Watercolour and gouache on paper
Nicholas Hely Hutchinson (born 1955) is a painter, based in Dorset. Initially influenced by Dufy and Matisse, he has also drawn on the English NeoRomantic tradition. He settled near Blandford, Dorset, and the countryside of that county and Wiltshire, horse racing, interiors and still life were among his subjects. He studied at Harrow School, Saint Martin's School of Art and Bristol Polytechnic. Nicholas showed solo with the Montpelier Studio from 1984, later exhibitions including Wattis Fine Art, Hong Kong, from 1992, the Jerram Gallery, Salisbury, 1995, and the Portland Gallery in London. He is represented in the Government Art Collection, Barbican Centre and Unilever, as well as a number of private collections. Hely Hutchinson is the third son of the 8th Earl of Donoughmore, an old Irish family.