Claire Wiltsher creates impressionistic land and seascapes, combining oil with collage to create a textured finish on canvas and conveying a deep sense of place whilst rejecting the need for total recognition. Claire’s work has attracted critical acclaim. In 2010 the Society of Women Artists awarded Claire the ‘Rosemary and Co’ annual award. Also that year the Royal Society of Marine Artists selected Claire’s work for exhibition at the Mall Galleries. More recently, the House of Lords Works of Art Committee selected Claire’s paintings for the House’s permanent collection, in 2014, she was shortlisted for the Art Gemini awards, in 2017 was Hampshire Life Artist of the Year and in 2018 won Artist and Illustrators Magazine Artist of the Year, 2019 Winner of the Russell and Chapple Canvas Prize For Outstanding Work In Oil.