Martin Goold PS
Martin Goold was recently elected a member of The Pastel Society based in The Mall Galleries, London. Experience of place and responding to atmospheric conditions is central to his artistic activity.
Amy Albright is an artist that has developed a visual language that alludes to the interconnecting natural forms and patterns that surround us.
Donna Goold has chosen to not to use paint brushes but to work entirely by hand, slowly building up layers of oil paint onto aluminium resulting in delicate and colourful surfaces.
Edward Kelly’s paintings reflect his engagement with the relationship of the elemental force of nature and the dynamic of abstract painting.
Suchi Chidambaram paints dynamic urban landscapes that express the energy, motion and vibrancy of cities that she associates with.
Animated brushwork, flowing surfaces of paint, and drawn line that inscribes the surface characterize the evocative landscapes of Kathy Little.
Jeannette Hayes PPS
The President of The Pastel Society, Jeannette Hayes makes pastel paintings alive with a dynamic expressive energy that resonate with a liberated optimistic creativity.
Heather Duncan’s oil paintings wholeheartedly affirm one of the most profound of all human characteristics, the sense of belonging.
Mysterious and poetic atmospheres emanate from the finely crafted paintings of Elisa McLeod.
Steve Mace is interested in how balance is maintained through sequences and paths of directional movement.
Robert Hewer is constantly searching for that balance of a subtle yet convincing depiction of the face and figure. People appear and disappear within a web of lines and rollered edges.
Rebecca Fontaine-Wolf VPSWA
Rebecca Fontaine-Wolf’s portaits feature precise figuration alongside looser abstraction. She has recently been appointed the Vice President of the Society of Women Artists.
Behind the physicality of Sophie Capron’s highly textured paintings there lies a fascination with the constantly evolving impact of human presence on the environment.
The vast expansive landscape of the North of England and its rugged moorland, have captivated and inspired Paul Denham throughout his painting career.