FEAST – Art For Cure Exhibition, Suffolk

‘Suffolk Mackerel’     FEAST SEPTEMBER 25th – 28th, 10am – 6pm Ballroom Arts, Aldeburgh, Suffolk. PRIVATE VIEW FRIDAY 24th SEPTEMBER 6 – 10pm   FEAST is an exhibition of artists and sculptors inspired by the theme of food, dining and the natural world. The exhibition is organised by ART FOR CURE, a national charity…

The Art of Great Seafood

The marriage of fine cuisine and fine art is as old as time itself. The worlds of the paint palette and the chef’s pan are never far from each other. Both are inspired by the world about them to explore and create. Giles Ward has become renowned for his distinctive and experimental interpretation of the…

The Anonymous heART Project

Giles Ward is delighted to have been approached by Heart Research UK to contribute to their popular annual anonymous art auction – The Anonymous heART Project. Now in its 4th year, The Anonymous heART Project is an online art auction featuring one-off pieces from a host of international artists and celebrities. For the past three…

Gorstella Gallery Exhibition 10th – 20th June 2021

JUNE 2021 EXHIBITION Gorstella Gallery, Tudor Farm, Dodleston, Chester CH4 9LP featuring Giles Ward, Sigrid Muller, Jackie Philip, Matthew Snowden, Annie Williams and Vivienne Williams. Thursday 10th June, 6.30 – 9.00pm & Friday 11th June, 6.30 – 9.00pm Saturday & Sunday 12th & 13th June, 11.00am – 5.00pm Saturday & Sunday 19th & 20th June, 11.00am…

‘Pouting’ New Limited Edition Print

The pouting, or bib, is a humble little fish. You won’t find him on ice in Waitrose or Sainsburys, much is the shame. That doesn’t mean he isn’t swimming the shores of the UK in abundance, quite the opposite. Part of the cod family, until recently it was rare to see pouting for sale in…

The Masters of Fish Painting

The 1600s are often referred to as the Dutch Golden Age of painting, an era that put great emphasis on aspects of the natural world both within still-life and landscape. Indeed, the Dutch words stilleven and landschap were adopted into English as “still life” and “landscape”. Renowned for their unerring realism, the still life art of these Dutch masters…

Serving Up New Work

‘Three Herring’ (Oil & Acrylic) 1300mm x 660mm This new work from Giles Ward is a distinctive bold rendering of three silver herring displayed upon a large oval dish. Measuring nearly one and a half metres long, this visually arresting image would sit magnificently as the centrepiece on a large kitchen or dining room wall.…

Just For You – Commission a Painting

There can nothing more special than a painting created just for you – a one-off artwork that is all yours! Giles Ward not only creates bespoke commissioned artworks for businesses, restaurants and hotels, but also for individuals looking for that special one-off artwork to complement their home. Giles is a contemporary artist renowned for his…

Evergreen Art Gallery – Q&As

Giles is delighted to feature work at The Evergreen Art Gallery in Daventry, Northamptonshire. He recently completed a Q&A session for the gallery: “We were honoured to have contemporary artist Giles Ward and his lovely wife Julie pay us a visit to hand deliver a selection of his fantastic marine life prints and originals. After a…

Revive Exhibition at The Blue Tree Gallery

Giles is delighted to be part of The Revive Exhibition at The Blue Tree Gallery, York, alongside fellow artists Giuliana Lazzerini, Steve Tomlinson and James Wheeler. A review of the show can be found on the blog site CHARLES HUTCH PRESS, The art beat of YORKshire “We’re temporarily closed due to the third lockdown but…

Fish in Art – Soutine’s ‘Still Life With Herring’

An Occasional Celebration of Sea Life & The Natural World in Art I’ve never been a great fan of the painter’s go-to nomenclature; the ‘still life’. It’s been something of a catch-all for a great disparity of imagery throughout the history of art. It seems art must be tidily shuffled into the drawers of still…

The Genuine Article

Giles’ original paintings have continued to prove increasingly popular. One of the key features of his paintings is the very distinctive framing and presentation. Each frame is handmade by Giles himself. As he says, “for me the frame is just as much an integral part of the final piece as the painting. So, as such,…