Teresa lives and works on the out skirts of North Petherton in Somerset. Just a stones throw from both the Somerset Levels and the Quantock hills, both areas are of ouststanding natual beauty. They provide Teresa with an abundance of flora and fauna for inspiration. She specialises in field and country sports realated subjects. A photographer in her own right she endevours to capture images of all her subjects herself. So they are seen first hand. Teresa has a vast knowledge of natual history which is vital in making her paintings realistic.
Born in 1979 Teresa spent her early years drawing her menagerie of pets, riding her pony and accompaning her father shooting, beating and ferreting. Her love of the coutryside it's wildlife and also a love of art have combinded to become a career. A keen sports woman herself Teresa has enjoyed fox and stag hunting both on foot and on a horse, deer stalking around Great Britain including red stags in Scotland, Beating and photographing on pheasant and partridge shoots, boar shooting in deepest France,and not to mention fishing, both course and on the fly. In fact there are not many field sports she has not observed, photgraphed or taken part that Great Britain can offer. This experience and also a life time of studying and painting wildlife is what makes Teresa's work so realisic.
Teresa's talents were first noticed by her family and friends who began commissiong pet portraits, these lead to more commisions and soon the local hunt asked if she would like to take a stand at the thier Terrier show.Teresa jumped at the chance and after setting up shop in a hunt stable soon sold out and added many more to her commissions list. Within a year Teresa was ready to jump in to a full time career as a Sporting Artist. She now exhibits at the major game fairs in the UK such as the prestegous CLA game fair and the mighty Midland game fair. She has been a regular at these shows for the past 10 years.
Teresa works mainly in oil paints on wooden panel and also enjoys using graphite and charcoal. she Uses only the best quality materials prefering pro art brushes and Winsor and Newton oil paints.
Her work can be found in art collections around the World .