Best British artists

* Charles Church is quickly establishing himself as one of the country’s foremost sporting artists. His first sell-out solo exhibition in London in 2005 was endorsed by The Prince of Wales, who described him as ‘a very remarkable young artist’ with a ‘unique sensitivity and profound understanding of his subject matter’.

British White Bull, Oil on Canvas

Charles Church at

* Duncan Palmar, a painter of spectacularly expansive views of sea and sky, his distinctive style captures texture, light and atmosphere. Summer storm approaching Crackington Haven Oil on board.

Neville Contemporary Art (01420 477894)

* Craig Wylie was born in 1973 in Zimbabwe. After graduating from Rhodes University, South Africa, with a Distinction in Fine Art, he moved to London. He has exhibited at the Mall Galleries, BP Awards and Hunting Prize, where he won the London Regional Prize in 2001. He’s also a highly accomplished figurative painter.

Probe – Park Walk Gallery (020–7351 0410)

* Nathalie Picoulet is a Master Pastellist and Gold Medal winner of the French Pastel Society, whose members have included such artists as Dégas, Toulouse-Lautrec and Berthe Morisot. Her work as a romantic and figurative pastel painter is of the highest standard.

L’Essence de la beaute from Titian Gallery (01451 830004)

* Luke Martineau is one of the most successful young artists working in London today, taking inspiration from the landscapes of his west London home.

Interior of Bedford Gardens Oil on board

Panter & Hall (020 7399 9999)

* Charles Simpson is one of the most important landscape painters working in Scotland today. He draws his inspiration from the Scottish North-West to the rugged coastline of Cornwall.

Crantock Ferry. Oil on board – Panter & Hall (020 7399 9999)

* Paula Vize only recently took up painting and is self-taught, giving a unique style to her work. She specialises in portraiture of hounds, horses and other wildlife.

Hampshire Harriers

Acrylic on canvas

Neville Contemporary Art (01420 477894)