Oils

Cécile Boswell Brown

Cécile Boswell Brown

I grew up in Zimbabwe, Africa and studied Fine Arts at Rhodes University in South Africa. I’ve painted and exhibited internationally and enjoyed prestigious commissions, notably ‘The Stations of the Cross ‘ in Mutare Cathedral, (Zimbabwe) and a 4m ...
John Gregory

John Gregory

I started painting in oils in 1964 and entered a painting in the Lloyd's Art Group exhibition in that year. It was a 'pointillist' piece and it sold! The then chairman of the Lloyd’s Art Group, David Dubarry, said to me, 'Now you know what to do'. N...
Elly Hadijipateras

Elly Hadijipateras

I have been drawing and painting from a very young age but it is only in the last ten years that I have been working on my art full time. I specialise in oil and do mainly figurative and still life. I also do a great number of commissioned portraits,...
David Hardy

David Hardy

David lives and paints in London, but is originally from Nottinghamshire. Studied Art & Design at Basford Hall College in Nottingham from 1996 to 1997 and then went on to do a Graphic Design Degree at Salford University as an Illustrator. His...
Fernanda Herford

Fernanda Herford

I come from a long line of actors, and followed in the family tradition. After bringing up my children, I trained at Heatherley’s College of Art. Working mainly in oil, my subjects include still life, urban scenes and landscape, with a stab at portraiture. ...
Linda Jensen

Linda Jensen

My work appears regularly in exhibitions. I focus on quickly executed work endeavouring to capture the epiphany of the moment, using colour to create moods, always challenging, spontaneous and engaging.   ...
Nick Martin

Nick Martin

I joined Lloyd's insurance broker J.H.Minet in 1963 and worked in the marine market as a broker for over forty very enjoyable years, finally retiring in 2005. As a boy I had been given a painting by numbers set and later, as a teenager, discovered...
Nick Matthews

Nick Matthews

I studied Art through to GCSE and A level but also enjoyed it as a hobby. I had to choose between studying Art or Design and Technology at this point and I chose the latter as a faster route to employment. I studied Industrial Design at Brunel University...
Maria Rogacheva

Maria Rogacheva

Maria Rogacheva is a native Russian self-taught artist. Insurance professional. Works as an upstream energy broker at Marsh London office.   Email: maria.rogacheva@marsh.com Phone: 020 7357 2260 / 07838 ...
Philip Sanderson

Philip Sanderson

I paint in watercolours and oils, figuratives scenes of townscapes, coastal and marine subjects. The play of light and shadow is my main aim, to make a recognisable scene attractive. I worked as a medical microbiologist dealing with laboratory diagnosis...
Graham Smith

Graham Smith

Most of my inspiration and reference comes essentially from two sources: nature and the interpretations of the human mind. For me, painting is the way of getting what is on the inside, out - something that I often find hard to do with words. It is...
Alain Speed

Alain Speed

Alain is an amateur artist whose work depicts people and places in London, and simple still-life. Observation is the key, any narrative which the paintings might convey are the viewers own, sometimes prompted by the title of the piece.By day Alain wor...
Jonathan Speed

Jonathan Speed

Jonathan is a self-taught artist, specialising in contemporary landscapes and seascapes. His work is inspired by the natural environment and provides a unique interpretation of the dynamic relationship between earth, water and sky. His ability to capture...
Andrew Spittle

Andrew Spittle

Andrew has for many years enjoyed drawing and painting various subjects in towns and cities as well as countryside in the UK and also when travelling abroad. He generally likes to work in watercolor, gouache and oil. Andrew has developed an interest...
Marion Wilcocks

Marion Wilcocks

Marion’s work is observational, sourcing people, places and objects to form her compositions. She draws prolifically and works in oils and watercolours, and her subject matter is widespread, but probably mainly figures, the built environment and c...
Joanna Wright

Joanna Wright

A lifelong compulsion to create, combined with a genetic rather than academic ability to do so has been a true gift. As with most artists, I paint or sculpt what I find most beautiful or inspiring. I spend my time between the UK and the USA and welcome...
Pau Ling Yap

Pau Ling Yap

Pau Ling's journey in art began at a young age when she was growing up in Malaysia. She trained in Chinese ink painting from age 10 and had her first solo art exhibition aged 13. Since then she has participated in numerous art and calligraphy exhibitions ...