I’m pleased to be back for another year with a selection of new paintings at this wonderful venue. There are plenty of exhibiting artists to enjoy so whether you are searching for a particular piece, ready to be tempted, or simply want an inspiring day out, do come and visit if you can. I will […]

Manchester Art Fair dates over Alice Sheridan painting detail

Manchester Art Fair 2022

Manchester Art Fair delivers a curated mix of acclaimed galleries and independent artists, blurring the boundaries between traditional and contemporary, creating a friendly, unpretentious and uniquely Northern art-buying experience. Last…

Fresh Art Fair 2022

I'm pleased to be showing this year at Fresh Art Fair, Ascot. This is a new one for me ... Fresh is a gallery led art fair and promises "an easy and enjoyable way to see 40 to 50 leading Galleries in one convenient place. You can browse and…

Happy studio sale!

Sat 3 + Sun 4 September For the first time I'm opening my studio space... Come and visit - see where I work and there will be a large selection of paintings and smaller work on display for you to browse and buy. Some work has never been…

Being Brave with Colour

If there's one thing in modern art making which drives me crazy, it's the notion that artists should keep to a fixed colour palette in order to be recognisable or consistent. Historically the colours in paintings may have been limited by available…

Why does starting again feel so hard?

Painting should be an enjoyable process. It IS an enjoyable process - overall! But every stage also bring its doubts. Beginning a new series is full of potential; new ideas waiting to be discovered. I find colour often leads the way, endlessly…

How Studio Space Affects your Work as an Artist

3 months ago, in September 2019, I moved into my dream studio. It's 550sq ft with big windows and white walls. I've been painting at home for almost a decade so this feels rather miraculous. I've looked a few times before for studio…
Nicholas Wilton lesson on design and value

Are you just painting and hoping?

You know that feeling when some days you paint and it's great? Then other times it just doesn't work so well? Would you like more of the first and less of the second? We are mid way through an amazing free workshop offered by Nicholas Wilton…
Nicholas Wilton You're making a painting first

Find your path to making authentic art

Making art starts with the basics of form: colour, line, value, design. We need to become fluent in using these if we want to make art which takes this basic vocabulary and turns it into poetry. Nicholas Wilton joined me for this discussion…