— Michelle Parsons BA (Hons) Fine Art, PGCE, UA —
Michelle is a full time practising artist, specialising in organic-based oil paintings and commissions. She graduated from Northumbria University with a BA (hons) in Fine Art in 1989. After a period of working as a mural and community artist in Israel, Michelle returned to the UK in 1992. She has completed numerous commissions including works for a well-known local fish restaurant, Alec’s Restaurant
She has a passion for detail and representational art, in particular still life and organic forms. Influenced by the painting techniques of John Piper and Gerhard Richter, Michelle’s paintings combine loose brushstrokes, bold impasto marks, heightened colour and texture to create rich, tactile studies in oils on canvas.