Nicola Slattery RBA
Nicola Slattery RBA  

'Owl and Lighthouse'

completed in January 2021 - available

Please see Recent Paintings for details.  


 "...because we all need a little more light and wisdom "


Future exhibitions and weekend art courses are a bit tentative at present due to Covid and the lockdown.


A solo exhibition of recent work: 

Elements of Nature at Mandell's Gallery in Norwich From 5th to 26th  June 2021.


Weekend art courses also begin again in June.


Nicola Slattery RBA is a member of the Royal Society of British Artists. She works with imagination, feelings and emotions as a painter and printmaker.

Her paintings are in public, private and corporate collections around the world. 

'World Within'     - available


 to be included in the 


 Royal Society of British Artists Annual Exhibition 2021

 The Mall Galleries, The Mall,

London, Sw1. 


The opening date is now confirmed 

14th April - Preview Day -

For an invitation to the preview contact 

Exhibition Open: 15th to 24th April 11am to 4pm 


'Peaceful Pollinators'  - available


to be included in Nicola Slattery's forthcoming solo exhibition:


 "Elements of Nature"

 at: Mandell's Gallery

Elm Hill, Norwich  



The exhibition opens on

Saturday 5th June 2021

continuing until 26th June 2021


'Crown of Tulips'

a drypoint limited edition print. 

Available framed or unframed. 


UK and worldwide delivery. 


There are only seven prints in this signed and numbered limited edition.

Price framed £445 unframed £350

... and FREE UK delivery if ordered

before Easter 2021


Can also ship worldwide and will meet half the costs. For example cost of shipping an unframed print to Ireland or USA is about £60 reduced to just £30.  

To find out more please visit: 

Recent Limited Edition Prints 



Thinking about your working from home during the Lockdown?

Buying an original limited edition print is always a great idea if you want an affordable and original work of art. They make the bare walls of a home office look much more interesting for those Zoom meetings and also make wonderful presents for a special person, including yourself. 

As a special deal for the lockdown any prints - framed or unframed - purchased directly from Nicola Slattery before 21st June 2021 will be delivered for FREE within the UK.

View more and order today at:  Recent Limited Edition Prints 


Elements of Nature

- limited edition drypoint print


The next Solo Exhibition of

recent paintings and prints by Nicola Slattery RBA


is "Elements of Nature"

 at: Mandell's Gallery

Elm Hill, Norwich  


The exhibition opens on

Saturday 5th June 2021

continuing until 26th June 2021

"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


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


Sister Wendy Beckett, March 2007

Sister Wendy Beckett was ..the “inspirational” and “totally unique” nun, art critic, and television presenter .. (1930 - 2018) 



Image: Taken Care Of 

painted in 2006    acrylic on wood  sold.

Weekend Art Courses in 2021

Nicola Slattery runs a small number of  weekend art courses at her south Norfolk Studio 

Please view the Art Courses page for full details of weekend art courses in 2021

Book now for the Summer and Autumn weekend art courses.

Covid risk assessed and Covid flexible terms and conditions. 

SIX NEW Designs for Greeting Cards securely on-line now. 


Greeting Cards are a great way to keep in touch and have a lasting quality that social media sometimes lacks. A card is often placed on a mantelpiece or other prominent place as a regular reminder that someone cared and got in touch. 


Quality greeting cards are available featuring images of Nicola Slattery's recent paintings.


The cards are blank inside ready for your message. Send some personally written cards to your freinds and family. Buy now online with delivery in a few days.


Art Cards are great for any time of the year are especially useful and appreciated during "lock-down"    


'Reflective Seafarer' - one of Nicola Slattery's  paintings reproduced as a quality greeting card. 

The Free UK delivery offer continues! 


2 Cards of the same design for just £5 and FREE delivery

6 Cards of the same design for £14 and FREE delivery.

Set of 6 cards - one of each design in the set of 6 for £14 and FREE UK delivery


Great value ANY combination of 15 cards for only £2.00 per card and FREE UK delivery.

All the cards are bagged individually with a matching envelope.

All images and how to order are at: Greeting Cards

Image: 'Small World'

acrylic painting on wood - sold


"We live on a small world  on which there are many travellers. The Swallows fly here from Africa to help clear up the midges. Many of our cleaners, nurses and doctors are also travellers from across the globe.  They all make our small world a better place."


Nicola Slattery RBA   




The painting featured in Country Life magazine (7th October 2020) 

Wild Girl  - acrylic on wood - available.


"Set in the heart of historic Bloomsbury, Langham Gallery offers a range of fine quality paintings from the last 200 years."


34 Lambs Conduit Street, London WC1

Monday - Friday 10am - 6pm

Saturday 10am - 4pm        

Lockdowns come and go however the  Langham Gallery is "happy to bring works to be viewed in the comfort of your office or home without obligation".  

Regularly changing mixed exhibitions including several paintings by Nicola Slattery. 


Find out more:

"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 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.

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








 "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

"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.


'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 

'Moths and Flowers'


Gallery of recent original paintings for sale.

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Gallery of hand made limited edition prints.

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Weekend art breaks for 2021 

Weekend Art Courses are taking place in 2021 but with a reduced number of participants and other measures to ensure participants safety.


Book now for dates from June to October 2021 and look forward to a lovely weekend art course break in beautiful Norfolk. Rural south Norfolk is probably the best destination for any "staycation" and certainly for a weekend art course.  


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. 

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

Lovely venue for Weekend Art Courses in rural South Norfolk . 

Beginners are always welcome. Places are limted so please book early. 

The new purpose built home studio - gallery opened only a couple of years ago. Located down a quiet rural lane, surrounded by fields, meadows and ponds its:

"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


Vicky Walker wrote on Facebook  "I was on a weekend course in September with Nicola and found it excellent, Nicola is a great tutor and I came away very inspired to carry on painting."         

28 December 2018 at 23:19


Chris Plaw sent an email in October 2020 about his recent experience on the Printmaking weekend art course saying: " I had a great time on the course and learned a lot about printing methods that I never had a clue about. [..] We all worked in a safe environment and achieved some excellent work. All good news. I will highly recommend you to my friends and associates and encourage them to enrol sometime in the future with you."


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. 


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 (now reduced to just five to allow for greater social distancing and compliance with the "Rule of Six". To be reveiwed and possibly increased to 8 from October if Government guidance permits.) 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.  

The many wonderful places to stay nearby include friendly Farmhouse B&B's, Country Inns and even some fantastic sites with deer, hares and other wildlife all around. There are even "luxury shepherd huts" to rent just 10 minutes walk from the studio. 


The "Art Courses" page lists various places to stay near to the studio.



"Wild Site"  acrylic painting on wood  Currently exhibited at the Langham Gallery, Lamb's Conduit Street, London. Available see: Recent Paintings          

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