The May edition of ‘The Artist’ magazine has published an article by Shirley Trevena, ‘A Cartoon a Day.’ It reveals how drawing cartoons has always been part of her life and how by drawing everyday events has helped her loosen up her watercolour painting.
As a Member my work will once more be on display at the Annual Exhibition of the Royal Institute of Painters in Water Colours (RI). The exhibition runs from 3-18 April 2019 and is open from 10 am to 5 pm.
The Barn Gallery at Patchings Art Centre, Calverton near Nottingham from 9 am to 5.30 pm on Saturday 23 March to Monday 6 May 2019. Having had such a successful exhibition at this venue in 2016 I am going back again but this time I am exhibiting with 3 friends and fellow artists. When I …
After a 12 year absence Shirley Trevena is returning to the Brighton Festival. I will be exhibiting my original paintings along with my books, DVDs and greetings cards. My latest book is a selection of cartoons on the trials of being an artist. The exhibition is at 44 Florence Road, Brighton, BN1 6DJ on 5,6,12,13,19,20,27,28 …
My work will once more be on display at the Annual Exhibition of the Royal Institute of Painters in Water Colours (RI). The exhibition runs from 6-21 April 2017. My painting ‘Two Flowers in a Blue Vase’ has been chosen for the cover of this years brochure which can be viewed at: https://www.mallgalleries.org.uk/whats-on/exhibitions/royal-institute-painters-water-colours-206-exhibition?utm_source=Promo&utm_medium=MiddleScreen&utm_content=RIOpeningSoon
In conjunction with the SWS Annual Exhibition, Duncan Hall has interviewed me for an article in the August issue of Sussex Life magazine. The article arose from the fact that I had won the Winsor & Newton Award at this years RI Annual Exhibition and shall be exhibiting the paintings for which I won the …
The next issue of the Art of Watercolour magazine, published early September 2017, includes a feature on women artists which will address issues such as the status of women artists today, the difficulty of balancing family and artistic lives, etc. I am included amongst a dozen women artists.
As one of the invited ‘best watercolour artists from all over the world’ I shall be exhibiting in this exhibition between 1-28 February 2018 in St Petersburg, Russia. Last years exhibition was the first and was attended by over 15,000 visitors.
My work will be presented, by Nicholas Bowlby, at the Affordable Art Fair in Battersea, London from 19-22 October 2017.
I shall be exhibiting my work, along with other members of the Sussex Watercolour Society, between 12-24 September 2017 at the Oxmarket Centre of Arts in Chichester, West Sussex. Saturday 16 September will be a ‘Meet the Artists’ day and I shall be there in the afternoon.