William Newton was born in Essex and is a full time professional artist working on gallery, exhibition and privately commissioned paintings.
He has enjoyed a number of very successful ‘sell out’ one-man exhibitions and has exhibited at various London and regional locations, including the Barbican, the Mall Galleries, The Guildhall and numerous commercial galleries.
Largely self-taught he works in most mediums, on almost any subject-matter, notably marine painting and landscape etc. And is the author of the best selling Leisure Arts book “Painting with Watercolours” 1999. His new book “William Newton’s Complete Guide to Watercolour Painting” 2013 has received wide-spread critical acclaim.
He is past President of the famous London Sketch Club in Chelsea. He is also a busy demonstrator of products for art materials companies and runs regular painting workshops and demonstrations for Art Societies.
A practising Art Tutor with extensive teaching experience. His paintings are held in private and corporate collections worldwide.