Rita Gamble

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Rita Gamble
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Throughout my life I have always nurtured a love of art. I developed my drawing and painting skills from an early age encouraged by my father. This continued during my working life as a research chemist. My science background was key to an enquiring mind and I always like to look beyond the ‘here and now’.


Moving to Cornwall in 2014 was a great step forward in my life. I was drawn there by the intense light and wild landscapes, reminiscent of my childhood in the Peak District and brimming with the reflective and positive energy I needed.


My walks along the beaches and coast paths armed with paints and sketchbook proved invaluable in the development of my paintings. Working mainly with oil paint but also acrylic and watercolour I have attempted to capture the spiritual essence of the Cornish landscape.


My work has been exhibited in St Ives and West Sussex and is part of several private collections.


I was pleased to be recently accepted into the Taking Space group. I hope to grow and flourish there by taking an active part in a really welcoming and dynamic group of artists.

You can view more of my art at https://ritagamble.co.uk