Still Life Paintings

Alice Straker is a British artist based in Hampshire, who creates vibrant and textured oil paintings.
Alice started painting after an encounter with a slice of raspberry meringue cake in 2013 which she thought was so beautiful she felt compelled to paint it! Alice’s work is steeped in nostalgia and often deifies her favourite childhood dishes such as chocolate eclairs or ice cream, with the intention of elevating the everyday. Her work has a delicious three dimensional quality about it - you almost want to eat it off the walls! Her colour palette is rooted in colour theory and often features contrasting colours to enhance her subjects. Alice draws inspiration from her family’s love of cooking - her twin brother, Thomas Straker, is a chef, and her degree in Art History. Alice’s work is striking and original and she has paintings hung in houses globally.

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‘TOTALLY addicted to all of Alice's stuff! I have the placemats, coasters, aprons, Aga covers, tea towels, prints and even the postcards. Excellent quality and couldn't recommend enough!’

Verity Lyndon Stanford

‘An iconic yet evolving style is rare. Plus she brightens up any wall or dinner table.’

Lara Chapple

‘Alice’s evocative and technicolour paintings are full of nostalgia and reminiscence, and show her charming and almost childlike curiosity when it comes to exploring the world around her.’

Ellie Vincent

‘I am the lucky person who has Alice's giant eclair hanging on her wall! The textures are amazing - I just love her work’

Geva Blackett
mackerel illustration alice straker

‘Al Straker lives in a dreamlike reality which her work captures. Her imagination can be sparked by anything from a word, to cooking a meal or just going on a walk. To see the magic in life is a gift many artists don’t have, an Al applies her absolute focus to this magic.’

Ellie vincent-blacklock
beetroot illustration by alice straker

‘I love the mats and coasters I bought recently - great colours and excellent quality. Thank you!’

Jo Rhodes
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beetroot illustration by alice straker


Alice takes on one commission a month. Should you be interested in booking yours in please email us and we will arrange a call.
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