Paint Out Norwich 2015 Artists
19-22 October 2015, up to 40 artists from across the UK and abroad compete on the streets of Norwich, Norfolk for its second juried-entry Plein Air Paint Out art competition.
Selected Artists for Norwich
43 artists were chosen to compete at Paint Out Norwich in 2015. 37are able to compete at the Norwich Core (34) and Nocturne Competition (6+Guests) events:
Karen Adams, Sally Balick, John Behm, Richard Bond, Tom Butts, Alfie Carpenter, Denis Clarke,
Lara Cobden, Jordan Cook, Beverley Coraldean, Tom Cringle, Douglas Boyd Cross, Alexandra Egan, Jack Godfrey, Jane Hodgson, Andrew Horrod, Kieran Ingram, Gennadiy Ivanov, Brian Korteling, Tom Lamprell, Rosemary Lawrey, Dan Llywelyn Hall, Mary MacCarthy, Rod Major, Sue Mann, Anmar Mirza, Nigel Moody, Bradley Morgan Johnson, Eloise O’Hare, Paul O’Kane, Susannah Penrose, Michael Richardson, Colin Self, Jennifer Sendall, Susannah Sendall, Stuart Shearer, Devin Smith, Haidee-Jo Summers, Mo Teeuw, Candide Turner-Bridger, Liam Wales, Vicky West, Douglas Westbury, Lothar Zhou
Karen works in large and small scale having exhibited in The Brancaster Staithe Midsummer Exhibition and painted murals for the Brancaster Staithe Sailing Club’s Annual Summer Ball. Her work is currently being shown at the Duck Inn, Stanhoe. Her preferred medium is oil in which she paints a variety of landscapes but particularly enjoys painting beaches – where she first encountered and participated in Paint Out Wells beach sunrise ‘paint out’ – marshes and boats in Norfolk and street scenes.
Sally earned a Bachelor of Fine Arts in Painting from Carnegie Mellon University during which she studied painting at L’Ecole des Beaux Arts d’Aix-en-Provence. In 2012, internationally renowned artist, Kevin Macpherson, selected Sally to participate in a yearlong mentoring program. Sally’s selected exhibitions include: Wayne Art Center Plein Air Invitational awarded Honorable Mention (2007), Cape May County Art League 25th Annual Washington Street Mall Juried Fine Art Show awarded Honorable Mention (2007), Festival International de Pastel, Feytiat, France (2012), Société des Pastellistes de France Exhibition, La Rochelle, France (2013), and Rencontres Artistiques du Val d’Anglin, awarded Prix du Credit Agricole (2013-12).
John studied Drawing & Painting, Sculpture, and Architectural Design, in the US and at the Edinburgh College of Art. John has pursued a diverse career within art and design over 37 years, with exhibitions, commissions and sales across Britain, the US, and Europe. As well as being a published illustrator and writer on art, John has several public sculptures in Scotland and Norfolk, and work in public collections including the City of York, the National Museums of Scotland, the House for an Art Lover in Glasgow and the Coldstream Museum.
Richard’s work has been exhibited in national group shows and painting competitions, including the Singer & Friedlander/Sunday Times Watercolour Competition, the Lynn Painter-Stainers Prize Competition and the Royal Watercolour Society Open Competition. An article about his work and working methods in watercolour appeared in International Artist magazine (vol. 86). In the summer of 2013 Richard set up the Norwich Outdoor Painting Group, an informal group of local artists that meets once a week throughout the year to paint en plein air in Norwich city centre.
Alfie completed a music degree at Leeds College of Music, specialising in singing and composition. As a member of East Anglia’s Artworks group, Alfie is a regular performer, musician and workshop deliverer in schools and as part of Aldeburgh Music. His artwork has been exhibited at the Spiral Gallery in Debenham (ongoing), Winter Exhibition at The Frame Workshop in Ipswich (2014), Art Cafe in Glandford (2014), Blackthorpe Barn in Rougham (2014), Wiveton Hall Café in Norfolk (2014), #iLike in Woodbridge (2015), Easthorpe Church (2015) and Colchester Institute (2015). Alfie was recently awarded Second Prize during Paint Out Wells-next-the-Sea (2015).
Denis Clarke is an established artist who exhibits and teaches in Australia and the UK. He studied at the National Art School in Sydney, St Martins School of Art and Byam Shaw School of Art in London. He has judged several prestigious art awards including the British Art Show at Alexandra Palace, London and the Lloyd Rees Youth Art Award in Sydney. Denis has lectured at several art schools and universities, including The National Art School, and Charles Sturt University in Australia, and the Camden School of Art, London. Denis is also renowned for devising and delivering innovative masterclass courses linking observational drawing to creative and experimental methods with drawing and mixed media. Denis’s work is characterized by expressive use of colour, movement and intense observation of everyday subjects. Represented in public collections including The Art Gallery of NSW and Lloyds of London, Denis has been the recipient of major awards and residencies including the NSW Travelling Art Scholarship, The Cite Internationale des Arts Studio, Paris and Wollombi Valley Arts Council, NSW. Denis has exhibited widely in galleries and art fairs in London and Switzerland; the Stanley Street Gallery in Sydney represents Denis where his most recent exhibition was oils on canvas in 2015.
Tom has been exhibiting and selling work for nearly 20 years. Self-taught and working predominately in acrylic and oil, his first exhibition was in The Old Black Horse shop in Burnham Market. Tom’s work has further been featured in solo and joint shows which include: Fabulous Frames in Norwich, The Mall Gallery in London, The Flint Gallery in Blakeney and Aldeburgh Contemporary Art in Suffolk.
Douglas Boyd Cross
The town and landscapes in Douglas’s work are reflective of his past profession as an architect. Line, colour and light are considered in the work he has recently taken up.
Alex has a degree in Fine Art from Bristol and is an active member of the Norfolk art collective Group Eight. Her recent work has been included in exhibitions at Fairhurst Gallery in Norwich, the Aldeburgh Cinema Gallery Literary Festival, The Warehouse in Burnham Market and Riverside Art & Glass in Wroxham. Movement, light, colour, presence and subjects of beauty inspire her to producing drawings of high quality through intense study.
Jack studied painting at Wimbledon School of Art and exhibits regularly. He currently has three landscape paintings in an exhibition at La Conca Arts Centre in Granada, Spain. Well known in Norwich as a portrait painter, he participated in Paint Out Wells-next-the-Sea (2015) and was awarded Third Prize for his en plein air work.
Currently based at Wimbledon Art Studios in London, Andrew’s work in watercolour, acrylic and pastel has been included in the Royal Institute of Painters in Watercolour (2014), Federation of British Artists’ Friends Painting Day and Exhibition (2001, prize winner), Picture the Heath Festival in Hampstead, London (2013, prize winner), Images of Venice at Mall Galleries, London (2004), Chelsea Art Society Open 2012 – 2015, and The Sunday Times Watercolour Competition (2013, awarded Smith and Williamson Cityscape Prize).
Kieran spent two years training at a classical atelier in Florence, Italy and his most recent exhibition was held in Australia in 2013, featuring work completed during a six-week residency at the Ballinglen Arts Foundation in Co. Mayo, Ireland. His selected exhibitions include: The Other Art Fair at The Arnolfini, Bristol (2015), Beaux Arts Bath Gallery, Bath (2014), and the National Open Art Competition, Royal Academy of Art, London (2013). Kieran has achieved awards such as the Young Artist Prize, Midwest Art Awards (2015), Emerging Artist Award, Cossack Art Awards (2012, 2014), and the Painting Prize, Alice Bale Art Awards (2010).
Gennadiy is a UK based artist originally from Russia. He has a Master of Fine Arts degree from Norwich University of the Arts and a diploma from Bobruisk Art College, Belarus. His work is held in private collections in the USA, UK and Europe including the Bobruisk Art Museum, Belarus Bank Art Collection, Norwich Institute for Language Education and Chelyabinsk Art Centre.
Brian’s en plein air paintings and ‘Pixels’ en plein air work has been exhibited in solo and group exhibitions. A selection includes: Somerset Art Fair, Somerset (2015), Spitalfields Art Market, London (2015), War and Peace at The Undercroft, Norwich (2015), Landmark Art Fair, London (2014), Earsham Street Gallery, Beccles (2013), The Reepham Gallery, Reepham (2012), and Studio Art Gallery, Norwich (2011).
Rosemary is a self-taught artist and has produced commissions for private homes, as well as a long abstract acrylic painting for the piano room at a local school. She also engages in performance art at charity events, producing large canvas pictures to live music. Her work has been shown during the West Berkshire & North Hampshire Open Studios.
Dan Llywelyn Hall
Dan, who was born in Wales, is a highly regarded en plein air painter in the Romantic tradition of Samuel Palmer, John Piper and Graham Sutherland. “His work is part of that visionary lineage of painters, for whom landscape became an embodiment of human feeling and thought,” writes Rachel Campbell Johnston art critic of The Times.
Mary studied painting and textile design at Camberwell School of Art & Design. She has published three books on stenciling and design and currently works on commission creating murals and trompe l’oeil paintings. Mary’s work is permanently on display along the North Norfolk coast at the Wiveton Hall Café, the Stiffkey Red Lion and Houghton Hall.
Since 2012, Rod has been a professional painter exhibiting at the Royal Academy Summer Exhibition, the Royal Institute of Oil Painters (ROI), Mall Galleries and the Chelsea Art Society.
Susan studied at Falmouth School of Art and West Surrey College of Art & Design. She works in her own studio-crafted oils for superior pigment and texture and paints en plein air all year round. Solo shows include Labyrinth at the National Trust Visitor Centre, Gower (2014), Oriel Bach, Swansea (2014) and Pontardawe Riverside Centre (2012).
Nigel studied under the tutelage of Nicholas Ward, RAS at Great Yarmouth College of Art & Design and earned a degree in painting from the Winchester School of Art. These influences can be seen in his illustrative style.
Bradley Morgan Johnson
Bradley works in traditional drawing and painting using a style based on industrial design. He has a degree in Games Art & Design from Norwich University of the Arts, was awarded the BAFTA scholarship in 2014 and was shortlisted for the Deutsche Bank Awards in 2015.
Eloise’s political cartoons have been published in VN magazine in Netherlands and been included in several books and online websites. She is a full time professional artist having recently shown work in Gallery Norfolk’s Summer Show (2015) and Dandifest! (2015).
An architect by profession, Paul travels and paints with various group including The Wapping Group of Artists. Paul has won four awards at Art in the Open in Wexford, Ireland from First Prize (2007) to Second Prize (2015).
Susannah studied Fine Art at Bath Academy of Art and The City and Guilds College of Art in Kennington, London. For over 30 years, she has been the artist and colour matcher for restoration teams countrywide. Skilled as a colour matcher, she has over 25 years of work on the painted ceilings at Chatsworth House in Derbyshire. Susannah paints murals and one of her largest commissions was to recreate 15 elaborate painted panels for the ceiling of the Grill Room at the Café Royal in Piccadilly, London.
Michael was educated at Ipswich College of Art and later in Paris. His work has been exhibited in the Royal Society of Marine Artists (RSMA), the Royal Society of British Artists (RBA), the Royal Institute of Oil Painters (ROI), the Royal Institute of Painters in Watercolours’ shows at the Mall Galleries and at the Royal Academy’s Summer Exhibition. Michael is a member of the Wapping Group of Artists (probably the oldest outdoor painting society in the UK), The Chelsea Art Society, and council member of the United Society of Artists. He is also a founder member of the Brass Monkeys Art Society, a hard core group of winter outdoor painters.
Jennifer studied studio classical painting under the mentorship of Nicholas Beer, senior tutor at Charles Cecil Studios in Florence, having originally trained as a graphic designer. She has held painting residencies at the Cornaro Institute in Cyprus, Cuckoo Farm Studios in Colchester, the Heritage Lottery Residency at Flatford Mill and a Bridge Project Lottery Funded Residency in Sudbury. She is a member of the UK Plein Air Society, Ipswich Art Society, and President of Gipping Valley Art Society. She competes at events such as Pintar Rapido (London and Amsterdam) and has won awards at Art in The Open in Wexford, Ireland.
Susannah studied illustration at Cambridge Art School and continues to work in hand printing in her own studio using digital technologies. Her illustration work employs subtle colours and strong composition and design.
Haidee-Jo exhibits regularly with the Society of Marine Artists (RSMA), the Royal Institute of Oil Painters (ROI), and the Society of Women Artists (SWA). Her solo work has been shown in the UK and in France and she has won numerous awards including: ROI Young Artist Award 2007, 2005, 1998 and 1997, ROI portrait evening First Prize (2012), SAA Artist of the Year Award (2012), Royal Talens Award (2013), Paint Out Norwich First Prize (2014), Buxton Spa Prize First Prize (2014), The Artist Purchase Award (2014), The Artist Exhibition Award (2014), and the Pro Arte Award (2014).
Mo is a professional artist and tutor and regularly exhibits with the Royal Institute of Oil Painters (ROI), The New English Art Club (NEAC), the Society of Women Artists (SWA), and is a member of the Institute of East Anglian Artists (IEA).
Candide creates her own pigments from soil, in particular from early historic paths. She uses these pigments in her work to reflect a collective history. “Each footprint leaves its mark on the ground, forming the path, and leaving a trace of that person’s memory.” Candide received a degree in Foundation Fine Art, Brighton in 1978 and was Studio Assistant to Martin Kinnear 2010-2014. Her work has been shown at Hunter Gallery, Bury St Edmunds (2014), Army Arts Society (2013, Prize for Contribution to Art), and the Rheindahlen Arts Show (1998-2000).
Born in Yorkshire 1971, Liam is an artist and illustrator based in London. His work includes visuals for architects and interior designers, reconstruction paintings for English Heritage, house portraits and editorial illustrations. He was the Paint Out Norwich ‘People’s Choice’ award winner in 2014.
Vicky is a painter and draughtsperson who is inspired by the movement and structure of animals. Her work has been published, screened and exhibited throughout the UK. Her work explores different materials and surfaces making effort to simplify the subject, imposing an order onto a kind of chaos.
Douglas started painting in 1975 under Cliff Holden, painting en plein air pictures of the sea around the Island of Marstrand, Sweden. Since then, he has devoted his life to painting, having worked as a scenic artist for Kimpton Walker in the 1980s and studied at NIAD in 1992-3.
Lothar is a lecturer at Norwich University of the Arts teaching games art and design. His work bridges traditional and digital art and has been featured in ArtRage, Dystopia and the Art of Love Fine Arts exhibition (2005).
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