For some years, Anthony specialized in painting watercolour architectural scenes.
He was a finalist in the Singer & Friedlander Sunday Times Watercolour Competition in 1999 and his painting, ‘Gymnasium at Sardis’, inspired by a holiday in Turkey, was exhibited at the Mall Galleries in London, The Sculpture Gallery, Manchester and Phillips, Leeds.
Anthony became a member of the Society of East Anglian Watercolourists (SEAW) in 2016 and is now on the Society’s Committee. He was elected as a member of the Cambridge Drawing Society in 2017.
More recently, he was awarded the Tindalls Prize, for ‘Amphitheatre at Pompei’, at the SEAW Selected Exhibition in 2016.
Anthony now pursues landscape and seascape painting and was awarded the Royal Watercolour Society President’s Award, for ’Summer Meadow’, at the SEAW Selected Exhibition in 2017.
In 2019, the watercolour ‘Looking Out To Sea’ inspired by the North Norfolk coast, was voted Best In Show at the SEAW Exhibition at Wells-Next-The Sea.
Anthony’s painting ‘ Winter Glow’ has been accepted by the Society of Graphic Fine Art for their Open Exhibition at the Mall Galleries, London, for Summer 2021.
Anthony completed Art & Design training followed by Education courses, qualified as a secondary teacher and taught Art, Craft, Design, Technology and Graphics for many years. He also worked for periods, as a graphic artist and designer.
He mainly exhibits and sells his paintings at the SEAW and Cambridge Drawing Society exhibitions, at shows at the Dolby Gallery in Oundle, Northamptonshire,
at local venues and in his online shop with Etsy: https://www.etsy.com/uk/shop/AnthonyMashmanArt
Anthony is on Facebook and Instagram, as Anthony Mashman Art.
Anthony is inspired by scenes bathed in sunlight and shade and is interested in depicting these light qualities in his paintings. He hopes his work captures the wonders of our world, resonates with the viewer and is uplifting. Anthony has been influenced by other artists’ works in particular, the watercolour landscapes
of Ian Sidaway RI.