Artist Tom Cringle was born in Norfolk in 1972, Tom works predominately as a painter of marine and nautical art, on big canvases using oil or acrylic. His seascapes inspired by beaches of Norfolk, Camber Sands and beyond, including as much sky and beautiful beaches as he can. He is self taught and has now been exhibiting and selling work for over 20 years. Tom loves to paint the large skies that are seen over the wide and beautiful beaches of Norfolk and Suffolk. In Tom loves to paint his contemporary art on big canvases, which allow as much sky to be seen as possible, as well as showing the wide and beautiful beaches that stretch along the East Anglian coast.
Self taught Tom now paints many landscape types, from low lying water meadows to rocky mountains. In recent years Tom has also developed smaller paintings looking at landscapes and figures, particularly those working on and around the sea. Tom has had many exhibitions over the years, both locally and further afield. He exhibits work permanently in galleries in East Anglia.
Tom is a member of the East Anglian Group of Marine Artists (EAGMA) which is a group regarded for their marine and nautical art in paintings.
He is a great advocate of 'plein air' painting and sees working outdoors and sketching as a vital part of looking and studying the life around you. He argues it is the best way to understand what is happening and getting into the soul of the environment you wish to record. He has taken part in many open air painting events and has won several awards and recognitions for his work.
Tom Cringle uses a beautiful, muted, restful palette, his bold strokers and palette knife work evoke a fresh and rejuvenating feel, siting the viewer in the coastal scene.
Tom has had many exhibitions over the years, both locally and further afield. He has collectors and buyer of his work both nationally and internationally.
Tom is generally found outside with his easel or working in his studio, which is based at his family home in Norfolk, England.