Tom Wanless studied at Bede College (Durham University), Sunderland College of Art, University of Wales (Postgraduate) and Bristol University (Postgraduate). He retired from his post as Principal Lecturer and Co-ordinator for the Creative Arts at Leeds Polytechnic after forty enjoyable and successful years at all levels of art education. In addition to working with his students, he was a visiting tutor and external examiner at a number of colleges and universities, and also illustrated several books for major publishing firms. Based in Wetherby for thirty-five years, Tom is a frequent exhibitor at the Mall Galleries(London) where he is an elected member of the RBA and the ROI. His work has received prize awards with the RSMA., ROI. and RBA. In May 2006 his work received the Sir William Ramsay Award for the second time at the RBA Exhibition. In addition to painting in oils, he is also a skilled watercolourist and has exhibited regularly with the RI and RWS in London. His work has been selected for final exhibitions of the Singer/Friedlander Watercolour Competition on eight occasions. His work has been featured in The Artist and other publications the most recent being International Artist which published a main feature article about his work in their Master Painters of the World section, so reflecting his growing reputation the UK and abroad (18 paintings illustrated). The editors of this prestigious magazine have requested further articles and these are in the process of being produced. His work is represented in many private collections world-wide and other collections such as Provident Financial plc., Leeds City Council, Scarborough Art Gallery, Brighton Pier Trust, the Paintings in Hospitals Group and American bankers MBNA (10 paintings in their UK Headquarters).

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Distant Bamburgh from Holy Island

oil 8.5 x 13 in £540

Distant Bamburgh from Holy Island by

Dockland Sunrise

oil 14 x 17 in £850

Dockland Sunrise by

Mountain Waterfall

oil 16.25 x 12.75 in £750

Mountain Waterfall by

On Moorland Pathways

oil 15 x 18.5 in £850

On Moorland Pathways by

Seabirds around Black Nab, Saltwick Bay

oil 10 x 14.5 in £625

Seabirds around Black Nab, Saltwick Bay by

Towards the White Horse, Kilburn

oil 13.5 x 17.5 in £750

Towards the White Horse, Kilburn by

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