Window with Ornamental Orange Tree – Acrylic Painting by Kent Artist Sally Banks

Window with Ornamental Orange Tree – Acrylic Painting by Kent Artist Sally Banks

Art, Painting Commissions and Prints from Surrey Artists

Artist: Sally Banks

Artist: Sally Banks

Window with Ornamental Orange Tree - Acrylic Painting by Kent Artist Sally Banks
Image Size: 12″ x 18″
Art Medium: Acrylic on Canvas
Original Painting: Sold
Same size Giclée prints on Fine Art Canvas – unmounted
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Sally Banks

Figurative, Landscapes, Floral and Portraiture in Acrylic and Watercolour

Phone: 077061 44544

Please mention the Surrey Artists website

Email: sallybanksart@gmail.com

Instagram: @artworksbysallybanks

About The Artist

The roots of my creativity are in Africa. The people, the vegetation and multifaceted landscapes of Zimbabwe were to me vividly bright and beautiful.

I moved to the UK in 2003, with one year away (2003-2004), accepting a visiting student opportunity in Jerusalem, Israel. I was based in Wimbledon up until 2009 and then moved to Surrey and now live in Kent. I have relished the cultural richness that is here and the beauty of the English countryside.

I look back at my mentors with gratitude. Beginning at primary boarding school, I remember with thanks the artist and teacher, Jean Peterson, who started an art club. My very first exhibition entry was done through her. From then on I thought of myself as an artist.

Trevi Fountain Rome Fine Art Prints
Estelle Byrne was my inspiring and gifted art teacher at secondary school. I notice on the Queen Elizabeth School Facebook page, she is often mentioned with affection. Her classes were the highlight of my week.

I mostly work in acrylic and watercolour. When I work from nature I prefer close up views, making the play of light the main ingredient. I am aware that I am drawing inspiration from my own story behind the subject, the ongoing script of everything observed.

I love the human form and face. I look for subtle expressions that reveal personality, the story behind the eyes.

St Georges Hill Weybridge Landscape Painting Commissioned

Awards / Exhibitions / Career

I studied at the School of Art at the Bulawayo Technical College. Under Adele Walters I discovered and developed my strength in life drawing and received the college’s Fine Art Award (1969). That same year, a class outing to the park to paint outdoors initiated my love for watercolours.

I went on to a long career in Harare, mostly within the textile industry. I took on painting commissions, sold my work through commissions, solo and joint exhibitions and in small local galleries. It’s a lovely thought that my work is all over the world in people’s homes.

In Zimbabwe I worked only in watercolour, and my subjects were predominately floral and landscape (see Bush Sunrise). Here in the UK, I have taken on private commissions and I have sold work at the Corner Gallery, Carlshalton (see Hydrangea Profusion) and through the studio of Jane Silk, the ceramicist (see Ornamental Orange Tree and Higginson Park).

I am exhibiting at Sixteen Gallery, Cheltenham in March 2022.

I’ve had exciting experiences as a mature student. I lived in Sweden for four years to study (BA European History) and during that time took 3 courses in Western Humanities under Dr. Torbjorn Aaronson, PhD Political Science, Uppsala (2002). As a visiting student for one year, I studied Jewish Art in Late Antiquity at the Hebrew University, Rothberg School, under Professor Lee I. Levine (2003-2004). I now live in Kent.

Gondola Venice Canal – Passing Through – Guildford Surrey Photographer Sue Roche

Gondola Venice Canal – Passing Through – Guildford Surrey Photographer Sue Roche

Art, Painting Commissions and Prints from Surrey Artists

Artist: Sue Roche ARPS CPAGB

Artist: Sue Roche ARPS CPAGB

Gondola Venice Canal - Guildford Photographer Sue Roche

Image Size: Various sizes from £30
Art Medium: Photograph on Aluminium or on quality photographic paper
White textured mount
Please contact Sue for further details

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Sue Roche ARPS CPAGB

Travel Photographer: People, Landscapes and Architecture

Phone: +44(0)7910 642199

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Email: sue@suerochephotography.co.uk

Website: suerochephotography.co.uk

Gallery Of Art

About The Artist

'An Alternative View'

Based in Guildford, Surrey, Sue is a quirky travel photographer. Her images reflect her passion for travel and photography, capturing the simple beauty and juxtapositions of people, landscapes and architecture.

Using mirrorless cameras, one of which is converted for infrared photography, Sue's contemporary images are printed directly onto aluminium or onto quality photographic paper.

The direct prints onto aluminium, provide a matte, glare-free finish with an edge-to-edge contemporary style. They are light, colour and water resistant, which makes these photographs suitable for bathrooms, kitchens and even sheltered outdoor areas.

Exhibitions

"Exhibiting mainly in Surrey and London, I especially enjoy working in the galleries, meeting art lovers and appreciating the warm response and interest in my travel photography."

Further Information

Sue has the following collections which can be viewed on her website:

London; Rural Italy; Venice; Coast; Flowers and Trees; Architecture; Photo Fringe 2020; Best Sellers and New Releases.

Burano Venice Washing Line Knickers – Associate of the Royal Photographic Society – Sue Roche

Burano Venice Washing Line Knickers – Associate of the Royal Photographic Society – Sue Roche

Art, Painting Commissions and Prints from Surrey Artists

Artist: Sue Roche ARPS CPAGB

Artist: Sue Roche ARPS CPAGB

Burano Venice Washing Line Knickers - Associate of the Royal Photographic Society - Sue Roche

Image Size: Various sizes from £30
Art Medium: Photograph on Aluminium or on quality photographic paper
White textured mount
Please contact Sue for further details

Commissions Invited

Contact The Artist

Sue Roche ARPS CPAGB

Travel Photographer: People, Landscapes and Architecture

Phone: +44(0)7910 642199

Please mention the Surrey Artists website

Email: sue@suerochephotography.co.uk

Website: suerochephotography.co.uk

Gallery Of Art

About The Artist

'An Alternative View'

Based in Guildford, Surrey, Sue is a quirky travel photographer. Her images reflect her passion for travel and photography, capturing the simple beauty and juxtapositions of people, landscapes and architecture.

Using mirrorless cameras, one of which is converted for infrared photography, Sue's contemporary images are printed directly onto aluminium or onto quality photographic paper.

The direct prints onto aluminium, provide a matte, glare-free finish with an edge-to-edge contemporary style. They are light, colour and water resistant, which makes these photographs suitable for bathrooms, kitchens and even sheltered outdoor areas.

Exhibitions

"Exhibiting mainly in Surrey and London, I especially enjoy working in the galleries, meeting art lovers and appreciating the warm response and interest in my travel photography."

Further Information

Sue has the following collections which can be viewed on her website:

London; Rural Italy; Venice; Coast; Flowers and Trees; Architecture; Photo Fringe 2020; Best Sellers and New Releases.

Cathedral Square, Havana – Fine Art Prints – Noël Haring – Surrey Art Gallery

Cathedral Square, Havana – Fine Art Prints – Noël Haring – Surrey Art Gallery

Art, Painting Commissions and Prints from Surrey Artists

Artist: Noël Haring Des. RCA (1931-2008)

Artist: Noël Haring Des. RCA (1931-2008)

Cathedral Square, Havana - Fine Art Prints - Noël Haring - Surrey Art Gallery

Cathedral Square – Havana

Image Size: 78cm x 43.5cm
(add 12 to 15 cm all round for mounts)
Art Medium: Watercolour
Price Guide: Noël Haring paintings
sell from £2,500
Limited Edition Fine Art Prints: from £200 (mounted, unframed)

Contact The Artist

Noël Haring Des. RCA (1931-2008)

Paintings in Watercolour and Limited Edition Fine Art Prints

Please mention the Surrey Artists website

Email: info@noelharing.co.uk

Website: noelharing.co.uk

About The Artist

Sadly, Noël Haring passed away in August 2008. As a memory of his talent, his excellent work (both original paintings and Limited Edition Fine Art Prints), continue to be available for sale. Please contact us via email.

Having graduated in Design from The Royal College of Art in 1957, Noël Haring started his own industrial and graphic design business. He saw a turning point in his artistic career when a friend introduced him to working in watercolour.

Noël Haring exhibited at The Royal Watercolour Society Summer Exhibition from 1992 and all major exhibitions at the Mall Galleries (Royal Institute of Painters in Watercolour, Royal Society of Portrait Artists, Royal Society of Marine Artists) including the most prestigious one: The Singer and Friedlander /Sunday Times Watercolour Competition.

In 1997, HRH The Prince of Wales selected all the paintings Noël submitted for The Discerning Eye Exhibition.
In 2000 Noël Haring was a prize winner at the Singer and Friedlander/ Sunday Times competition, with his picture “Classic Car in Havana”.

"His meticulously observed watercolour of a dilapidated colonial-style building bathed in brilliant sunlight, with a well-preserved old banger parked on a road outside, is a considerable achievement, not least because it gives not a hint of how complicated it was to get it to look natural”.

Dr Frank Whitford, Art Editor of The Sunday Times

In November 2005, a new Prize Exhibition organised by the Lynn Foundation together with the Painter-Stainers Company gave Noël an opportunity to once again show his talent. His picture “Morning in Brighton” was one of the 12 selected watercolours among the 53 works of mix media accepted out of more than 700 pictures submitted.

Noël Haring Surrey Artist Havana Cuba – After the Downpour

Noël Haring Surrey Artist Havana Cuba – After the Downpour

Art, Painting Commissions and Prints from Surrey Artists

Artist: Noël Haring Des. RCA (1931-2008)

Artist: Noël Haring Des. RCA (1931-2008)

Noël Haring Surrey Artist Havana Cuba After the Downpour

After the Downpour – Havana, Cuba

Image Size: 40cm x 45cm
(add 12 to 15 cm all round for mounts)
Art Medium: Watercolour
Price Guide: Noël Haring paintings
sell from £2,500
Limited Edition Fine Art Prints: from £200 (mounted, unframed)

Contact The Artist

Noël Haring Des. RCA (1931-2008)

Paintings in Watercolour and Limited Edition Fine Art Prints

Please mention the Surrey Artists website

Email: info@noelharing.co.uk

Website: noelharing.co.uk

About The Artist

Sadly, Noël Haring passed away in August 2008. As a memory of his talent, his excellent work (both original paintings and Limited Edition Fine Art Prints), continue to be available for sale. Please contact us via email.

Having graduated in Design from The Royal College of Art in 1957, Noël Haring started his own industrial and graphic design business. He saw a turning point in his artistic career when a friend introduced him to working in watercolour.

Noël Haring exhibited at The Royal Watercolour Society Summer Exhibition from 1992 and all major exhibitions at the Mall Galleries (Royal Institute of Painters in Watercolour, Royal Society of Portrait Artists, Royal Society of Marine Artists) including the most prestigious one: The Singer and Friedlander /Sunday Times Watercolour Competition.

In 1997, HRH The Prince of Wales selected all the paintings Noël submitted for The Discerning Eye Exhibition.
In 2000 Noël Haring was a prize winner at the Singer and Friedlander/ Sunday Times competition, with his picture “Classic Car in Havana”.

"His meticulously observed watercolour of a dilapidated colonial-style building bathed in brilliant sunlight, with a well-preserved old banger parked on a road outside, is a considerable achievement, not least because it gives not a hint of how complicated it was to get it to look natural”.

Dr Frank Whitford, Art Editor of The Sunday Times

In November 2005, a new Prize Exhibition organised by the Lynn Foundation together with the Painter-Stainers Company gave Noël an opportunity to once again show his talent. His picture “Morning in Brighton” was one of the 12 selected watercolours among the 53 works of mix media accepted out of more than 700 pictures submitted.