Artist Mo Teeuw

Artist Mo TeeuwMo Teeuw is a member of the Institute of East Anglian Artists (IEA) and loves en plein air painting and actively encourages all her artist friends to join her outside. She likes to paint every day and claimed in January 2014, one of the wettest winters on record, that she only spent four days in the studio.

A former art teacher, Mo is self-taught but accomplished in oils, watercolours and acrylics. She is an exhibiting member of the Lincolnshire Artists SocietyNorwich and Norfolk Art Circle, and the Welland Valley Art Society.

She has exhibited her oil paintings at the Mall Galleries with the ROI, NEAC and Society of Women Artists.

Mo Teeuw painting Chickens at RNS17
Mo Teeuw painting Chickens at RNS17

She enjoyed painting at the Royal Norfolk Show, despite the weather and an inch of water in her box easel on the first day. Some pictures were just “asking to be painted” including her bullocks “Waiting to go into the ring”, but it was her “Not so much fun at the fair” first foray into the cold and wet painting environment that earned her the joint Spirit of Plein Air Prize as it portrayed a puddle-deluged outfield around a struggling for custom fairground that spoke to the message of the “show must go on” for artists and vendors alike, despite the weather – and that is, indeed, the spirit of plein air. (Read more on Mo Teeuw’s blog)

“All round it was a good experience, would I do it again next year?? Maybe I’ll check the long range weather forecast first!”

Paint Out Awards

Paint Out Royal Norfolk Show – Spirit of Plein Air Prize (2017)
Paint Out Norwich – Second Prize (2015), selected and participated (2014)

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Artist Jennifer Sendall

Artist Jennifer SendallAfter obtaining a degree in Graphic Design, Jennifer Sendall trained atelier-style in “classical” studio painting techniques under Nicholas Beer. She has a special interest in the practice and techniques and practices of painters from the Renaissance to today.

Since then she has also developed skills in painting landscapes en plein air (in the open), and is an award-winning participant in many plein air festivals and competitions.

Jennifer now focusses on the countryside close to home in Suffolk and Norfolk, with a small proportion of still life, figure and commissioned portraiture. She is currently working towards a Masters at UCS Ipswich.

Her work has been exhibited in the Mall Galleries, Chelsea Old Town Hall, Maryland Hall, Annapolis, USA, De Posthoornkerk, Amsterdam, Netherlands and Greenacres Gallery, Wexford Eire as well as throughout East Anglia.

Paint Out Awards

Paint Out Norwich – selected and participated (2015)

Paint Out Wells – selected and participated (2016), Commended (2015)

Paint Out Royal Norfolk Show – selected and participated (2017)

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Artist Rod Major

Artist Rod MajorSince 2012, artist Rod Major has been a professional oil painter exhibiting at the Royal Academy Summer Exhibition, the Royal Institute of Oil Painters (ROI), Mall Galleries and the Chelsea Art Society.

Born in Cheshire, Rod is now a self-taught landscape painter living in Hythe, Kent. He paints en plein air, outdoors on the spot, where he “strives to capture the essence and mood of a place in a spontaneous way.”

Paint Out Awards

Paint Out Norwich – selected and participated (2015)

Paint Out Royal Norfolk Show – selected and participated (2017)

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Artist John Patchett

Artist John PatchettJohn Patchett is a well-known East Anglian professional artist, who is a member of the East Anglian Institute of Artists and whose pastel paintings are much sought after, both in England and abroad.

After attending Grimsby School of Art, Kingston-upon-Thames College of Art and Brighton College of Art, John settled in Australia where he lived for 19 years. In 1994, he returned to this country, settling in East Anglia where he has easy access to some of his favourite locations.

Besides holding over 40 successful solo shows in Australia and England, John’s pastel paintings have been exhibited in Japan, New Zealand and with the Pastel Society, The Royal Society of Marine Artists and the ‘Laing Exhibition’ at the Mall Galleries, London.

His pastel paintings cover a wide range of subject matter, including East Anglian and French landscapes, cityscapes, Broadland scenes, gardens, sunlit markets, street cafes, marine and coastal locations.

In recent years, John Patchett’s pastel paintings have become a regular feature in articles in the Leisure Painter magazine.

Recent recognition by the International Pastel Artist magazine, America, of John Patchett as a ‘Master Pastelist’ reiterates the impact of his artwork on a global scale.

A local ‘claim to fame’ is that a photograph of John painting at his easel in Norwich market is printed on the box lid of the Norwich edition of the Monopoly game!

Paint Out Awards

Paint Out Norwich – People’s Choice Exhibition Vote Winner (Red Beret) (2017)
Paint Out Royal Norfolk Show – selected and participated (2017)

Other Awards

Laing Exhibition at the Mall Galleries, London – Guest’s Choice prize (1997)

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