Artist Profile for Stella     Christchurch

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Stella Full Time Professional

Biography

Living near the south of England's coastline and close to the river Stour in Dorset has given me the opportunity to gain a deeper understanding of the land and sea of this area, many of my paintings are directly inspired by these views, concentrating on the colour, light and atmosphere, especially observing the intense colours at sunrise and sunset, translating my emotional response onto canvas, giving the viewer an insight into my unique interpretation of the landscape, and a sense of my own personal connection with the subject. The subjects I find inspirational are the sea and the natural world, I enjoy experimenting with mixed media, incorporating natural substances into the work, the colours, textures, and patterns of nature are evident in my paintings, the ideas for my abstract works are inspired by visualizing and creating colour and shape from thought and emotion, the defined lines of modern architecture, the diversity of different cultures seen on travels. I use oils, acrylics and mixed media and paint full time from my studio in Dorset, with the sea, river & New Forest nearby, which is constantly inspiring, I enjoy the challenge of capturing light and atmosphere in my work. I take photos of local scenes and also work from sketches. My paintings are in private collections and businesses worldwide, I have completed commissions for collectors in the UK and Abroad. Selected Group Exhibitions: 2002 Mulberry Gallery, Oxford Art Weeks 2004 Bookends Art Exhibition, Christchurch 2005 Bookends Art Exhibition, Christchurch 2005 Bell Fine Art, Winchester 2006 The Art Of Pattern, Southampton City Art Gallery 2006 'View' Lighthouse Gallery, Poole 2007 Gallery in the Square, Usk 2007 CadArts Open The Red House Museum, Christchurch 2008 Gallery in the Square, Usk, Contemporary Seascapes 2008 Red Gate Gallery, London 2008 Galeria de Arte Pintor Samora Barros, Portugal 2008 Gallerie Pedro Ruivo Foundation, Portugal 2008 Gallery in the Square,Usk 2008 La Boheme Gallery Group Exhibition, Colorado 2009 16 - 29 Jan, Frontier Art, IATTDA, Rodeo Dr. Beverly Hills, USA 2009 17 - 28 Jun, IATTDA, 1215 Art Gallery, Windsor, Berkshire Solo Exhibitions: 2007 1 Feb - 18 Mar, Contemporary Landscapes, Highcliffe Castle, Highcliffe

Skills

Picture/Painting
  • Mixed Media
  • Acrylic
  • Oil
  • Other
  • Seascape & Skyscape
  • Landscape
  • Animals & Birds
  • Not Listed
  • Post Impressionism
  • Impressionism
  • Realism
  • Abstract
  • Illustration
  • Semi Abstract

General

  • Will work from a photo
  • Ships Internationally
  • Ships 'Artwork for Sale' within 5 Days
  • Prices from £111 to £1300

Reviews

Lucinda

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2 months ago

Stella was brilliantly creative and also accommodating to our preferences, and kept us in touch with updates throughout the painting process. Very excited to hang it now! LL

Lily

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7 months ago

Stella is an amazing artist to work with, she communicated her every step along the way with me and listen to everything I had to say and would take it on board. I am so happy with the result of the work she produced for me, and I couldn't recommend anyone else more than her.

Nigel

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10 months ago

Stella was fantastic to work with throughout. She made sure she understood what we wanted to achieve and she remained constantly in touch during the process to ensure the painting was developing in the way we wanted. We are delighted with the outcome and would definitely recommend Stella to anybody who was looking to commission an artist. Thank you Stella for a great partnership.

David

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1 year ago

Very pleased with the result. Stella has produced a great piece at a very good price. Kept me involved in the process along the way to ensure the final product was what I wanted. Highly recommended.

Kirsty

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1 year ago

Thank you Stella!! Our painting is absolutely beautiful. Just as I had hoped it would be. Communication was excellent from start to finish, and nothing was a bother. Appreciate your hard work very much!! Thank you.

Hugo

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1 year ago

Stella was terrific - quick quote, great communication, delivery on time and most importantly I'm thrilled with the painting. Thanks!

Matt

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2 years ago

Absolutely superb. Stella took time to understand my brief, was communicative and flexible throughout and delivered a high quality end product well with my given tight timescale. Would heartily recommend Stella to anyone wishing to get a landscape piece of art completed. Thank you so much Stella.

Fiona

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3 years ago

Stella has created such a beautiful oil painting for our home, we are absolutely delighted with it. She has kept in regular contact with us sending photographs of the painting as it developed. I would highly recommend Stella for any commission work.