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Shirley Trevena RI

Metal Bird & Irises by Shirley Trevena.JPG
Metal Bird & Irises by Shirley Trevena.JPG


Taking Risks with Watercolour

Taking Risks with Watercolour is Shirley Trevena’s first exhibition at The Rutland Gallery.
Shirley is a member of the Royal Institute of Painters in Water Colours and has an international reputation as one of Britain’s most innovative artists in the watercolour medium. Always taking risks to create exciting paintings, Shirley’s unconventional works have strong compositions and a vibrant palette of colours.


The exhibition opens from 10:30 am on Saturday 1st June and continues until Saturday 29th June 2024

All artwork is available to view in the Exhibition catalogue and is available to purchase online NOW!*

*delivery or collection of all purchased artworks will be ASAP after the exhibition closes on 29th June 2024

To view and purchase artwork click the button below to get access to the individual artwork purchase pages. 

Shirley Trevena’s dynamic compositions and expressive brushwork transports viewers into a world where reality intertwines with the abstract. From still life to tranquil landscapes, each piece invites contemplation and discovery, evoking a spectrum of emotions and narratives.


Renowned for her bold experimentation with watercolour, Trevena's art is a vibrant tapestry of colour and imagination. With a career spanning several decades, Shirley has cemented her place as a master of the medium, pushing boundaries and redefining traditional techniques.

Join us as we celebrate Trevena's unparalleled talent and artistic vision. Whether you're an avid collector or a newcomer to her work, this exhibition promises to inspire and delight, offering a glimpse into the boundless creativity of one of Britain's most cherished artists.

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