Shirley is internationally renowned for her watercolour paintings of still life, flowers and landscape imagery
She has been a member of the Royal Institute of Painters in Watercolours for many years and exhibits her work annually at the Mall Galleries, London
Shirley also exhibits in Brighton throughout the Brighton Festival, at the Brighton Art Fair, by appointment at her studio, and now on her official website.In 2001, Shirley won both Professional Watercolour Challenge (Channel 4) and the accolade of praise from judge Brian Sewell... praise indeed.
In her first year of membership of the Royal Institute of Painters in Water Colours Shirley won the Windsor and Newton award for best paintings in the annual RI show.
Shirley's first book, Taking Risks With Watercolour was nominated for the 2005 Artists' Choice Award for art instruction book of the year.
Her work embraces our most fundamental engagement with our world, from objects and still lives which we encounter every day, to dramatic landscapes which take our breath away.
People who own Shirley's work, as original or print, live with organic imagery which changes in an extraordinary way as each day, and its light, progresses.Artist's website...