Sue Howells ARWS (b.1948) was born in England.
She spent 30 years becoming an overnight success. If you’ve watched Little Britain, Eastenders, My Family, Vicar of Dibley, Demons or Helen Mirren’s film ‘The Queen’ then you will have seen some of her work on the sets.
Largely self taught and painting mainly in watercolour, her themes reflect real life which in turn reflects the influence of L S Lowry’s work on her art.
Sue is a member of the Royal Birmingham Society of Art. the Society of Women Artists and is the winner of numerous prestigious awards including
2006/07… named best selling female artist
2008 … received the Solomon and Whitehead Award
2008/09,… named best selling living artist by fine Art Trade Guild.
2013 … awarded the Purchase Prize at the Royal Watercolour Society competition at Bankside Gallery.
2013 … received the Morrison Award at the Royal Birmingham Society of Artists.
She has exhibited at the Summer Exhibitions at the Royal Academy since 2014.