BID ON-LINE Aug 19th-Sep 16th 201943 Horse & Hound SIZE :
houndCURRENT PRICE : £ 300SPONSORED by : Clarke Gammon WellerDISPLAYED :
Clarke Gammon Weller, High Street
ARTIST DETAILS :Georgea Blakey website
Georgea Blakey is a British portrait artist, specializing in equestrian and animal subjects.
She has taken on an assortment of commissions ranging from intimate portraits to large-scale murals for high-profile and celebrity clients.
Her commissions have taken her from English country houses and the game reserves of South Africa to the polo farms of Argentina and Palm Beach.
She has many illustrious clients from the worlds of the British aristocracy, international show business, media and sport. These include Mike Azzaro, 10 goal USA polo player, Memo Gracida, 10 goal Mexican polo player, Miss World, HRH Sultan of Pahang and Viscount & Viscountess Cowdray.
Georgea has also painted Prince Charles with his polo pony. Her portrait was commissioned by The Lords Taverners Cricket Society and was auctioned for charity. Sir Tim Rice, the lyricist partner of Sir Andrew Lloyd Webber was the winning bidder.
Georgea Blakey was the Senior Art Scholar at the prestigious St Paul’s Girls School in London and also graduated from The Chelsea College of Art with a merit award in The History of Art. She feels her greatest tuition has been working in the field, drawing from life and nature whenever possible.
She has traveled the world with her paintbrushes and her paintings hang in collections in Argentina, Europe, North America and South Africa.
She has also taught children to paint in schools in North London, Palm Beach, Florida and in The Liberty Children’s Home in Belize for a charity project.
Georgea’s hobbies include writing, singing and hiking with her silver labrador, Lorcan.SUPPORTED CHARITY :Lockwood Equine Centre
Lockwood Equine Centre is one of only three equine specific centre's in the UK, the others being Gonsal in Shrewsbury and Felledge in Durham.
The RSPCA aim is to RESCUE - REHABILITATE AND REHOME the animals in its care.
The centre offers horses and ponies of all ages and sizes from companions to ridden.
Our equines have found their forever homes as childrens ponies - happy hackers - RDA - riding school - pony club - riding club as well as non ridden homes as companions and even therapy ponies helping others.
When they are fully recovered they come to us to prepare for rehoming, we build a bond and gain their trust working on basic handling progressing to work on the ground and some are trained to become riding horses.
If you are looking for a new horse or pony please think about rehoming and contact one of our centre's.