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About

Art has been a major focus of my life and still is.
After a foundation course at the Harrow School of Art in the 50’s & later private courses, I later gained a certificate in Adult Education Teaching.
I studied privately with several Federation of British Arts' members and started my career in painting with commissioned portraits as well as exhibiting. An invitation from a new theatre being built in High Wycombe led to illustrating many performances including the English National Ballet(ENB) and Matthew Bourne's version of ”Swan Lake”. This also led to a year as Resident Artist with the ENB and developed my love of painting dancers, performers and musicians. I spent some time in Canada where I was resident artist for the annual WATERLOO JAZZ FESTIVAL, illustrator for the K-W SYMPHONY ORCHESTRA and other smaller groups.
Portraiture and figurative illustration has obviously played an important part of my studies, but I enjoy landscapes and seascapes especially of exotic locations.
I am constantly playing with paint and searching for different ways of manipulating the medium of choice.

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Painting
Address Line 1
the Art Studio
Address Line 2
87 Fortuneswell,
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Portland
Postcode
DT5 1LY
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Artwey Community Interest Company (CIC)
Read Woodruff, 24 Cornwall Road, Dorchester DT1 1RX
Registered with Companies House: No 06986906

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