Huerta Asturias, Original oil painting, 46x60cm
An enthusiastic traveller and walker Christo Sharpe loves the northern Spanish landscape, where he found this example of a typically Spanish group of small fields used to grow crops for the household not for the supermarkets. It was late evening and the colours and shapes inspired this landscape.
Size: H:45 cm x W:60 cm
Clear, bold and confident, Christo Sharpe is a lifelong painter who closes in on a subject to pull your
attention to the colours, shapes and details in front of him. His strong colours and compositions are
delightfully simple and appealing.
He is a lifelong painter who after Southampton College of Art and a 20 year career as an art director in advertising
is now focussing exclusively on his art. He is an enthusiastic traveller and walker and it is often on these rambles that his
subjects reveal themselves. It is not always the classic views that appeal, it can just as often be a gnarled tree trunk,
a dense woodland scene or a well shaped country garden that holds his attention.
If he can take the subject in front of him and encourage the viewer to see something new and exciting in that image,
then he has achieved what he wants in his art. To generate an awareness that might otherwise be missing.
This is work that looks and feels fresh.