Born in 1948, Martin Ulbricht has painted all his life and is largely self taught. An early inclination to pursue a career as an artist gave way to one in aviation. His years in aviation allowed him to develop his technique and style and this period of his life provided a multiplicity of inspirations on a variety of themes. Almost from the outset, portraiture has been his abiding passion, although in more recent times his contemporary landscapes, cityscapes, beach scenes and sunsets etc. have become much sought after. Having become a professional artist, Ulbricht likes to remain flexible regarding style and subject. He always stays true to his premise that, whatever the painting it must give its owner constant pleasur
Patricia was influenced by Bruce Barnden, Art Master at school, then by Lesley Cole, Head of Painting at the The Central School of Art and lastly by the French Impressionists. Patricia gained a scholarship to The West Sussex College of Arts and Crafts and went on to study painting and life painting at The Central School of Art. Artist in residence, Agora Gallery, New York, 2006 - 2007. Member of the Society of Women Artists (SWA). Has exhibited and sold work at the R.A. Patricia received "The St. Cuthberts Mill Award" at the SWA for the "Best Painting on Paper" in the 2006 exhibition.