Katie Millard

My interest in watercolour began in the late 80’s when I visited North Norfolk for the first time. I was struck by the unspoilt nature of the area, the huge and magnificent skies and beaches.

Seeing the sand being lifted and swirling in the sky by the vagaries of the weather, fascinates me. Watching rain approaching and the way it affects the sea and the landscape I find awe inspiring. Hot summer days, the peace and quiet and utter stillness keep me there. Listening to the seabirds as the sun sets, I turn my back keeping the image fresh in my mind, drive home, distil the image and paint. Wonderful!


I trained at the Central School of Art and Design, doing a BA Hons degree in Set & Costume Design. After working for many years in the industry, I turned my back on London and came back to the countryside. I have painted watercolours since l987 and am now embarking on oil painting. Co-founder of Artworks, I became a Fellow of the Royal Society in 2000. I exhibit widely in the East Anglian region.

Room With A View Norwich 1990 to present
The White Horese Hotel Blakeney 1990 to present
Regatta Gallery Holt 1999 to present
Holkham Gallery Holkham 1992 to present
The Exhibition 1989 to 1998 (Art and Craft Group)
Norfolk Arts and Crafts 1989 to present
Blackthorpe Barn 1998 to present

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