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 on Zoom.
Ran silk painting workshops at the Affordable Art Fair, Battersea and a silk painting demonstration at The Mall Galleries London 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