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Lesley Birch

Lesley Birch

Award-winning artist Lesley Birch was born in Glasgow and gained her MA in English Literature and Music at the University of Glasgow. She went on to work as a professional musician touring the UK and USA with 80s chart-topping Scottish band Hue and Cry. After the birth of her son, she moved to Cambridge where she taught English Literature and developed her life-long interest in painting. After a move to Yorkshire, she continued to paint, exhibit, and develop her practice, setting up an artist collective with an interest in life drawing.

Her paintings have been widely exhibited including the Royal Academy Summer Exhibition, Cork Street Open and mixed and solo shows across the UK. She has a painting in the Royal Marsden Hospital Collection and in 2016 won The Artist Magazine Award and The Clairefontaine Award.
Birch's paintings are bringing her attention for their evocative, sense of timelessness and atmosphere. Her experience of the landscape is her starting point – Ireland, Sco... [more]

Lesley Birch Ethereal Shore

Lesley Birch

Ethereal Shore

Oil on Board

Lesley Birch Pink Sand, Gigha

Lesley Birch

Pink Sand, Gigha

Oil

Lesley Birch Rippling Summer, Gigha

Lesley Birch

Rippling Summer, Gigha

Oil

Lesley Birch Rugged Shore, Cold Wind

Lesley Birch

Rugged Shore, Cold Wind

Oil

Lesley Birch West Coast Gust

Lesley Birch

West Coast Gust

Oil

Lesley Birch On The Beach

Lesley Birch

On The Beach

Acrylic and Ink

Lesley Birch Surf Coming In

Lesley Birch

Surf Coming In

Oil on Linen

Lesley Birch Winter Gully

Lesley Birch

Winter Gully

Acrylic and Ink

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