Wendy Drew was born in Ireland. She came to live and work in London and had a successful career in Marketing during the 1980s while continuing to study painting. In 1990 she met Peter Drew at a life class in Sir George Frampton’s studio, the regular guest tutor was Stella Marston. They married and shared a studio in their home in the Dockmaster’s House, St Katharine’s Dock and later on in Bury St. Edmunds where Wendy continues to work.
After moving to Suffolk, Wendy studied in Cambridge with James Horton, President of the Royal Society of British Artists, joining regular paintings trips to Venice, the Italian Islands and India, as well as making her own trips to the Far East and Europe.
Wendy works primarily in oils and pastels. She accepts portrait and landscape commissions and loves painting ‘en plein air’ around the Suffolk coast and beyond.
When Wendy is not painting she is busy Chairing the St Paul’s Cathedral Concert and Gala Dinner Committee on behalf of the British Red Cross. These wonderful events will take place in St Paul’s Cathedral on Thursday 20th December 2018. Wendy is also a Vice President of the East Anglian Charity, Ormiston Families. If you would like more information regarding these events or the Charities please contact Wendy directly via the contact page, thank you.