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I’ve recently been working on new landscape pieces. To view these paintings press the button below –
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Upcoming Exhibitions

Interested in viewing my work in person? Visit News & Events to see where I will be exhibiting next and please contact me on the contacts page to get further details to attend and make an appointmemnt to meet.


Although I work more often with paints, click below to view some of my drawings.
Artist Statement

Artist's Statement

“I want viewers to connect with the source of inspiration inherent within the paintings, firstly by their recognition of chosen elements, but ultimately to journey into the abstract thoughts around the subject and the scene…”

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View my latest blog posts to get some insight into my process and approach, and see how I choose my subjects and where I get inspiration for some of my works.

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Blackfriars Bridge, London

New Work

Take a look at some of the most recent pieces I’ve completed. If you’re interested in seeing any up close and in person, just visit my news and events page to see where I’m showing.

New work

News & Events

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Winter Show at the Collective Gallery – St Albans.

Winter Show at the Collective Gallery – St Albans.

Winter Show at the Collective Gallery - St Albans. Something to see in my home town - St Albans!  I am happy to say that there is another thriving new gallery in St Albans that is proundly showing the work of local and regional artists. I have had two paintings...

Winter Show at the Linden Hall Studio Gallery

Winter Show at the Linden Hall Studio Gallery

Winter Open Show at the Linden Hall Studio Gallery. So glad to say that the superb Linden Hall Studio Gallery is holding their Winter Show again this year after the very restricted showing last year with attendance problems associated with the Covid rules. This year I...

Open Studios 2021

Open Studios 2021

Hertfordshire Open Studios 2021 After a disappointment last year when Open Studios was only a virtual event I am glad to tell you that this year I will opening my studio to visitors and looking forward to showing some of my recent work as well other very affordable...

Ayot Art Show 2021

Ayot Art Show 2021

Ayot Art Show is back again this year! The Ayot Show was another event that had to cancel last year but is being held again on the weekend of the 18- 20th September 2021 at the beautiful Palladian Church at Ayot St Lawrence in Hertfordshire. I will be pleased to see...

Childwickbury Arts Fair 2021

Childwickbury Arts Fair 2021

Childwickbury Arts Fair is back again this year! After having to cancel last year this great festival of Arts & Crafts is being held again month first-week end of July 2021.With over 50 artists and makers exhibiting and demonstrating their skills over 3 days...

About Clive Patterson

Clive PattersonClive Patterson (born 1945) studied at Manchester College of Art & Design graduating as a post graduate student in 1974. His study area was Product Design with accompanying studies in fine art and art history.

After a period as a professional designer for a large company, he joined a small product design practice working on a wide range of products, developing them from the initial concept to production.

He has always kept an interest in painting and drawing throughout his career, and now in having retired from commercial work he devotes his time to painting. Clive has regularly exhibited in local exhibitions has sold many pictures in galleries in and around St Albans, where he now lives, as well as galleries in London and Woodstock – Oxfordshire.

New work has recently shown and sold at the Mall Galleries with the Royal Institute of Oil Painters and Royal institute of Marine Artists.