Wendy has been a professional Artist since graduating from the prestigious Central St Martins School of Art, London. Her work has been highly acclaimed with galleries and collector alike. Through representation by leading London galleries Wendy’s work has accomplished significant international recognition with work being placed in collections as far reaching as the National Trust. Wendy’s work explores myriad landscapes of contrasts. The cold and inhospitable snow and ice of sub zero Michigan; the tropical heat and frequent monsoon of the Asian sub continent; the aridity of Northern Africa and the Iberian peninsula. Closer to home Wendy has absorbed the landscapes of our National Parks, the battered coastlines standing up to the might of the Atlantic storms as well as the relative shelter of estuarine and intertidal zones. Contrasts of place.
Wendy, has a passion for her Art and for sharing the essential skills required to become proficient as an Artist. She has taught students of all ages and of all stages in the intricacies and fundamentals of drawing and painting. As a fully qualified teacher Wendy harnesses her pedagogical skills with those of the her vast knowledge and experience in her discipline to deliver exciting, long lasting and transformational sessions.
Those that touched Yeats’ vision the most were by Wendy Connelly. She has caught the seductive mystery that drew the poet: the changing light, the shifting skies, where midnights all a glimmer and noon a purple glow / And evening full of linnets wings. But more than that, she has felt the atavistic call, the Irish soul of the otherworldly place and heard it in the deep hearts core (Sue Hubbard – Time Out)