Snow on the hills, Middleham
Watercolour 12 x 19 inches
Katy Sodeau originally trained and worked
in Architecture obtaining a BA Degree from Thames Polytechnic.
She took up painting seriously whilst she was living in
Newmarket in the late 1980's. She was attracted to the
potential of the views around the race course and practice
areas and inspired by the work of other equestrian artists.
Katy's favourite medium is watercolour but she also paints
in oils, acrylic and pastels. Katy has been working as
a professional artist since 1995.
View to Middleham Castle
Waterdcolour 11 x 17 inches
Since 1997 Katy has had work selected for each of the Society of Equestrian
Artists annual national exhibitions in London and has recently been
promoted full membership of the society. Katy won the 'PQ International'
prize for the best polo exhibit in the Society of Equestrian Artists
2003 show, the 'Horse & Hound' prize for the best racing exhibit
in their 2004 exhibition and the 'Graham North' prize for the best
Hunting painting in the 2005 show. Many of Katy's racing paintings
have been published in the racing annual 'Travelling the Turf'.
Watercolour 17 x 13 inches
Wildlife painting is a relatively new
obsession that came about after recent safaris to Kenya,
Tanzania, Botswana and South Africa. Katy is especially
interested in capturing the drama and excitement of interaction
between wild animals. The migration and river crossings
in Kenya and the packs of wild dogs in Botswana have been
Hot breath on a cold morn
Watercolour 12 x 21 inches
By the woods
Watercolour 13 x 20 inches