Artist in residence at Cheltenham Racecourse - Emily Johnson Fine Art

Horse Portraits and Commissions..

Emily, Gloucestershire based artist, specialises in equestrian oil paintings.

Although quickly becoming renowned for her works of racehorses, she loves the chance to study all equine forms, no horse too big or small!

Why not commission a portrait of your own? or browse her original pieces and prints that are currently for sale?

Charity piece now open for bids!!!

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Exciting News

Emily Johnson - Cheltenham Racecourse's official Artist in Residence

It’s Official

As of Oct 2022, Emily is Cheltenham Racecourse’s official Artist in Residence!

It’s hard to put into words how completely honoured I am to be trusted with this position, especially at one of the most prestigious racecourses in the country.


Exciting upcoming art exhibition

'Art & Horse Racing' exhibition in newmarket flyer

I’m hugely honoured to be a part of the exciting art exhibition at Ilka Gansera-Leveque stunning yard in the heart of horse racing, Newmarket…

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Thinking of commissioning your own piece?

Emily is currently taking horse portrait commissions, however, due to high demand and limited spaces commissions are only open for booking for small windows throughout the year.

Commission Oil Painting - Casper & Kitty by Emily Johnson

This is what Kitty thought of her experience.

“I am so pleased I commissioned a piece from Emily of my horse, he’s not the most photogenic horse but Emily was so easy to work with when taking the photos, so we had plenty of choice.”
“The painting is beautiful and I cant believe how much it captures his expression and individuality. Even down to his spots and dimple in his neck! I wouldn’t hesitate to commission another piece from Emily”


Shop paintings and prints

Did you know…?

Emily has partnered with For every original painting she sells, she plants 10 trees in the client’s name with

“I am hugely passionate about making a positive change. Living in the Forest of Dean, I spend a huge amount of time walking and riding in the forest. Planting trees in my clients’ names seemed a beautifully fitting way to play my part.”

Horse riding in the Forest of Dean
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Dog Walking in the Forest of Dean, Gloucestershire