Alex Roch

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Alex was born in Africa, travelling the world before settling in England as a teenager.  Her early influences came from Rembrand and vanGogh, both steeped in drawing techniques and the use of strong tone and colour.

After training at the City and Guilds of London Art College, she became a full time, professional exhibiting painter, teacher and demonstrator.

She paints figures in their environment, as well as doing portraits and still lives in her studio.  Sea and landscapes are usually painted “en pleine air”, where the constantly changing weather is inspirational, demanding and exciting – so managing to capture the atmosphere  and intensity of the moment. 

 

Solo Exhibitions
2011

54 Gallery, London

 2008 Beaulieu - France
2006 The Smithfield Gallery – London
2005 Beaulieu - France
  54 Gallery – London
 2003 Sheridan Russell Gallery - London
1998 Pump House Gallery - Battersea
1995 Northcote Gallery - London

Group Exhibitions

1992 – 2012
 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 


 

Venice in Peril, Patterson Gallery
Art for Youth, Mall Galleries
Discerning Eye, Mall Galleries
Royal Society of Marine Artists, Mall Gallery
Royal Society of British Artists, Mall Galleries
New English Art Club, Mall Galleries
The Society of Women Artists, Mall Galleries
The Pastel Society, Mall Galleries
Chelsea Art Society, London
Piers Feetham Gallery, London
Geedon Gallery, Essex
Davina Phillips Gallery,Hampshire
Guildford Art Society
Wykeham Gallery, Surrey
Ripley Gallery, Surrey
Century Gallery – Datchet               
Sally Hunter Gallery, London
Royal Automobile Club, London & Surrey
Cranleigh Art Centre, Surrey
Summer Salon Beaulieu , France
Château de Lacapelle-Marival, France
Salon des Arts Plastiques, Monaco
Education
1988-92 City & Guilds of London Art College
1987-88 Atelier ’88 with Gerard Bernard in South of France

Awards

1992  Drawing Prize, City & Guilds of London Art College
  National Westminster 90’s Prize for Art
1991 Philip Connard Travel Awards
  Britain’s Painters ’91 – Westminster Galleries

Collections

 

Alcan        Montreal Canada

 

Private collections :
Argentina, Australia, Canada, Denmark,
France, Holland, Malaysia, Monaco,
New Zealand, Spain, Sweden, U.K. & U.S.A.

Publications

Artist and Illustrator Magazine 

Links

 
  www.beaulieu-tourisme.com

Mall Galleries

 www.mallgalleries.org.uk
Discerning Eye www.discerningeye.org
Art Profile www.artprofile.co.uk
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