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Paintings in watercolour, oils and acrylic Address:   Tony Westmore 29 Queens Road Cowes Isle of Wight PO31 8BW England UK  Tel from UK:  01983 295550 Tel non UK: +44 1983 295550 I have currently been booked by Warner Holidays to tutor Painting Break Holidays. Exhibition News  I had two paintings selected to hang at the Royal Society of Marine Artists Exhibition held at The Mall Galleries London in October 2008. Exhibition News  I will be exhibiting at Kendall's Fine Art on The Parade Cowes commencing 29th May 2010.  I have an exhibition at Seaview Gallery in Seaview from 11th June to 17th June 2010. Exhibition News  As usual I exhibited at Cowes Week again with a collection of local yachting scenes painted in several different styles and mediums. Sales proved brisk this year (2010) with interest from local people and throughout the UK. Exhibition News I have been selected to exhibit with the Royal Society of Marine Artists at their Annual Exhibition at The Mall Galleries London again this year. The Exhibition will be open from Wednesday 13th October until Saturday 23rd October 2010. Exhibtion News   I shall be exhibiting again at Kendall's Fine Art in Cowes from 29th May 2011.   I will also be exhibiting with 4 Painters & a Potter at The Ventnor Botanic Gardens from Friday May 27th to Monday May 30th - open 10-5pm daily. I recently had a feature article in the Artists & Illustrators Magazine. Click here for page 1 Click here for page 2 As usual I exhibited at Cowes Week I have just returned from a Teaching cruise for SAGA on their Saga Pearl II to the Black Sea during October 2014. My next scheduled Teaching cruise is with P&O on their Oceana for a 2014 Christmas cruise to the Canary Islands. I shall be exhibiting at Green Buoy Art Gallery in Cowes High Street from 26th November to the 12th December 2014 where I will be showing some of my latest works in 'This Painted Isle at Christmas' exhibition.

Christmas and New Year 2016 will be spent teaching in the Caribbean on Saga Shipping's Saga Sapphire. I have also been booked for a Mediterranean and Adriatic cruise on the Arcadia, featuring Italy, Croatia and Greece in June 2015, whilst in October 2015, I shall be on the Oriana for a Spain, Portugal and Atlantic Isles cruise. During the past few months I have had a couple of teaching assignments, doing a Christmas cruise to The Canaries on P&O's Oceana in December 2014, whilst in March 2015 I did another cruise for P&O on their Oriana, to Norway and the Arctic Circle to see the Northern Lights.

I shall be taking part in The Isle of Wight Open Studios again in 2015, when I shall be working and exhibiting at Gurnard Village Hall during the weekend of July 17th,18th and 19th. Some of my work continues to be shown in Green Buoy Arts in Cowes High Street during the summer.

Recent Corporate commissions have included work for Bentota Marine in Dubai, The Neutrik Group - a company based in Liechenstein, whilst a couple of large mural type paintings have been completed for Mydesigns UK, an Architectural, Interior Design and Furnishing Company.

I am also pleased to have had one of my Marine paintings, an oil painting of the Dutch Liner Nieuw Amsterdam, selected for inclusion in the prestigious annual Maritime Artist's Calender for 2016

I shall be exhibiting at the 'Landscape Paintings of The Isle of Wight Exhibition' at East Dene Coach House, Bonchurch Isle of Wight, between Sunday 4th October until Sunday 11th October 2015.

I am pleased to say that my painting of the Nieuw Amsterdam at Southampton has been included in the 2016 Maritime Gallery Calendar - not only that but it is also featured on the front cover. The calendar includes work by some of Britain's finest Marine Artist's, so it is a real honour for me to be included among such great company. Copies of the Calendar can be obtained from calendarclub.co.uk.

I had the pleasure of working with the great Stephen Card on a recent working cruise on the Saga Sapphire to The Caribbean. He was the Artist in Residence and I was the Art Tutor. The photo shows me exchanging paintings with him - he is with my painting of the tug Turmoil, whilst I have his painting of the Cuzco.

My next working cruise is on P&O's Aurora, which I am scheduled to join in Sydney during February for two Far Eastern legs of her 2016 World Cruise.

Sea Breezes magazine has, in the February 2008 issue, used one of my paintings to illustrate an article on the Avoceta.

2019 Painting & Sketching Holidays in France with Tony Westmore

Enjoy a Painting Holiday in France at The Manoir de Gurson in the Perigord area of France.

I shall be returning to the Manoir de Gurson again in 2019 for two Painting Holidays which will focus on Sketching and Painting in    water based media

The holidays will include visits to St. Emilion and Bergerac, where there will be opportunities for both pleasure and sketching.

Outdoor Sketching and Painting will also be undertaken within the 98 acre estate of the Manoir and at other picturesque sites nearby.

The student will learn aspects of composition, tonal relationships and colour, together with gaining knowledge on Sketching, and Plein-Air painting in the 98 acre grounds of the Manoir and at surrounding attractions.

It will be a small group and there will be one-to-one time with students. The holiday dates are, 1st – 8th June 2019, and 31st August – 7th September 2019.

The cost will be £695 for accommodation, food and tutoring - Flybe flights available from Southampton to Bergerac daily.

‘For further information visit www.manoirdegurson.co.uk/tonywestmoreartholiday2019