Rosalind Ormiston MA: Arts & Travel Writer, Author

Arts and Travel writer, art critic; author of commissioned books on art, artists, and art movements.


See latest art reviews, here in The Arbuturian  on Cezanne exhibition at Tate Modern, London, published online 30 October 2022.

On header: Paul Cezanne Bathers c.1894-1905. Presented by the National Gallery, purchased with a special grant and the aid of the Max Rayne Foundation,1964


And  'Strange Clay at the Hayward Gallery', London, in The Arbuturian, published online 18 November 2022. 



I write travel features on cultural highlights of worldwide locations. 

Read this Spirit of the Rock, Gibraltar's unique micro-distillery  

Published 11 November 2022 in


And, for a feature on Gibraltar's luxury Sunborn Yacht Hotel, read it in The Arbuturian  published online 14 November 2022


I'm visiting Nuremberg and Venice soon, and open to ideas for features. 


Books published this year:

HANS HOLBEIN: HIS LIFE AND WORK IN 500 IMAGES, Lorenz Books-Anness Publishing (July 2022). The book explores the life and work of the German portraitist Hans Holbein the Younger (1497/98-1543), who spent much of his life in London, as a Court Painter to king Henry VIII. 




July 2022 (Revised edition), Flame Tree Publishing, UK



For travel or art commissions, or to discuss future projects, please email me:


Next page for some published works.......


Van Gogh: Life, Letters, Masterworks. 

(Introducing Great Artists series)

Flame Tree Illustrated. Revised edition July 2022




    * Society of Authors

    * Association for Art History 

    * British Guild of Travel Writers


Canaletto's Venice Revisited feature in [...]
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'Of Kings and Visionaries'
Example of an arts and travel feature, on Leonardo da Vinci and the Loire Valley, published in France magazine
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