Roy Petley (b.1951)

Biography

Roy Petley's career has spanned over thirty years during and he is best known as a figurative and landscape artist. Petley's work hangs in hundreds of private collections throughout the world, of which the most famous are those of Her Late Majesty Queen Elizabeth The Queen Mother, His Royal Highness The Duke of Edinburgh and His Royal Highness The Prince of Wales.

His watercolours, pastels, oils on paper and sanguines are all executed with trademark spontaneity, and his traditional and much loved subject matter is given a fresh approach creating lively and often delicate compositions with an emphasis on light, shade and colour.