Paintings of Wales, Wildlife Art & Portraits

Original Welsh Oil Paintings by Chris Chalk

Welcome to the art gallery of professional Welsh Artist, Chris Chalk. Browse, discover & buy beautiful original oil paintings of Wales, visit the prints page to buy limited edition giclee prints, or just email me and let me know how I can help.

You can easily commission your own original oil painting, whether it be a pet portrait, portrait, wildlife or landscape painting. Find out everything you need to know about commissioning your own painting here.

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Paintings & Inspiration

The landscape paintings for sale on this website are mostly inspired by the west Wales landscape. You can buy paintings of Pembrokeshire, Ceredigion & Carmarthenshire, and paintings of North Wales and Snowdonia National Park. As well as Welsh Art for sale, visit the New Zealand paintings gallery to buy paintings inspired by my adventures overseas.

We Welsh artists are drawn to paint the rugged Welsh coast, and you will find local beach paintings of Llangrannog, Mwnt, Cwmtydu, New Quay, Aberporth, Tresaith and Aberaeron. Heading south from Cardigan, you'll find landscape paintings and seascape paintings of Pembrokeshire and it's beaches and villages, including Poppit beach, Ceibwr bay, Newport, Fishguard, Lower Fishguard Harbour, Strumble lighthouse and on down the Welsh coastline.

Wales' uplands too offer a great deal to Welsh artists, and you'll discover rural landscapes of Mid and West Wales, paintings of the Preseli Mountains and Pembrokeshire National Park, the Teifi valley and further west into the Tregaron and Cambrian mountains area.

The pet portrait paintings, portrait paintings and wildlife galleries contain a combination of past commissions and my own work.

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Happy Clients

framed painting

"I am delighted with the pictures which represent a great example of your skill and artistic talent. They also remind me so much of happy times spent in West Wales many years ago."

David Williams

landscape commission

"Hi Chris, postie has just delivered my beautiful painting!!! all safe and sound......looks fabulous! thank you so much, now to hunt down a really nice frame to set it off, can't wait to show Martin when he gets home, I know he will love it too - THANK YOU!!!"

Kay Prior
East Sussex

framed print

"After you left, I decided that it would be a shame not to have at least one hanging where I can see it and gain so much pleasure from it straight away, so I have managed to put 'Cenarth' in the dining area. It does look lovely, it really does, what a talent you have."

Sandra Griggs

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Print Media

Marlborough Express News Paper Interview

Recently interviewed by New Zealand's Marlborough Express about my landscape paintings, my career in art and my involvement in the 'Sea & Sounds' exhibition with eleven fellow landscape artists in NZ.

Read The Interview Here >>

natur cymru magazine

I have produced the wildlife art for the covers of two editions of national Welsh wildlife magazine 'Natur Cymru - Nature of Wales'. Natur Cymru is a quarterly magazine about nature and the environment in Wales.

See The Cover Art Here >>

magnet magazine

My portrait painting of a Nepalese child 'Nepalese Basket Girl' was used on the cover of UK magazine 'Magnet' for their summer 2014 edition - Published by Hymns Ancient & Modern Ltd.

See The Cover Art Here >>

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Art Tips Painting Blog

You may have noticed that there is a new 'BLOG' link on my navigation bar above, which will take you to my new painting and art tips blog.

I get quite a lot of correspondence from art students, fellow artists and people new to painting, asking a range of art related questions. I'm always happy to answer any art questions via email, but I thought I would also share some of the hard won art lessons and tips on the business of being an artist, all in one place here on this new artist's blog.

I hope this new resource may be helpful to student artists, budding artists and anyone involved in the business of art. If you have anything you'd particularly like me to cover, let me know.


Site updated by : 10th March -   NEW blog post: How to photograph your artwork.

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