Born 1963 Ian Walton is a self taught artist who started painting in oils when he was just 13.
His work is in private collections worldwide and owners include Sir Richard Branson and HRH Prince Charles.
Ian is a passionate mountaineer and glider pilot who is inspired by the power of nature, in particular the sky, mountains, and the sea. He says he is influenced by JMW Turner, Winslow Homer, Frederick Judd Waugh and William Heaton Cooper, and other famous artists.
Ian won the North Wales Open 2014 and has exhibited widely having been accepted by the National Gallery of Wales Cardiff, Tate Modern London, Tate Liverpool, and the National Gallery of Scotland, Edinburgh to name but a few.