Carol is a London based oil painter specialising in portraiture.
She paints and teaches from her North London studio.

Carol's work has been  exhibited with The Royal Society of British Artists,The Royal West of England Academy and The Society Of women Artists.Carol has also previously been shortlisted for the Ashurst Emerging Artist Prize. She paints in a style that has been described as painterly yet realistic,both colourful and descriptive.

Her portraits often incorporate personal objects and references requested by the sitter,creating a collage of thoughts,a narrative that reveals the sitters very self.Carol’s theatrical work features actors from the London stage set in their dressing rooms.These portraits capture actors in the process of transition from self to character revealing actor,character and production in one painting.They are a study of the artistry of character acting, a privileged glimpse into a private moment.

Carol's work is a mixture of commissioned and self generated projects. She is an established teacher of portrait painting and offers classes from her studio in North London.

Galleries

A selection of Carol’s portraits and drawings can be viewed in the galleries below. Take a look also at her highly successful Vintage Days Collection and her recent collection of Flora and Fauna paintings.

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Latest news & blog articles

Coronavirus and working from home - March 2020

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Due to the Coronavirus I have temporarily closed my studio at Wood Green Works and am now working from a small studio I have created in a spare room at home. My home studio is much smaller...

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Portrait of a skilled craftsman

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This  large portrait is of my very interesting  sitter Umberto Sarri - an independent clock and watch repairer in Muswell Hill. Umberto has been working from this small intimate shop for...

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N22 Open Studios 2019 9th Nov -10th Nov,Studio 30,Collage Artspace 3,40 Cumberland Road,N22 7SG

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Once again I am pleased to be taking part in the N22 Open Studios event.This year I have moved into a new large bright studio-Studio 30 on the third floor of Collage Artspace 3.I am now able...

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If I had to choose one inspirational portrait.......

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If I was asked who my all time favourite portrait artist is I would have to say that without a doubt it would have to be the British figurative painter Sir Stanley Spencer(1891-1959). I...

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N22 Open Studios 2018 - Collage Artspace 3, September 28th -30th, 40 Cumberland Road N22 7SG.

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I will be opening up my studios to the public as part of the  N22 Open Studios on the weekend of the 28/30th September 2018.All are welcome. Please note that I have moved studios this year...

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The Pain and the Pleasure of Moving Studios

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I have recently moved from my much loved studio of almost fifteen years to a new studio a few minutes away from my old one.The experience of moving was immensely hard work but at the same...

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