Art loving couple Tim and Denise Hardy bring more than 35 years experience in the art world to their Fitzwilliam Fine Art galleries in picturesque Hawkshead and Grasmere.
Featuring high quality original works by artists which bring a fresh feel, the galleries offer a mixture of contemporary and traditional original paintings by established artists whose works hang in collections around the world.
Contemporary oils of animals by Ruby Keller and wildlife studies by Carl Whitfield, along with the distinctive work of still life artist Mulio and landscapes of Allan Morgan feature prominently in galleries which are sure to prove popular with discerning collectors.
The Square, Hawkshead
Tel: 015394 36248
Church Bridge, Grasmere
Tel: 015394 35714
Javier Mulio as born in Alcoy (Alicante). At the age of 16, he was enrolled in the noted academy of Mila Gomez where he studied and perfected his technique. Mulio has graced exhibitions around the world and his art has been acquired
by major collectors including princes.
Award-winning wildlife artist Carl Whitfield began his career as an airbrush artist undertaking commissions on motorcycles before combining his eye for detail with his love of nature resulting in finely detailed paintings which have attracted collectors from around the world.
Alfredo Navarro Montllor was born in Alcoy (Alicante) in 1965. His father was also an accomplished artist and was brought up with art from an early age.
His specialist technique of painting the sea in all its different forms is admired by his collectors and artists alike.
Allan Morgan studied fine art at Swansea and Lanchester colleges before embarking on a career as an illustrator in publishing. His professional painting career has since focussed on realist landscape painting encompassing a more "colourist" approach largely inspired by his love of light.
Ruby Keller Design is the pseudonym of Lancashire artist Peter Worswick who now works from his Cumbria studio. His loose style with vibrant colours have made him one of the most collectible award-winning artists in the UK with his work increasingly in demand.
Spanish artist Iban Navarro is the son of renowned still life and realist painter Jesus Navarro and became interested in his father's work from an early age. Working in the ancient medium of tempera his award winning works have gained a growing reputation amongst worldwide collectors.
Simon Wright was born in West Yorkshire in 1974. After gaining a degree as an illustrator he gradually developed his technique as he moved more towards fine art painting. In Simon's work he tries to bring the elements of illustration and fine art together to create a totally unique style.
Marc Esteve is considered one of the greatest hyper-realist artists of this century. He creates real moments on his canvases with his graceful technique and the Mediterranean sea with its ever-changing light. His paintings are represented around the world.
Ric Duffield studied art and music at teacher training college, in 1974 he went on to become an illustrator. In 2001 he became a freelance artist & his skills have brought recognition in both wildlife and landscape painting.
Angel Moliner has recently started to paint flamboyant oil on canvas paintings of animals and wildlife exclusively for The Fitzwilliam Galleries. He believes art is not a competition and therefore does not take part in exhibitions and his works can be found in many private collections.
Contemporary and Still Life works by leading artists including Darren Stevenson, 'Higueras,' Glynn Williams, Emillo, Ripoli, Gonzales, Vitorio Antoli and Sheryl Roberts.