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My interest is to reinterpret the historical classical sublime landscapes of the 17th and 18th centuries, inviting the viewer to reflect again at the sublime in relation to the negative impact of human’s activity on the planet since.

The absence of any human presence is a deliberate decision, to invite the viewer also a glance of the sublime reinstated after all human presence has gone.


Louise Fairchild gained a Fine Art (BA Hons) Degree at Reading University, after a Foundation Year at Sheffield Art College, and worked as an illustrator and artist worldwide for many years.

Commissions in this period include British Airways, Barclays Bank PLC, The Home Office, Fortnum and Mason, Bloomsbury Publishing, Boots the Chemist, Blass Wine Estates, Random House Publishing, Woolwich Building Society and Marks and Spencer PLC.

She also had numerous portrait commissions for the board of directors of companies such as Sainsburys Plc, Fidelity Investments International and PriceWaterhouseCoopers, as well as a monthly commissioned portrait of a prominent figure in business or government for the CBI magazine.

In 2009 she returned to Fine Art full time.

Her work hangs in private collections throughout the UK, and worldwide.

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