Artist – Ray Balkwill

Artist – Ray Balkwill

SWAcRay Balkwill, SWAc is a well-known West Country artist whose watercolours, pastels and oils are much sought after. Born in Exeter in 1948, he graduated from Exeter Art College of Art, thereafter making a career in advertising as an Art Director. In 1990 demand for his paintings led him to give up his job to become a professional artist. He has held numerous successful solo exhibitions, as well as showing in group and open exhibitions including the R.I., R.W.A. and the South West Academy. For the past two decades he has tutored painting holidays both in the UK and abroad and is a regular contributor to art magazines. He is author of seven books and two art instruction films and his work has also featured in many other publications. In 2006 he was elected an Academician in the South West Academy of Fine and Applied Arts and has been a member of the St Ives Society of Artists since 1999.

www.raybalkwill.co.uk

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