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Karen Neale: Artist

It is an utterly uplifting experience to be able to just sit and draw in a place and become a part of that place for a few hours.

Karen Neale - Watercolour artist

Stamford based Artist & Illustrator Karen Neale is joining us for several ESC Artists events in 2021

Stamford Arts Centre:  

  • Gallery Exhibition: 19 – 31 October 2021
  • Artist Market: Sunday, 31st October 2021

Rutland Garden Village Craft Bazaar in the Conservatory:

  • Saturday to Tuesday: 31 July – 3 August 2021

My passion is sketching and painting the world around me in my annotated sketchbook diaries.

My passion is sketching and painting the world around me in my sketchbook diaries. Standing in situ I draw with a black biro as much as I can of what is going on around me, adding colour with my small field box of watercolours.

Four of my sketchbooks have been published – two volumes of ‘London in Landscape’, the ‘Stamford Sketchbook’, and ‘ A Fellow Traveller’, which records my sketchbook journey inspired by World Heritage Cities from Paris to Kathmandu as a Churchill Fellow.

In London I was ‘artist in residence’ at the Athenaeum, the Houses of Parliament, the Queen’s Club and ‘MCC Young Cricket Artist’ at Lord’s. Now based in Stamford I’ve been involved in wonderful local projects, working with Mindspace, The Arts Centre, Stamford Civic Society and Burghley Horse Trials, to name just a few.

I undertake delightfully diverse commissions for individuals, such as painting places with special meaning to them, or creating bespoke illustrations for their projects. I also lead sketching workshops for all levels and ages and give illustrated talks. For further information about ‘me and my work’:

Contact Karen Neale

Facebook Page: Karen Neale: Artist ; Phone: 07710 406 967

all images © Karen Neale

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