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            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.

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

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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