Binny was born in Dorset in 1960. She received her artistic training at Bournemouth College of Art and at Farnham School of Art (1978-80) and did a Post Graduate in Education at Brighton. She has exhibited her paintings since 1980. Her first solo exhibition was held in 1982. During the late eighties and early nineties she was Artist in Residence at Oakham School and taught at the London College of Printing, Heatherley School of Fine Art, Kingston Polytechnic, Farnham and Glasgow Schools of Art.

In 1989 she won the Elizabeth Greenshield Foundation Award for figurative painting. In 2006 was made an associate member of the Royal Society of Portrait Painters.

Binny has taken part in numerous live television and radio interviews including a series on 'The Big Breakfast' teaching Paula Yates to paint, 'Star Portarits' with Rolph Harris and 'In The Psychiatrists Chair'.

She has been represented annually since 1981 in numerous West End galleries including The National Portrait Gallery, The Royal Society of Portrait Painters, The Mall Galleries and The Royal Academy Summer Exhibition. One woman shows include: Henry Wyndham Fine Art, Cadogan Contemporary and The Chelsea Arts Club.

Her works are to be found in the collection of the American Embassy (London), The National Trust, HRH The Prince of Wales, British Gas, Carpenters Hall, Seagram and others in the UK, Europe, China and the USA.

To commission a portrait e-mail:  binny@hereasel.com

 

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