Dee Nickerson

Usually inspired by life in a rural landscape and activities she enjoys (such as sewing, hanging out the washing, cycling, being out and about, or alone pondering life), these themes feature heavily in Dee Nickerson’s work.

Her earlier background in fashion and textiles and personal memories of the constantly changing landscape of Norfolk played a part in forming the artist that is now Dee Nickerson. She was also influenced by Hockney and Munnings and, with a great deal of support and encouragement, she now works as a full-time painter, using acrylics and pastel.

Brief timeline

  • 1962 and 1967     Won National School painting competitions
  • 1976     Started painting and drawing
  • 1981     Sponsored to exhibit at the Assembly Rooms, Norwich
  • 1982     Second exhibition at the Assembly Rooms.
    Started a 2-year Foundation Course at Great Yarmouth College of Art and Design.
  • 1987     Joined Norwich branch of Liberty retail, first in dress fabrics then fashion and menswear. Won a company design competition and had a dress made and sold in branches.
    Attended a Fashion Course in pattern cutting.
    Developed an interest in textile history and design.
  • 1998 to present day     Has had many solo exhibitions in East Anglia.Back to Painters