Artists

Greeting cards in the initial Mistletoe House range are reproductions of images taken from work by the following artists:

Alison Ingram

Alison Ingram - BA (Hons)  -started her painting career as a traditional wildlife artist but soon developed a semi-abstract style.  She produces distinctive and colourful interpretations of the wildlife she encounters.  Alison is a member of the Society of Animal Artists and has paintings in the only wildlife gallery in the Netherlands - Kunstgalerie Oog Voos Natuur. 
She lives in rural West Sussex. www.alisoningram.co.uk

Ambrose Hynes

Composition, colour & contrast drive the photography of Ambrose. This is an example of his broad portfolio of work. With a heritage drawn from County Wicklow, Swansea & the Black Country, he now lives in the Welsh Marches. Enquiries via Mistletoe House.

Andrew Seaby

Andrew Seaby makes relief prints from both wood & lino. He is influenced by the beautiful, woodblock colour prints made by the Japanese and fish are a particular focus for his work. He lives in the Cotswolds and has contributed to many exhibitions organised by The Society of Wood Engravers. www.woodengravers.co.uk

Anthony Dunigan SWE

Tony Dunigan studied at Hastings Art School and the City & Guilds of London Art School and is a Member of The Society of Wood Engravers. He lives on the Norfolk/Suffolk border, the landscape & architecture of which are the foundations of his paintings & engravings.

Audrey Bradley

Audrey Bradley is an artist and art tutor from the Radnor Valley, in the Welsh Marches. She is inspired by the ever changing light, colour & forms around her in the landscape. Paintings are in a variety of media including: watercolour, oil, pastel & ink. Collages & prints are also found in her portfolio.

Bob Guy

Bob Guy is an artist, illustrator & printmaker living & working in the Cain Valley, Montgomeryshire. He is a Member of Artists Books. www.artistsbooksonline.com

Brontë Woodruff

Brontë Woodruff is a rural artist drawing inspiration from the dramatic landscape of the Welsh Marches, where she lives. Her preference is to work with natural materials such as Van Dyck crystals, earth pigments, charcoal & graphite, although good use is made of acrylic paint. www.artslant.com; www.h-art.herefordshire.gov.uk

Bryan Poole RE

Bryan Poole is a Member of the Royal Society of Painter-Printmakers (RE) and a RHS (Royal Horticultural Society) Gold Medal winner. His work is true to the 17th Century intaglio etching technique to which he brings a strong, contemporary, graphic feel. He is a Kew Gardens trained “modern classicist” & Chelsea Flower Show perennial. www.etchart.co.uk 

Collette Hoefkens

Collette paints and draws pictures of both domesticated animals and wild natural history. Her work is intense, traditional and warm, capturing real and imagined moments,in pencil, oils and watercolours. She lives in Hertfordshire where she has her studio and art gallery.

www.nortonwaygallery.com

Deborah Harding

Deborah is a pagan artist & sculptor, who works in a variety of media. She is deeply inspired by the gods of the ancient religions and the romance and imagery of myth and legend. She lives in Essex, where she has her studio and shop.

www.witchesofwalthamabbey.co.uk

Elizabeth Moriarty

Elizabeth was educated at Lady Margaret Hall Oxford andstudied illustration at Chelsea College of Art. Starting as a graphic designer at Oxford University Press, she is now a professional artist, inspired by all animal life. Originally from Wales, she now lives near Oxford, whereshe is an established member of the Oxford Printmakers’ Co-operative. www.elizabethmoriarty.co.uk

Ellie Ling

Ellie, having already studied at the Jacob Kramer Art College in Leeds, then gained a First Class degree in Illustration from Hereford College of Art. She paints gardens, depicting scenes of joy, surprise, intimacy and communication with nature. www.ellieling.co.uk

Flora McLachlan RE

Flora McLachlan’s dreamlike etchings are inspired by her study of medieval romance poetry at Oxford University. Deep woods and wild creatures appear in an enchanting twilight world of myth and legend.She lives in Pembrokeshire and is a Member of The Royal Society of Painter-Printmakers (RE) as well as the Oxford Printmakers’ Co-operative.

Frans Wesselman RE

Frans Wesselman is a painter, etcher and stained glass artist. Brought up in the Netherlands, he is a graduate of Groningen College of Art and has lived in the UK for many years, settled for a long period in Shropshire before recently moving to Worcester. He is an established Member of the Royal Society of Painter-Printmakers (RE). www.fwstainedglass.com

Harry Newman

Brought up in Wales, Harry spent a few years in France and Belgium, before returning home to south Wales where he is settled. The focus to his photography, is to find colour and form in natural history subjects.

Enquiries via Mistletoe House. 

Hilary Paynter RE, SWE

Hilary Paynter studied sculpture & wood engraving at Portsmouth College of Art. Her prints portray a sense of place with ideas drawn from landscape, animals & politics. She lives in Devon & is a Member of both The Royal Society of Painter-Printmakers & The Society of Wood Engravers.  www.hilarypaynter.com

Jane Keay

Jane Keay is a professional artist and art tutor. She was born amongst the hills and valleys of the borderland between Mid Wales and the 'Shires, where she now lives. She works in a variety of media but mostly in pen & ink and watercolour. Inspiration is derived from the effect of changing light on landscapes and form around her, to which she responds with emotion and spirituality, often using imagery and symbolism connecting with her Celtic roots. www.janekeay.eu

Jane Peart

Jane Peart graduated from Ealing School of Art having studied illustration. Her etchings and drawings are inspired by her travels, animals & rural views. She lives in Oxford and is both a Member of the Oxford Printmakers’ Co-operative and Oxford Arts Group. www.janepeart.co.uk

Jemima Jameson

Jemima Jameson studied illustration & design at Northbrook College, Horsham in West Sussex. She now lives in the Welsh Marches, where the rolling hills, farmland and woods inspire her work. Underlying influences are the “Art & Craft Movement” and medieval illuminated manuscripts. www.jjworld.co.uk

Jo Barry RE

Originally from Kent, Jo Barry graduated from London's Ravensbourne College of Art & Design, before taking a teaching post at the Byam Shaw School of Art. She now lives in Hampshire's New Forest, where the changing moods inspire her work. She is a Fellow of the Royal Society of Painter-Printmakers. www.jobarry.co.uk 

Krysia D Michna-Nowak

The eyes, expression and the elegance of the line are integral to Krysia's art. This is followed by an orchestration of colour.The pensive mood invites the spectator into the painting to contemplate the symbolism and given title. Krysia lives in Hertfordshire, where she has her studio.

www.krysianowak.co.uk 

Lynne Riding

Lynne Riding trained at Hereford College of Art & Design, Manchester College of Art & the San Francisco Art Institute.  While continuing to develop her own work, she holds a position as chair at the Art Institute of Charleston, South Carolina, USA. Lynne's work has been included in exhibits such as "30th Parallel - a Convergence of Contemporary Painting", JMOMA, Florida, USA & "Abstract Art 1949-2012 South Carolina", State Museum, Columbia, SC, USA. 

http://www.lynneriding-art.com & http://ridingfashionillustration.com

Martina Jirankova-Limbrick

Following an education in graphic design in Prague, Martina gained an MA in Illustration from Kingston University, London. Her work is inspired by poetry & fairy tales, inviting the viewer to create their own stories. Originally from the Czech Republic, she now lives near Hay-on-Wye, where she runs the Hay Life Group. Email: p.limbrick@virgin.net

MJ Mott SWE

Painter, book illustrator & printmaker, working both in intaglio & relief, Miranda Mott trained at Byam Shaw & The Royal Academy Schools in London. She lives in Suffolk and is a Member of the Society of Wood Engravers. www.mjmott.co.uk

Morna Rhys

Morna Rhys is an artist-printmaker &  tutor. Initially trained at Wimbledon School of Art and a graduate of St Martins School of Art in London, she also holds a Certificate in Art Education from Sussex University. Inspiration is drawn from the landscapes of Oxfordshire, Cornwall & Wales, illuminated by moonlight & the rising sun. She lives in Oxfordshire and is a Member of the Oxford Printmakers’ Co-operative. www.edition3.co.uk

Pete Lawrence RE, SWE

Pete Lawrence gained a degree in graphic design from Bristol Art College and is a Member both of The Society of Wood Engravers & The Royal Society of Painter-Printmakers (RE). A big influence on his work is contemporary jazz. Both offer structure combined with freedom of expression. He lives and works in Oxford. www.peteralawrence.co.uk.

Phil Greenwood RE

Phil was educated at Harrow and Hornsey Colleges of Art and was a lecturer in printmaking before becoming a professional landscape artist. His work is widely exhibited and is a Fellow of the Royal Society of Painter-Etchers. Originally from North Wales, he now lives in Kent. www.philgreenwood.info

Stuart Hill

Stuart is inspired by many sources and is especially influenced by the cultures and belief systems in world mythology. His bold, uncluttered compositions are made up of clean and simple lines. He lives in Leicestershire.

www.stuarthillonline.com

Sue Scullard SWE

Sue Scullard is from Kent and studied illustration & graphic design at Camberwell School of Art, as well as wood engraving at The Royal College of Art. She is a Member of The Society of Wood Engravers.  Her engravings are dramatic compositions drawn from gardens, trees, architecture & other elements in the landscape. www.suescullard.co.uk

Sue Wheeler

Sue Wheeler trained at the Central School of Art in London and at Bristol University. The linocut is her preferred medium because it encourages the search for underlying form to produce an image with a strong, decorative impact. She lives in Oxfordshire and is a Member of both the Oxford Printmakers’ Co-operative and the Oxford Art Society. www.susanwheelerprints.com

Susan Milne

On graduating from St Martins School of Art London, Susan Milne was an illustrator of natural history books before moving to the Welsh borders in 1981, where she began to develop her landscape work. She has worked in the Netherlands on land projects and her work is in public and private collections in Europe and the UK. www.susanmilne.co.uk