October 2016 News

I have been slow at updating this as it has been a bit busy! Have just started an MPhil at the RCA where I am researching the positive impact animal companionship has on patients who are in remission. A series of portraits will be produced and will be displayed at a number of NHS hospitals in the future.

Current show:

National Trust, Acorn Bank, Cumbria - ‘Women’s Work’ an exhibition celebrating contemporaries of Beatrix Potter on till November 27th 2016. Please see website for more details.

Future Shows:

Art Shop and Chapel, Abergavenny, Wales Winter Show (Please check website for details)Nov, 2016

Moorwood Art, Bruton, Somerset Winter Show 12 – 18 th November 2016

Please contact Fergus Downey at http://www.vanbrughwestantiques.com/ for other available works. Fergus has a selection of drawings and paintings on display at the shop in Portobello Road, London – open Saturday 6.30-3.30, Appointments can also be arranged.

Commissions – currently taking these from February 2017 as 2016 is booked up – please email me with any queries.

Residency with The National Trust

I am delighted to announce I have been selected to be Artist in Residence at Acorn Bank for three months for a project with the National Trust. I will be researching women working with animals and farming in The Lake District. To find out more about the residency please click here.


I have been completing a range of commissions for clients please click here to see examples. If you would like to know more please email me with any questions.

Drawings in Somerset

I have a number of drawings on show at Moorwood Art in Bruton, Somerset. There will be a Private View on the 14th November 2015 from 6pm. On the 15th November there will be another Open House from 11-3pm. The Exhibition will then run from the 16th to the 20th November from 10am to 4pm everyday. Finishing with an End of Show Party on the Saturday 21st November at 6pm to 8pm. Please click here for more information.

Sluice Art Fair

Florence Trust at Sluice 2015

The Florence Trust will participate in this year’s Sluice Art Fair presenting work by a selection of the Trust’s recent alumni. One of my works will be on show.

The opening is on Thursday 15th October 5-8.30pm or visit during the fair from Friday 16th October – Sunday 18th October 11am-6pm.

Free entry

Oxo Tower Wharf
South Bank