Current exhibitions…

Tree paintings
Forthcoming exhibition at the end of 2017
at John Martin Gallery, Albemarle Street, London W1

Francis Hamel will be showing a new collection of Tree paintings originating from plen air work in Africa, Sri Lanka, Italy and England.

Portrait Commission for St Catherine's College, Oxford.
I am also working on a collection of portraits for St Catherine's College, Oxford of the Cameron Mackintosh Professors of Contemporary Theatre.
The first ten are nearly complete… Stephen Sondheim, Sir Ian McKellen, Sir Alan Ayckbourn, Sir Michael Codron, Sir Peter Shaffer, Arthur Miller, Lord Attenborough, Sir Richard Eyre, Thelma Holt and Stephen Daldry.

Sir Ian McKellen - Francis Hamel


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Francis Hamel paints a portrait in oils and talks
about the process.

A short demonstration of how to get started on a
still life painting in oils

Prints and Commissions

This web site includes details of pictures for sale, limited edition signed prints of the Oxford paintings, examples of commissioned pieces and information on how to commission a painting.

If you would like to be sent invitations and catalogues for forthcoming exhibitions please e-mail Francis Hamel your name, postal address and e-mail address.