Winner of BBC Wildlfe Artist in the category British Mammals; selected or shortlisted by the Society of Wildlife Artists, SW Academy, The Royal West Academy; member of Devon and Sussex associations, Diane Bailey is emerging as one of the most exciting contemporary wildlife artists today.

With a background of zoology and architectural design she produces well-structured, composed pieces which are at the same time intuitive, energised and vibrant. 

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'I want my images to be striking from a distance but also stand up to close scrutiny. This often means attention to tiny details whilst still maintaining energy and looseness'

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'I tend to work quickly in the

initial stages, often with little preparation, just covering the surface with colour and seeing where that leads' 

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Selected work can be seen in the following places:

The Mason-Laurence Gallery, Devon 

Colonnade House, Worthing, Sussex

Artisan Gallery, Chagford. 

Greenhill Arts Gallery 

Saatchi online. 

Bracken Gallery, Chudleigh

'There needs to be a relationship between the painting and the person viewing it'