News in the art life..

DC & Friends Exhibition at Denbies Vineyard
28 Oct - 10 Nov 2024

Expo at St Paul la Roche, 24800, France
17 - 25 August 2024

Old Basing Flower Festival 22 & 23 June

Painting with Alvaro

Flamboyant, passionate artist Alvaro Castagnet is one of the world’s great watercolor masters with a growing list of achievements every year as his body of work flourishes and he pursues exciting directions. Alvaro has never ceased to develop and progress his art, as it evolves from vividly painted everyday scenes to almost abstract gestural swathes of pure color. ...more

Royal Hampshire County Hospital Spring Exhibition

Artwork hung in the main corridor.
A percentage of sales goes towards raising funds for The Magic Wand Appeal improving facilities in the Children's Unit ...more

International Watercolour Masters World Contest

Very happy to be awarded one of the top 200 Merit Awards out of 3725 entrants worldwide. ...more

The Richardson Gallery @ Hartley Antiques

Showing a changing collection of my work ...more


'End of the Garden' featured in the Gallery of the March edition of Artist & Illustrator Magazine. Page 38 ...more

Running With Brushes

A Care for Casualties fund raising project ...more

Interviewed by ITV re branding London

My trip to London to see the Threadneedle Prize turned up more than I bargained for.....Paste this and watch me being interviewed:

AN ODD BOY by Doc Togden

Autobiographical partial life story of a friend from my childhood, Doc Togden who was always interested in blues, art, westerns, and Buddhism. An interesting and nostalgic read of the 60's and life including the tragic death of his blues group "Savage Cabbage" All volumes are now available on Amazon