artist biography

roy fairchild-woodard was born in surrey in 1953. he has been known as both woodard and fairchild during his career; fairchild, his family name, is used when producing his own, personal artwork. fairchild began his artistic path, however, by training as a technical illustrator after leaving school at 16.

after his training, fairchild started his career in advertising; his ability to create photo-realistic images using airbrush technology allowed him to continue practising art and developing his skills. while creating his artwork with a more commercial intention, fairchild operated under the name woodard. he found considerable success in this career, lasting throughout the 1970s.

eventually, fairchild was able to move into a full-time career of painting and printmaking, allowing him to develop the artistic styles for which he is now known.

fairchild now stays in his country home, working consistently within a peaceful and secluded environment throughout most of the year. however, he also relies on his travels across continental europe to find inspiration for his work.

Roy Fairchild-Woodard ‘Cradle song’ hand embellished limited edition

£2,000

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Details

Medium: Print

Format: Limited edition

Image Size: 55 x 41cm

Signed: Yes

Condition: some signs of ageing

Provenance: Original sales invoice

this gorgeously intricate piece is hand-embellished with notes and story fragments. these embellishments are not found on every edition of this work…

fairchild-woodard is known for his ornamentation and visual storytelling, inspired by the frescoes and tapestries of the renaissance masters. this piece, with its individually added details, is a perfect opportunity for a collector.

This is deemed a strong collectable item.

Edition number: 81/465

(estimate includes ARR, finders fee & taxes)

artist biography

roy fairchild-woodard was born in surrey in 1953. he has been known as both woodard and fairchild during his career; fairchild, his family name, is used when producing his own, personal artwork. fairchild began his artistic path, however, by training as a technical illustrator after leaving school at 16.

after his training, fairchild started his career in advertising; his ability to create photo-realistic images using airbrush technology allowed him to continue practising art and developing his skills. while creating his artwork with a more commercial intention, fairchild operated under the name woodard. he found considerable success in this career, lasting throughout the 1970s.

eventually, fairchild was able to move into a full-time career of painting and printmaking, allowing him to develop the artistic styles for which he is now known.

fairchild now stays in his country home, working consistently within a peaceful and secluded environment throughout most of the year. however, he also relies on his travels across continental europe to find inspiration for his work.

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