Amanda Horvath is a contemporary artist producing vibrant colourful and highly textured original paintings. After studying fine art painting and printmaking at Sheffield Hallam University, where she achieved a B A Hons (1st class) Amanda subsequently lectured in colleges. She now practices full time as an artist from her studio in the Peak District.
“Painting is a response to the beautiful landscape around me, I attempt to capture the spirit of the land and that quiet sense of tranquillity that coexists with a closeness to the natural world. I am moved by dramatic light sweeping over the rugged elements chased by clouds and the timeless changing sea when visiting the coast. I have a passion for expressing nature in bright vivid colours and nothing gives me more pleasure than when people say they love their painting.”
Working from observation of nature Amanda gathers visual information with a sketchbook or camera and often begins a canvas en plein air, finishing these preliminary pieces in her studio. Working expressively in acrylics or oils, often with a palette knife or other mark making techniques she applies layer upon layer until the painting reaches a natural conclusion, forming contemporary paintings that lie somewhere between abstraction and realism. Her paintings have found homes with private collectors in the UK, America, Asia, Europe and Australia. Amanda exhibited at the Bath Art Fair 1st-2nd March.
Dart Gallery, Dartmouth, Devon.
Eclectic Gallery, London
The Paul Tavernor Gallery, Poynton, Cheshire.
The Wey Gallery, Godalming, Surrey.
The Lion Street Gallery, Hay-on-Wye, Powys.
The Purple Gallery, Bournville, Birmingham
Bell Fine Art, Winchester, Hampshire.
For enquiries regarding paintings already with galleries please contact the gallery directly.
Commissions are welcome, different sizes and colour schemes can be accommodated, or if you wish to enquire about a particular painting please follow the contact details.
Solo exhibition 4th July- 14th August 2019 with Eclectic Gallery 140, Portobello Road, London.
The Summer exhibition 6th July - 31st August 2019 at The Purple Gallery, Bournville, Birmingham.
Chester Arts Fair, November 16th-18th 2019.