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ARTIST DETAILS :Georgea Blakey website
Georgea Blakey is a British portrait artist, specializing in equestrian and animal subjects.
She has taken on an assortment of commissions ranging from intimate portraits to large-scale murals for high-profile and celebrity clients.
Her commissions have taken her from English country houses and the game reserves of South Africa to the polo farms of Argentina and Palm Beach.
She has many illustrious clients from the worlds of the British aristocracy, international show business, media and sport. These include Mike Azzaro, 10 goal USA polo player, Memo Gracida, 10 goal Mexican polo player, Miss World, HRH Sultan of Pahang and Viscount & Viscountess Cowdray.
Georgea has also painted Prince Charles with his polo pony. Her portrait was commissioned by The Lords Taverners Cricket Society and was auctioned for charity. Sir Tim Rice, the lyricist partner of Sir Andrew Lloyd Webber was the winning bidder.
Georgea Blakey was the Senior Art Scholar at the prestigious St Paul’s Girls School in London and also graduated from The Chelsea College of Art with a merit award in The History of Art. She feels her greatest tuition has been working in the field, drawing from life and nature whenever possible.
She has traveled the world with her paintbrushes and her paintings hang in collections in Argentina, Europe, North America and South Africa.
She has also taught children to paint in schools in North London, Palm Beach, Florida and in The Liberty Children’s Home in Belize for a charity project.
Georgea’s hobbies include writing, singing and hiking with her silver labrador, Lorcan.