Lilium Faralito Floral Oil Painting by Berkshire Artist Fred Bennett

Lilium Faralito Floral Oil Painting by Berkshire Artist Fred Bennett

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Artist: Fred Bennett

Artist: Fred Bennett

Lilium Faralito Oil Painting by Berkshire Artist Fred Bennett

Lilium Faralito

These Lilies have to share garden space with Fuchsias, Columbine and Astrantia

Contact The Artist

Fred Bennett

Wokingham

Still-Life and Flower Painting, Portraiture and Figure-Drawing

Phone: 07748 986019

Please mention the Berkshire Artists website

Email: fredbennett.art@gmail.com

Website: fredbennettart.co.uk

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About The Artist

Fred paints what is around him; that is still-lives of the jugs, bottles, fruit and such in the house, or flowers from the garden. For him, the best way to capture the nature of these things is to employ the expressive possibilities provided by oil painting.

Fred is also attracted to accuracy and detail which can often be achieved through drawing, so working in charcoal or pastel pencils is also important for him.

A concern for understanding the inner workings of things has always motivated Fred and this was evident in his studies. Gaining a B.Sc in Physics took him into the Aerospace industry and then looking for more insight, a Ph.D in Engineering took him into computing. On retirement, Fred wanted to take these concerns into the area of artistic activities and he realised that realistic painting in the traditional “atelier” manner would satisfy him best. This traditional approach to art allows a wide range of expression with great concerns for form,colour and tone.

Fred gained experience in painting and drawing by attendance on courses at various specialist Art Schools. These studies also created a fascination with both portraiture and figure-drawing, which he has maintained.

Berkshire Artist Fred Bennett - Morning Coffee in my Studio

Berkshire Artist Fred Bennett - "Morning Coffee" in my Studio

Art Groups / Exhibitions

Fred displays his works regularly at various shows and art-society exhibitions. He has recently exhibited successfully with the Mall Galleries-based ING Discerning Eye.

ING Discerning EyeExhibition 2020
AppArt Godalming
Chertsey Artists Ltd
Wokingham Art Society
Crowthorne and Sandhurst Art Society
ArtFest (Wokingham)
Jelly (Reading)
Rotary sponsored exhibitions in Pangbourne, Streetly and Reading

Courses Attended

The London Atelier of Representational Art
Heatherlies School of Fine Art
The Art Academy (London)
The Sarum Studio (Salisbury)
The Barnes Atelier
The Phoenix Studio in Towersey

Sunflower Fields – English Summer – Berkshire Landscape Artist Clare Buchta – Oil Painting

Sunflower Fields – English Summer – Berkshire Landscape Artist Clare Buchta – Oil Painting

Art, Painting Commissions and Prints from Berkshire Artists

Artist: Clare Buchta

Artist: Clare Buchta

Sunflower Fields - English Summer - Berkshire Landscape Artist Clare Buchta

Image Size: 35cm x 35cm
Art Medium: Oil on Cradled Board
Painting Price: £80

Commissions Invited

Contact The Artist

Clare Buchta


Landscape and Seascape Artist working in Print,

Oil, Gouache and Mixed Media

Phone: 07773481679

Please mention the Berkshire Artists website

Email: clarebuchta@yahoo.co.uk

Website: clarebuchta.artweb.com 

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About The Artist

Clare is an award-winning artist who has recently been featured in Artists and Illlustrators magazine as one to watch.

Clare is a Landscape and Seascape artist who uses innovative methods and media to produce unique landscapes and seascapes. She enjoys painting in a semi-abstract style, including monotypes using oils, mixed media and print methods. The British coast and countryside are the inspiration for these original works of art which although semi-abstract, retain a recognisable sense of place.

Clare has developed a unique style of painting in oils, which uses thin layers to allow light to move through the painting. These works are framed behind glass. Clare also paints on an aluminium-based surface which allows the painting to be hung flat to the wall with no frame necessary. There are also paintings on cradled board which can be left unframed, or presented using a floating frame. She also specialises and tutors in Monotypes, a printing technique, to produce beautiful landscapes.

Beach Sketching - Clare Buchta Berkshire Artist

Beach Sketching - Clare Buchta Berkshire Artist

Cosy evening in the studio - Berkshire Artist Clare Buchta

A cosy evening in the studio

Beach Sketching - Clare Buchta Berkshire Artist

Beach Sketching - Clare Buchta, Berkshire Artist

Cosy evening in the studio - Berkshire Artist Clare Buchta

A cosy evening in the studio

Solitude - Berkshire Artist Clare Buchta
Field with Thistles - Berkshire Art Gallery - Clare Buchta
Sussex Coast Abstract Art - Berkshire Artist Clare Buchta

Art Group / Exhibitions

Clare is a member of the Reading Guild of Artists and regularly exhibits with them and at other venues in the south of England. Her work is in collections in the UK and abroad. For example, in the Obsidian Art Gallery and in the Bygillian Gallery

Clare's art has been selected for many awards, including the SAA National Award for Abstract Painting.

Ken Bromley Cover Competition finalist 2019

Wraptious finalist 2019

Marie Dyson Award 2017

Best in Show RGA Summer Exhibition 2018

Best in Show RGA Summer Exhibition 2017

Best in Show Wokingham Art Society

Poppy Fields – Oxfordshire – Reading Guild of Artists member Clare Buchta

Poppy Fields – Oxfordshire – Reading Guild of Artists member Clare Buchta

Art, Painting Commissions and Prints from Berkshire Artists

Artist: Clare Buchta

Artist: Clare Buchta

Poppy Fields - Oxfordshire - Reading Guild of Artists member Clare Buchta

Summer Fields 1

Shades of Summer: The delightful Oxfordshire poppy fields that burst into flower during the summer.

Image Size: 35cm x 35cm
Art Medium: Oil on Cradled Board
Painting Price: £80

Commissions Invited

Contact The Artist

Clare Buchta


Landscape and Seascape Artist working in Print,

Oil, Gouache and Mixed Media

Phone: 07773481679

Please mention the Berkshire Artists website

Email: clarebuchta@yahoo.co.uk

Website: clarebuchta.artweb.com 

Gallery Of Art

About The Artist

Clare is an award-winning artist who has recently been featured in Artists and Illlustrators magazine as one to watch.

Clare is a Landscape and Seascape artist who uses innovative methods and media to produce unique landscapes and seascapes. She enjoys painting in a semi-abstract style, including monotypes using oils, mixed media and print methods. The British coast and countryside are the inspiration for these original works of art which although semi-abstract, retain a recognisable sense of place.

Clare has developed a unique style of painting in oils, which uses thin layers to allow light to move through the painting. These works are framed behind glass. Clare also paints on an aluminium-based surface which allows the painting to be hung flat to the wall with no frame necessary. There are also paintings on cradled board which can be left unframed, or presented using a floating frame. She also specialises and tutors in Monotypes, a printing technique, to produce beautiful landscapes.

Beach Sketching - Clare Buchta Berkshire Artist

Beach Sketching - Clare Buchta Berkshire Artist

Cosy evening in the studio - Berkshire Artist Clare Buchta

A cosy evening in the studio

Beach Sketching - Clare Buchta Berkshire Artist

Beach Sketching - Clare Buchta, Berkshire Artist

Cosy evening in the studio - Berkshire Artist Clare Buchta

A cosy evening in the studio

Solitude - Berkshire Artist Clare Buchta
Field with Thistles - Berkshire Art Gallery - Clare Buchta
Sussex Coast Abstract Art - Berkshire Artist Clare Buchta

Art Group / Exhibitions

Clare is a member of the Reading Guild of Artists and regularly exhibits with them and at other venues in the south of England. Her work is in collections in the UK and abroad. For example, in the Obsidian Art Gallery and in the Bygillian Gallery

Clare's art has been selected for many awards, including the SAA National Award for Abstract Painting.

Ken Bromley Cover Competition finalist 2019

Wraptious finalist 2019

Marie Dyson Award 2017

Best in Show RGA Summer Exhibition 2018

Best in Show RGA Summer Exhibition 2017

Best in Show Wokingham Art Society

Eilan Donan, Scotland – Island in Loch Duich – Cookham Arts Club – Maria Meerstadt

Eilan Donan, Scotland – Island in Loch Duich – Cookham Arts Club – Maria Meerstadt

Art, Painting Commissions and Prints from Berkshire Artists

Artist: Maria Meerstadt

Artist: Maria Meerstadt

Eilan Donan, Scotland - Island in Loch Duich - Cookham Arts Club - Maria Meerstadt

Eilan Donan Summer

Scotland: Island in Loch Duich

Image Size: 18cm x 24cm
Art Medium: Oil on Canvas
Painting Price: Please contact the Artist

Commissions Invited

Contact The Artist

Maria Meerstadt


Landscape, Floral and Animal Artist

Painting in Oil

Art Tutor - All Art Mediums

Classes in Maidenhead

Phone: 07525 160306

Please mention the Berkshire Artists website

Email: mariameerstadt@yahoo.co.uk

Website: mariameerstadt.com

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About The Artist

Maria has always loved to paint and feels immensely privileged to be a full-time artist.

The ideas for her work are influenced by colour. She never sees a blue sky – only shades of blue, with hints of pink, apricot, maybe grey! Trees are colours created on the trunks and leaves by sunlight, or times of the day.

Maria comes from the beautiful Channel Islands and has been lucky to have traveled extensively, always absorbing different cultures and scenery. Thirty years ago, she discovered Scotland and her main joy is capturing the beauty of the Highlands and Islands.

Art Groups / Exhibitions

Maria is a member of Artists at Goring, Cookham Arts Club and is a Henley Arts Trail Artist. She exhibits regularly.

Maria Meerstadt Art Classes in Maidenhead

Maria is also an Art Tutor and runs regular classes in Maidenhead.

She teaches all the main mediums to adults, regardless of what stage they are at in their learning. Details are available on the website www.artalivemaidenhead.com

Meconopsis Blue Poppy – Watercolour – Henley Arts Trail Artist Maria Meerstadt

Meconopsis Blue Poppy – Watercolour – Henley Arts Trail Artist Maria Meerstadt

Art, Painting Commissions and Prints from Berkshire Artists

Artist: Maria Meerstadt

Artist: Maria Meerstadt

Meconopsis Blue Poppy - Watercolour - Henley Arts Trail Artist Maria Meerstadt

Blue Glory

Meconopsis Blue Poppy

Image Size: 15cm x 15cm
Art Medium: Watercolour
Painting Price: Please contact the Artist

Commissions Invited

Contact The Artist

Maria Meerstadt


Landscape, Floral and Animal Artist

Painting in Oil

Art Tutor - All Art Mediums

Classes in Maidenhead

Phone: 07525 160306

Please mention the Berkshire Artists website

Email: mariameerstadt@yahoo.co.uk

Website: mariameerstadt.com

Gallery Of Art

About The Artist

Maria has always loved to paint and feels immensely privileged to be a full-time artist.

The ideas for her work are influenced by colour. She never sees a blue sky – only shades of blue, with hints of pink, apricot, maybe grey! Trees are colours created on the trunks and leaves by sunlight, or times of the day.

Maria comes from the beautiful Channel Islands and has been lucky to have traveled extensively, always absorbing different cultures and scenery. Thirty years ago, she discovered Scotland and her main joy is capturing the beauty of the Highlands and Islands.

Art Groups / Exhibitions

Maria is a member of Artists at Goring, Cookham Arts Club and is a Henley Arts Trail Artist. She exhibits regularly.

Maria Meerstadt Art Classes in Maidenhead

Maria is also an Art Tutor and runs regular classes in Maidenhead.

She teaches all the main mediums to adults, regardless of what stage they are at in their learning. Details are available on the website www.artalivemaidenhead.com