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,The ING Discerning Eye,The Society of Botanical Artists 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

Crouch End Open Studios 2022

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Once again I am pleased to be taking part in Crouch End Open Studios 2022, a selected group of 60 professional artists opening up their studios as part of this celebrated Art Trail.This year...

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The Society of Botanical Artists Annual Exhibition ‘Plantae 2022’ - 15/6 -18/6 2022

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I am very happy to have had my painting ‘Cyclamen’ selected for the Society of Botanical Artists Exhibition ‘Plantae 2022’. This exhibition will be held at the Mall Galleries,London between...

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Seven easy ways for beginners to improve their portrait paintings

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It’s very tempting to set up your easel and canvas and get straight into your painting  just to see where it goes.However taking  a little time to think before starting a painting always...

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Society Of Women Artists 160th Annual Exhibition 21/9 - 30/12 2021

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I am pleased to have had my portrait of Ben Wilson - The Chewing Gum Artist selected for the Society of Women Artists 160th Annual Open Exhibition 2021.This will be the fourth time that my...

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Crouch End Open Studios 2021

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I am delighted to be taking part this year in Crouch End Open Studios 25th and 26th Sept 2021.Crouch End Open Studios is a celebration of a vibrant local art scene and over 50 artists will...

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Portraits for NHS Heroes - featured at the Royal Society of Portrait Painters Annual Exhibition

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At the height of the pandemic in April 2020, Tom Croft Initiated the Portraits for NHS Heroes project.The idea was that artists were encouraged to offer a free portrait to NHS workers as a...

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