Virginia Pope – Self-taught Westcountry artist inspired by nature, best known as animalier. Virginia works in oil, water colour, pastel and mixed media. Recording with passion the vegetative changes on Dartmoor, respecting and rejoicing in the form and characteristics of animal life.
Virginia learned to draw and paint with the assistance of teddy bears, patient sitters, they exhibited successfully with the Stable Gallery, Wandsworth 1986! Moving on to subjects with a pulse, taking the Drawing Prize with the Society of Equestrian Artists, thence followed commissioned work and many successful open and solo exhibitions.