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Toni Watts – CV

 

Manuscript Illuminator Lincoln Cathedral 2016 –

Artist in Residence Lincoln Cathedral 2015 / 2016

Diploma from the Prince’s School of Traditional Arts

 

Solo Exhibition

  • Lincoln Cathedral September 2016

 

Selected Juried Exhibitions:

  • Fine Art Trade Guild – Guild Artists Exhibition 2014, 2015
  • Royal Society of Miniature Painters, Sculptors and Gravers 2012 – 2014 Mall Galleries, London; catalogue.
  • David Shepherd Wildlife Artist of the Year 2012 Mall Galleries, London and Shalford, Surrey.
  • Society of Women Artists 2005 – 2009 Mall Galleries, London; catalogue.

 

Publications:

‘How to Paint Wildlife in Acrylic’ in The Art of Painting in Acrylic (Minnesota: Walter Foster Publishing) 2014

‘Painting Animals and Birds in Acrylic’ in The Art of Painting Animals (Minnesota: Walter Foster Publishing) 2015

Acrylic: Animals: Learn to Paint Animals in Acrylic step by step with Rod Lawrence and Kate Tugwell (Minnesota: Walter Foster Publishing) 2016

 

Awards:

  • Art and Framing Industry Awards, Fine Art Trade Guild – Polyanna Pickering award for the ‘Best Depiction of the Living World’ 2014
  • Finalist David Shepherd Wildlife Artist of the Year 2012
  • Christopher Parsons Award for Artistic Excellence 2005
  • Best Bird Painting – Wildscape Wildlife Artist of the Year 2004

 

Recent Education, Qualifications:

  • Oil Glazing Workshop with Martin Kinnear 2015
  • Manuscript illumination masterclass with Christabel Anderson 2015
  • ‘Simply Oils’ with Martin Kinnear, April 2014
  • Making a traditional gesso panel with David Cranswick, March 2014
  • Prince’s School of Traditional Arts February 2014 The Flemish Technique with David Cranswick.
  • Prince’s School of Traditional Arts January 2014 The Alchemy of Paint: The Transformation of Earth, Rocks, Roots and Berries into Pigments with David Cranswick.
  • Prince’s School of Traditional Arts 2013 Art of the Arabesque with Amber Khokar
  • Prince’s School of Traditional Arts 2012 Advanced Medieval Manuscript Illumination
  • Prince’s School of Traditional Arts 2011 Medieval Manuscript Illumination
  • Prince’s School of Traditional Arts 2011 Indian Miniature Painting
  • Podere Siliano Alto, Italy 2010 Icon Painting workshop

 

  • Open University M.A. Art History with Merit
  • Open University 2012 B.A. Hons. (First Class) Humanities with Art History and Classical Studies
  • Royal College of General Practitioners 1988 MRCGP
  • University of Leicester 1984 MBChB
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