Watercolour on paper
Gareth Watson began full-time painting in 2003. Working almost exclusively in watercolour, he creates timeless, semi-abstract images of landscapes that are more concerned with capturing light and space than recording the details of the scenes. The locations which prompt these paintings tend to be remote and are scattered not only throughout Britain, but also in such areas as the Alps, Iceland and Scandinavia. Ancient sites often make their mark, and a sense of order and balance that is almost architectural pervades the pictures, encompassing air and water as well as the land. His work has been included in exhibitions in Sweden and the U.K. since 1996, and also features in private collections in Europe, North America and Australia. He now divides his time between Cambridge and the Hebrides.
The Strathearn Gallery | 32 West High Street | Crieff | Perthshire | PH7 4DL