About the Artist
D Y Hide is an award-winning professional artist who rediscovered her artistic Muse at the Titchfield Art & Craft Show in 2014, and has been exhibiting across the land ever since.

A fully qualified and vastly experienced Advanced Skills Teacher of Art & Design, she delivers enjoyable and informative workshops and demonstrations in and around the southern counties, working in a wide range of media from pencil to pastel to paint, as well as in two and three dimensions.

She is a full member of the Society of Feline Artists (S.O.F.A.), a signature member of the UK Colour Pencil Society (UKCPS) and a Professional Associate Artist of the SAA.

Recent awards include: -
2017 Light, Space, Time - Special Merit for ‘The City Sinks’
Light, Space, Time - ‘Nature’ - Honourable Mention for ‘Golden Goddess’
Light, Space, Time - Open Competition - Special Merit for ‘Ca D’Oro’
2016 UKCPS Regional - Best in Show for ‘Fire Fox’
UKCPS Regional - Best Wildlife for ‘Brave Little Fox’
UKCPS Regional - Best Abstract / Fantasy for ‘Fire Fox’

‘Golden Goddess’ was chosen to feature in Ann Kullberg’s Colour Pencil Treasures, Vol. 5 2017.

D Y Hide exhibits locally and nationally at number of different shows throughout the year. She is currently working on a set of miniatures to submit to the Royal Society of Miniature Painters for the Mall Galleries Show in London in October 2018.

She accepts commissions with a great big smile!


Now available on Artfinder - Palazzo

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This is a very typical view of one corner of the Doge's Palace in Venice. However, the topmost part of the building has vanished into the sky. The section you see is, after all, where most people focus. And the pillars have been elongated at the bottom, as though the palace - like the rest of Venice - is being dissolved in the sea.

My pieces are born out of a mixture of observation, imagination and memory. I've tried to capture the beauty and fragility of this dream-like city - its rain-washed and sea-soaked buildings; the sense of endurance coupled with decay.