Colin Orchard, Suffolk Sunset, near Snape, Oil on Board 38x 30cm, £1200.00
Colin was born in Surrey. Though he had no formal art training he eventually became a lead graphic designer. Since 1983, when he moved to St. Ives, Colin has been painting full time. He has exhibited extensively throughout the UK. In 2007 he was appointed a member of the Royal Society of British Artists and he won “The Artist” award in the same year.
Colin is an impressionist painter. His paintings often display the shades and shadows of Winter. They are often deliberately inaccurate because of Colin´s frequent inclination to decrease or increase elements within a composition. All Colin´s paintings are oil on calico, mounted on board.