Diana Matthews FRSA

 

Trained at Bath Academy of Art under William Scott, Diana Matthews went on to teach fine art and now paints full-time.

 

Jug and Mug
oil on panel
30 x 38cm
 

 

 

Compote of Grapes
oil on panel
31 x 41cm

 

 

Bottle and Flask
oil on panel
36 x 45.5cm

 

Decanter and Glasses

oil on panel

40.5 x 50.5cm

 

 

The Travellers
oil on panel
25 x 35cm

 

 

Decanter and Compote
oil on panel
44.5 x 54.5cm

 

 

At the Harbourside
oil on canvas
60 x 50cm

 

 

Assembly of Travellers
oil on canvas
60 x 50cm

 

 

 

Three Objects by the Quay
oil on canvas
60 x 50cm

 

 

Jug and Figs

oil on canvas

 

 

Quartet II

oil on board

 

 

 

Jug and Grapes

oil on canvas

 

 

 

Tableau with View of Venice
oil on canvas
55.5 x 45cm

 

 

 

Tableau with View of Florence
oil on canvas
60 x 50cm

 

Tableau with View of Royal Crescent, Bath
oil on canvas
55 x 45cm

 

Harbour Still Life
oil on canvas
61 x 50cm

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Three Objects by the Quay
oil on canvas
61 x 50cm

 

 

The Arrivals

oil on canvas

70 x 50cm

 

 

 

Quartet I

oil on board

46 x 56cm

 

Pulteney Bridge

oil on board

40 x 30cm

 

 

Bottles and Glasses

oil on board

30 x 40cm

 

 

Jug and Bowls

oil on board

40 x 30cm

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Bottles

oil on board

30 x 50cm

 

 

Symmetry in Space VI

oil on panel

30 x 40cm

 

 

Symmetry in Space VII

oil on panel

29 x 25cm

Bottles

oil on board

40 x 30cm

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Born in Guildford in 1935, Diana Matthews studied Fine Art at Bath Academy of Art, Corsham from 1954 – 1956. Here she was trained by William Scott as well as visiting lecturers including Antony Fry, Peter Lanyon, Bryan Winter, Adrian Heath and Gillian Ayres.

 

She went on to teach art at various secondary schools. In 1985 she became a Fellow of the Royal Society of Art. It was only when Diana retired in 1995 that she was able to concentrate fully on painting full-time and to focus on painting still life and abstract work.

 

Diana Matthews has exhibited regularly in London and the South West including at 20/21 Royal College of Art (2014), Islington Art Fair (2013), Bath Art Society (2005/06/09/10/11/13), Olympia Decorative and Contemporary Art Fair (2011), Battersea Park Decorative and Contemporary Art Fair (2011/12), Art London (2011), Royal West of England Academy (2007/08), and Royal Society of British Artists (2007/11). Represented by David Simon Contemporary, Bath since September 2014.

 

 

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