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.
Wendy is a Vice President of the East Anglian Charity, Ormiston Families and an Honorary Freeman of the Worshipful Company of World Traders. From September 2016 to December 2018, she also served as Chairman of the St Paul’s Cathedral Concert and Gala Dinner Committees on behalf of the British Red Cross. If you would like any further information, please contact Wendy and we hope you enjoy perusing her work. Thank you.