I draw inspiration from contrasts in light and shade, and enjoy capturing the spirit of people and pets in portrait commissions.
Working in watercolour and oils, Roger creates highly detailed landscapes, industrial scenes and more unusual narrative paintings.
Adrienne is a mixed media artist exploring various combinations of photomontage, collage, paint, print, pen & ink and embroidery.
Using patterns, curves and rhythms, Cath captures the feel of the Peak District in mixed media, watercolours and oils.
Pastel paintings in contemporary style inspired by the landscape of the Peak National Park
Elizabeth Forrest is a lettering artist, combining hand-made paper with painted lettering, to interpret text in a visually exciting and sensitive way.
Always left-facing and often rather portly, the creatures depicted by Catriona Hall are largely based on those that surround her studio.
Award winning figurative painter specialising in portraits and animal art through the medium of oil paints.
Ingrid Katarina Karlsson
Ingrid is known as a narrative mixed media artist using mono print, stitching, colour mediums and words. Her work is inspired by storytelling and the beautiful Peak District landscapes around her studio.
Craig paints the Peak District landscape from direct observation using oil paint on canvas. His intention is to describe the unique experience of being in the environment by using thin washes of paint, impasto brush marks, skeins of dripped, spattered paint and drawing sgraffito with the end of the brush into the surface.
Jenny paints in wild locations to catch saturated moments in rhythmic watercolours and rich oils. Her meditational images are based on music or poetry.
Sarah Morley’s art reflects a love of the natural form and the outdoors. Her oil paintings and mixed media drawings are vibrant, expressive and textured.
Inspired by edges, Sue works mainly in oils, and revels in the flexibility of this media. Her paintings are rich in texture and subtle glazes.
Her vivid work not only reflects the intense hues and tones of wild open spaces, but also evokes a sense of place
In her work, Jo Polmear’s love of colour, texture and light shines out. She works in watercolours, oils and mixed media to create vibrant contemporary images.
Tales told in traditional ways, of events, issues and processes. Sue’s award winning egg tempera works are narrative, communicative and decorative.
An accomplished watercolour artist who captures the atmosphere surrounding his various subjects – old objects, vehicles or a quiet place.
Tim Rose paints in oil and watercolour and relates to his experience living in a city with proximity to the beautiful Derbyshire countryside.
Working from her studio in Rainow, award winning felt artist Suzy Shackleton, uses traditional felt making techniques to create stunning wall hangings.
Emma works from the imagination, primarily in pen & watercolour. As ‘Ellia’ she creates worlds rich with stories, people, constructs & creatures.
Working from her studio in the beautiful Peak District, Pam Smart takes inspiration from the natural and built environment, painting flowers, gardens and architecture.
Liz explores a range of images through drawing, print and sculpture, taking a fresh look at traditional themes.
Paintings in Watercolour inspired by the call to record and respond to the things I see in my environment .
Lynne’s inspiration is drawn from local rolling hills, farms, animals and flowers with flamboyant use of colour and paint.
Working mainly in mixed media, Rob’s inspiration comes from architecture and landscapes of the North West.