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GAILA ADAIR PAINTINGS 2019
'I have enjoyed a hands on career in designing gardens, learning new crafts, including bricklaying, carpentry, pebble mosaics and consider the process akin to painting in three dimensions, in all weathers!¬†
Drawing and producing visualisations and artist impressions have been part of the process and the painting has carried on in the background but has in the last few years¬† developed in a style that experience, knowledge and understanding of the landscape has given me'.¬† Gaila Adair.
¬†¬†¬†¬† ¬†¬†¬†¬†¬†¬†¬†¬†¬†¬†¬†¬†¬†¬†¬†¬†¬† University of Bath. Master of Science (MSc)¬†
¬†¬†¬†¬†¬†¬†¬†¬†¬†¬†¬†¬†¬†¬†¬†¬†¬†¬†¬†¬†¬†¬† Conservation of Historic Gardens and Cultural Landscape.
¬†¬†¬†¬†¬†¬†¬†¬†¬†¬†¬†¬†¬†¬†¬†¬†¬†¬†¬†¬†¬†¬† Gloucestershire College of Art & Technology.¬†¬†
¬†¬†¬†¬†¬†¬†¬†¬†¬†¬†¬†¬†¬†¬†¬†¬†¬†¬†¬†¬†¬†¬† Fine Art BA with Honours
Design and Consultation from New Build to work on Historic sites. Providing C.A.D. (LT) and hand drawn plans, plus visual sketches.‚Ä®Previous experience includes hands on Landscaping, including bricklaying, herringbone brickwork and paving, flint work, working with lime mortar, making pergolas, ponds, planting schemes. ‚Ä®Progressing more with the consultation and working directly with clients within a team of building professionals.‚Ä®R.H.S. medals awarded for designing and constructing Show Gardens at the Chelsea Flower Show and Gardener's World Live Show. ‚Ä®Trustee of the Berkshire Gardens Trust.‚Ä®Trustee of Watlington House, one of the oldest secular houses in Reading (1688) Grade II*. Currently the Project Director of the garden re-creation within the walls of Watlington House.