scotland in 1951. During the 1970’s, Vettriano’s girlfriend bought him a watercolour set for his 21st birthday and thereafter he spent all of his spare time painting. His early pieces were heavily influenced by impressionism and his works were signed under his birth name ‘Jack Hoggan’. In 1988 Vettriano […]

Dianne Flynn

Dianne Flynn was born in Huddersfield, Yorkshire in 1939. She attended art schools in Huddersfield and Batley and thereafter gained a graduate Diploma in Art and Design at the Manchester School of Arts in 1973. Dianne became a full-time professional artist in 1976 and has enjoyed decades of success. Her artistic skills brought her to […]

Edward Hersey

Edward Hersey was born in Surrey in 1948. Herseys’ paintings are instinctively recognisable, warm summer landscapes and rustic farm buildings have become a trademark subject throughout his long-established career. Hersey’s artistic appreciation for rural scenes carry a distinctive style, rich in colour and highly detailed compositions which delight the viewer. For a number years, Hersey […]