Zoë Day is a professional artist and published illustrator. She studied art at Nene College in Northampton and then fashion and textiles at Nottingham Trent University. In pursuit of knowledge, Zoë has furthered her skills studying with BP award winner Alan Ramsey at the Heatherleys school of Art in Chelsea, anatomy with Dr Sarah Simbet at the Ruskin School of Art in Oxford and figure drawing with the Florence academy and internationally renowned artist Toby Wright.
Zoë co-owns Buckingham Art School with friend and fellow artist Debs Last. The school has over 120 students a week teaching a variety of classes from portraiture and life drawing through to A levels.
Following a series of expressive self-portraits, she is now exploring the world of abstract expressionism, inspired by music. The work has a a Jewel-like quality as she uses the finest pigments and mediums to best effect..
Her paintings are on display at her studio / gallery, next to Stowe Castle in the beautiful Buckinghamshire countryside.
Please contact her directly at email@example.com if you are interested in commissioning a painting or would like to arrange a studio visit.
Recent Exhibitions include:
'Five Women Artists' - Aim Gallery, Milton Keynes
'Not the Royal Academy' - Llwelyn Alexander Gallery, Waterloo, London
'Cycling in Art' - Orleans House Gallery, Richmond, London
The Portrait Guild www.portraitguild.com
Buckinghamshire Art Society www.bucksart.co.uk
'Short listed' Royal Society Portrait Painters Annual Exhibition 2013,2014
Bafa 'Winner, Best in Show' 2009, 2011, 2013
'Highly Commended' 2008,2011,2012,2013
Zoë is also Joint Head of Buckingham Art School with Debs Last where she teaches portraiture, life drawing, mixed media classes and various workshops throughout the year. www.buckinghamartschool.com
If you are interested in commissioning a portrait please contact Zoë on 07724 939609 or email firstname.lastname@example.org