Francesca Simpson is a young, self-taught artist from Northumberland who works primarily in acrylic on canvas but is equally well-known for her detailed biro drawings. The current focus of her work is representational landscape painting inspired by rural Northumberland.
Also an accomplished pianist, Francesca completed a Degree in Music Performance at the Royal Scottish Academy of Music and Drama in 2010 but since graduating has been working as an artist.
So far, she has exhibited in Glasgow and Newcastle and is represented by a number of local galleries. She has also illustrated for award winning publisher, Bradt Travel Guides, contributing to their 2012 publication, 'Slow Northumberland & Durham.'