In the January 2021 issue of The Artist (published on 29 November so available to buy in December) I have written a 4 page article ‘Perspective a point of view’. In it I explain my take on perspective and why you shouldn’t let the rules undermine your confidence.
To see some the work that I have done during lockdown, Visit the Gallery
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.
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
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.
There are 54 members of the Royal Institute of Painters in Water Colours (RI) and at the annual exhibition members are allowed to exhibit 6 works. The Winsor & Newton/RI Award is for an outstanding group of paintings by an RI member. I was honoured to receive the award this year (for the second time) …
I was commissioned to write an article for ‘The Art of Watercolour’ magazine. The article is entitled ‘My Favourite Painting’. You can see it in issue number 25 of the magazine.