Chadwick Ashton

ASHTON CHADWICK is a Royal Academy Schools Post Graduate, former Head of Putney School of Art and Former Principal of Blackheath School of Art. He is particularly interested in the qualities of light in landscape, which he expresses in a variety of ways, from cast shadows to reflections. The Activity of mark making and layering of colours or tones is often the primary dynamic of his work.

In all his work Ashton constantly uses drawing to inform his creativity; he uses a range of materials from charcoal, pencil and oil pastel to water colour, oil paint, ink and acrylic.

He lives and paints in South Devon and uses the wonderful Devon coast and countryside as a vital source of his inspiration.