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Tutors

Sara Ross

Sara Ross

Sara has been a practising artist for 18 years. She has been teaching sculpture for 12 years - and runs workshops and is a part-time lecturer at Penwith College. Previously, she worked in the film industry in London for 6 years as a sculptor and prosthetic artist....

Gilly Lovegrove

Gilly Lovegrove

Gilly Lovegrove trained at Central St Martins in London. She worked for many years as an illustrator in design and advertising. Since 2006, Gilly has concentrated on portrait, still life and flower oil painting commissions working from her studio in Kent. She exhibits...

GREGORY MASON

GREGORY MASON

Greg Mason is an award-winning figurative painter and a Member of the prestigious Royal Institute of Oil Painters, exhibiting at the Mall Galleries in London.His work focuses on capturing unique moments, playing with light and form to create atmospheric scenes that...

JOE WEBSTER

JOE WEBSTER

My paintings derive from the joy of being outdoors, my passion for graffiti and from my concerns for ecological decline. I paint plein-air using acrylics, often in driving rain, mist or hail. By layering water-resistant and water-soluble materials together I playfully...

Annabel Wilkes

Annabel Wilkes

Annabel is a practising printmaker living and working in St Ives. She is also a tutor at St Ives School of Painting and delivers art workshops at her studio in Newmill, near Zennor in Cornwall. She is also a learning facilitator at Tate St Ives. Annabel has worked as...

Peter Cronin

Peter Cronin

Peter Cronin was born in South Wales and worked in heavy industry as an engineer for twenty years before becoming a full-time artist in 2003. He is a self-taught painter in the plein air tradition and has been painting in watercolour for over forty years and oils for...

JANE LAMPARD

JANE LAMPARD

Jane Lampard has been painting for more than thirty years. Largely self taught but influenced early on in her career by artists such as Aubrey Philips and James Fletcher Watson. Working in both oil and pastel Jane uses layers of paint to build up...

chris Forsey

chris Forsey

Chris is a very well-known and popular artist and tutor from Dorking, Surrey.  He has been a professional painter for 35 years, and a tutor for 25 years and specialises in working in acrylics, watercolour, and mixed-media. He favours landscape, coastal and...

CLAIRE HENLEY

CLAIRE HENLEY

I've been a professional artist for over thirty years. Trained in graphic design, I spent four years in a textile studio before embarking on life as a freelance designer and illustrator. Over the years I've designed toys, homewares, ceramics, textiles and giftware, as...

richard thorn

richard thorn

Richard began his painting career in the early 80's after a long sojourn in London playing Jazz.Since those early days his paintings have been sold and exhibited in many leading galleries throughout the Southern region as well as America, Taiwan and South...

Paul Bailey

Paul Bailey

My landscape paintings are based on a recollection of memories: hills I have climbed; coastal paths I have walked; and the perception of an horizon that stretches far into the distance. My work is inspired by the time-worn landscape of Wales, England and Scotland. My...

Jill dunn

Jill dunn

Working under the name Riverbird, Jill creates nature-inspired original hand-pressed linocut, woodcut and collograph prints from her cosy home studio next to the Penryn River in South Cornwall. She works from her own sketches, drawings and photographs, combining...

Richard suckling

Richard suckling

Richard knew he wanted to be an artist by the age of 5. Years later, he studied Illustration at Cambridge School of Art, then worked in London as an illustrator before heading West to pursue a career as a landscape and seascape painter. This is where the love for...

Lucy Joines

Lucy Joines

Lucy’s journey in ceramics began as a child, inspired by her grandmother’s pottery. She began to develop her ideas through clay with confidence during her school and college education. Lucy moved to Cornwall in 1993 to study Studio Ceramics at Falmouth and fell in...

KAREN GREEN

KAREN GREEN

Painting professionally for nearly 20 years, Karen Green has exhibited in solo andshared exhibitions in Bristol, Stroud and Cheltenham. Her studio, just outsideStroud, is opened regularly to visitors with the annual SITE Open Studios Festival. She began teaching seven...

Jamel Akib

Jamel Akib

Jamel Akib was born in Leigh-on-sea, Essex in 1965 to mixed English and Malaysian parentage.  He moved to Sabah, North Borneo at the age of five and returned to England in 1978 and gained a BA honours Degree in Illustration in 1989. He now lives in Salisbury...

Alice pascall

Alice pascall

Alice Helene Pascall trained in teaching in Cumbria in early 2000s and has applied her teaching skills throughout her career to many students with enthusiasm and encouragement. Alice moved to Cornwall in 2008 and after the birth of her last child in 2016 has been...

Sophie aston

Sophie aston

Sophie Aston trained at Glasgow School of Art and Chelsea College of Art in the 1990’s; her work has been exhibited internationally. Highlights of her career include being selected for The John Moores Painting Prize at the Walker Art Gallery in Liverpool in 2004 and a...

Billy Showell

Billy Showell

Billy is an internationally known botanical painter and illustrator and tutor and is based in Kent in the UK.Originally Billy trained and worked in fashion design and illustration but she swiftly returned to her first love, painting and illustration. Her works are...

Colin Allbrook

Colin Allbrook

Living in the West Country for over 40 years, much of Colin's work incorporates evidence of man’s influence on and presence in the landscape around the South West of England. He works directly from the subject, or often starts by drawing as a way of exploring and...

Tom Voyce

Tom Voyce

Tom Voyce (b. 1989) is a British painter whose subject matter comprises of a variety of different themes such as interiors and semi abstracted landscapes, often within the notion of place and transit. Tom was the 2017 winner of Sky Arts Landscape Artist of the Year....

Stephie Butler

Stephie Butler

Born and raised in Essex. Now living on it's border in London, on the edge of Epping Forest. Her work is expressive, loose yet detailed, conveying feeling in every brushstroke. A trained draughtswoman, self taught in watercolour, each piece contains the keynotes...

Soraya French

Soraya French

International Artist and Author, Soraya works in watercolours, oils, pastels, acrylics and mixed media with a variety of subject matters such as musicians, café scenes and African market scenes amongst others. Many of her subjects are travel based including people in...

Mark Fennell

Mark Fennell

Mark Fennell is a professional portrait painter who works to commission from his home studio in the hill top village of Brill in Buckinghamshire. He works predominantly in oils, notable sitters include Antony Worrall Thompson, John Hood, Lord Mayor of Birmingham...

Lisa Grigsby

Lisa Grigsby

With a background in lifestyle photography and styling for Cornish artists and brands, Lisa's love of flowers kept growing leading her to train at the renowned Tallulah Rose Flower School in Bath and onto start hosting her first seasonal workshops. Lisa's interwoven...

Laura Silburn

Laura Silburn

Laura learned watercolour with Mally Francis FLS at Heligan Gardens. Laura has three RHS gold medals (London 2013, London 2014 and London 2018) and Best in Show and Best Botanical Painting awards (2014, 2018). Laura has seven paintings in the prestigious Transylvania...

Kaye Parmenter

Kaye Parmenter

Kaye is an established artist from Somerset, who permanently exhibits in a number of galleries. Her achievements include winning the Chairman’s Choice award at the Bath and West Show 2009 and exhibiting in the Mall Galleries in London as part of the Art Liberating...

Judi Trevorrow

Judi Trevorrow

Judi Trevorrow is a hugely popular artist for her seascapes, harbour and floral paintings. Living in Cornwall, Judi is constantly inspired by the dramatic light, the surf and sand, the gardens and the myriad of tiny harbours and inlets. Her dedication to capturing the...

Jonathan Newey

Jonathan Newey

Jonathan Newey is an award-winning artist with over 25 years of experience in both drawing and painting. Born into a long line of artists, he has extensive experience in a wide range of mediums and subject matter, but is best known for his realistic drawings of...

John Hopkins

John Hopkins

John enjoys giving watercolour demonstrations to art societies and teaches painting to groups of adults. He continues to work commercially, exhibits his paintings widely and has won many awards. He undertakes private commissions including more detailed animal studies...

Joe Armstrong

Joe Armstrong

Growing up in London, Joe Armstrong spent five years studying Art an Design at the Epsom School of Art. After a stint working in advertising, in 1986 he moved to Cornwall, where he went on to have a successful career in graphic design for thirty years. It might seem...

Jeremy Ford

Jeremy Ford

Born in 1955, Jeremy Ford has been an artist all his life. He has worked as an illustrator of books, magazines, greetings cards, and in advertising. He has demonstrated for St. Cuthbert’s Paper Mill, the makers of Bockingford and Saunders Waterford Watercolour papers,...

Hester Berry

Hester Berry

Hester’s practice is rooted in traditional representation and methods, but she is constantly challenging her understanding of “painting” and exploring ways paint can represent effects such as light, time, movement and climate.Having grown up in rural Devon, Hester was...

Gail Sibley

Gail Sibley

Gail completed a BFA (Honours) at the University of Manitoba, then went on to Graduate Studies in Art History at Queen’s University receiving her MA in 1989. She settled in BC on the west coast of Canada in 1994. In 2002, Gail was awarded Signature Membership in the...

Catherine Beale

Catherine Beale

Catherine has painted portraits since her school days and began her professional artistic practice in Singapore in the 1990s taking commissions. There she also developed a range of studies of the eclectic architecture in oils, which sold at exhibition and as...

Caroline Pedler

Caroline Pedler

Caroline is an Illustrator, artist and educator. She has exhibited and curated numerous shows around the UK and more recently been part of illustration exhibitions in Bologna, Italy, Shanghai, China and Sharjah, UE. Having illustrated over 50 children's picture books...

Andrew Barrowman

Andrew Barrowman

Andrew trained and worked in illustration before taking up oils over 20 years ago. Now Helston based, he mainly works en plein air or from his studio at Krowji Redruth, painting the landscapes of Cornwall – particularly Porthleven, Mullion and the Lizard Peninsula....

Amanda Hoskin

Amanda Hoskin

Amanda has many years’ experience as a professional artist and tutor who has also published several magazine articles and books. Her work is known and loved throughout Cornwall and can be found in galleries across the Duchy.

Adrian Holmes

Adrian Holmes

Adrian Holmes (b.1982) is a printmaker devoted to Japanese printmaking and Sosaku hanga. He graduated from the University of Plymouth with a degree in Visual Arts. He fell in love with woodblock Japanese printmaking whilst living in Japan and he began to study the...

Jake winkle

Jake winkle

Jake exhibits widely in the South of England and in 2004 was a finalist in the Daily Mail's 'Not The Turner Prize' competition.  In 2007 his work was selected for the Royal Society of British Artist's exhibition in The Mall Galleries, London, and from that...

kevin scully

kevin scully

Kevin Scully teaches in acrylics, oils, watercolour, pastels and drawing at courses, workshops, and painting holidays in the UK and abroad. He writes regular articles for The Artist, and Artists & Illustrators magazines. He is the author of several books including...

Sue Lewington

Sue Lewington

My inspiration comes from walking in Cornwall and Scilly watching the landscape slowly change with the seasons. I work on the high moorlands, the seashores and all places between - trying to capture a sense of place and time in both the big views and the small...

Jenny Aitken

Jenny Aitken

Jenny lives in Derbyshire, not far from the beautiful Peak District, and has been a professional painter for 25 years, and has been teaching for over 10 years. She has strong family roots and connections to Cornwall and the Channel Islands, and a love for the sea. ​...