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David studied in London under the late Sir Kyffin Williams RA and Anthony Green RA before being offered a place at the Royal College of Art. David is truly a protégé of, and remained close to, Sir Kyffin Williams RA, sharing his fundamental belief that drawing and draughtsmanship are a vital part of the artist’s craft. As one of the official artist's chosen by HM The Queen to paint the Royal Pageant in 2012 David's reputation and importance as an artist have grown considerably during the past few years and his work can be found in private and public collections in France, Italy, Australia and the USA as well as the UK.




One of the UK's most iconic artists Steve Johnston opens an exhibition of brand new original paintings at the gallery in Stratford upon Avon. A wonderful opportunity to see and purchase original works of art by one of our most collectable published artists.


NOT TO BE MISSED!! Meet Oleg Trofimov at the gallery in Stratford upon Avon on June 21 from 2.00pm


Liverpool Contemporary Art Fair 3 - 6 July 2014 at the World Museum Liverpool


Come and visit our stand (A18) at this brand new premier art event where we will be exhibiting new works from Andre Kohn, Oleg Trofimov, Peter Wileman, David Porteous-Butler, Alex Bertaina plus much more!


Oleg Trofimov Exhibition opens Saturday 14 June


The 'President's Artist' will be at the gallery in person on Saturday 21 June from 2.00pm to talk about his work and personalise purchases made on the day. There will be a number of brand new original paintings on display and for sale during the exhibition. See 'Exhibitions' menu for full details. There is little doubt that Oleg falls into the 'important artist' category and this is an opportunity to meet the 'Russian Master' which should not be missed.


New Artist - New Works!!


We are delighted in introduce to the gallery and the UK the wonderful work of Turin based artist, Alex Bertaina. 8 brand new paintings have arrived and are on display in the gallery now. 


Angelica Privalihin Exhibition Opens in Stratford Friday 3 January 2014


One of Russia's greatest contemporary artists will open her exhibition in Stratford upon Avon on Friday 3 January. Angelica will be at the gallery from 2.00pm to talk about her work and personalise purchases made during the day.


International Modern Masters Exhibition Opens in Stratford Saturday 7 December


Nine Internationally renowned artists exhibiting in excess of sixty new works of art: Oleg Trofimov, Andre Kohn, Peter Wileman, Rosa Sepple, Angelica Privalihin, Patrice Murciano, Viktor Sheleg, Roberto Di Viccaro and Alesia Verenich.


Roberto Di Viccaro - Exhibition Opens in Stratford Sat 5 October

An exhibition of brand new paintings by the Italian 'Master' opens at the Stratford upon Avon gallery on Saturday 5 October. There will be in excess of thirty paintings on show.


Leanne Christie

An exhibition of 20 brand new paintings from the country's leading decorative artist opens Saturday 21 September in Stratford upon Avon. View all images now at:




Aberdeen Art Fair - The Music Hall, Aberdeen 16 - 18 August 2013

Come and see us on Stand 41 at the 3rd Aberdeen Art Fair from 16 - 18 August where we will be showcasing our UK and Internationally renowned artists. We also have a small number of complimentary evening invitations for the Privat View on Friday 16. Call or email if you would like to receive one: or 01789 261212


Angelica Privalihin - New Paintings Just Arrived

We are delighted to announe that Angelica has produced 9 brand new images especially for our galleries! These are now in the UK and will be ready to view from Friday 26 July


Oleg Trofimov - Exhibition Opens in Stratford upon Avon Saturday 22 June

Oleg will be at the gallery from 1.00pm to talk about his work  and personalise purchases made on the day.


Oleg Trofimov - Exhibition Opens in Chalfont St Giles Friday 7 June

We are delighted to announce that Oleg will personally open his exhibition of new works at 6.00pm, Friday 7 June. The 'Presidents' artist will be in attendence at the gallery to talk about his work and personalise purchases made during the evening. This will be a unique opportunity to meet and purchase stunning works of art by one of Europe's leading lights in the art world, counting four Russian Presidents as well as many 'A' list celebrities among his collectors.


Colin Kent RI and Rosa Sepple RI SWA - Exhibition Opens Friday May 10 at Chalfont Gallery

Two of the leading and most outstanding Royal Institute artists open their first joint exhibition at the Hillier Gallery, Chalfont St Giles on May 10. Both artists will be at the gallery to talk about their work and personalise purchases made on the evening which begins at 6.00pm.


MP attends Opening Night

We were delighted to welcome the Rt Hon Cheryl Gillan MP who attended the opening of our new gallery in Chalfont St Giles on Friday 8 March. The evening was very busy with Cheryl commenting: “One of the high points of my job is being invited to things like the opening of the hillier gallery. Having worked in Russia over 25 years ago I was delighted to find some wonderful Russian and Eastern European artists for sale alongside some fabulous home-grown British talents. There are pieces for traditionalists and modernists at reasonable prices and it was heart-warming to learn that people are welcome to come in and browse as well as to buy. I’m delighted to welcome Andrew and his gallery to Chalfont St Giles and wish him every success.”


Andrzej Piecha

It is with great sadness that we announce the death of Andrzej who passed away on January 11. His work in oils was unique and inspirational and he was undoubtedly one of Europe's finest oil 'technicians' producing mystical, emotional and surreal visions. He will be greatly missed and our thoughts and sympathies go to his wife and family.


New Gallery Opens Saturday 2 February

Our brand new gallery opens in Chalfont St Giles Saturday 2 February. Come along and see this stunning collection of original art created by our inspirational and uniquely talented artists. 



Alvaro Castagnet is one of the world’s most highly respected watercolor artists. He has been recognized with top international honors for his painting and his art graces the walls of many private and corporate collectors worldwide.


Fabulous Oleg Trofimov 2013 Wall Calendar -  NOW IN STOCK .... £7.50

!!!! Free to all our customers during December !!!!



Guildford Antiques and Fine Art Fair - Saturday 8 and Sunday 9 December

Come and see us on Stand 35, where we will be exhibiting fabulous new work from Angelica Privalihin and Oleg Trofimov along with many other world renowned fine artists.


Windsor Art Fair - Saturday 10 & Sunday 11 November

Come and visit us on Stand 54 where we will be exhibiting a variety of artwork from UK and International artists.


Oleg Trofimov Exhibition - Saturday 13 October

We are delighted to announce that Oleg Trofimov will be at the gallery on Saturday 13 October to open his first UK Exhibition. He will talk about his work and personalise purchases made on the day. To celebrate the event Oleg is also launching a set of hand embellished limited edition prints which will be available for sale from the exhibition opening.



Cheshire Art Fair - 21 - 23 October

Come and pay us a visit on stand A15 where we will be exhibiting all our major artists. 


Rosa Sepple RI SWA - Exhibition opens Saturday 25 August

We are delighted to be exhibiting 17 brand new paintings from our creative, inventive and most collectable artist Rosa Sepple. Come along and enjoy Rosa's quirky, comical world - the exhibition will continue until mid September. 


Aberdeen Art Fair 18/19 August

Come and visit us on Stand 1 at the Aberdeen Art Fair 18/19 August (Private View Friday 17). We will be unveiling brand new works by 2 world renowned artists, Oleg Trofimov, the Russian Modern Master who counts Russian Presidents, Vladimir Putin, Dimitri Medvedev and Boris Yeltsin among his worldwide family of collectors and Italian landscape impressionist genius Roberto Di Viccaro. Both artists have produced new works specially for Aberdeen and this will be the first time their paintings have been seen in Scotland, representing a fabulous opportunity to see and purchase works of art of outstanding quality by these giants of the contemporary art world.

Also on view will be paintings by Rosa Sepple RI SWA, Scott Mattlin, Christine Taherian SWA, Leanne Christie, Magda Rivera, Sergei Inkatov, Andrzej Piecha, Elaine Cooper and Richard Whyley.


Leanne Christie Exhibition opens Saturday August 4th

An exhibition of brand new original paintings by the celebrated decorative Devon artist Leanne Christie opens on Saturday 4th August. There will be 34 new works on display and for sale. Leanne will be at the gallery on the day to talk about her work and dedicate purchases made on the day.


Richard Whyley & Magda Rivera

An exhibition of new original paintings by two of our favourite artists opens on Saturday 14 July at 10.00am. There will be in excess of 40 new works for sale on display at the Stratford gallery.


Russian President buys Trofimov

Vladimir Putin has become the third Russian President to collect the works of the highly acclaimed Moscow artist Oleg Trofimov.

He follows in the footsteps of Boris Yeltsin and Andrei Medvedev. The Hillier Gallery is proud to represent Oleg exclusively in the UK and his work is on display in the gallery now.


Windsor Art Fair 2012

Come and see us at the Windsor Art Fair 10/11 November.


Cheshire Art Fair 2012

Come and see us at the Cheshire Art Fair. The exhibition is open to the public from Friday 21st to Sunday 23rd September.


Aberdeen Art Fair 2012

Come and see us at the Aberdeen Music Hall on Union Street, Saturday 18th and Sunday 19th August where we will be featuring many of our UK and Internationally renowned artists showing their latest original paintings.


Russian and Eastern European Exhibition - April 2012

Opens Saturday April 14th featuring Oleg Trofimov along with Sergei Inkatov, Mikhail Priorov, Vladimir Ryabchikov, Elvira Pyrkova, Eugeniusz Stemplowski and others.


Chelsea Art Fair 2012

Come and see us and say hello at the Town Hall, Kings Road, Chelsea at the annual Chelsea Art Fair 19 -22 April. We will be featuring brand new works by many of our favourite artists. Contact us for free tickets! 


Reading Art Fair 2012

The following weekend 27 - 29 April we will appearing at the Reading Art Fair, Rivermead leisure Complex RG1 8EQ. The Private View is on Friday 27 6.30pm - 9.30pm. Contact us for free Private View tickets (normal price £20 double ticket).