Gillian Durno

Gillian graduated in 1994 from Hull University with a BA Hons degree inTeaching and Art. Gillian is a local mixed media artist and celebrates her interest inthe continual cycle of nature in her still life subjects, and the beautiful surroundingcountryside where she lives and admires on holiday in this exhibition.Building up layers using collage, tissue paper, fillers and acrylic paint gives Gillianíspaintings a textural, three dimensional quality. More recently Gillian has introducedcopper leaf to her work, which effectively adds highlights to areas of texture andbring her paintings to life.A passion for colour, texture, still life and landscape dominate Gillianís paintings.She is continually making mental notes about colour, shape, line and form in herenvironment.Gillian paints from her studio set in the grounds at North Luffenham Hall, and inher beautiful walled cottage garden in Ketton. Gillian regularly completescommissions for clients and is happy to offer appointments at her studio.Gillian has original paintings hanging in private homes in New York, Paris, Spain,London and throughout the UK.In addition to painting, Gillian is a qualified teacher, and she regularly runsworkshops for adults and children at Stamford Arts Centre. You can find out moreabout these on her

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