Zaza Shelley

It is rare to find sporting art that is actually about the animals but this is what Zaza Shelley has dedicated herself to. Hours of careful observation is how she…

Kate Brooks

Returning to Leicestershire for one final season before the hunting ban, Kate Brooks needed to find a way to earn. Her sporting art, full of character without being anthropomorphised, proved…

Nichola Eddery

Taking on a commission to paint the racehorse, Frankel, in a deliberate reference to Stubbs was no small feat for Nichola Eddery. But she put herself into training and even…

How to get a bargain at auction

Buying at auction can allow you to buy your heart’s desire at a fraction of the shop price, but costly disasters still need to be avoided. Roger Field offers his…

Colin Woolf was once told he would never be able to paint for a living. But having done so for 25 years, he understands that sporting art is much more…

Ian MacGillivray

Ian MacGillivray uses his sporting art to voice the entire journey of stalking. Not just that glimpse of the stag. With fears that sport is being brought to us in…

Freddy Paske

Freddy Paske may have left one war behind when he left the Army but his sporting art has led him to documenting another. Janet Menzies speaks to Freddy Paske about…

Jim Starr

Jim Starr was inspired by his love of birds and influenced by the street art and graffiti of Bristol and London. At first too edgy for London galleries Starr could…

Sam MacDonald

Sam Macdonald catches his fish twice. First he actually catches the fish, and then he relives the experience sculpting it. Janet Menzies meets a sporting artist who is recreating in…