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I am first and foremost a landscape painter, born and living in the Lake District.

I studied Foundation Art at Leeds College of Art and Design (2000) and Fine Art (BA Hons) at Loughborough University (2004), and I have exhibited in London, Cambridge and the Lake District, as well as undertaking a number of commissions.

 

My work is inspired by the Cumbrian fells, nature and mountains of the world. I am a keen climber, fell runner and traveller, and I aim to paint the fleeting moments from the places I visit.

I use Oil Paint to create hand made, unique and original paintings. I have recently been exploring the theme of the 1930's Railway Posters with a modern twist.

All images and works are copyright to Nicholas Leigh 2018

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