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Stormy Seas, Torquay

Original oil on canvas painting measuring Width 90 x Height 60 cm or 35.5 x  23.5 inches. Signed. Framed in a white wooden frame. Overall measurement including frame is 99 x 69 cm or 39 x 27 inches. Comes with a certificate of authenticity and a Collector Guarantee. Free UK delivery.

Stormy Seas, Torquay is inspired by the winter seas and large waves that you sometimes get in right up to the seafront in Torbay. This stretch of beach is from Torquay seafront to Corbyn Sands beach. The painting shows large waves crashing onto shore, lit by the afternoon sun, turning the top of the waves a rich sap green and pale yellow. The blue sky is reflected off the choppy sea in the background.

Torquay is a seaside resort town on the English Channel in Devon, south west England. Known for beaches such as Babbacombe and cliffside Oddicombe, its coastline is nicknamed the English Riviera. Torquay Harbour near the town centre offers shops, cafes and a marina. Torre Abbey, a monastery founded in 1196, has art galleries and extensive gardens featuring plants from local writer Agatha Christie’s novels.

The English Riviera has 22 miles of coastline and a UNESCO Global Geopark, all of which can be discovered on the South West Coast Path, which runs along South Devon’s beautiful bay between Maidencombe in the north and Sharkham Point in the south.

I graduated with a BA (Hons) in Fine Art in 2008 at the University of Plymouth. My exhibitions have been throughout Devon and one of my films was been exhibited at the South Bank, London and in Italy. I am a Teignmouth based artist.

In conclusion, I am a member of the Devon Artist Network where you can see more of my work here https://www.devonartistnetwork.co.uk/catherine-kennedy-1

Recently  I have been given the status of a Geopark Ambassador Artist for the English Riviera UNESCO Global Geopark.

This painting is also available as a giclee fine art print in 3 sizes here

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Contemporary Art Fair Newbury, Sandown and Windsor 2021
South West Homes and Gardens Show, Westpoint, Exeter 2021
Devon Artist Network Exhibition, Artizan Fleet Walk, Torquay 2019, 2020, 2021
Art Ambassador Show, Artizan Gallery, Torquay 2019
Wave Series, Teignmouth Pavilions 2019
Multimedia Art Show, TAAG, Teignmouth 2019
Artizan Gallery, Torquay 2018
Artmazing, Powderham Castle 2018
Group exhibition Speculation Gallery, Brixham 2018
Solo exhibition Pavilions Teignmouth 2017
Group exhibition Harbour House, Kingsbridge 2016
Solo exhibition Blue Indigo, Teignmouth 2015
Devon Open Studios, Teignmouth 2014
Brownston Gallery, Modbury 2013
Flavel theatre, Dartmouth 2012
Blue Indigo, Teignmouth 2011
Blue Indigo, Teignmouth 2010
South Bank 2009 video
University of West of England, Taunton 2008 video installation ‘St.Piran’s Day march, Perranporth
Royal William Yard, Plymouth 2006 video installation ‘The sinking of the Napoli”


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