Its not all about stripes but they do play a big part in my paintings.
I enjoy painting landscapes that are instantly recognisable but modern and striking in design.
The stripes are painted freehand in acrylics on canvas.
I am self taught due to a genuine love of experimenting with paints and techniques.
Painting stripes can be intense work and sometimes feel the need to paint in a freestyle.
I love anything retro and have also painted portraits in a pop art style in acrylic or gouache.
I have also been working on travel style posters and groovy funky designs which I love.
You can view these at www.suzymay.com
I was born in Watford in 1968. Moved to the Isle of Wight in 1979. Started painting in 2000, selling vibrant art to visitors and locals on the Isle of Wight.
Moved to Dorset in 2012. Connections to the Island remained strong and I returned in June 2018.
I have exhibited at Quay Arts, Seaview Gallery, New Remberant Gallery and since moving from the Isle of Wight, have exhibited at Swan Gallery, Frome.
First View Gallery, Stour Head. Cove Gallery, Weymouth. Guggleton Gallery, Stalbridge. Dorset Arts Week. The Crypt, St Ives, Cornwall, Park Gallery, Cheltenham.
I am a member of the National Acrylic Painters Association.
Paintings and prints are availble to buy here from my 'shop' or from Etsy
As well as all my arty stuff, I am a Nordic walking instructor.
I take regular fitness sessions, here on the Isle of Wight and also do private sessions for holiday makers.
So if your over and fancy having a go with the poles, pop over to my website.