March Featured Artist

This months featured artist is a wonderful lady who I have only recently had the pleasure of meeting. Her story is really interesting as is her work. Your name? Gwynne Penny             Where do you live? Shepperton, Surrey, UK     What is your background? I studied Art and Ceramics at school and wanted to go to Art College, but my parents advised against it and steered me towards an office job.  My first role was as a secretary in London, and I detested it, so I managed to make my way into the computer … Continue reading March Featured Artist

February’s Featured Artist – Mark Wheeler

This month’s featured artist is an old friend of mine whose artistry is performed through his love of photography. When I first knew him, his interest lay in photographing aircraft and rock concerts. As you will see, life has changed his interests and the things he prefers to photograph today. 1.What’s your background? I was born in Carshalton, Surrey but my parents came from Essex and when they divorced, my mother and I moved to Leigh-on-Sea (which, if you don’t know it, is just to the left of Southend-on-Sea on the map). That’s where I went to school, made some … Continue reading February’s Featured Artist – Mark Wheeler

Featured Artist – Keith Coomber

This week’s blog is about Keith Coomber, who I met through the Dorking Group of Artists.  Keith is a lovely man, generous of spirit and always happy to help others,  which is probably why he was such a great police officer.  Keith is also a member of the small support group I run and as a group we provide all manner of advice and information we have gathered which we share to better ourselves and each other in what is a very competitive artwork, even in the small sleepy villages of Surrey.   What is your background? I joined the … Continue reading Featured Artist – Keith Coomber

Featured Artist Roy E Fleming

This months featured artist is  Roy E Fleming NDD (National Diploma in Design), FCSD (Royal Chartered Designer) FRSA (Fellow of the Royal Society of Arts) For this month’s featured artist, I want to introduce you to a wonderful man who I have known all my life and who has had a huge influence over the life choices I have made. Roy reads my weekly blogs; he is signed up to receive my monthly newsletter and is very complimentary about all that I do. I asked him if he would be my featured artist this month and he was rather hesitant … Continue reading Featured Artist Roy E Fleming

Featured Artist Denise Slattery

This months  featured artist is my wonderful friend Denise Slattery. Through her amazing knowledge I have learnt so much about colour. She has shared her scenic artist knowledge with me enabling me to better decorate the fibre glass shapes I have been doing for charity over the pass five years. I am truely grateful for her friendship and the generous way she has shared so much with me. Artist Interview Questions: From Routine to Convoluted What’s your background? I have a degree in Fine Art and fell into scenic art by accident.  I have had a long career as a … Continue reading Featured Artist Denise Slattery