Nicola Slattery RBA
Nicola Slattery RBA  

Book now for the weekend art courses in 2019     

   Early bookings are being taken now for the six weekend art courses taking place in 2019. 

Great places to stay nearby including friendly farm house B&B's, traditional country Inns etc.

Full details of these popular weekend art courses and places to stay nearby are on the Art Courses page. 

"Mystery Theatre" an acrylic painting on wood panel - available. 


Included with four other paintings in the Christmas Exhibition at the Langham Gallery in Lamb's Conduit Street, London. The street is known as "London's finest Georgian Street of original shops."   


The exhibition runs Monday to Saturday from 6th December until January


Gallery details and web link on the 

Galleries & Exhibitions  page.

'Encounter' is a new painting which is included along with 3 other paintings by Nicola Slattery in the Christmas Exhibition at the: Fosse Gallery in

Stow on the Wold.


On now until Saturday  29th December

Monday - Saturday 10.30 - 5.00 


The Cotswolds always looks wonderful but especially in the run up to Christmas. It's a great time to visit the town and to view the various gallery artists work.  


Gallery details and web link on the 

Galleries & Exhibitions  page.

"Fieldfare" is a drypoint limited edition print. There are just eight prints in the edition.    Available

To see more drypoint and collagraph limited edition prints by Nicola Slattery please visit: 

Recent Limited Edition Prints


One of 3 recent prints included in the Winter exhibition at  Mandell's Gallery at the top of the historic Elm Hill in Norwich.

On now until 29th December 

Gallery details and web link on the 

Galleries & Exhibitions  page.

''Sea Air" is a small new painting,  available.


Currently exhibited at Nicola Slattery's studio in south Norfolk.


Studio visits are welcome.

see  Studio Location





For studio location please visit: Studio Location

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

"Book of Cats"  sold

One of several paintings by Nicola Slattery featured in the January 2017 issue of The Artist magazine.

Back issues still available - order online at:  

The Artist magazine


"The painting evolved from T.S. Eliot's poem about the enigmatic cat who is known by the name "Hidden Paw" The ambiguity of the subject is a perfect fit with Nicola's mysterious, atmospheric style."  The Artist, January 2017  



Nicola Slattery was born in 1963 and graduated from Coventry Art School in 1986. A prolific, well known painter and printmaker, she has exhibited regularly and widely for many years in solo and group exhibitions across the UK and beyond.


"Young Frida" - acrylic on wood.


A recent homage to a wonderful, strong, mexican woman artist. She created art and she was art. She was Frida Kahlo and she "painted flowers so they would not die"




Media: acrylic on wood, 40 x 40 cms sold

In 2014 Nicola Slattery won "The Alfred Daniels' Personal Favourites Award" for a narrative painting at The Mall Galleries, London. She was elected to membership of the Royal Society of British Artists in 2015. In March 2016 she was presented with "The Artist Magazine Award and subsequently featured in the January 2017 issue of The Artist  Magazine. In March 2017 she won the "Dry Red Press Award" for her painting "Songbirds" included in the 300th Royal Society of British Artists exhibition at the Mall Galleries, London. 

"Songbirds"  sold

Reproduced as a greeting card by Brighton based publisher Dry Red Press.

See more at: the Greeting Cards page 





"Nicola's style seems natural and uncontrived, her imagery is ethereal, soft and contemplative, in the traditions of artists such as Marc Chagall or Odilon Redon."

Susie Hodge, The Artist magazine January 2017

"The Shepherd" an acrylic painting on wood panel - sold in 2017 to Richard Starzak of Aardman Animations Limited, award winning director of Shaun the Sheep.

 "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

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

Sister Wendy Beckett, Television art commentator, March 2007

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. 

'Self Portrait with Leaves' - this painting was acquired by the Ruth Borchard Collection in 2015.


To find out more about this amazing collection of self portraits visit:  

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

For details and links to galleries currently showing Nicola Slattery's work please see the page:

 Galleries and Exhibitions  

To see more examples of recent paintings available for sale and details including price and size please visit the page: Recent and Available Paintings 

Nicola Slattery is well known for her distinct style of figurative - narrative paintings. She also has a background in printmaking and has introduced many people to the "Collagraph" and "Drypoint" techniques which she started teaching back in the 1980's. Since then many artists have taken up these simple and direct approaches to printmaking after discovering the techniques on one of her weekend art courses or holidays, or reading her articles on them in national art magazines. These techniques are now popular and in widespread use.


"In an age where fashion is often for all things digital, I am pleased to have helped to pioneer and promote these hand made printmaking techniques . Although most of my energy now flows into painting there is a deep and continuing link with printmaking and I often return to these simple and direct methods of 'mark making'.  

Original limited edition prints by Nicola Slattery can be bought directly from her art studio or delivered worldwide. They have been reproduced in several printmaking books including: "The Printmakers Cat", "The Artful Hare", "The Little Chicken Book" and "The Elegant Fowl" -  all available mail order from publishers Mascot Media.    See the Work Published page for link 

'Wild Girl'


Gallery of recent original paintings for sale.

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'Forest Girl'


Gallery of hand made limited edition prints.

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Weekend Art Courses  2019

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

Great venue for Weekend Art Courses in lovely rural South Norfolk . 

Book now for your weekend art course in 2019 - beginners are always welcome!

The new purpose built home studio - gallery opened in 2018 and is located down a quiet rural lane, surrounded by fields, meadows and ponds.  The perfect place to discover or develop your creativity.  


Anne Booth is an author and a recent participant on a weekend art course.

She wrote on Twitter "I am so glad I went on that painting course this last weekend with @artslattery. Sometimes writers need breaks from words. I loved mixing colours & putting paint on canvas and primed wood. The hours flew by & it was so much fun, & Nicola is so kind and encouraging and inspiring". 11:46 AM - 30 Apr 2018


The weekend art courses are enjoyed by people of varying artistic experience and ability. Some are complete beginners while others are keen to explore new ideas, artistic techniques and approaches. The weekend painting courses have a particilar focus on painting using acrylics and ideas from imagination. The weekend printmaking courses teach collagraph and drypoint techinques. Many experienced artists have discovered these printmaking techniques through one on the weekend art courses however complete beginners are also always very welcome. 


Feeling Stressed? Many people find a weekend break which emerses them in something creative is the perfect antidote to stress. Enjoying a weekend art course learning to paint whilst surounded by the beautiful south Norfolk countryside is a wonderful way to unwind. All the art materials and equipment  for the weekend art courses are provided and a buffet lunch is also provided each day -  all included in the art course fee - so you just need to turn up and enjoy yourself. There are friendly places to stay nearby including farmhouse or market town B&B's, country Inns, etc.  


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. 

There are just ten places on each weekend art course. This small friendly group size enables lots of individual attention with expert and experienced tuition. 

Beginners are always welcome on every art course. 

See the Art Courses page for all the latest information about weekend art courses in Norfolk.  

There are many wonderful places to stay nearby including friendly Farmhouse B&B's, Country Inns and even some fantastic camp sites with deer, hares and other wildlife all around. You can even rent a "Pocket Caravan" just a mile or two up the lane from Nicola Slattery's studio.


"Art Courses" page has a list of places to stay.


"Wild Site"  acrylic painting on wood  Available. see: Recent & Available Paintings          

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