Project Description

Stella Tooth

Stella Tooth



About Stella Tooth

As a west London-based figurative artist, I find inspiration in the capital’s performers, both on the street & in venues – and aim to capture the excitement of entertaining live. I’m Resident Artist at the Half Moon Putney, a world-renown music venue, synonymous with The Rolling Stones where some of my musician and comedian art is on its walls.

I’m a founding member of the Lots Road Group of portrait artists, who exhibit regularly on a theme.  I accept portrait commissions and have portrayed well-known sitters such as the BBC’s Kate Adie, George Alagiah and John Humphrys, ITV News’ Julie Etchingham and Sky News’ Adam Boulton.

Until lockdown restrictions made it impossible, I tutored drawing for Sketchout in the inspiring surrounds of the V&A, National Portrait GalleryTate Britain and The Courtauld.

My other figurative art includes life drawing, bathers – drawing on the love that binds us all of being by the sea – and the natural world, whose animals and flowers we’ve all become more aware of during the epidemic.

I’m a member of Skylark Galleries art collective which hosts my online art shop with no gallery fees.  I also create band tees in my art product shop on Red Bubble.



A former qualified and experienced print journalist, I worked on newspapers both in the UK and in Australia. I have a BA Hons in modern languages (French and Spanish) and international studies (Politics and Economics) and worked as a senior broadcast news pr in BBC and Sky News for 20 years before retraining at Heatherleys School of Fine Art as a portrait artist, on their Continuing Studies, Diploma and Post Diploma courses.