Artist Biography

Rita is an award winning artist living in the Hope Valley in the beautiful Peak District. She has a passion for animals and wildlife, from the mighty to the miniscule. Inspired by nature Rita always looks for interesting subjects in their natural habitat especially where strong lighting compliments and emphasises the natural element.

Working solely in acrylics due to its versatility and ability to create the photo-realistic detail she desires, the unique style of her painting creates more then just lifelike images, it also captures the subject’s spirit and in doing so touches the viewer’s heart.

In Rita’s own words: “When people see my art I would like them to appreciate the beauty and preciousness of every living thing in the natural world.”