Julia Hawkins


Biography

Julia Hawkins is a contemporary figurative artist based in Surrey, where she also runs a private teaching studio.

She is a regular exhibitor at the Mall Galleries in London with major societies such as the Royal Society of Portrait Painters, New English Art Club, Royal Institute of Oil Painters and the Society of Women Artists. Her work was also selected for the prestigious Lynn Painter-Stainers Prize and Ruth Borchard Self-Portrait Prize exhibitions.

Julia’s expressive landscapes and portraits reveal an experienced painter and colourist, who truly captures the essence of her subject. A number of her works are owned by private collectors both in the UK and internationally.

Julia completed an MA in Graphics and Illustration at the Latvian Academy of Arts and studied drawing at the Riga studios of Professor Vitaly Karkunov. She moved to the UK in the early 90's after working for various publishing companies in commercial and editorial illustration.

Julia is a member of Chelsea Art Society, Guildford Arts and the Dorking Group of Artists. She exhibits with the Jonathan Cooper Park Walk Gallery in Chelsea and in Surrey. To commission the artist and to view her latest exhibitions please visit www.juliahawkinsart.co.uk


Examples

Birches in Bluebell Wood Oil on canvas 9.5 x 11.5ins   Denbies Vineyard, Early Spring   Girl at the Table
Azalea Walk Wisley Gardens, oil on canvas 14 x 17.5ins   Mother and daughter   Natasha
Sailing on river Hamble   Recorder player  

© Julia Hawkins