Ella Kilgour

Ella Kilgour is a self-taught portrait artist.  Born in Portsmouth in 1980 she studied Industrial Design at the Royal College of Art, London.  Her works have been exhibited and collected widely throughout the UK and Australia. The History of Art is an epic voyage and Ella’s vivid, dreamy paintings embrace that rich tradition in all …

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Sue Colyer

My passion for watercolour and its unique qualities enables me to paint the subject I love – nature in all its glory. I aim to paint a personal response to a subject which may invoke a similar or different emotion to the viewer, allowing the subject to be the inspiration of the painting rather than …

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Penny Glidewell

Since graduating from Reading University with a BA in Fine Art, I have divided my time between painting and teaching on Foundation Courses in Art & Design. In 2003, I completed an MA in Painting at Wimbledon School of Art. Over the years I have exhibited in numerous group shows and have had three solo …

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Wodlingtown I am a practising artist, currently experimenting with figurative pen drawings in a surrealistic manner. Interested in the notion of art as a form of escapism, I enjoy materialising dense fictional territory and reflecting the relationship between light and darkness, playfully blending innocent and sinister elements in my artwork. Return to Artists>

Andi Hazelden

Andi Hazelden – Figurative Artist I studied my degree at Winchester. This led to a 27 year career teaching in Portsmouth. During this time I continued to maintain my interest in art through commissioned mural work and leading art projects in schools and working with local artist. In 2019 I made a decision to focus …

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Yvonne Mills

I’m a self-taught artist based in Gosport, Hampshire, having grown up in Surrey and then spent many years living in Australia and New Zealand before returning to the UK in 1995. I’ve always been keen on anything creative, from hair and makeup styling in my younger years to interior and garden design ideas as I …

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Lorna Abel

Lorna Abel – Textile Artist Dyed fabrics and printed materials are layered on to felt to form the machine embellished background to my textiles.  Machine and hand stitching is then applied to develop the images. The relationships of colour and texture are paramount to the content. Landscapes and flowers are important in the designs of …

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Cat Askew

Artist StatementCat Askew makes art that doesn’t take itself too seriously, using discarded materials as sheenjoys the challenge of turning something old into something groovy. She prefers to re-useobjects and considers the environmental impact of her art. She uses embroidery, collage andpaints random objects.Cat uses bold, mostly “girly*, colours and typography in her work, whilst …

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Coral Denham-Dorrington I am a young artist and have lived all my life in the Portsmouth area. I’m the youngest in a close-knit family and growing up I found it quite difficult to find my voice. I’ve always sketched and doodled. Like most young people I’m working through issues of identity, and I’ve always found …

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Tom Fry

Tom Fry is a London-born and based artist exploring various human conditions through visual figurative expression, using contemporary & urban painting mediums. As a self-taught artist, Tom has experimented with style, techniques and fine artistic boundaries to find his feet understanding methodologies behind his practice and loves reverting to cubist/abstract  figurative forms. Tom has been …

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