Renate West  

BA (Hons) University of Hamburg, 
T.Dip University of Southampton                      

Having attained a business diploma in Hamburg, Germany, Renate followed an apprenticeship in jewellery making and design. Finishing with the study of Creative Art and Design BA (Hons). She then worked as a freelance jewelry designer for various jewellers in Hamburg.  After moving to England, she obtained her  Teaching Diploma at Southampton University and studied Art Therapy in London and worked as an art therapist for some years. She resigned from the former in 2000 and has since concentrated on painting full time. Renate also teaches art and does the occasional workshop.

Her work is in private collections:  In the UK, Switzerland, Germany, Australia and the USA

Exhibitions; upcoming, current and over the last ten years:

The Brick Lane Gallery, London (14. 09. to 23.09.2021)
Hampshire Open Studios  (21.08. to 30.08.2021
Dandreame Gallery (online gallery, based in Milan) ( 14.04.2021 for 12 months)
rossocibrano gallery, Rome
The Brick Lane Gallery London
Southampton City Gallery
Art Week Southampton University
Hampshire Open Studios
Hamburg (Germany)
Stuttgart (Germany)
Hampshire (various galleries), Winchester
Windsor Art Fair, 
Reading Art Fair

One has to draw the line somewhere - Renate West

Just let it happen

Dance with Me - Renate West

Blue Energy - Renate West

Whirlpool of frustration - Renate West

It's that time of year - Renate West

Whirling Dervish - Renate West

Jazz - Renate West

Southampton Docks - Renate West

Midnight Tango - Renate West

Fragile Earth - Renate West

A December Evening - Renate West
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