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Artist: James Naughton; Painting: Cloud Over Dale
James Naughton

Cloud Over Dale

Oil on panel
72 x 118 cm

Artist: James Naughton; Painting: Cloud Path James Naughton

Cloud Path

Oil on board
19 x 28 cm

Artist: James Naughton; Painting: Moment James Naughton

Moment

Oil on board
19 x 28 cm

Artist: James Naughton; Painting: Cloud on the horizon James Naughton

Cloud on the horizon

Oil on panel
40 x 70 cm

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Artist: James Naughton; Painting: Basking Form James Naughton

Basking Form

Oil on board
19 x 28 cm

Artist: James Naughton; Painting: Peaks & Troughs James Naughton

Peaks & Troughs

Oil on board
19 x 28 cm

Artist: James Naughton; Painting: Mountainside James Naughton

Mountainside

Oil on board
19 x 28 cm

Artist: James Naughton; Painting: Intense Shadow James Naughton

Intense Shadow

Oil on panel
20 x 34 cm

Artist: James Naughton; Painting: Rolling Clouds James Naughton

Rolling Clouds

Oil on panel
15 x 10 cm

Artist: James Naughton; Painting: Shining Water James Naughton

Shining Water

Oil on panel
60 x 40 cm ( 24 x 16 in )

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Artist: James Naughton; Painting: Cove James Naughton

Cove

Oil on panel
15 x 10 cm

Artist: James Naughton; Painting: Precipice James Naughton

Precipice

Oil on panel
24 x 40 cm
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Artist: James Naughton; Painting: Light Reflections James Naughton

Light Reflections

Oil on panel
120 x 75 cm

Artist: James Naughton; Painting: Falling Water James Naughton

Falling Water

Oil on panel
120 x 75 cm

Artist: James Naughton; Painting: Evening Field Glow
James Naughton

Evening Field Glow

Oil on panel
70 x 120cm

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Artist: James Naughton; Painting: A gap in the clouds James Naughton

A gap in the clouds

Oil on panel
70 x 50 cm

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James Naughton’s paintings are inspired by the shifting light and cloud of the moors and valleys in Yorkshire and the North of England. The artist expresses the sense of wonder and surprise he feels in nature, and records the essence of his experience. There is a sense that elemental forces are at work, with huge clouds hanging over endless horizons, sunlight emerging through the darkness; breathtaking landscapes that bear the ravages of wind and rain, yet remain imposing, defiant, at times almost intimidating.

James Naughton was born in Bolton, Lancashire in 1971. In his youth he remembers long country walks with his father which were to inspire his passion for the moors and valleys which were to become the subject of so many of his paintings in later life.


 His training at art college was very much based in print making and graphic art and it was only later that he discovered what was to become a passion for painting landscape as he established his reputation, not as a printmaker, but as a landscape painter of extraordinary vision and originality.

He was awarded Arts Council funding for a major museum exhibition in 2015 based on his travels through Yellowstone in the USA. Since then he has felt drawn to explore Yellowstone further and made further visits to the area which has been a great source of inspiration and given him access to a new and appreciative audience in the USA.

Artist: James Naughton; Painting: Mountain & Mist James Naughton

Mountain & Mist

Oil on panel
20 x 40 cm

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Artist: James Naughton; Painting: Rolling Clouds; Rolling Shadows James Naughton

Rolling Clouds; Rolling Shadows

Oil on panel
40 x 40 cm
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Artist: James Naughton; Painting: Over Fields into Clouds James Naughton

Over Fields into Clouds

Oil on panel
40 x 40 cm
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Artist: James Naughton; Painting: Buffalo James Naughton

Buffalo

Oil on panel
120 x 80 cm

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