Alison Bradley

Alison Bradley’s paintings were shown in the BBC documentary, ‘Inspired by Snowdonia’.
Alison originally trained in Textile Design.
A large portion of Alison’s paintings are based on memories.

North Wales based artist Alison Bradley works primarily in oils to create impressionistic style paintings of rural wildlife and remote landscapes. Atmosphere, light and tone all work to give Alison’s paintings an authentic sense of place and character. Alison’s approach is varied in medium and subject, she frequently translates her style into charcoal drawings and depicts images of sheep, horses and dogs. Often working from memory or photographs, Alison focuses on capturing moments in time, instilling each of her subjects with a serene mood.

Alison Bradley’s Education and Career

Alison was born in Nottingham, but has lived in north Wales for the last 15 years. After graduating from the University of Manchester studying Textile Design, Alison became a fine art painter, inspired by the landscapes and seascapes overlooking the Irish Sea. Alison’s natural surroundings remain her main source of inspiration and she uses her art to document daily life in north Wales.

Alison Bradley Gallery

In 2008 the Alison Bradley Gallery opened in Chester. Located on the outskirts of Snowdonia, the gallery echoes the beauty of the surrounding landscapes and shows an ever-changing display of Alison’s art. In 2016, Alison’s second gallery opened in the heart of Chester’s city centre. Alison’s paintings are also shown in the National Library of Wales, and have been featured on the BBC documentary, ‘Inspired by Snowdonia’.

Selected Works

5 Grey Heads by Alison Bradley

5 Grey Heads

Paintings - 40x80 cm
Late Winter, Old Man Of Coniston by Alison Bradley
Heading Away by Alison Bradley

Heading Away

Drawings - 48x72 cm
Up and Over by Alison Bradley

Up and Over

Paintings - 80x40 cm
Dipping a Toe by Alison Bradley

Dipping a Toe

Paintings - 51x76 cm
Summer Reflections, Snowdon by Alison Bradley

Summer Reflections, Snowdon

Paintings - 51x76 cm
Kirkstone Pass in Winter by Alison Bradley

Kirkstone Pass in Winter

Paintings - 40x80 cm
Three Sisters by Alison Bradley

Three Sisters

Paintings - 40x50 cm
Autumn Dusk, Snowdon Horseshoe by Alison Bradley

Autumn Dusk, Snowdon Horseshoe

Paintings - 40x80 cm
Study, Derwentwater in Spring by Alison Bradley

Study, Derwentwater in Spring

Paintings - 15x20 cm

Boathouse, Rydal Water

Paintings - 15x20 cm

Study, Two Welsh Cobs

Drawings - 42x50 cm

Summer Clouds, Llanberis

Paintings - 46x92 cm

Evening Light, Borth-y-Gest

Paintings - 46x92 cm

Winter Dusk, Porthmadog

Paintings - 31x61 cm

Autumn Walk, Hoylake

Paintings - 61x122 cm

Shadow Play

Paintings - 71x76 cm


Paintings - 51x36 cm

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