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The 4th Sunday in September is World River's Day

It highlights the many values of our rivers, strives to increase public awareness, and encourages the improved stewardship of all rivers around the world. Rivers in virtually every country face an array of threats, and only through our active involvement can we ensure their health in the years ahead. Use the link to find out more and donate.

A new series of river paintings will be coming soon (the image above is a little taster!   

Sign up for my email reminders using the link below if you don't want to miss it! 

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View my art galleries
Click images to see available paintings

Landsapes & Seascapes

Wildlife & People

Original oil painting of Needles Lighthouse by TracyLesterArt
Original oil painting of a horse by TracyLesterArt

"Thank you so much for the tea, chat and especially the painting!  Every time I look at it my heart sings a little song."

Still-life & Interiors

Original oil painting of a pear by TracyLesterArt

New series - now available!

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"It's beautiful, I love it! It really spoke to me. The shapes of the boats and the evening light. Just beautiful."

I participated in Oxfordshire Artweeks- thanks to everyone who came to visit! You can see a virtual tour below

Check out my new bird paintings 

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Calendar for 2022/23 - coming soon! Also a set of christmas cards

Tracy Lester Artist in her studio

My paintings are influenced by a love of architecture, design and the natural world; attributed to growing up with David Attenborough documentaries and a natural curiosity about the world and how different cultures have shaped their environment throughout history.

I believe that direct interaction with nature strongly influences our wellbeing and happiness. My paintings remind us of the beauty that exists both within and outside of our homes, and reconnect us to the energy of mother earth.

I was featured in a local newsletter in June 2021. Check out the article below to find out more about my art journey and inspiration (click to download)

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ArtWeeks South Oxfordshire

In May 2020 this took place as a virtual exhibition, with 24 themed trails to view featuring multiple local artists.

In May 2021 there was a virtual exhibition as well as a studio event - click link  for more information and check out a tour of my studio event below

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Charity sales

I regularly support charities through sales of original paintings including:

- 'Incognito', Ireland (Jack & Jill Children's Foundation),

- 'My Lovely Postcards' (Sobell House Hospice)

- Watlington Art Show (Watlington primary school)

- 'What did you do during lockdown?' (Dorchester Abbey)

'What did you do during Lockdown?'

Exhibition in Dorchester Abbey Sep2020

Incognito 2021 took place in April - a charity art sale that raised 188,000 Euros for the Jack and Jill Foundation, providing nursing care for sick children in Ireland. These were my submissions for 2021 and I will be particpating again in 2022

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Greetings cards

A selection of my best paintings printed as greetings cards - available singly for £2.50 each or in a mixed pack of 5 for £7.50. See my shop for details of the range available or order directly from