William Watson-West Portrait.jpg


Based between London and his North Yorkshire studio, William Watson-West is a painter whose first-hand observations of landscape, flora and fauna are the basis of his work.

Graduating from Edinburgh College of Art, William has now been painting for over a decade. He has since exhibited his mixed-media paintings at several galleries in the north of England, including 108 Fine Art and the Mercer Art Gallery, Harrogate. He has previously been shortlisted for the prestigious New Light Art Prize and has been selected for the Great North Art Show amongst others. His painting, 'Swinsty in Autumn' was the 2019 winner of the Best Picture Award at the 20th Anniversary Ilkley Art Show.

William is currently represented online by Kate Preston Art and Molly and Maud's Place.

A selection of his work is available from Chantry House Gallery, Ripley, Zillah Bell Gallery, Thirsk, Molly and Maud's Place, and Sunny Bank Mills, or you can view his latest work here.

Great North Art Show
North Yorkshire Ope Studios
Chantry House Gallery
Kate Preston Art Logo.png