Emily Carew Woodard is a London-based artist, born and raised in the Cornish countryside. Both her rural upbringing and her current urban life inspire her practice. The inspiration draws from romance and deep, rich histories from bygone times are woven into the fabrics of her paintings.
Artists that have inspired her style are Edward Gorey, Edmund Dulac, Arthur Rackham, William Morris, as well as writers such as Beatrix Potter and Roald Dahl are undeniable influences of her art.
Emily Carew Woodard
The Messeger - mixed media, gold leaf, fabric on paper 66 x 76 cm
Emily's work is bold, rich and most usually finished with touches of gold leaf to add another layer of luxury to her designs. She has honed her style to fit a range of disciplines such as book design, newspaper articles and has even designed costumes for the opera.
Emily has exhibited her work globally from Taiwan to Paris to Piccadilly and has an incredible client list:
Godiva Chocolatiers | Mark's Club, Mayfair | George, Mount Street Mayfair | Annabel's Club, Berkeley Square | Roald Dahl's Marvellous Children's Charity | Opera San Antonio, USA | Orchid Classics | Alexander McQueen | The Times | The Guardian | Johnny Depp | McCann | Random House Publishers | McGraw Hill Publishers | Hitachi | John Lewis | The National Trust | DPI Magazine
The Little Entertainer - oil painting on wood panel 41 x 51 cm
The Piccadilly Pickpocket - ink, watercolour, gold and silver leaf on paper, 66 x 76 cm
Best Friend - oil painting on panel, 40 x 40 cm