Knole House, Clappers Lane, Fulking, Henfield, West Sussex BN5 9NH, United Kingdom

©2018 BY JAMES LIGHTFOOT ART.

I am a full time artist, working from a purpose-built studio near Henfield, West Sussex.  I'm lucky enough to live within the South Downs National Park, which continually offers dramatic panoramas.  I am interested in ambiguous light and changing colours.  Morning and evening light with long shadows with sheep or cows grazing provide a recurring theme to paint.  I'm currently working on a series of landscapes inspired by the colours of Autumn.


I studied Fine Art at Reading University, where I was taught by artists such as Mick Moon RA, Peter Kalkoff, Tom Barrett Richard Wilson and Roger Cook.  I painted large abstracts on canvas, but after an eight year gap working in the media, I returned to art as a figurative artist.

You can buy my paintings directly from this website, or contact my gallery, Rountree Tryon, who represent me.

Art Education

1988-1989 Art Foundation,

Exeter College of Art & Design

1989-1993  BA Fine Art, 

Reading University