• Painter and Illustrator

    Maria Floyd

  • Paintings

    seascapes and landscapes

     

     

    Oil on board

    Dancing storm

    Oil on wood

    Shortlisted for the David Shepherd Foundation Wildlife Artist of the Year 2017

    With arms outstretched

    oil on canvas

  • Maria Floyd

    info

    lives in Devon

     

    Goldsmiths' College London 1990-93

    BA(hons) Fine Art/ History of Art

     

    Chelsea College of Art and Design 2003

    Childrens' Book Illustration

    work

    paintings

    My paintings are a direct response to a landscape or seascape, a situation, a moment captured - connecting abstract elements with expressive mark making. Works on paper and board are made outside and nature and the elements make their mark, influencing the finished piece.

    illustration

    childrens' picture books

    "Happy to be me", "The friends who care" and 'A kind heart and mind' are available as the Savanna set and are now available to buy in a box set from a variety of outlets. The second set the Okavango set, 'Better together', 'The Thoughtful way' and 'Looking inside out'. Perfect for young children who enjoy animals and told in humorous rhyme. Find them on Facebook.com/tallgrassbooks

    bio

    exhibitions

     

    Group and solo

     

    2017 Beyond the Sea, Padstow

    2017 Hidden Kitchen, St Ives

    2016 Moorwood Art, Bruton

    2016 Hay studio, Cornwall

    2016 Hewitts, Cornwall

    2016 Shortlisted for Wildlife Artist of the Year, Mall Galleries, London

    2016 Hazlegrove School, Somerset

    2015 Moorwood Art, Bruton

    2009 Rock Institute, Cornwall

    2008 The Red House, Lerryn

    2008 Rock Institute, Cornwall

    2007 Trevose, Cornwall

    Work currently on show

    Beyond the Sea Gallery

    Padstow

    Cornwall

     

     

  • Contact

    Let me know if you are interested in my work or in any forthcoming exhibitions