world through mentorship and workshops.
Gillian trained as a graphic designer in the 1950s, then worked
for Decca Records including freelancing design. In the ‘60s, she
created handmade cards for Harrods, Fortnum & Mason, Heals and
other exclusive stores.
Moving over to painting, her watercolour and pen/wash paintings
of London, landscapes and flora were exhibited from the late 1970s
in London until the middle of 1990s, Gillian then started to explore
and develop her art, moving to East London and setting up her
studio at Trinity Buoy Wharf E14. Her new work exploded into large
colour filled contemporary canvases strongly documenting the
Docklands and London.
Murals and paintings have been commissioned by Tower Hamlets,
Berwin Leighton corporate Lawyers, Canary Wharf, Mile End Hospital
Education Centre Marriott Hotel West India Quay, St Pauls Cathedral,
FCA Building, London City Airport; amongst many other public and
private works. Gillian just had her 11 London Legacy large format
paintings purchased by Matt Macdonald PLC in the City of London
head office for their Chairman and directors suite.
Gillian works from her studio in Greenwich on her paintings and her
range of prints of her work can be seen on her website.