Artist Profile - Tiffany Budd
Tiffany Budd BA (Hons) is a British established fine artist, specialising in acrylic painting, coloured pencil and pastel drawing.
She studied at Wimbledon School of Art and the University of Plymouth, gaining a degree in Textile Design. The course included Business Studies and Fine Art. After a career in Textile design and then Interior Design, the demand for her artwork increased so much that she became a full time artist.
Tiffany’s subjects vary due to the requirements of her clients, but her main subjects are flowers with collage combined, Fractured paintings, and coloured pencil realism.
Tiffany has paintings published all over the world and has worked with Marks and Spencers UK on their Wall Art collection, as well as having her paintings reproduced onto ceramic tiles by Fiesta Studios. She was commissioned by Wetherspoons to create two paintings for their new pub ’The Beehive’ at Gatwick Airport- South Terminal Arrivals. Tiffany also works with Image By Design which licenses’ her work throughout the world. Other clients include, Derwent Pencil Company and in 2008 became published with Bentley Publishing. She now sells with May Publishing in Germany, and Crescent Cardboard in the USA.
She has won awards for her work and exhibited all over the UK, including Scotland, and St Ives. In 2005 she was a finalist in the New Artists Competition which was run by DeMontfort Fine Art. Tiffany exhibited at the Autumn Fair at the NEC, Birmingham. In 2015 she was Runner up in Art Gallery.co.uk Artist of the Year competition.
Tiffany won The Bacchus Award painting competition in 2006, held at Denbies Wine Estate, Dorking, Surrey for her painting ‘The Regret of Temptation’. Denbies has also purchased one of Tiffany’s paintings. In 2016 she came 3rd in the same competition with ‘Mum, have you seen my Lego Man?’
Tiffany was awarded Highly Commended for her painting ‘Harbour Boats’ in the National Acrylic Painters Association exhibition, it also sold the first day. Her boat and fish paintings have since become her best seller. Tiffany won a place in the Guildford 2008 Calendar, with her painting ‘Stylish Guildford’ in her new Fractured style of painting. The painting was sold at The Surrey Artists annual exhibition. Tiffany regularly has exhibitions of her work in the UK including with the UKCPS. Exhibitions include Cranleigh, Inverness, Thames Ditton, Wales, London and Twickenham, Canada and Australia. In 2016 she will be taking part in Surrey Open Studios once again. Tiffany has work in a variety of UK hospitals using a unique Perspex print treatment with The Art Bay Gallery, Stoke on Trent.
In 2010 Derwent used one of her Fractured drawings for the front of their Pastel tins- ‘St Pauls Cathedral’ and now also has her work on the new Coloursoft collection packaging, Art Academy tin lids and the Middle East Coloursoft tin lids.
Tiffany was shortlisted for the Cricket Art Prize 2012 with her Fractured painting, ‘Going for a Catch’. And in 2016 was also shortlisted for HG Wells print competition for ‘Red Weed’ and it will be exhibited at the Lightbox Gallery, Woking.
Tiffany demonstrates and holds workshops for art societies and is also a demonstrator and artist for Derwent Pencil Company. Tiffany undertakes private commissions where she can work directly with the client creating a bespoke piece of art for their room schemes.
She is a Professional member of The Fine Art Trade Guild, The Society for all Artists, and Gold Signature member of The UK Coloured Pencil Society and has been nominated for the publication ‘Who’s Who in Art’.