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Browse through our directory of local Hampshire artists, art galleries, clubs, courses, exhibitions and suppliers.

Ana Villacampa is a Hampshire based artist born in the sunny Costa Blanca in Spain where she grew up surrounded by the Mediterranean. After finishing university in Barcelona and Milan, she…

Unit D3 Hunts Farm Rudd Lane; Upper Timsbury (Romsey) SO51 0NU


My inspiration is drawn from architecture, the buildings in which we live and that surrounded us. I love to depict the effects of colour and light that interact in these dynamic landscapes. In…


Born in Poland, Arkadiuz now lives and works in the New Forest. He creates his vessels from white stoneware clay, a strong and resilient medium. His desire is to create unique pieces that will…


Calling all Lymington artists! Every Thursday evening at the Lymington Community Centre art studio, from 7.30 - 9.30pm, we have a group of arty folk enjoying space to create! Come along and join…

Art Studio, Lymington Community Centre


Caroline was a reporter and presenter for the BBC before studying painting at Winchester School of Art. She graduated in 2007 with an MA in Fine Art.

Caroline works from an open studio in…


Chris was Creative Director of a leading advertising agency in London. Never having done a proper day’s work in his life (Chris’s words, not ours!), he moved to Lymington and took up painting full…


Claire works from a wonderful garden studio, and is one of our most popular contemporary landscape artists. We love Claire’s subtly evocative colour palette and painterly treatment of stormy…


Coastal Gallery is a leading independent contemporary art gallery, situated in Lymington in the New Forest. The Gallery is a touchstone for exceptional and unusual contemporary art and design.…

4 Southampton Road Lymington Hampshire SO41 9GG


Trained as a Painter and gaining a PhD through Art Practice I extended my Painting Practice into Video. The threads of ideas, feelings and sensations run through my work. Returning to painting I…


Framing your works of art, or photographs, can make all the difference to how a piece looks. Finding the right frame and mount brings your image to life, and will give you years of enjoyment.…


Gail has a first class honours degree in Three Dimensional Design from Bath Spa University. In her final year, Gail specialised in ceramics and exhibited her work at New Designers in London – the…


Gallery 68, a contemporary and abstract art gallery in the village of Hythe, Hampshire. Sandwiched between Southampton waters and the beautiful New Forest, and home to artist Alli Cullimore.…

50 Pylewell Road, Hythe SO45 5AQ


I am a local self taught artist working mainly in graphite and watercolour. My work is mainly portraits of cats and dogs past and present. I also cover a multitude of other subjects.

 


Hannya was born in Manchester and has lived in and travelled to many corners of the world. Her paintings signify and represent her adventures. An experienced sailor and nature enthusiast, Hannya…


Jackie just loves making pots – a passion that began at Southampton College of Art when she was seventeen. She now has her own studio in the New Forest. Jackie has exhibited throughout the UK and…


Jane studied Fine Art at Winchester School of Art. She combines the themes of nature and mythology to create a unique view of the landscape.
Many years spent sailing around Mediterranean…


Jules makes wheel thrown and hand built pottery - functional tableware and one-off studio pieces. Working predominately with stoneware clay and mid-range glazes.

Having found clay later in…


My aim is to convey to the viewer the mood, atmosphere, and emotions I felt when first encountering an image. I hope to achieve this by the use of colour, shape and texture.

On my travels…


Julie moved to Milford on Sea in 2014, and is inspired by the wonderful Hampshire coast line, translating it into ‘abstractions of reality'. She is fascinated by the feel of the landscape and…


My subject matter is nature. Whether its a landscape or a tree, a bird or a flower painting. The play of light and its transforming qualities I find magical…

East Wellow, Romsey, Hampshire


Lindsey was born in Poole Dorset. After leaving Poole Pottery as a ceramic artist in 1996, She is now a self taught Hampshire based Artist living in Ringwood practising in a wide range of subjects…


The Lymington Arts Group promotes the enjoyment and appreciation of visual arts and crafts by providing meetings, workshops and outings. We hold bi-annual exhibitions of members works, one in…

Lymington Community Centre, Cannon Street, Lymington Hampshire, SO41 9BR


As an artist, Lynne works to develop paintings that represent an impression of the subject leaving the viewer their imagination. Inspiration for work comes…


I have been painting all my life, although more serious professional work pressures often took precedence. I am influenced by what I see in front of me, often local landscape, forest and sea. But…


Marion has a BA(Hons) Degree in Fine Art. Her background is in Arts education. Marion’s move to the south coast gave her the impetus for a new style of painting and a new raft of work. She paints…


Following a career working in property in Central London I started to paint again after moving from London to Hampshire. Now living in Milford on Sea I take inspiration from different aspects of…


Michael has come along way since graduation in Design in 1997. At the beginning of his career, working from his parents garage, he used nuts and bolts and reclaimed steel to create all sorts of…


Nicola is a sculptor making functional and decorative art for interiors and the outdoors. Her work is an intriguing and magical combination of the real and the imagined, with inspiration drawn…


6 years at Art College, starting at 16. The Head of my first College, Warren Storey FRWA, taught us all to draw. I’m very grateful to him because that’s carried me through life. My regular…


Colour, pattern, light and form; Four of the most important aspects for my work. On my outings I find objects that fascinate or enthral me. Such as unlikely combinations of rusty wisps of metal,…


The Local Art Scene creates opportunities for its local artists to be able to show and exhibit their work at venues and locations throughout Dorset, Hampshire and the New Forest.

Our pop…


Sally has been painting in watercolours since she was a small child. Art has been her lifelong passion and the feeling she has for her subjects is so intimately reflected in her studies and has…


Sally studied 3D Ceramic Design at Falmouth School of Art, graduating in 1989. After couple of years producing her own range of slip cast handpainted mugs, ceramics was put aside to concentrate on…


You will get a warm welcome from Ed and Tanya Ingleton who run The Salt Marsh Gallery where you can then see their edited collection inspired by their coastal surroundings. There is a wonderful…

18A St Thomas Street, Lymington SO41 9NB


My oil paintings emerge spontaneously through an exploration of colour, energy and form on the canvas itself. The evolution of the painting for me is like a journey of discovery which takes many…


Sandy is a local artist living in the heart of the New Forest, and gets her inspiration from the beauty, animals and location around her. Sandy is often our sketching and taking photo references,…


Shandy is a self-taught artist from the New Forest who is deeply inspired by the natural world.

Working in several mediums she always tries to capture the 'spirit' of the animal and the '…


Sheila is based in Ringwood and originally trained as a graphic designer. Her work has a distinctive graphic style combined with stunning use of colour, and is largely inspired by the Dorset and…


Exhibition: Face of Britain | Until 20 February 2021

Face of Britain, curated by Nahem Shoa, is an exhibition of portraits by outstanding artists who have painted British individuals from the 17th century to the present day. At its…

Southampton City Art Gallery, Civic Centre, Commercial Rd, Southampton SO14 7LY


Stewart’s stunning metre square canvases take their cue from the colours of the sea and coastline; local fishing boats and beach huts. The latter’s layers of once vibrant paint, relentlessly…


The Milford Art Group was formed approximately thirty years ago for local artists to meet, share their knowledge and expertise.

​The Group meets on the first Thursday of each month in…

Milford Church Hall, Church Hill, Milford on Sea


My life has been one of creativity coming from a background in publishing and writing, but to me there is no better expression than that of image and colour, no other medium can better convey the…


Trudi is a Lymington based Environmental Artist known for her sculptures and murals. Painting and observation of her immediate environment is core to her practice. The paintings are the more…


Victor lives by the sea and loves boats. He originally trained as a graphic designer, followed by a MA in Textile Design at the Royal College of Art in London.

Victor’s career has been…


A friendly and supportive group of about 30 woodcarvers on the East edge of the New Forest. Open to anyone 16 years and over, from beginners to very experienced. We carve fortnightly on Thursday…

Applemore College, Roman Rd, Dibden Purlieu, Hythe, Southampton SO45 4RQ


Andy lives and works in Lymington. After leaving Brockenhurst College Sixth Form, Andy studied at Rytecotewood College of Agricultural Engineering in Thame, Oxfordshire.

Freedom beckoned…


I've painted and sketched most of my life but only seriously for the last 25 years. I work in oils, watercolour, graphite and acrylic. My subjects are varied, from wildlife to landscapes,…


I am a ceramic artist and graphic designer living in Hampshire. My ceramic work is influenced by an interest in the natural world, a love of farm life and the surrounding countryside.

“ My…


67B Parchment St, Winchester SO23 8AT


169 High St, Winchester SO23 9BQ