Teaches weekly classes in Botanical Illustration and Watercolour Painting for the WEA in Derby.
Offers private tuition for individuals or small groups in own home (daytime only)
workshops,classes and demonstrations for art groups and societies (daytime or evenings possible depending on location)
After qualifying in Scientific and Natural History Illustration from Blackpool college, Cheryl worked for several years as a successful freelance Illustrator, producing paintings for use in publishing and advertising. Clients included, Country Living Magazine, Tesco and Sainsbury, Marshall Cavendish, Ward Lock and Times Books.
She now works from home where she has spent recent years developing her style and exploring further the technical aspects of watercolour painting; combining her painting with her work as a part time tutor in Adult education.
She is inspired by the colour, structure and form of botanical and natural history subjects. Her aim is to represent and respond to what she sees in contemporary and elegantly simple watercolours Images.
Cheryl is a an associate member of The Society of Botaniacl Artists, a full member of the Society of Floral Painters, a member of Peak district products and artists@artsmelbourne
Association of Illustrators
Melbourne Arts Festival Derbyshire 2006,2007,2008,2009
Ingleby Gallery, Christmas Exhibition 2006
Gallery 93,Christmas Exhibition
Society of Botanical Artists,London 2008,2009
Judith Blacklock Flower Gallery 2009
Society of Floral painters,Compton Acres,Dorset March 2010
Society of Botanical Artists,Westminster,London April 2010
- Future Exhibitions:
- Derbyshire Open Arts
- RHS Gardeners World Live, NEC
- Great Dome Art Fair, Buxton View All
Society of Botanical Artists(St. Cuthbert's mill Award) 2009
Society of floral Painters President's Award ( highly commended) 2010
RHS Silver Gilt Medal BBC Gardeners World at NEC 2010
Drawing, Gouache, Pencil/Charcoal, Watercolour
Botanical Illustration, Flowers And Gardens, Trees and Foliage, Wild Flowers