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Neil Sack Gallery, Durban, South Africa
Summer Exhibitions, Royal Academy, London
Lambeth Palace, London
The Sladmore Gallery, 32 Bruton Place, London W1
Wykeham Galleries, Stockbridge, Hampshire.
Farnham Maltings, Surrey
New Ashgate Gallery, Farnham, Surrey
Thursley Exhibition, Surrey
Ashbarn Gallery, Stroud, Hants.
Art on the Rock, Stirling Castle, Scotland
Alresford Gallery, New Alresford, Hampshire
Jane Fuest Gallery, New Alresford, Hampshire
The Minster Gallery, The Square, Winchester, Hampshire
Rum’s Eg, Romsey, Hampshire
Changing Perspectives, for Winchester GoLD, Hampshire
Hillier's Arboretum, Hampshire
1979 The famous Chelsea porcelain collection, the State Rooms, and paintings at Buckingham Palace, for the Duke of Edinburgh Award Scheme Guide Book.
2010 Parish Churches of Wiltshire by Brian J Woodruffe.
1987 Winchester Art Club Annual Exhibition
Best Watercolour - Newton Wonders
2001 Winchester Art Club Annual Exhibition
Best Watercolour - Flooding, Yueyang, China
2012 Winchester Art Club Annual Exhibition
Best Watercolour - North Aisle, Winchester Cathedral
2012 The Sennelier National Watercolour Prize
Runner up - Bombus lucorum
2012 Hilliers Gardens Best of Hampshire Artists
Special Award - Bearded Tit
2013 Hilliers Gardens Best of Hampshire Artists
Highly Commended Bombus terrestris on gorse
2018 Winchester Art Club Annual Exhibition
Best Watercolour - Four Bumblebees
As said, Tricia’s work is achieved in a variety of media, though she prefers the immediacy and delicacy of watercolour, some of which is painted on calf vellum. Capturing the effect of light, the fundamental essence of making a painting sing, is central to her focus in portraiture, landscape and still life, often treating subjects in the manner of trompe l'oeil.
“Though the use of vellum (lamb, calf or goat skin) as a writing surface dates from the first century CE, it remained the writing and painting surface of choice for many calligraphers and artists through the eighteenth century. It is readily available, light weight, portable and durable, and there are thousands of pieces of vellum as books and paintings all around the world. For a watercolourist, this lively responsive surface demands experience, respect and dry brush techniques for success. Dry brush techniques are akin to drawing in colour with a brush, one tiny stroke at a time with a sure steady hand; to keep the work glowing with energy [-] takes a master.“ Nancy Hart Stieber, Curator of Rare Prints, The Morton Arboretum, Lisle, Illinois, USA.
Tricia has completed commissions and exhibited widely in England, and in Australia and South Africa, where she also lived for some years. She now lives and works in Winchester.
In 2002, Tricia was commissioned by Michelmersh Parish Church Council, in the Diocese of Winchester, to design two south aisle lancet windows for St.Mary's Church.
The windows were executed by Salisbury Cathedral Glassworks, and were inaugurated and dedicated in September that year.