Philippa Dow studied painting, calligraphy and printmaking at Colchester School of Art and Central School of Art, London. She has exhibited in the U.K. Europe and worldwide, while she has undertaken commissions for the National Trust and the Ministry of Defence. Her paintings are of gardens and landscape with an unusual mix of figurative and abstract forms. Her work is often in watercolour on huge sheets of paper using pure, clean colours. Recently she has completed a series of large murals for private clients.