Tessa Spanton SWA BSc Hons PGCE Artist Writer Tutor
Artist 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.
Writer 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.
Tutor 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, including at the Affordable Art Fair and online on Zoom
Exhibitions and galleries include:
Society of Women Artists annual exhibition Mall Galleries London
as well as exhibitng work Tessa gave a demonstration of painting on silk.
·Society of Botanical Artists, Westminster Gallery, London
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.
Mine Gallery, Carshalton
Corner Gallery, Carshalton Beeches, Surrey
Wow Gallery, Dorking Surrey
Pashley Manor Gardens, East Sussex
Westcott Gallery, Westcott, Dorking, Surrey.
Whitehall, Cheam, Solo exhibition, and painting demonstrations.
Carshalton Artists Open Studios CAOS
Royal Brompton and Harefield Hospital online exhibition 2020
Royal Marsden Hospital 2020 Painting added to their permanent collection.
Pictures sold have gone as far afield as the USA, New Zealand, Japan, Korea and Chile