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Art Week & Open Studios - Artweeks UK Directory

UK directory of Open Studios and Art Week events sponsored by, and honesty based website for artists want access to the global market. Art Week and Open Studios events throughout the UK provide an opportunity for show casing and supporting the creative talents and artwork of local artists.


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Art at the Farm - Somerset

2010 dates: Awaiting update - see website

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Hill Farm in West Monkton, Taunton provides delightful old farmhouse setting for this inaugural exhibition. Beautiful art in a beautiful setting by Stephnie Cavill, Kerry Russell and Emma Townsend. An oil painter, a ceramicist and a photographer all striving for simplicity and a natural feel in their work.


2010 dates: Not yet published.

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40 studios open their doors over three weekends at locations across London. The ArtsUnwrapped website provides a handy map for locating each studio. The ASC Studio in LowerSydenham is one example, with the work of 15 visual artists on show over three floors, and is a participant in the 'Arts Unwrapped' event.

Brightwell-Cum-Sotwell - Part of Oxfordshire Artweeks

2010 dates: 21 - 23 May

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An exhibition by local artists, Anna Dillon, Caroline Harben, John Stephen, Bruce Bignold, Judith Payne, Dawn Wright and Nicky Jones. Original paintings, prints and cards in a diverse range of styles. Meet the artists 7.00 - 9.00pm Friday 21 May. Free Entry.

Bucks Open Studios - Bucks Visual Arts

2012 dates: 9th - 24th June

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Bucks Open Studios is the largest art event in Buckinghamshire. It takes place for two weeks in June every year and is also one of the largest visual arts event in the country. Every year over 480 artists and makers, in over 182 different venues across Buckinghamshire, open their studios and homes and run exhibitions and events for the public to visit. Last year was the biggest ever with a record number of participants, venues and new entrants.

Camberwell Arts Week

2009 dates: 20th - 28nd June

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Camberwell Arts Week is supported by Southwark Council and is centred on the Camberwell College of Art in the Peckham Road, with Damien Hirst among its more famous alumni. An Open House at Camberwell College provides an opportunity for anyone to try their hand with various mediums including paints or clay. A few minutes in the company of a lump of porcelain clay can enlighten even the most accomplished of aspiring potters to the incredible skill and craftsmanship of the ceramicists, many of who have Open Studios near by.

Cambridge Open Studios

2008 dates: 5/6, 12 /13, 19/20 & 26/27 July

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Cambridge Open Studios promotes the original artwork of artists working in the Cambridge area. Studios and galleries are open over week-ends in July to provide ample opportunity for everyone to visit the exhibitions. 275 artists in Cambridgeshire open their doors for 4 weekends in July each year.

Galleries that are involved in the Open Studios event include: All Saints Garden Art & Craft Market, Angela Mellor Gallery, ArtSbus, Big Empty Wall Gallery, Bircham Gallery, Byard Art, Cambridge Contemporary Art, Cambridge Galleries, Cambridge Open Studios Gallery @ 12A, Haddenham Gallery, Kettle's Yard, People's Portraits, Primavera, St Neots Picture Gallery, stART, Trumpington Gallery and Williams Art & Antiques

(North) Cambridge All Arts Open Studios

2010 dates: 24th - 25th April.

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Geared to artists living to the North of Cambridge, this Open Studios covers all arts from painters to photography, jewelry to fabric, and woodworkers to sculptors. It also includes the performing arts. This fun event is part-sponsored by the local community and businesses, who clearly appreciate and value the contribution that artists bring to their lives.

Cardigan Open Studios (West Wales)

2010 dates: 17th April - 22nd May, April 24th and 5th - 17th July at the Guildhall Gallery - Cardigan. Various open studio dates through June, July, August and September.

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Two exhibitions and five Visit Artists Studios events. Artists from artists from Fishguard to New Quay and Newcastle Emlyn to Llandysul, are opening gardens, running workshops and presentations. The art includes ceramics, watercolours, textiles, painters of still-life, seascapes, oils and print makers - all inspire through living in this wonderful location.

Chew valley arts trail - Somerset (BS40)

2010 dates: Not yet published - see website for details

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The fourth Chew Valley Arts Trail takes place in the picturesque Chew Valley villages of North and South East Somerset. Take in the complete trail in one day, touring around beautiful Blagdon and Chew Valley Lakes.

Colchester and Tendring Open Studios

2010 dates: 11/12, 18/19 & 25/26 Sept, 2/3 Oct

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The opportunity to visit artists in their studios is supplemented by a permanent exhibition in Colchester town centre (Life Cafe Gallery in Culver Street).

Dorset Art Weeks

2010 dates: 29th May - 13th June.

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The Dorset Art Weeks includes over venues across Dorset and includes a wide range of artistic talent, including painters and photographers, artworks in glass and ceramics, as well as the works of interior and garden designers.

E17 (London) Art Trail

No updates yet available - may have ceased.

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The 2005 & 2006 E17 Art Trail included over 50 exhibitions and the Art Trail will include and equally diverse range of venues from museums, galleries, shops and cafes to outdoor open spaces and gardens. Timed to coincide with Walthamstow Festival, the E17 Art Trail provides an opportunity for artists in this London borough to gain greater exposure within their community. Visual arts includes film and video, painting, photography, sculpture and more.

Exeter Open Studios (Nine Days of Art)

2009 dates: 22nd October

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An opportunity for artists working in and around Exeter and the Eastern part the County of Devon to exhibit their art, in a partnership project of Exeter City Council, East Devon DC, Mid Devon DC and and the Heart of Devon Arts Partnership.

Hampshire Open Studios

2010 dates: No event this year, back in 2011

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Hampshire Open Studios promote the visual arts created by artists working in Hampshire, and includes local art galleries. Hampshire artists present a wonderful opportunity to buy original art for Christmas presents

Herefordshire Art Week

2010 dates: 11th - 19th September.

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The Herefordshire Art Week is open to professional and semi-professional artists working in the UK County of Herefordshire. It's aim is to showcase artwork of the local art community and to raise its profile, with support and funding from the Herefordshire County Council.

Holmfirth Art Week - West Yorkshire

2010 dates: 4th - 10th July

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The Holmfirth Artweek is a charitable event that raises a large sum of money every year for Macmillan Cancer Relief. Now in it's 40th year and with around 400 artists taking part, aided by the efforts of numerous volunteers, this art event raises thousands of pounds for the charity while introducing art-lovers to the artwork of local Yorkshire artists. Well worth a visit, and you will also be supporting a wonderful charity.

Isle of Wight Open Studios

2010 dates: Not yet published.

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Lewes (East Sussex) Artwave Festival

2009 dates: 29rd August - 16th September. Awaiting 2010 dates.

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Artwave is organised by Lewes District Council and is open to all venues and those making a living from the visual arts within this East Sussex District boundary. Artwave provides an opportunity to showcase and sell art to the local community as well as drawing an audience from further afield. The event includes open studios, exhibitions and open houses, as well as a number of special event. In previous years it has been successful in attracting a wide range of visual artists; from painters to ceramicists, sculptors to silversmiths, and from book binders to textile artists. This year includes 89 venues as well as the Open House competition, and the Druids and Bards competition "The Sussex Landscape as a Scared Space".

Norfolk Open Studios

2010 dates: 22th May - 6st June.

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Sponsored by the Norfolk and Norwich festival, the Norfolk Open Studios event offers an opportunity to visit the studios and spent time with the artists who live and work in Norfolk, East Anglia.

Northamptonshire Open Studios

2009 dates: 5th - 2oth September. Awaiting 2010 dates.

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The Northamptonshire open studio event includes studios and nearly 200 artists working in and around the towns of Northampton, Kettering, Market Harborough, Thrapston, Oundle,...

North Bristol Art Trail - 'Artists at Home 5'

2009 dates: 28th - 39th November. Awaiting 2010 dates.

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Over 100 artists in 45 venues around the North Bristol area open their homes & studios over this weekend. Sculptors, painters, ceramicists, jewellers, textile artists, printmakers, photographers, batik artists & more welcome the public to view & buy their work. A very popular event now in its 5th year.

North East Open Studios (Scotland)

2009 dates: 12th - 21nd September. Awaiting 2010 dates

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This open studios event provides an opportunity for artists in the North East of Scotland to network and make informal contact with arts market,including galleries and the members of the public.

North Yorkshire Open Studios

2010 dates: 11/12/13/19/20 June

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With over 100 artists and artisans opening their studios and workplaces to the public over these weekends in June, the North Yorkshire Open Studios event is a wonderful opportunity to see locals artists at work across the county. The artists taking part have been through a selection process and you will be able to see everything from paintings to pottery, jewellery to photography and sculpture to metalwork. These professional artists welcome this opportunity to showcase their work, so you can be assured of a very warm welcome.

Oxfordshire Artweeks

2010 dates: May; City 8-16, South 15 - 23, North 22-31

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The biggest open studio arts festival in the UK, over 400 sites participate across the county. Artists open their homes and studios to the public, plus many exhibitions and special events including workshops, talks and children's activitieis. Work on show includeds paintings, drawings, photography, multimedia, book binding, paper making, jewellery, textiles, stained glass and much more.

Somerset Artweek

The Somerset Artweek takes place every two years.

2010 dates: 18th September - 3rd October

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Somerset Art Week runs every second year. This 2 week visual arts festival provides an opportunity to support artists working throughout Somerset. More than 200 studios/venues will be open and more than 250 artists will be taking part. The event features a diverse range of practices, from pottery and watercolour to new technology and installation.

Spring Fling - Annual Art & Craft Open Studio weekend in south west Scotland

2010 dates: 29th - 31st May

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Spring Fling, the hugely popular open studio event is celebrating its sixth anniversary and offers visitors a chance to explore the wealth of creative talent living and working in the breathtakingly beautiful scenery of Dumfries & Galloway. This year, 73 studios and 87 artists across Dumfries and Galloway will be throwing open the doors of their studios to provide a warm welcome. Visitors are invited to enter the creative spaces of the regionís premier practitioners to see them at work, ask questions, buy a special piece of work directly from the studio or even have a go themselves. The colour brochure includes a full listing of artists and craftmakers, recommendations for places to see and grab a bite to eat is available from the website.

Surrey Artists Open Studios

2010 dates: 5 - 20 June

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This two week opens studios event includes ceramics, pottery, jewellery and textiles, paintings, sculpture and photography. There is also a programme of workshops. Organised by the Surrey Arts Council, the event has attracted 290 artists, huge variety of work on offer, including wood carving, printmaking pottery, jewellery, painting, sculpture, textiles and ceramics.

Wrington Open Studios (North Somerset, off the A38 near Bristol Airport)

2009 dates: November and December - 2010 awaiting dates.

The artists and sculptors working at four locations in the village, including the Barley Wood Walled Garden Workshops, open their studios each day between 10am and 5pm; Calligraphy, Ceramics, Enamelling, Jewellery, Mixed Media, Paintings, Photography, Print Making, Sculpture, Silk Painting. Abstract painter Sue Bryant can provide more information on 01275 879 556.

Artist Showcases

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Cartoons, drawings and illustrations

Illustrations of faeries, fairies and water sprites for children booksPen and Ink illustrator: Sells signed original drawings and undertakes commissions for book illustrations. Multi prizing artist who has exhibited in London and sold as far afield as New Zealand. Her art is highly collectable. Capturing movement and emotion, subjects have included animals, nature and her current series of water sprites, fairies and dancers.

Illustrate Retro pop art poster paintingsGraphic artist: paints pop art. Classic poster style pop art inspired by Andy Warhol and Roy Lichenstein brings the culture of the 70's and 80's to original acrylic paintings on canvas. Colourful bright images with cartoon overtones are available as prints and can be used in magazines and adverts too, not just for a large piece of art to bring cartoon chic to your retro interior design.

Esoteric fine artEsoteric drawings: Esoteric artist draws in ink. "Winter grew close, as I walked freely into the valley that time had forgot, the gates lay open and the keepers had long since left their watchtowers. Life stood still for its inhabitants for many decades since their mines had collapsed, from endless greed, and so to had their hope of escape."

Art for toys, product packaging for children and advertising.Animation artist: provides illustrations for adverts to children, toys and product packaging as well as books. Also creates wonderfully original artwork as gifts for children that bring their favourite subjects to life. Freelancing after many years as a digital animator providing art for TV commercials, the illustrator accepts commissions for stills, posters and film animation projects.

Nude portrait sketch as special gift for loved one from a romantic partner.Sketch artist: draws portraits of nudes. Drawing from photographs, the artist is typically commissioned to draw a portrait for a loved one by a romantic partner. The artist works on a large canvas, from A1 up to 2 meters high, making these drawings of the naked female form particularly suited to display in public, such as cafes bars and gymnasiums.

Funny paintings of famous people for sale in acrylic on canvasFine artist: Funny paintings that poke fun at popular culture. The original images and portrait paintings, many in cartoon style, are acrylic on canvas paintings that re-mix the confusing and contradictory messages of the mass media. Perfect images for advertising, the witty images cover diverse subject matter from Star Wars to Laurel and Hardy, and from Queen Victoria to Noddy. Paintings for sale and commissions accepted.

Cartoons for sale in Japanese and English by zine cartoonistCartoons and illustrations: in English and Japanese for comic strips, book illustrations, education, corporate publications and advertising. Author of a graphic novel, the cartoonist is well known in the American and London underground comic scene and has a following in Japan.

See also a Children's book illustrator who sells paintings

Digital Art & Fractals

Surreal art for saleSurreal Art: Surrealist artist has stock of surreal art for sale and can undertake commissions to tight deadlines. This artist starts with traditional media before using a computer to perform complex digital transformations using an original library of textures and body forms. The artist has created work for the Edinburgh Festival and is able to undertake exacting commissions for promotional work and publications.

Female form digital photographyDigital photography of the female form by a professional photographer. Digital photographs from the shoot are manipulated to create powerful images that are suitable for advertising, publication or hanging as works of art.

Esoteric digital artEsoteric Art: This esoteric artist is from the north east coast of England. "My work explores the hidden nature of metaphysical energy. Depicting the music of form and chaos, the images demonstrate the moments of magic trapped in eternity; they are frozen reflections of life at any given moment. These images that I create are an exploration of the primal dance between the physical and the metaphysical."

Digital photographic images for home or officePhotographer: Digital images that start with an original nature photograph or of the man-made world. Rapid availability of stock images by post or hi-res image file. Commissions taken to blend colours and original images to suit the creative brief for home or office.
Price guide: From £40.

Fractal images for entrance foyers and lobbiesFractal artist: Creates large artwork for use in executive offices and entrance lobbies of creative organisations. His art is hanging in homes, offices, foyers, holiday homes and even a recording studio. The computer generated art is normally hung as a large piece of art, but other applications include product packaging, wrapping paper and cards, where the 3D effect lends added weight.

Animal paintings - For Sale

Country kitchen makeover artArtist: Country life paintings of cockrells, hens, cats and other farm animals. Inspired art for country kitchen makeovers to complete an interior design. Warm homely pictures for special ocassion gifts. Vibrant colourful images that put the rooster centre stage.

Commissioned paintings of dogs and Engligh Country Life pictures for a giftCountry life artist: English countryside scenes. Paintings of Labradors and Golden Retrievers that epitomise the rural way of life. These paintings and drawings are suited as gifts for anyone involved in maintaining the traditions of the countryside. They also make perfect art for rural hotels, clubs and restaurants.

Abstract Art- For Sale

Abstract landscapes and seascapes for sale by famous Irish artistAbstract Art: by the well known Irish artist who created the 'Chelsea Rose' art for the tailfin of a British Airways 737. Abstract landscapes in bold colours and dynamic perspectives that depict our world from the sky. The deep blue sea and countryside paintings with a tapestry of fields and distant houses. This art shows life from a high vantage point or through the small cabin window of an airplane. Look out over the landscape far below and dream.

Seascape Paintings - For Sale

Seascape paintings for interior design and wedding present ideasInternational artist: paints seascapes from around the world, pictures for homes, present ideas and for interior design. The artist can paint in a wide range of styles including traditional, abstract and impressionist, and in colours to suit interior design. She has travelled extensively overseas and her landscapes evoke memories of holidays, honeymoons and favourite places.

Ocean wave paintingsOcean wave paintings: This artist captures the mythology of the great surfing waves in her oil paintings. The awesome power of Mavericks surf, J-Bay and The Pipeline drawn on her personal surfing experiences while travelling in California, South Africa and Oahu, Hawaii. These wave and surf paintings also provide inspiration for her wall murals and room divider screens.

Surreal paintings - For Sale

Images for art calendars and greeting cards and original oil paintings for saleFigurative artist: uses bold colours in oil paintings that express human emotion. Educated at the Belfast Institute for Higher Education, where he studied Art and Art History, the artist has developed a unique artistic style that conveys beauty and provokes thought. A successful exhibition at New York's Agora Gallery led to the sale of oil paintings for interior design and the images are particularly suited to calendar art and cards too. These oil paintings show a respect for the Pre-Raphaelites, Picasso, Munch and Van Gogh yet are highly contemporary, urban and modern.

Oil paintings - For Sale

Big abstract esoteric oil paintingsAbstract art: Big esoteric oil paintings with expressionism overtones. Painted for lively environments like bars and night clubs where different lighting changes the perception of the art. Also suitable for 'waking up' the workplace and stimulating the imagination.

Original oil paintings - Modern art in oils on canvasHuge oil on canvas paintings that challenge the viewer to ask themselves "What is ...?". Original large oil paintings that portray past events, experiences and happenings. Art work as a performance that extends the English language through art, drama and poetry.

Oil paintings for sale - morning with Van GoghOil painter: Trained at the renowned Vilnius Academy of Arts in Lithuania and now living in the UK this portrait artist is influenced by Toulouse-Lautrec, Gustav Klink and Degas. A life-long passion for painting oils of faces, the artist also paints still life and landscapes.

Esoteric oil paintings for saleEsoteric Digital Art: Esoteric artist creates digital images. "The journey is our home. A time to reflect and record the images of our experience. The destination as never before painted as never before been seen by mortal eyes nor touched by creative hands."

Biblical fine art portrait painting of children in oilsPortrait Artist: paints children with biblical names in beautifully worked oil paintings that capture the integrity, identify and heart of the child in our age of identify crisis. Educated at the Academy of Fine Arts, Moldova, this award winning artist has been a curator for numerous art exhibitions and has exhibited in France and Moldova.

Watercolor Paintings - For Sale

Original watercolours for saleWatercolour artist: Paints houses, pet portraits, landscapes and wildlife scenes of the countryside. Frequently commissioned to paint a school, church or sports venue for fund raising, greeting cards and commemorative gifts. Paints family pet portraits as well as rare breeds and other animals. This ex Royal Worcester Porcelain artist also offers painting holidays in Greece.

Watercolours for saleWatercolour artist: art includes landscapes, wildlife, animals, flowers and paintings of peoples houses from photographs. Lives in rural Hampshire and paints the South of England landscapes. Original art is available from stock. Also accepts commissions to produce paintings from photographs. A watercolour painting makes a truly original wedding, christening, birthday or Christmas present for someone special - including yourself!

Watercolors for saleWatercolor artist: sells paintings of the medieval towns and landscapes of the Lot and Dordogne regions of France. Signed originals available from stock. Paints houses from photographs. This artists owns a rental villa in the France which is a wonderful location for art holidays and where you can enjoy the glory of the french landscape.
Price guide: Please enquire.

Landscape Paintings - For Sale

Paintings of country sports and shootersLandscape artist: For the countryman in each and everyone of us. Wildlife, the countryside and the seasons of the farm - tractors ploughing for the winter barley, grouse in hedgerows signalling the coming shoot, and the beaters driving game birds towards the guns. In the country, in England.
Price guide: Typically priced from £30 to £150

Scottish heritage paintings, Landscapes of Scotland and brave ScotsPastels artist: Paintings of Scottish heritage, people and landscapes of Scotland. The artist lives in Scotland and is inspired by Scotland's history - its people, places and historic events. This art is to be enjoyed with an open mind and a sense of adventure, these paintings are for enlightenment, education and enjoyment.
Price guide: From £250 to £950 (Pounds Sterling).

Landscape artist paints rivers and the English countrysideLandscape artist: Original oil paintings and limited edition prints of rivers and the English countryside. A Scottish childhood led to a love of the countryside and the artist now lives in the Linconshire Wolds, painting realistic landscapes throughout the seasons. These paintings are beautiful when hung, and they also make perfect images that everyone can relate to for greeting cards - especially Christmas cards- and calendars.
Price guide: £195 - £350.

Greece landscape paintings for saleLandscape and still life painter: paints scenes of Greece, living and working on the Islands of Crete and Evia where she owns beautiful rental properties. The rental villa on Crete is a stunning architect designed property with internal balconies and open platforms on towers accessed by high level gantries - a perfect gallary for her art.

Landscape watercolour paintings for saleWatercolour artist: paints landscapes that will capture your imagination. Paintings from arouind the world. English landscapes, African savanna, distant snow-capped mountains - all are brough to life in these paintings that make much of colour and layout. Every painting is a joy to view.
Price guide: From £50 GBP unframed original watercolour.

Portrait Paintings - For Sale

Portrait painterPortrait artist: captures the emotions expressed through peoples moods and faces. These large oil paintings use tone, colour, body language and perspective to challenge the viewer, to stir recognition or unlock a memory. Art to be enjoyed and art to be explored.
Price guide: From £130 to £750.

Portrait painterPortrait artist: Oil paintings with a palette knife. The texture of these oil paintings brings added vibrancies to these portraits. The sheer emotion and resilience of humanity shines out - evoking the joys and sadness of lives lived to the full.
Price guide: From £150

Figurative artist paints portraits of famous facesFigurative artist: paints portraits of people, pets and animals. Fantastic large art that blows poster art away. Famous faces include film stars, pop stars and silver screen legends. Not so famous but equally precious are the portraits painted from photos of your children, parents and family. Places that are also dear to your heart can be painted for you by this artist.

Surf wave paintings and nautical oceans and sea paintingsSurf wave painter: Paints ocean and seas in acrylic on canvas. Art is commissioned for art galleries around the world. Also paints non-nautical themes and hand-painted furniture and signs for special occasions.

Vibrant biblical art portraits and landscapesPortrait artist: paints biblical scenes. Vibrant paintings that blend portraits from photographs into real-life tableau that stimulate the senses with colour, shape and design. Perfect for Baptism present ideas, special gifts and family reminders of wonderful places, people or holidays. The artist can also provide illustrations and art in digital form for publications, Messianic cards and calendars as well as massive art for public display in schools, hospitals and restaurants where the art brings solace and warmth.

Pictures of nudesPastel artist: draws pictures of nudes. Working from studios in Belgium and the UK this artist sells nude artwork across Europe. Her art is sensual and witty which explains why it is suitable for public display and has sold throughout Europe to cafes, bars and hotels. Commissioned welcomed.

Large canvas print of iconic stars for impressive board room art and contemporary homesLimited edition prints: Signed prints of iconic stars and famous people including; Freddie Mercury, Robbie Williams, Jack Nicholson, Madonna, Clint Eastwood, George Best, Ali, Judy Garland, Katherine Hepburn and many more. Available mounted and framed, or glicee printed onto large chunky canvases which are best when grouped together.

Portrait paintings of famous film stars and pop icons for sale and commissionPortrait artist: Paintings of famous pop and film stars. Drawing inspiration from music and films, particularly pop artists from the 1960's like Andy Warhol, the artist exhibits in London and has featured in publications such as GQ magazine. Painting in a bold graphic style, he welcomes commissions. His altered ego also paints witty portraits and funny art to amuse and provoke thought.

Large paintings of famous film stars and pop artists for contemporary interior designsUrban artist: paints large canvas paintings for contemporary modern living spaces. Subjects include iconic films stars and pop artists and the pop art style brings verve to loft apartments and minimalistic interior designs. Painting from photographs, the artist also undertakes wide ranging commissions, including family portraits and paintings of children.

Portrait painterPortrait artist: sells portrait paintings of famous people from stock and takes commissions. Able to capture the likeness and soul of a person in the way that only a painting can, the artist also undertakes private commissions to create family heirlooms. The most unique gift of all, a portrait is a very personal gift for someone special, on a retirement, or for a long serving and respected member of the community.

Wall Murals and Room Screens

Wall murals and room screensWall Mural and Screen artist: Paints internal and external wall murals, and hand painted room divider screens. This trained marine biologist draws on her knowledge and love of sea, surf and waves paintings to create wall murals that inspire and uplift children in schools and hospitals, as well as living rooms and bedrooms. Her hand-painted room divider screens are commissioned as contemporary art by interior designers. Landscapers also appreciate that exterior wall murals enrich their landscaping designs.

Large canvas paintings for office, workplace and contemporary home interior designLarge canvas and screens: Large canvas paintings in acrylic and glicee prints for the workplace, offices and contemporary home interior design. The artist paints in vivid colours, with a limited palette and often monotone to create striking and dramatic works of art. Usually hung to bring live to large spaces, this art can also be used as an alternative mural or canvas screen. The artist also paints commission from photos of people, nature and life-styles and extreme sports.


Wildlife photography

Large photos of Arctic landscapes and OrcaArctic landscapes photographer: The photographer travels from the West coast of America to the tip of Norway within the Arctic Circle to capture photographs of Orca or Killer Whales, marine life and inhospitable landscapes. These images make inspiring artwork for places where people such as restaurants and coffee houses.

African wildlife photographyAfrican wildlife photography: Professional photographs of African wildlife for inspirational corporate art and high quality publications. African plains, zebra, fighting gazelles...brought to life in stunning 50M digital images that are suitable for printing and publication. Thousands of stock photographs available and commissions undertaken.

Sports photography

Motorsports photography - Lewis Hamilton photographProfessional Motorsports Photography: Supplier of official F1 and Superbikes World Championship photos to Harrods and the Williams F1 team shops and galleries also sells A4 and larger prints of motorsport photos to private buyers. In business for over 15 years, this experienced professional motorsports photographer covers F1, WSB, Moto GP and World Rally Cars, getting the best action photos of the cars and bikes and the sports personalities.

Prints for sale

Landscapes and seascapes limited edition printsLandscape photographer: sells limited edition prints. Each photograph of the Scottish landscape or seascape is transformed into a linear representation and then painting techniques are used to bring out strong colours and natural forms. Available in various sized canvases making these images ideal for interior design and stunning centrepieces.

Graffiti and subway art printsUrban graffiti: limited edition subway art prints. This widely travelled photographer brings the youthful vibrancy of subway graffiti art into photographs that accentuate colour and bring soul to urban cool to contemporary setting.

Steam train pictures and photos of steam engines for saleSteam Train photos: Steam train pictures taken by professional photographer. Classic photos for sale of iconic steam engines. St Nigel Gresley, the same Gresley Class A4 steam engine as Mallard, built by LNER pulling out of Kings Cross on a steam day. GWR 3440 City of Truro, which arguable piped LNER 4472 'The Flying Scotsman' to 100 mph. Jubilee class Leander 5690 on the East Lancashire Railway and many other superb 35mm photos available as prints for railway enthusiasts and for publication.

Portrait, Glamour & Fashion photography

Glamour photos of photographic model for retail, salon and shop artworkGlamour photographs: Glamour and fashion photos for retail outlets. Confident and original poster prints and images that reflect confident and assertive customer values in boutiques, salons and shops. Equally suited as art for contemporary stores and in the home, as well as for calendar art, publishing and advertising.

Portrait photography by fashion photographerPortrait and fashion photography: Experienced professional photographer has a large stock of iconic photographs for sale that can bring creativity as corporate art to the workplace and emotion to interior design. For that portrait of a life-time that captures the character and defines the moment, it takes the eye and skill of an fashion photographer to draw out the glamour and hidden self-confidence that is within us all.

B&W Photographs

Wholesale prints and photographs for sale of America, France and UK iconic images and architectural formPrints and photographs: for sale wholesale and to private customers. A superb collection of limited edition signed and mounted black & white and colour photos taken in America, UK and France with strong architectural forms. Many of these photographs are mounted and framed in bars and clubs, and the 1950's Hooper-style photo of 'Hooters' is one of the most popular.

Black and White photographerBlack & White photographer: Sells original hand printed photographs that have a quirky sense for the absurd, and capture the humour in subjects from around the Counties of Essex and Suffolk in East Anglia, made famous by the painter Constable.

Photography courses

Photography Master Class workshops in Fashion, Beauty, Glamour and Fine Art Nude photographyPhotography Master Class workshops: Leading fashion photographer gives 1 and 2 day workshops to teach the art of fashion, beauty, glamour and fine-art nude photography. Each workshop has a maximum class size of 8 and the only entry requirement is a passion for photography. The courses take place in a London studio with professional models and the programme includes 5-day courses in the South of France, Tuscany and Kenya (wildlife).

Mixed Media Art - For Sale

Original artwork inspired by garden, flowers and colourLandscape designer and fine artist: Paints original art inspired by your garden. The artist draws inspiration from your garden through a visit or photographs, and celebrates it as original artwork in oils, a drawing or mixed media, as you direct. A wonderful gift of artwork for a garden lover. This artist, who studied Fine Art at Oxford University and took a postgraduate in landscape design, also 'paints gardens with flowers' to intelligent and innovative landscape designs. Her innovation has been featured in the Guardian and the Times newspapers.

Abstract art in gold leaf for textile and interior designArt for textile and interior design: Abstract artist working with gold leaf creates warm images with colour highlights that are suited for textile patterns. The original artwork can then form the center-piece of the avant guard interior design for hotels and homes. These large and original artworks have been also used in advertising.

Child book illustrator and painter on woodChildren's book illustrator and painter: This well known author and illustrator of childrens books is also a painter who often chooses to paint on recovered wood. Her humorous view of the world brings a magical quality to the many childrens books that she has illustrated. Trained in London, her eye for the inner humour and an ability to characterise the personality of birds, animals and people make her art accessible to adults too, and very collectable. Her paintings on wood bring a three dimensional touch to interior design and living, as well as creating lasting childhood memories. The quirky sculptures and mosaics that adorn her house in France, reflect the passion of an artist, to draw out the art in everything around her.

Contemporary visual artConceptual artist: creates contemporary visual poetry. Based on the East Coast of the USA, this visual poet travels extensively and lectures as far afield as the UK, Denmark and New Zealand. His mixed media art is sought by curators and by art collectors, and these though inspiring images are also used in commercial applications.

Seascape paintings on woodAcrylics on wood: paintings of seascapes, boats and landscapes, but always with water as the focus and our bustling reflecting as colours on the surface. These paintings evoke memories of that perfect day and are available from a constantly changing stick or by commission.
Price guide: £60 to £300+.

Large bold artwork that lights up interiors with design reflections from mirrorsGreat art makes a bold statement: Mirrors positioned on a distressed background for reflections. This original art brings a brilliant light touch to interior design at home or in impressive board rooms, because it reflects its environment perfectly, as mirrors do. Do everyone a favour and replace that pathetic poster print in the lobby or your living room with an original, unique and bold work of art!

Contemporary cave paintingsMixed Media artist: paints contemporary cave paintings in acrylic on a sanded board. These fabulous large paintings step us back 30,000 years to a time when our ancestors were cave painting - Lascaux cave paintings are some of the finest in the world. These paintings bring new insight to the term 'Old Masters'.
Price guide: £300+

Affordable fine artFine Artist working in mixed media including textiles: works from a London studio and trained in Edinburgh, New York and London. His work explores the nature of identify and draws on his intense awareness of his Scottish background, with feelings of belonging and alienation through living abroad. His works are bought by individuals as gifts and by private collectors. His installations are also acquired for the corporate environment. Original art is available from stock and commissions are also accepted.

Framed contemporary artFramed art: contemporary everyday objects transformed to dramatic effect. Suited for the interior design of contemporary and traditional homes, these chunky frames contain castings in silicon or paper. Hung to best effect as a set, they are both though provoking and eye-catching.

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