Exhibition Sunday 14th June to Sunday 28th June, 15h-18h
Artist is present on Wednesday 17th and Friday 26th
This exhibition by Nicholas Poullis is called VIEWS IN LANGUEDOC AND BEYOND.
Nicholas paints watercolour directly from life with a distinct and personal style.
For this collection of watercolours and drawings Nicholas has taken inspiration
from the vast range of subject found in the Languedoc region and slightly further
afield. Subject includes Saint Guilhem les Desert, Pezenas, Sete, Agde, Marseillan,
St Thibery and Beziers. Paintings include views along the coast and further inland
The exhibition also includes paintings from Provence featuring views of Abbaye
Montmajour, Abbaye de Sénanque and Abbaye de Silvacane.
"Watercolour painting is like playing a single beautiful instrument, Nick has tuned his
instrument to express the beauty of nature to a rare degree" Ken Howard OBE RA
"Nicholas's watercolours delight and inspire" Mike Chaplin Royal Watercolour
Society and TV's Watercolour Challenge.
Read more about Nicholas in Languedoc Living here.
ABOUT NICHOLAS POULLIS
Born 1974, Nicholas Poullis has been a professional artist since leaving the University of East Anglia gaining a BA(Hons) illustration. He is a previous Baker
Tilly Award winner at the Royal Watercolour Society, where he has often shown his
work. He has exhibited with the Royal Institute of Painters in Watercolours, the
Royal Society of British Artists, the Sunday Times Watercolour competition and the
Royal Birmingham Society of Artists.
Nicholas has work included in the collections of St Johns College, Cambridge
University, Baker Tilly Chartered accountants, senior officers of the Royal Air Force,
The Royal Automobile Club and many private collections.
Nicholas illustrated Hugh Montgomery's award winning classic children's book The
Voyage of the Arctic Tern published by Walker books in the UK, USA and Australia.
Nicholas co-authored and illustrated Contemporary Watercolors, published Walter
Foster 2012. He has also published a number of illustrated books on the Languedoc.
He writes regularly for The Artist magazine.
He has held successful solo exhibitions in the UK and with the Mirondela in
Pezenas including an exhibition at the Hotel des Barons de Lacoste in 2012. In
2014 he was honoured with a solo exhibition at the Royal Automobile Club in Pall
Mall that was also very popular.
Nicholas moved to the Languedoc region of southern France in 2003. Always
painting on site has meant that he has travelled extensively throughout the
Languedoc and Southern France while exploring subject matter.