Visual Arts Painting in the Best of the Web UK Directory

Visual Arts Painting

Alexander Goudie Trust

Established in memory of Alexander Goudie (1933-2004), one of Scotland’s finest figurative painters; includes a biography, gallery, and details of exhibitions.

Andy Cook

Gallery and exhibitions of a fine colour artist. Shows biography.

Annie B

Features a gallery of artwork, poetry, biography and list of exhibitions for the artist and illustrator.

BBC: Your Paintings

Joint initiative between The Public Catalogue Foundation, the BBC and art institutions around the country, which aims to catalogue and exhibit online the 80% of the nation's art collection which is not on display.

Brian Whelan

Official site of an artist inspired by the mediaeval churches and dwellings of East Anglia, and his London-Irish roots; includes a profile, galleries of his work and where to see them, reviews, and contacts.

Caroline Burke

Contemporary abstract painter based in Cambridgeshire; presents portfolio and list of exhibitions.

Charles Tunnicliffe Society

Dedicated to the life and works of the naturalist painter, Charles Tunnicliffe. Offers a biography and information on society membership.

Chris Gollon

Portfolio and archive of the works of Chris Gollon, featuring online sales of Gollon's limited edition prints and original works.

Chris Guest

Figurative painter from Bristol, includes gallery of paintings and drawings. CGuestFineArt

Clara Johanssen

Contemporary naive art provides a biography, news, gallery and prints for sale.

Colin Bywater

Specialises in landscapes, particularly of hills and fells; includes galleries of his sketches and paintings, exhibition dates, and contacts.

Darren Coffield

Guide to works of art by Darren Coffield, with an online collection of paintings, drawings, fine art prints and limited editions.

The David Jones Society

Aims to promote and encourage knowledge of the painter-poet, David Jones, and his holistic vision of the world.

Donald Ayres

Landscape artists working in oils, acrylics and watercolour.

The Fylingdales Group of Artists

A group of painters inspired by the Yorkshire coastline; includes information about their annual exhibition in Whitby, with a list of past and present members, news, and contacts.

Heather Davies

Portfolio and print sales site from the abstract, landscape and figurative work of Cumbrian artist Heather Davies.

Jan Martin

Equestrian and sporting artist.

John Myatt, The Artist

The story of the artist in Scotland Yard's "biggest art fraud of the 20th century", now an artist in his own right. Includes a brief biography, gallery, and details of books and films about his talent.

L.S. Lowry

Features a gallery of over 150 signed, limited edition prints and original paintings for sale.

Lisa V Robinson

Contemporary abstract artist painter presents a biography and gallery of work.

Mackenzie Thorpe

Middlesbrough-born artist; includes a biography, overview of his work and activities, events and exhibition listing, and galleries.

Maggi Hambling

An official website which represents an introduction to the work of Maggi Hambling and provides information about exhibitions and contact details.

Michael Taylor

Information about upcoming exhibitions, artist’s biography, portraiture and images of works.

NEAC - New English Art Club

An exhibiting art societies representing contemporary British figurative painting. Includes member profiles and previews, exhibition diary, with details of prizes, drawing school, and trips and courses.

ROI - The Royal Institute of Oil Painters

Organises exhibitions of work by established oil-painters, and supports outstanding young oil painters; includes details of their events and venues, awards and sponsorship, and profile of current members.

Ronnie Wood

Features original artwork by Rolling Stones Ronnie Wood.

Royal Institute of Painters in Water Colours

Promotes painting in watercolours, and presents the work of its best exponents in annual exhibitions. Includes a list of current members, exhibition calendar, and details of awards and prizes.

Royal Watercolour Society

A centre of excellence for contemporary water colour painting; includes a listing of members, details of their exhibitions and education programmes, and contacts.

RSW - The Royal Scottish Society of Painters in Watercolour

Founded in 1876; includes a listing of current members, details of exhibitions and awards, news, and contacts.

Sam De Freitas

Creates abstract landscapes. Includes gallery of work, biography and exhibitions.

Simon W. Atack

Former RAF serviceman now professional aviation artist. SimonWAtack

Sir Muirhead Bone 1876-1953

Celebrates the life of Glasgow born draughtsman and engraver, and Britain's first war artist; includes a brief profile, with a gallery of some his works.

Society for All Artists (SAA)

Welcomes everyone with a love of painting, from complete novice to leisure painters, and beyond; with a guide to local arts clubs, tuition available, news and exhibitions, and contacts.

Studio International

A long established fine arts magazine, now in online format and covering visual arts, design, and architecture. Includes a brief history, list of contributors, and a collection of articles and features.

Tim O'Brien

Artist and illustrator specialising in aviation.

The Urbanist

Graffiti airbrush artist who specialises in customizing T shirts and hats, each item is individually airbrushed therefore unique.

The Wapping Group of Artists

An independent group of artists whose work has recorded the changing face of London and the river Thames for over sixty years; with details of current members, exhibitions, history, and contacts.

Wood, Christopher

Contemporary Scottish painter with a gallery of expressive landscape, seascape, and abstract oil paintings on canvas.

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