A Perfect Line – from Under Milk Wood – Sussex Artist – William E. Rochfort – Fine Art Oil Paintings and Limited Edition Fine Art Prints

A Perfect Line – from Under Milk Wood – Sussex Artist – William E. Rochfort – Fine Art Oil Paintings and Limited Edition Fine Art Prints

Art, Painting Commissions and Prints from Surrey Artists

Artist: William E. Rochfort

Artist: William E. Rochfort

A Perfect Line - from Under Milk Wood - Sussex Artist - William E. Rochfort - Fine Art Oil Paintings and Limited Edition Fine Art Prints

A Perfect Line

‘This painting was completed for coursework, when I studied Illustration for a year at Kingston University in Surrey, UK. It was to illustrate a scene from Dylan Thomas’ ‘Under Milk Wood’. My Granddad posed as the vicar who has just thought of such a brilliant line in his poetry that he doesn’t look where he is dipping his pen.’

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William E. Rochfort

Fine Art Oil Paintings
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Phone: 770 228 7351
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Email: willrochfort@gmail.com
Website: williamrochfort.com

About The Artist

Born in 1985, Will Rochfort grew up in Lymington on the south coast of England and, apart from his time studying Illustration and Fine Art at Kingston University, he has lived there all his life. Since graduating in 2008 his focus has been primarily oil painting.
will rochfort artist

Will’s main reason for becoming an artist is from a passion for creativity.

“There is rarely any strong meaning or message behind my work – narrative takes a large role because I like the work to be emotive through what is being portrayed, but creativity is the driving force behind all of my paintings”

From 2008 to 2010 Will Rochfort worked as an Official Artist for the 2012 London Olympics, working with Olympic Gold Medalists, producing paintings in support of the Games and its associated charities.

As well as completing several portrait commissions, Will Rochfort is always searching for new ideas for paintings and usually finds this in books or cinema. With influences ranging from Degas to Rockwell, to the films of Steven Spielberg, it is narrative that really interests Will and he always aims to have a story within his work.

“I am a very visual painter and with the public being my target audience over the art establishment, I always aim to depict scenes that, through the characters portrayed, I hope people can relate to and enjoy”

Career / Exhibitions

• 2004 – 2005 Foundation Course in the Arts at Bournemouth Arts Institute

• 2005 – 2006 Completed a year studying Illustration at Kingston University before changing to Fine Art

• July 2006 First Exhibition of work at the New Forest Show with Lloyds TSB Private Banking

• October 2006 Displayed at Christies South Kensington in aid of The Fortune Centre of Riding Therapy

• January 2008 Exhibition at the Fountain Gallery in Hampton

• February 2008 Appeared in the Fine Art Trade Guild magazine ‘Art Business Today’

• May 2008 Appeared in Artist and Illustrators magazine

• June 2008 Final Degree Show at Kingston University

• July 2008 Producing work for the Henley Rowing Regatta

• July 2008 3rd Prize in Artist and Illustrators ‘Artist of the Year’ competition

• July 2008 Exhibiting at ‘Art in Action’

• August 2008 Producing work for The Edinburgh Festival

Movies – Ice Cold Under the Skin – Sussex Artist – William E. Rochfort – Fine Art Oil Paintings and Limited Edition Fine Art Prints

Movies – Ice Cold Under the Skin – Sussex Artist – William E. Rochfort – Fine Art Oil Paintings and Limited Edition Fine Art Prints

Art, Painting Commissions and Prints from Surrey Artists

Artist: William E. Rochfort

Artist: William E. Rochfort

Movies - Ice Cold Under the Skin - Sussex Artist - William E. Rochfort - Fine Art Oil Paintings and Limited Edition Fine Art Prints

Ice Cold Under the Skin

South of Alfriston at the National Trust’s Frog Firle Farm, the Cuckmere River meanders through chalk downland before reaching Cuckmere Haven.‘I love Film Noir movies. This painting is completely character-driven and the narrative is so strong that it couldn’t survive without it, but I don’t mind that because the characters are so strong. All thanks go to my friends, who posed once again and put their all into it. The painting was a lot of fun and developed itself as it went along.

I got three quarters of the way through another version of this painting (all in black and white), before abandoning it and starting again, because the composition wasn’t working. The new design progressed so much better that I didn’t have to work very hard at all.’

William E. Rochfort

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William E. Rochfort

Fine Art Oil Paintings
and Limited Edition Fine Art Prints

Phone: 770 228 7351
Please mention the Surrey Artists website
Email: willrochfort@gmail.com
Website: williamrochfort.com

About The Artist

Born in 1985, Will Rochfort grew up in Lymington on the south coast of England and, apart from his time studying Illustration and Fine Art at Kingston University, he has lived there all his life. Since graduating in 2008 his focus has been primarily oil painting.
will rochfort artist

Will’s main reason for becoming an artist is from a passion for creativity.

“There is rarely any strong meaning or message behind my work – narrative takes a large role because I like the work to be emotive through what is being portrayed, but creativity is the driving force behind all of my paintings”

From 2008 to 2010 Will Rochfort worked as an Official Artist for the 2012 London Olympics, working with Olympic Gold Medalists, producing paintings in support of the Games and its associated charities.

As well as completing several portrait commissions, Will Rochfort is always searching for new ideas for paintings and usually finds this in books or cinema. With influences ranging from Degas to Rockwell, to the films of Steven Spielberg, it is narrative that really interests Will and he always aims to have a story within his work.

“I am a very visual painter and with the public being my target audience over the art establishment, I always aim to depict scenes that, through the characters portrayed, I hope people can relate to and enjoy”

Career / Exhibitions

• 2004 – 2005 Foundation Course in the Arts at Bournemouth Arts Institute

• 2005 – 2006 Completed a year studying Illustration at Kingston University before changing to Fine Art

• July 2006 First Exhibition of work at the New Forest Show with Lloyds TSB Private Banking

• October 2006 Displayed at Christies South Kensington in aid of The Fortune Centre of Riding Therapy

• January 2008 Exhibition at the Fountain Gallery in Hampton

• February 2008 Appeared in the Fine Art Trade Guild magazine ‘Art Business Today’

• May 2008 Appeared in Artist and Illustrators magazine

• June 2008 Final Degree Show at Kingston University

• July 2008 Producing work for the Henley Rowing Regatta

• July 2008 3rd Prize in Artist and Illustrators ‘Artist of the Year’ competition

• July 2008 Exhibiting at ‘Art in Action’

• August 2008 Producing work for The Edinburgh Festival

Late Night Cafe – William E Rochfort – Fine Art Prints – Surrey Artists Gallery

Late Night Cafe – William E Rochfort – Fine Art Prints – Surrey Artists Gallery

Art, Painting Commissions and Prints from Surrey Artists

Artist: William E. Rochfort

Artist: William E. Rochfort

Late Night Cafe - William E Rochfort Fine Art Prints

Late Night Cafe

‘I removed a lot of the initial narrative that I originally put into this painting. I thought it worked well as just a scene and didn’t need to rely on a story to be effective.’

William E. Rochfort

Limited Edition Fine Art Prints
Available in a range of sizes and formats

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William E. Rochfort

Fine Art Oil Paintings
and Limited Edition Fine Art Prints

Phone: 770 228 7351
Please mention the Surrey Artists website
Email: willrochfort@gmail.com
Website: williamrochfort.com

About The Artist

Born in 1985, Will Rochfort grew up in Lymington on the south coast of England and, apart from his time studying Illustration and Fine Art at Kingston University, he has lived there all his life. Since graduating in 2008 his focus has been primarily oil painting.
will rochfort artist

Will’s main reason for becoming an artist is from a passion for creativity.

“There is rarely any strong meaning or message behind my work – narrative takes a large role because I like the work to be emotive through what is being portrayed, but creativity is the driving force behind all of my paintings”

From 2008 to 2010 Will Rochfort worked as an Official Artist for the 2012 London Olympics, working with Olympic Gold Medalists, producing paintings in support of the Games and its associated charities.

As well as completing several portrait commissions, Will Rochfort is always searching for new ideas for paintings and usually finds this in books or cinema. With influences ranging from Degas to Rockwell, to the films of Steven Spielberg, it is narrative that really interests Will and he always aims to have a story within his work.

“I am a very visual painter and with the public being my target audience over the art establishment, I always aim to depict scenes that, through the characters portrayed, I hope people can relate to and enjoy”

Career / Exhibitions

• 2004 – 2005 Foundation Course in the Arts at Bournemouth Arts Institute

• 2005 – 2006 Completed a year studying Illustration at Kingston University before changing to Fine Art

• July 2006 First Exhibition of work at the New Forest Show with Lloyds TSB Private Banking

• October 2006 Displayed at Christies South Kensington in aid of The Fortune Centre of Riding Therapy

• January 2008 Exhibition at the Fountain Gallery in Hampton

• February 2008 Appeared in the Fine Art Trade Guild magazine ‘Art Business Today’

• May 2008 Appeared in Artist and Illustrators magazine

• June 2008 Final Degree Show at Kingston University

• July 2008 Producing work for the Henley Rowing Regatta

• July 2008 3rd Prize in Artist and Illustrators ‘Artist of the Year’ competition

• July 2008 Exhibiting at ‘Art in Action’

• August 2008 Producing work for The Edinburgh Festival

Cinema – Film Coming Soon – Sussex Artist – William E. Rochfort – Fine Art Oil Paintings and Limited Edition Fine Art Prints

Cinema – Film Coming Soon – Sussex Artist – William E. Rochfort – Fine Art Oil Paintings and Limited Edition Fine Art Prints

Art, Painting Commissions and Prints from Surrey Artists

Artist: William E. Rochfort

Artist: William E. Rochfort

Cinema - Film Coming Soon - Sussex Artist - William E. Rochfort - Fine Art Oil Paintings and Limited Edition Fine Art Prints

Coming Soon

‘I take a lot of inspiration from American Cinema and love the poster work of Drew Struzan, who inspired me to try my own. Instead of just presenting the poster on the canvas, I wanted to make it a little more interesting and the juxtaposition of the tidy illustrative poster on one side with the quite modernist, open space on the other, seemed to work really well. The result has an essence of loneliness that I really like.’

William E. Rochfort

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Available in a range of sizes and formats

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William E. Rochfort

Fine Art Oil Paintings
and Limited Edition Fine Art Prints

Phone: 770 228 7351
Please mention the Surrey Artists website
Email: willrochfort@gmail.com
Website: williamrochfort.com

About The Artist

Born in 1985, Will Rochfort grew up in Lymington on the south coast of England and, apart from his time studying Illustration and Fine Art at Kingston University, he has lived there all his life. Since graduating in 2008 his focus has been primarily oil painting.
will rochfort artist

Will’s main reason for becoming an artist is from a passion for creativity.

“There is rarely any strong meaning or message behind my work – narrative takes a large role because I like the work to be emotive through what is being portrayed, but creativity is the driving force behind all of my paintings”

From 2008 to 2010 Will Rochfort worked as an Official Artist for the 2012 London Olympics, working with Olympic Gold Medalists, producing paintings in support of the Games and its associated charities.

As well as completing several portrait commissions, Will Rochfort is always searching for new ideas for paintings and usually finds this in books or cinema. With influences ranging from Degas to Rockwell, to the films of Steven Spielberg, it is narrative that really interests Will and he always aims to have a story within his work.

“I am a very visual painter and with the public being my target audience over the art establishment, I always aim to depict scenes that, through the characters portrayed, I hope people can relate to and enjoy”

Career / Exhibitions

• 2004 – 2005 Foundation Course in the Arts at Bournemouth Arts Institute

• 2005 – 2006 Completed a year studying Illustration at Kingston University before changing to Fine Art

• July 2006 First Exhibition of work at the New Forest Show with Lloyds TSB Private Banking

• October 2006 Displayed at Christies South Kensington in aid of The Fortune Centre of Riding Therapy

• January 2008 Exhibition at the Fountain Gallery in Hampton

• February 2008 Appeared in the Fine Art Trade Guild magazine ‘Art Business Today’

• May 2008 Appeared in Artist and Illustrators magazine

• June 2008 Final Degree Show at Kingston University

• July 2008 Producing work for the Henley Rowing Regatta

• July 2008 3rd Prize in Artist and Illustrators ‘Artist of the Year’ competition

• July 2008 Exhibiting at ‘Art in Action’

• August 2008 Producing work for The Edinburgh Festival

Waiting Room – Sussex Artist – William E. Rochfort – Fine Art Oil Paintings and Limited Edition Fine Art Prints

Waiting Room – Sussex Artist – William E. Rochfort – Fine Art Oil Paintings and Limited Edition Fine Art Prints

Art, Painting Commissions and Prints from Surrey Artists

Artist: William E. Rochfort

Artist: William E. Rochfort

Waiting Room - Sussex Artist - William E. Rochfort - Fine Art Oil Paintings and Limited Edition Fine Art Prints

The Waiting Room

‘‘The Waiting Room’ was my first oil painting. It represents the relationship between father and son and a reminiscence of childhood, something that I feel and I’m only 21.

The models are father and son, Dave and Jack Gooderidge and to this day I think they got it just right. The subtle intimacy in their pose is a credit to the success of this painting.’

William E. Rochfort

Limited Edition Fine Art Prints
Available in a range of sizes and formats

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Contact The Artist

William E. Rochfort

Fine Art Oil Paintings
and Limited Edition Fine Art Prints

Phone: 770 228 7351
Please mention the Surrey Artists website
Email: willrochfort@gmail.com
Website: williamrochfort.com

About The Artist

Born in 1985, Will Rochfort grew up in Lymington on the south coast of England and, apart from his time studying Illustration and Fine Art at Kingston University, he has lived there all his life. Since graduating in 2008 his focus has been primarily oil painting.
will rochfort artist

Will’s main reason for becoming an artist is from a passion for creativity.

“There is rarely any strong meaning or message behind my work – narrative takes a large role because I like the work to be emotive through what is being portrayed, but creativity is the driving force behind all of my paintings”

From 2008 to 2010 Will Rochfort worked as an Official Artist for the 2012 London Olympics, working with Olympic Gold Medalists, producing paintings in support of the Games and its associated charities.

As well as completing several portrait commissions, Will Rochfort is always searching for new ideas for paintings and usually finds this in books or cinema. With influences ranging from Degas to Rockwell, to the films of Steven Spielberg, it is narrative that really interests Will and he always aims to have a story within his work.

“I am a very visual painter and with the public being my target audience over the art establishment, I always aim to depict scenes that, through the characters portrayed, I hope people can relate to and enjoy”

Career / Exhibitions

• 2004 – 2005 Foundation Course in the Arts at Bournemouth Arts Institute

• 2005 – 2006 Completed a year studying Illustration at Kingston University before changing to Fine Art

• July 2006 First Exhibition of work at the New Forest Show with Lloyds TSB Private Banking

• October 2006 Displayed at Christies South Kensington in aid of The Fortune Centre of Riding Therapy

• January 2008 Exhibition at the Fountain Gallery in Hampton

• February 2008 Appeared in the Fine Art Trade Guild magazine ‘Art Business Today’

• May 2008 Appeared in Artist and Illustrators magazine

• June 2008 Final Degree Show at Kingston University

• July 2008 Producing work for the Henley Rowing Regatta

• July 2008 3rd Prize in Artist and Illustrators ‘Artist of the Year’ competition

• July 2008 Exhibiting at ‘Art in Action’

• August 2008 Producing work for The Edinburgh Festival