Charlotte Atkinson

Charlotte was born in the great naval city of Plymouth in 1973 and grew up with
a natural fascination for the sea. After training to be an illustrator at the
University of Derby and Hereford College of Art, her love of coastal life drew
her to Scotland where she was invited to become Artist in Residence at a rural
centre for the arts.

Since becoming a professional artist Charlotte has
showcased her work throughout the South of England and has enjoyed numerous
successful exhibitions in London, York, Inverness, Galloway and Dallas, Texas.
Following her success at the Fine Art Trade Guilds Awards in 2000, where she was
awarded the prestigious title of ‘Artist Exhibition Winner’, her work attracted
a great deal of attention leading to the publication of her first collection of
limited editions, which sold out in a matter of weeks.

highly decorative mixed-media creations combine oils, pastels and inks and
explore the energy created by colour and its effects in our emotions. Although
semi-abstract, the inspiration of the ocean is clearly discernible in her work,
as misty figures seem to float through a silent and solitary underwater

“Painting is all about emotion and I hope that my work
conveys even a small amount of the feeling that I put into it.”