More on Sue Macartney-Snape
Sue Macartney-Snape was born in Tanzania and brought up in Australia. She now lives and paints in London and is the award winning artist and illustrator of the 'Social Stereotypes' column in the Saturday Telegraph. Sue has been the Saturday Telegraph Magazine's illustrator for over 15 years, and has a reputation as the finest in her field. With her limited edition prints selling worldwide, she is a household name, and has been acclaimed as 'the Wodehouse of Art'
Sue Macartney-Snape has the ability to observe the day to day and the humourous side of life. Her intriguing observations reveal the hideous and glorious nature of English Eccentricities. Travel writer and television personality John Julius Norwich calls Macartney-Snape a "master of caricature" and says her paintings and limited edition prints "illustrate the English social scene more brilliantly and with greater accuracy than those of any other painter working today."
It is with a keen eye and a quick wit that Sue Macartney-Snape makes observations of British life. The subtle removal of a small bound drawing book from her bag or pocket would be a signal to the astute passerby. It's withdrawal indicates that Sue may have noticed an unusual expression, or an amusing vignette - and is about to record it with well-pointed precision.