Gallery: The Arborealists and Other Painters – art of the tree

Discover the art of the tree – from a solitary alder to an autumn forest – with 'The Arborealists and Other Painters’

Published: July 3rd, 2018 at 9:32 am
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‘The Arborealists and Other Painters’ explores the art of the tree through a variety of media, including ink and gouache, oil and mixed media.


The exhibition – held between 7 July - 4 August at the John Davies Galley in Moreton-in-Marsh, Gloucestershire – shows over 75 works by The Arborealists, a significant new artistic group.

Stella Carr
Corylus Crataegus Organophosphate. Gouuche pigment & ink, 17.75 x 24.5 ins / 45 x 65 cm (image size) ©Stella Carr
Simon Dorrell
A Solitary Alder, towards Coleshill. Ink and gouache, 6.5 x 9 ins / 16.5 x 23 cm (image size) ©Simon Dorrell
Miriam Escofet
Olive Tree and Moon. Mixed media on gessoed panel, 22 x 20 ins / 56 x 51 cm (image size) ©Miriam Escofet
Karen Bowers
Spindle. Oil on gessoped panel, 47.25 x 47.25 ins / 12 x 120 cm (image size) ©Karen Bowers
Jacqueline Wadlake-Hatton
Hidden. Oil on canvas, 39.5 x 39.5 ins / 100 x 100 cm (image size) ©Jacqueline Wadlake-Hatton
Fred Schley
Cotswolds trees I. Oil on canvas, 19.75 x 27.5 ins /50 x 70 cm (image size)©Fred Schley
Carla Groppi
After Misonne 4. charcoal and pastel on paper, 35.5 x 43.25 ins / 90 x 110 cm (image size) ©Carla Groppi
Ann Blockley RI
Green Tree. Watercolour, 19 x 19 ins / 48 x 48 cm (image size) ©Ann Blockley RI
Karen Bowers
View from Sue's Field. Oil on gessoed board, 21.5 x 61 ins / 55 x 154 cm (image size) ©Karen Bowers
Mary Anne Aytoun-Ellis
Walking. Egg empera & watercolour, 10 x 15.5 ins / 25.5 x 39.5 cm ©Mary Anne Aytoun-Ellis
Philippa Beale
The Forest in Autumn. Acrylic on canvas, 21.25 x 16 ins / 54 x 41 cm (image size) ©Philippa Beale

How to see the paintings

The artworks above, and many more, will be exhibited from 7 July - 4 August 2018 at the John Davies Galley in Moreton-in-Marsh, Gloucestershire.


The Old Dairy Plant

Fosseway Business Park, Stratford Road



GL56 9NQ


7 July - 4 August 2018

Public view

Monday - Friday 10 am - 5.00 pm

Saturdays 10 am - 5.00 pm

Sundays Closed

Private view

Saturday 7 July 12 noon - 5.00pm


Sunday 8 July 11.00am - 3.00pm

Fizz & Canapés

and to meet some of the artists over the weekend


Tel: 01608 652255


Discover more exhibitions and crafts here.


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