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            Tessa Spanton SWA BSc Hons PGCE                     Artist Writer Tutor



Elected member of The Society of Women Artists 2001

Currently exploring abstracts and semi abstract landscapes working with acrylic or oil on board or canvas.


Has contributed to several books, is a regular contributor to Leisure Painter Magazine and has also written for Peinture sur Soie a French silk painting magazine.



Tessa is a qualified teacher with a Post Graduate Certificate in Education from London University and many years’ experience of teaching painting. running classes and workshops in acrylic, watercolour or silk painting as well as online. Affordable Art Fair, Battersea Silk painting workshop  Paint a silk scarf  

 The Mall Galleries London silk painting demonstration during an exhibition of the Society of Women Artists  

 Exhibitions and galleries include:

 Society of Women Artists annual exhibition Mall Galleries London


 Society of Botanical Artists, Westminster Gallery, London

 Mayne Gallery Devon Secret Postcard Auction 23

 The Old Lock Up Gallery Cromford Secret Postcard sale 23

 Vellum Mill Gallery Carshalton

 Paris with Salon ARGA at Gagny, through  the Town Twinning Association.

 Switzerland,  ‘Champery et ses Alentours.’

 Mottisfont Abbey and the Botanic Gardens, Ventnor, Isle of Wight with the Society of Floral Painters.

 Florum at Sevenoaks Nature Reserve and Goodnestone Park.

 Chenies Manor, Bucks, with Royal Brompton and Harefield Hospitals arts fund raiser

 Pashley Manor, East Sussex

 Corner Gallery, Carshalton Beeches, Surrey

 Calladoodles Carshalton, Surrey

 Carshalton Artists Open Studios CAOS

Lockdown Art: Creativity Released, Honeywood Museum, 2020

Royal Brompton and Harefield Hospital online exhibition 2020

Royal Marsden Hospital 2020 Painting added to their permanent collection.

Mine Gallery, Carshalton.

Patchings Art Centre, Notts

Denbies Wine Estate Dorking

Westcott Gallery, Westcott, Dorking, Surrey.

Wow Gallery, Dorking Surrey

Whitehall, Cheam, Solo exhibition, and painting demonstrations.


Pictures sold have gone as far afield as the USA, New Zealand, Japan, Korea and Chile 

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