Nicola Slattery RBA Contemporary Artist
Nicola Slattery RBA Contemporary Artist

"Art for me is all about.... ..Imagination"

'Norfolk Couple' is a drypoint print. There are just five prints in this limited edition. Available at £345 framed or £275 unframed.

The twentieth annual Norwich Print Fair takes place 7th - 19th September 2015. Nicola Slattery will be exhibiting at least twelve new limited edition prints including 'Norfolk Couple' above and 'Hare' pictured below. If you would like to purchase any of the prints ahead of the fair please do contact the studio. To see more prints visit the: 'Recent Prints' page.   

'Hare' is a limited edition drypoint print. There are just 9 prints in the edition. Available at £145 unframed or £195 framed.

Nicola Slattery was born in 1963 and graduated from Coventry Art School in 1986. A prolific and well known painter and printmaker, she has exhibited regularly and widely for many years in solo and group exhibitions across the UK and beyond. In March 2015 she was elected to the Royal Society of British Artists (RBA). 


Her passion for creating art has been shared with people of various ages and backgrounds. Through her tuition on many art courses and painting holidays she has introduced beginners and other professional artists to new ideas and techniques.


Although most of her time is now committed to painting she continues to run a small number of weekend art courses and the occasional art holiday each year.


'Meeting of Minds' - acrylic painting on wood - available


 "archetypal figures of compelling enigmatic inwardness"

Philip Vann, art critic and author of numerous books on modern British and Irish Art. April 2015


     "..can hardly be bettered as expressions of a fertile imaginative fantasy"

Nicholas Usherwood, Galleries Magazine. April 2015

"Pastoral" medium: acrylic painting on wood - available

Artistic statement:          

"My daughters play violin in their rooms and sheep graze in the field opposite my Norfolk home. My mind wanders and comes upon a girl playing violin for an appreciative sheep. The seed of an idea germinates and leads to a painting titled "Pastoral". This is how 'art from imagination' works for me."  

Nicola Slattery  March 2015

Nicola Slattery works with imagination, feelings and emotions as a painter and printmaker. Her paintings are in public, private and corporate collections around the world. She also tutors a small number of weekend art courses each year near her home in rural south Norfolk. 

'Garland' - acrylic on wood - available - currently with the Fosse Gallery, Stow on the Wold.

Painting with acrylic on wood or printmaking using the drypoint and collagraph technique, Nicola Slattery creates figurative narative images from imagination. Her paintings have enjoyed wide audiences and favourable reviews. They have been chosen for selected exhibitions including those with: New English Art Club, Royal Society of British Artists and the Royal Academy Summer Exhibition. 

'Self Portrait with Leaves' was selected for the 2015 Ruth Borchard Self Portrait Exhibition which continues until 9th October at Piano Nobile - Kings Place, 90 York Way, London N1 Open Monday to Sunday 9am - 8pm. 

Nicola Slattery is well known for her distinct style of figurative - narrative paintings. She also has a background in printmaking and has introduced many to the "Collograph" and "Drypoint techniques which she started teaching to other artists back in the 1980's. Since then many have taken up these simple and direct approaches to printmaking after discovering the techniques on one of her weekend art courses.


Original limited edition prints by Nicola Slattery can be found in galleries and have been reproduced in several printmaking books. "The Printmakers Cat" and "The Artful Hare" are both available from publishers Mascot Media.

See the Work Published page for link 



Gallery recent paintings - media acrylic on wood.



"Talk with the Moon"


Gallery of hand made limited edition prints.



Art courses

Nicola Slattery runs several popular weekend art courses each year at a lovely venue on the Norfolk and Suffolk border. All art materials needed for the weekend course are included in the course fee.


There are many lovely places to stay nearby. Enjoy a lovely art break with a tutor who enjoys teaching art and has many years of experience teaching all levels of ability including complete beginners and artists looking for new approaches to art.


Please click on the Weekend Art Courses button to learn more.

Nicola Slattery's painting "A House for Me" The painting features on the cover of a new collection of poems "House of Small Absences"  by Anne Marie Fyfe due from Seren Books May 2015.

Price £9.99 order via

"This is magical art, pure, humorous and strong".

Sister Wendy Beckett, Television art commentator, March 2007

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UK: 01986 788853


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Studio visits are always welcome but please try and ring a day or two in advance.

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Weekend art courses coming up soon....

  • Painting with Acrylics 26th & 27th September
  • Printmaking for All    1oth & 11th October
  • Art from Imagination 7th & 8th November


Autumn Art Courses

Look forward to a fantastic weekend autumn art break. Choose from Painting, Printmaking or Art from Imagination. 


Lovely rural south Norfolk venue with many excellent B&B's and other places to stay nearby. Norfolk is great in the autumn - often dry and warm with big skies and sunsets. 

Find out more telephone: 01986 788853


Studio visits to view work are welcome but please ring a day or so in advance if possible to arrange a suitable time.

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If you are interested in any work currently with a gallery please contact the gallery directly.


The galleries are friendly and helpful and will often reserve a work for a few days without any obligation until you can view or make your decision. 

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