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

ING Discerning Eye 18th Nov - 31st Dec 2020

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Pleased to have had my painting ‘Early Morning Conversation - Agra’ accepted for the ING Discerning Eye this  year.A virtual gallery will be open on the 18th Nov and the exhibition will run...

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The Society of Women Artists Annual Exhibition 22/9 -30/12 2020

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I am delighted to have my portrait of Jeanne selected for this years Society of Women a Artists Annual exhibition.Normally this exhibition takes place at the Mall Galleries but this year it...

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Portrait for NHS Heroes Exhibition - Online - Google Arts and Culture - August-Dec 2020

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Ben. Oil on Linen, 15”x15” It was a pleasure to paint this portrait of Dr Ben Mullish as my contribution to the Portrait for NHS Heroes initiative set up by Tom Croft offering free portraits...

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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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