Eloise O’Hare is a mixed media artist using Quill and Ink and Watercolour wash. She is a veteran of Paint Out Norwich, Norfolk and Paint Out Wells-next-the-Sea since 2015 and regularly winning prizes for her humorous illustrative quirky view of life in front of her. A rare artist who often concentrates on the characters in her paintings where they have a real-life feel to them with a bold dash of fun and colour. She trained at Bradford and Ilkley Art College, BA Honours Degree, Cleveland College of Art, Illustration, and Great Yarmouth art school, Art & Design and Art History.
Eloise’s political cartoons have been published in VN magazine in the Netherlands and have been included in several books and online websites. She is a full-time professional artist having shown work in Gallery Norfolk’s Summer Show (2017) and Dandifest!
She took a Third-placed prize at Paint Out Norwich 2015 and, more recently, a First in 2017 when the famed artist John Wonnacott loving her winning artwork. Since then, she has become more visible and popular in galleries. Painting is her passion and she describes landscape painting as good for her soul. She paints in dip ink pen and watercolour as it gives “the feeling of movement and joy”, a style she started painting in after sitting on Cromer beach.
Paint Out History
Paint Out Norfolk, selected and participated (2020, 2021)
Paint Out Cambridge, selected and participated (2019)
Paint Out Norfolk Gardens, Spirit of Plein Air Award (2019)
Paint Out Norwich, First Prize (2017), Third Prize (2015), selected and participated (2018, 2016)
Paint Out Wells, selected and participated (2016, 2017, 2018)
Paint Out Royal Norfolk Show, selected and participated (2018)
Paint Out Great Yarmouth, selected and participated (2018)
Paint Out Sudbury, selected and participated (2018)
Best independent artist in Norfolk – Top Ten, nominated (2016)