CRESSWELL, Carol A

1956 - ?

Carol Cresswell

Born in 1956 and married in 1977, David L. Cresswell and works under the name of Carol Cresswell. At the age of just sixteen, she had been commissioned to paint a portrait of pianist Liberace which was hung in the entertainer's Palm Springs home until his death in 1987 and, until its closure, was on permanent display in the Liberace Museum in Las Vegas. Formerly an executive Secretary at Guardian Royal Exchange in Ipswich 1977-1999, but now a professional artist concentrating on detailed wildlife paintings, usually large predators and the big cats, working in a variety of mediums, her favourites being acrylic, pastel and pencil in which she achieves a wonderful combination of lifelike realism and artistic interpretation and has established a significant reputation. More recently her animal work has predominated and Carol has exhibited at The Wildlife Art Society's annual exhibitions at the Westminster Gallery in London, the Wildscreen Festival in Bristol, and regularly at exhibitions throughout East Anglia. Associate Member of the Society of Feline Artists, Member of the Natural World Art Group which, via their home gallery at Banham Zoo in Norfolk, supports the Zoo’s valuable conservation projects and a former Friend of the Ipswich Art Club and exhibited from 120 Fircroft Road, Ipswich in 1990 'The Hunter' and has also exhibited at the Westminster Gallery in London, the Wildscreen Festival in Bristol, and regularly at exhibitions throughout East Anglia. Carol also accepts pet portrait commissions her website is at www.wildlifefineart.com





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