Proud Recipient of her Portrait

Proud Recipient of her Portrait

Dr. Eva Sammut receives her portrait which was part of the wonderful initiative #portraitsfornhsheroes. Many hundreds of artists offered to do portraits of our NHS heroes as a tribute to their dedication during the pandemic. I wanted to capture Eva's beauty and...

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Unfurlough the Flags

Unfurlough the Flags

Designing this banner for the Chelsea Arts Club summer exhibition was good escapist fun, cutting & pasting in the old fashioned way. The moth represents the Club logo. All the banners will remain part of a permanent collection.

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#portraitsfornhsheroes

#portraitsfornhsheroes

The initiative #portraitsfornhsheroes was set up during the pandemic by artist Tom Croft to give artists a chance to thank our NHS Heroes by giving them a portrait. I was privileged to have the opportunity to paint Dr. Eva Sammut MMBS, PhD, a senior Cardiology Trainee...

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Heaven – Homage to Michelangelo

Heaven – Homage to Michelangelo

Raw Perspectives, a group exhibition held at Espacio Gallery, explored the male identity through focussing on the male figure. This painting, based on Michelangelo's Dying Slave, explores eroticism as it moves from marble to man.

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The Maple Leaf Trust

The Maple Leaf Trust

Nicki Lewis was the successful bidder for a portrait at the Maple Leaf Ball held at the Natural History Museum in March 2019. The ball was organized by the Canadian Women's Club in order to raise funds for their charity, The Maple Leaf Trust.

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Green & Stone Summer Exhibition

Green & Stone Summer Exhibition

My painting, "Trumpeting Yellow" was selected for the Green & Stone Summer Exhibition, held in their lovely new gallery on the Fulham Road. The daffodils are in one of my own pots made several years ago, a wheel thrown porcelain vessel decorated with gold lustre.

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Almost Famous

Almost Famous

What a delightful surprise to see that my portrait of Alan Ravenscroft was featured on the cover of his autobiography, "Almost Famous" which recounts his "Adventures amongst the Stars". Thanks Alan.  

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Dr. Daniel Woolf, Unveiled at Queen’s University

Dr. Daniel Woolf, Unveiled at Queen’s University

It was an honour to paint the official portrait of Dr. Daniel Woolf, principal and vice-chancellor of Queen's University, which was unveiled on 26th April at the Isabel Bader Centre for the Performing Arts, Kingston, Ontario. The celebratory event was a tribute to Dr....

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Reasons to be Cheerful

Reasons to be Cheerful

"David#Glutes"or "Bottom" was recently exhibited in the Chelsea Arts Club exhibition, "Reasons to be Cheerful". Artists donated all the works which were auctioned to raise money for the Club's charities, The Chelsea Arts Club Trust and the AGBI. The model used was...

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More Testimonials…

”Tom and I just saw the portrait and I could hardly believe how wonderful it looked.  You have done a masterful job.  It looks just like him, but there is also an overall richness to the painting… you have done a beautiful job. .. I almost cried when I saw it.  I can’t thank you enough.”  Maureen Ball

“We love it!”  Alan Ravenscroft

“I was so thrilled with the portrait of Milo and Archie. In fact it is so exactly like Milo, I burst into tears .”  Libby Swayne

“I am delighted with your excellent painting which captures Cecilia’s personality.”  Donal Gallagher

“It’s a staggering piece of work and I was really lost for words…a considerable gasp went up from many of those present. I think like me, they were bowled over by the sense of life and colourful reality you have been able to capture on the canvas.”  John Forrest

“It’s me! It’s Spike!”  Donald Sammut

“The portrait is great, you have really captured Myrtle’s character, clever as you only met each other so briefly.”  Hazel Allen

“You really are clever…very gifted… I think both portraits are brilliant.”  Val Hennessy

“We are so very happy with the painting you’ve done! Both Mark and I have it as a screen saver on our computers at work.”  Michelle Cassidy

“There’s nothing like a Dupuy portrait for the feel good factor”  Catherine Nicolson

“It was the most wonderful exhibition and I’m thrilled to bits with my portrait. My family can’t stop talking about it.”  Anna Barclay de Tolly Dwyer

”You have captured the soul of your sitters, the humour, the tristesse and the beauty. Wow! Congratulations. They are marvellous.“ Kate Merz

“Fantastic show!”  Dudley Winterbottom