I'm Dorota – I'm a brush and palette knife artist painting with oils. I enjoy working with visible brush strokes, and thick, sculpted layers when using knives to give paintings tactile character. The kind of textures and colours that make you want to get super close to it…to inspect it and to touch it.

.I love painting evocative landscapes.

...Dramatic skies, expansive open spaces and rolling hills of rural landscapes.
I grew up in rural Poland and now live in Sussex, England. My paintings represent the unique beauty of the two places.

My art draws on a connection between our homes, the land around us and memories and moments that link these. Whether it's simly enjoying being here, or seeking a safe place we can retreat to recharge and restore so we can again venture beyond what's visible or known.


I'm a self-taught artist, having painted in oils since I was 11 years old. However, for many years education and work within design and innovation took priority over my art, and I'd create only occasionally on commission. Being so creative in my job meant I didn't quite notice how much I missed painting... I'd say I'll paint more once I got my degree.. once I accomplished something ... and years passed.

But, no longer wanting to delay this artistic part of my creativity, I'm dedicating 2020 and beyond to painting self-initiated projects. I look forward to exploring and translating the beautiful landscapes of England and Poland onto canvases!

  • Rapeseed Fields


I paint from my studio on a hilltop at the edge of the Downs in Southwick.

Sitting in the corner, is my cherished art station – a blocky Victorian drop lid davenport with its stains and scratches anchoring it to the many creative lives it lived.

open drawer of paint tubes and brishes in a jar beside it.

.bring more nature into your home.


Learn more about my process and the stories behind my paintings.