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Behind the Lines: Wil Harvey

Wil Harvey, trained in printmaking at Bradford and Craven
Colleges. He has always been fascinated by ink in paintings
and, after many years of painting for pleasure, turned
professional in 2000, specialising in ink and watercolour
‘house-portraits’ and landscapes and has extended his
painting techniques with etching and woodcut prints. He and
his wife Anne moved to Suffolk and has his studio at Harveys
Ink, The Old Post Office, Wenhaston, Halesworth. Wil is a member
of the Southwold Art Group.

48. At Ease 24 x 24 OIL ON CANVAS £650.00

49. Study – At Ease 16 x 12 WATERCOLOUR & INK £350.00

50. Mounted 12 x 16 OIL ON CANVAS £350.00 **SOLD

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Behind the Lines: John Fitzgerald

John is now established as one of Ireland’s leading equine,
sporting and portrait artist. Born in Co. Meath in 1976, John
still lives and works from his studio in the heart of Meath’s
countryside.

He has carried out commissions for many leading horse
owners and trainers, and has painted some of our top equine
heroes as well as portraits of leading Jockeys including Lester
Piggot a 20 times champion A.P. Mc Coy. John’s work is now
collected worldwide. In 2013 John was asked to be the Artist in
Residence by the Curragh Racecourse, where he has his own
studio/gallery which is open to the public on race days.

In 2018 John was commissioned to paint one of the world’s
most famous racehorses, Shergar, for a BBC documentary
‘Searching for Shergar’, this was a massive achievement for
John which saw his work reach millions worldwide.

43. Camp Life 39 x 35 (100x80cm) OILS ONCANVAS £4,500

44. Two Greys Feeding 31 x 24 ((80x60cm) OILS ON CANVAS £2,500

45. Study – Camp Life 16 x 12 (40x30cm) OILS £600.00

46. Conversations 16 x 8 (40x20cm) OILS ON BOARD £750.00 **SOLD

47. Study – Soldiers /Horse 40x30cm Acrylic £600.00

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Behind the Lines: Barry Peckham

Barry was born in the New Forest, where he still lives and
works. He is a member of the Royal Institute of Oil Painters,
the Society of Equestrian Artists and a member of the Royal
Society of Marine Artists.

Barry’s favoured subjects include landscape, marine, equine
and wildlife. He works mainly in oils and watercolours and
occasionally in pastel. Most of his paintings are produced
out of doors, working in the landscape, with the final touches
being added in his studio.

Barry exhibits throughout the UK and also in the Netherlands.
He has exhibited at the Royal Academy, the Royal Society of
Marine Artists, the Pastel Society and the Royal West of England
Academy.

40. Resting 20 x 24 OIL ON CANVAS £995.00

41. Study – Dedham 12 x 12 OIL ON CANVAS £395.00**SOLD

42. Study – Resting 10 x 12 WATERCOLOUR £250.00 **SOLD

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Inspired by Behind the Lines: Sue Williams

Sue studied at St Martins School of Art on foundation and
degree courses. After graduating she went on to illustrate
children’s books, greetings cards, magazines and calendars.
Sue now teaches residential courses for Art Centres and also
in her studio in South Norfolk. Sue has exhibited in London
at The Mall Galleries with The Royal Institute of Oil Painters,
The Royal Institute of Watercolour Painters, The Royal Society
of British Artists, and in the past with The Society of Women
Artists, The Society of Botanical Artists and Britains Painters.
In 2013 Sue was the Winner of The SAA Artist of The Year
Competition.

34. Study 1 – Plein Air 46 x 56 OIL ON CANVAS £350.00**SOLD

35. Take Five 46 x 56 OIL ON CANVAS £595.00

36. First Aid Post 40 x 46 OIL ON CANVAS £350.00

37. Study 2 – Plein Air 46 x 56 OIL ON CANVAS £350.00**RESERVED

38. Barking Orders 40 x 50 OIL ON CANVAS £395.00

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Inspired by Behind the Lines: Haidee-Jo Summers

Awarded Artist of the Year 2012 by the Society of All Artists
and one of the few artists chosen by the BBC to paint the
Queen’s Diamond Jubilee Pageant from the Millennium bridge,
Haidee-Jo is a full-time professional artist known for painting
landscapes and seascapes ‘en plein air’.

Her work can be seen regularly at the Mall galleries London
where she exhibits with the Royal Society of Marine Artists, the
New English Art Club and the Royal Institute of Oil painters.
Haidee-Jo writes regularly for The Artist magazine and has
recently published her first book on oil painting with Search
Press ‘Vibrant Oils’, there is also an APV films DVD with the
same name.

In 2016 Haidee-Jo was elected a full member of the Royal
Institute of Oil Painters and in 2017 an Associate member of
the Royal Society of Marine Artists.

30. History revisited at Dedham 20 x 16 OILS £1,500.00

31. First Aid Nursing 16 x 12 OIL ON CANVAS £900.00

32. On Guard 12 x 12 OILS £800.00

33. Tea Break 10 x 10 OILS £600.00

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Inspired by Behind the Lines: Colin Allbrook

Colin started work in a commercial studio in London aged
17 having passed his final exams a year early. While there he
attended evening classes at St Martins School of Art and at 21
decided to leave and pursue a freelance career.

Colin exhibits regularly in London with the Royal Institute of
Oil Painters, the Royal Society of Marine Artists and the Royal
Institute of Painters in Watercolours to which he was elected a
full member in 2001. He has won many prizes over the years,
including the President’s Medal at the Society of Equestrian
Artists twice in 1999 and 2003 where he is also a member,
the Daler Rowney award at the Royal Watercolour Society and
the Frank Herring award at the Royal Institute of Painters in
Watercolours.

 

26. Field Hospital 16 x 12 WATERCOLOUR £850.00

27 “Behind The Lines” 13 x 12 OILS £595.00

28. The Greys 14 x 10 WATERCOLOUR £695.00

29. Study – The Rider 12 x 9 WATERCOLOUR £575.00

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Inspired by Behind the Lines: Sarah Allbrook

Sarah Allbrook is a Cambridge based artist specialising in oils,
painting primarily ‘en plein air’. She paints local scenes in and
around Cambridge, from street scenes and city nocturnes,
to rural Hertfordshire landscapes, and the Norfolk and Suffolk
coast.

Her oil sketches are an immediate response to the landscape,
executed rapidly they are full of movement, colour and lively
brushstrokes. Sarah is inspired by the scene around her and
strives to capture and to put down in paint the essence of the
moment she is witnessing in a place, at different times of day
and through the changing seasons.
Sarah studied for a degree in Fine Art at Norwich University of
the Arts.

23. Afternoon Light, WWI Field Camp 22 x 18 OIL ON CANVAS £600.00 **SOLD

24. WWI Field Camp, Dedham 16 x 12 OIL ON CANVAS £450.00

25. Study – Plein Air Sketch 12 x 8 OIL £200.00

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Inspired by Behind the Lines: Richard Bond

Richard is an artist based in Norwich, England, working mainly
in oils and watercolour. His artistic interests range from rural
landscape, architectural subjects and urban themes, to still
life and the human figure. Richard’s work has been shown
in numerous regional and national open competitions and
group shows, including the Singer & Friedlander/Sunday
Times Watercolour Competition, the Lynn Painter-Stainers
Prize Competition, and the Royal Watercolour Society Open
Competition. He won 1st prize at Paint-Out Norwich in 2015,
and 1st prize for watercolours in 2016. An article about
Richard’s working methods in watercolour appeared in
International Artist magazine, vol. 86.

18. Study 1 12 x 16 OIL ON CANVAS £600.00

19 Behind The Lines 14 x 10 WATERCOLOUR £500.00

20. Peace at War 1 30 x 24 OIL ON CANVAS £1,200.00

21. Peace at War 2 30 x 24 OIL ON CANVAS £1,200.00

22. Study 2 12 x 16 OIL ON CANVAS £600.00

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Inspired by Behind the Lines: Roger Dellar

Roger Dellar is a professional figurative artist who works in
oils, pastels, mixed media, acrylics, and water based media.
His interest in observing people in their environments has
influenced him to record and interpret them, capturing light
effects.

EXHIBITIONS
He regularly exhibits in galleries in the UK and has had several
one man exhibitions. Represented in USA by the Peninsula
Gallery, Lewes, Delaware.

PUBLICATIONS
Featured in WATERCOLOUR INNOVATIONS by Jackie Simmonds.
Contributor to the Artist Magazine, Artist and Illustrator
Magazine.

16. Stores Wagon 16 x 12 OIL ON CANVAS £900.00

17. The Encampment 20 x 20 OIL ON CANVAS £1,650.00

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Inspired by Behind the Lines: James Power

James was born 1946, and comes from a family with horses in
their blood since the turn of the century. He now lives in Debenham
Suffolk. James worked in the heart of the British Horse Racing
community in and around Newmarket. A Stud Groom for 27 years
with a major stud farm, one of his last feats was to foal and raise
the mighty, FRANKEL. Retired since 2011, today he gives his time
and knowledge to the industry and the charities he’s been involved
with.

An accomplished painter who loves working in oils, watercolours
and pastels, James has a passion for a wide range of subject
matters. He has been an active member of the executive of Society
of Equestrian Artists, which he was made up to full member
in 2001. He has exhibited in major galleries in London and the
UK and has paintings in Ireland, USA, Australia and Malaysia. He
was awarded Best Racing Picture, sponsored by Horse & Hound
magazine and has portraits hanging in the Garrick Club and
Rossdales Veternary Practise, Newmarket.

 

12. Returning from Hell 20” x 16” OIL ON CANVAS £750.00

13. Going to the front 20 x16 OIL ON CANVAS £750.00

14. Home Safe and Sound 14 x 10 OILS £500.00

15. Study – Home Safe & Sound 9 x 9 OILS £350.00

39 Study – Going to the front 9 x 9 OILS £350.00** SOLD