Artist Batchelor, Mary

Beehives

Batchelor, Mary

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Media
Type Landscape/Seascape
Price Sold
Size 48 x 47 cm
Ref 23181
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Homeward Bound

Batchelor, Mary

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Media Acrylic
Type Landscape/Seascape
Price Sold
Size 38 x 38 cm
Ref 20752
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Moonlit Beach Walk

Batchelor, Mary

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Media Oil
Type Landscape/Seascape
Price Sold
Size 44 x 55 cm
Ref 23180
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Statement
With my work I try to do justice to the land and sea which I see before me, usually in Scotland. They are my passion and the reason I never struggle for inspiration.

I love to make new discoveries and find new visions around each corner, but, equally, I have certain favourite locations of which I never tire, returning over and over again, often finding a new light or element to capture.

It is Scotland’s ability to surprise, no matter how well you think you may know her, which has always amazed me. Long may it continue to do so.

My time in Collioure, France has manifested changes in the way I work. This was noted by Petra Pearce at the Outback Gallery on Islay who said: "Your time in collioure has enriched your painting in the subtle finishing which takes your work to the next level."

I was trained under the tutelage of Peter Howson, Norrie Kirkam and David Linley at Glasgow School of Art. All of them were, and remain, a huge inspiration, as are the brilliant Scottish Colourists.


Selected Galleries and Exhibitions

Royal Glasgow Institute of the Fine Arts; Visual Arts Scotland; Art Exposure, Glasgow; Royal Scottish Academy, Edinburgh; Glasgow Art Fair; Ainscough Contemporary Art, London; Chelsea Arts Fair; Eton Contemporary Fine Art Gallery; Paisley Art Institute (including St. Petersburg, Russia); Eastwood House, Glasgow; Green Gallery, Munich; Pittenweem Arts Festival; Jerdan Gallery, Crail; Macmillan Cancer Relief Exhibition, Glasgow; Red Rag Gallery, Gloucestershire; Scotlandart.com; Outback gallery, Islay; Ealain Gallery, Drymen; Duff House, Aberdeenshire with John Bellany; Lime Tree Gallery, Suffolk; Rowan Gallery, Helensburgh; Brighton Arts Festival Open Houses

Corporate Collections

Deloitte Touche, Macroberts Solicitors, Conoco (UK) Ltd, Callander’s, Graham Technology, Trades House of Glasgow, Kidstons of Glasgow, Collioure Municipal Collection

2011 Mackintosh Residency, Collioure, France

1997 Macroberts Mayfest Prize