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BB Bango.

An Isle of Wight Artist who paints in Oil, Acrylic and Watercolour onto canvas and terracotta. Simple but effective, his paintings, which are done in less than two hours

An Isle of Wight Artist who paints in Oil, Acrylic and Watercolour onto canvas and terracotta. Simple but effective, his paintings, which are done in less than two hours, are determined by his desire for quickness and is inevitably distracted in the forming of a  image by new colours or influences. Heavily influenced by Edvard…

Jeremy Gully
Jeremy Gully

Born 1955 on the Isle of Wight. Kingston Poly BA Hons Fine Art Sculpture, 1974 to 1978. Southern Arts Council bursary.

Born 1955 on the Isle of Wight. Kingston Poly BA Hons Fine Art Sculpture, 1974 to 1978. Southern Arts Council bursary. Set up studio in St Helens, Isle of Wight but diverted to commercial fishing for five years to 1983 followed by a short spell of freshwater crayfish farming. Had kids and started painting again alongside working in…

Kate Richardson Isle of Wight day arts
Kate Richardson

A huge amount of inspiration comes from sailing with my husband and our two children on our classic yacht which takes us on adventures around the solent and beyond.

I grew up in an outdoor lifestyle as part of a sailing family living on the River Hamble, near the Solent. A huge amount of inspiration comes from sailing with my husband and our two children on our classic yacht  which takes us on adventures around the solent and beyond. I enjoyed art at school…

Anne Toms Isle of Wight day arts
Anne Toms

Born in Newbiggen-by-the-Sea, Northumberland in 1944, the daughter of a coastguard, I spent my childhood living on various Islands and cliff tops around the coast of Britain

Born in Newbiggen-by-the-Sea, Northumberland in 1944, the daughter of a coastguard, I spent my childhood living on various Islands and cliff tops around the coast of Britain: Walney Island in the Irish Sea, Wyke Regis & Portland Isle in Dorset, Isle of Lewis in the Outer Hebrides, and Totland, Isle of Wight.  Growing up always…

Gerry Price Isle of Wight day arts
Gerry Price

Gerry Price has a Master’s degree in Fine Art (sculpture) but is now more likely to be using her creativity to design gardens than carve stone.

Gerry Price has a Master’s degree in Fine Art (sculpture) but is now more likely to be using her creativity to design gardens than carve stone. She believes that her background in sculpture informs the way she designs gardens and the way she uses plants. “I like to plant in such a way that the…

Karen Rivlin Isle of Wight day arts
Karen Rivlin

I have always been interested in the creative world and art fitting it in alongside my job and family life. Having retired from speech and language therapy I decided to take art more seriously

I have always been interested in the creative world and art fitting it in alongside my job and family life. Having retired from speech and language therapy I decided to take art more seriously and completed an art and design diploma two years ago. Since then I have experimented with life painting and drawing, etching…

Abi Wheeler Isle of Wight day arts
Abi Wheeler

Abi Wheeler creates functional and fine art pieces that explore the forms and textures of man-made artefacts and the built environment.

Abi Wheeler creates functional and fine art pieces that explore the forms and textures of man-made artefacts and the built environment. Her contemporary textiles fuse traditional processes with unconventional materials. Her current collection of hand knitted panels and sack-like forms takes inspiration from the iconography of ports and harbours. Using knotted fishing nets as a…

Sue Stitt Isle of Wight day arts
Sue Stitt

The advances in the digital world have transformed the way I approach illustration and I've been impressed with the freedom it has given me.

The advances in the digital world have transformed the way I approach illustration and I’ve been impressed with the freedom it has given me. I started as a freelance illustrator after studying at Southampton College of Art for four years. I was fortunate to work in the colourful children’s book world mainly for Usborne Publishing.…

Nick Martin Isle of Wight day arts
Nick Martin

Nick works mainly in oils on panel and has concentrated his work on portraiture, figurative drawing and painting.

Nick works mainly in oils on panel and has concentrated his work on portraiture, figurative drawing and painting. He works to commission and recently exhibited at the Mall Galleries in London at the Royal Society of Portrait Painters’ annual show. He was Artist-in-Residence at the Royal Pavilion in Brighton and has exhibited  throughout the South…

Caroline Underwood isle of wight art
Caroline Underwood

Caroline Underwood is inspired by the meditative and restorative potential of time spent being

Caroline Underwood is inspired by the meditative and restorative potential of time spent being in nature.  She explores ways to represent landscape in terms of the elements, light and darkness, space and time.  Working across drawing, painting, printmaking and digital media, her studio practice contrasts and combines traditional and experimental processes. The work is informed…