West Norfolk Artists Association

Gerald Marsland


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Oil painting of Stratford-upon-Avon church

The River Avon at Stratford-upon-Avon, Holy Trinity Church
Oil on canvas 30 x 40ins.

Oil painting of Basingstoke canal

Winter at Barley Mow Bridge, Basingstoke Canal, Hampshire
Oil on canvas 16 x 20ins.

Oil painting of fileds near King's Lynn

Fields outside King's Lynn
Oil on canvas 14 x 18ins.

Oil painting of coast near Wells-next-the-sea

View of the North Norfolk Coast near Wells
Oil on canvas 20 x 30ins.

Oil painting of Crookham Wharf

Crookham Wharf, Basingstoke Canal, Hampshire
Oil on canvas 16 x 20ins.

Oil painting of canal near Farnborough, Hampshire

Holly Bush Lane, Farnborough, Hampshire
Oil on canvas 18 x 20ins.

Artist's Statement

Gerald Marsland is an oil painter who turned professional in 2002. Gerald is self-taught and his work is traditional in style. Gerald first found critical acclaim when he was awarded 'Best Painting' at the 2004 Eastern Open. This achievement was quickly followed when he won the award for 'Most Popular Picture' at the 2005 Eastern Open. In 2010, Gerald also won the 'Most Popular Painting' award at the South Holland Open Arts Competition, an award voted for by the visiting public. Professor Graham Crowley, Professor of Painting, Royal College of Art, London (1998-2006) wrote of his work:-

“Some of the most fascinating developments in recent British Art have not looked like 'Modern' or state approved art. In fact the very notion of the 'modern' has been called into question. Gerald Marsland's paintings reflect this tendency. Gerald's paintings seem familiar and they should; they are paintings of the landscape. Gerald's achievement is to make landscape paintings that attempt to address and overcome this familiarity. He does this by painting pictures that are both intense and compelling. The paintings are accessible and resonant. They do what landscape painting has done for centuries, force us to reflect on our place.”

Gerald does take commission work. All the paintings shown on this page are for sale.

Contact this Artist

Tel: 07765 442764

Email: gerald.marsland@yahoo.com