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Photogold featured artist – Suzan Wolters

Suzan Wolters .Suzan is a full time artist and has been for the past 25 years. Suzan:”My love for working in clay is one of my most vivid childhood memories, I have been growing up with paint and clay, it was almost inevitable that I was being drawn to dedicate my live sculpting and painting. From my early twenties up to now I have been sculpting and painting, at first reproductions of antique dolls in porcelain, after that I sculpted infants in polymer clay and later my well known and recognizable happy plus-size woman in their full form. I have always been enchanted with sculpts and paintings of big woman, in particulair happy ones, they are often so much more buoyant and graceful than thinner…

Jack Vettriano refuses to paint Colin Montgomerie for NPG

Jack Vettriano has revealed he turned down the chance to produce a painting for the National Galleries of Scotland – because they asked for a portrait of golfer Colin Montgomerie . He said: “I was in France when I got a call from my art dealer, who said there might have been a breakthrough. ‘The national galleries would like you to do a portrait’. I said, ‘Who?’. ‘Colin Montgomerie’. “I said, ‘I’m afraid that the answer is no’, I don’t do men with breasts, and I don’t mean that as unkind to Colin Montgomerie (sic) . My art dealer said, ‘Think about it’ and I said, ‘I have, and the answer is no’.” Later in the evening at the event, An Audience with Jack Vettriano,…

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