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

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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ING Discerning Eye Exhibition 18th Nov- 31st Dec 2020

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I am delighted to have my painting ‘Early Morning Conversation-Agra’ selected by the London art critic Tabish Khan for this year’s ING Discerning Eye Exhibition.Tabish Khan specialises in...

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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 the Society of Women Artists 159th Annual Open Exhibition 2020. Normally this exhibition takes place at the Mall Galleries but this...

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