SEE WHO’S EXHIBITING AT CONTEMPORARY ART FAIRS
A ceramicist whose studio is on the banks of the Thames, Jane Cairns' work is recognising the accidental poetry in the unnoticed and overlooked of city life.
Taking an experimental approach to ceramic processes and materials her work captures the unexpected, quiet beauty of neglected environments and found objects.
Nichola Campbell is a member of Chalk Gallery Lewes and regularly exhibits at venues across Sussex. Nichola’s work is inspired by the colours and patterns in gardens, forests and beaches. Her colourful atmospheric ink paintings and decorative collages express the very essence of place in her unique way.
Originally from New Zealand, Nikki is best known for her figurative drawings and paintings of people and animals, portraiture and still life and works primarily in charcoal and oil. Many of her pieces convey a strong narrative, capturing a fleeting emotion or movement of her subjects. An exhibiting member of the Reading Guild of Artists, her work can also be found in the Artscope Gallery, Reading. Commissions welcome.
Jo Sharpe loves to paint colourful and textural still-life's and landscape paintings in oils and also produces digital botanical prints.
Claire Chandler paints a direct response to her surroundings, visual memories of places she has lived, travelled to or explored.
Jill Iliffe is a member of the SGFA with an MA in Drawing. Her work is held in many collections, including a national museum.
Robyn Carter is a Newbury based, self-taught artist specialising in wildlife, domestic and farm livestock artwork with inspiration predominantly from her local countryside in Berkshire. Robyn continues to develop her own style and has gained a loyal following through her website, social media and events.
Carolyn is from Windsor, moving to Bath for her degree, she lived in the city for 18 years, working for over a decade in the greetings card industry. Now a freelance artist, she paints vibrant, optimistic acrylic work inspired by nature. Carolyn's recent bird series is a celebration of these fascinating creatures.
Nicolette graduated from West Surrey College of Art and Design in the 1980s. She has enjoyed many years as a professional artist. Influences include Mughal and Medieval art. Joie de vivre and delight in pattern, colour and observational detail are expressed through her personal iconography and distinctive style.
Mixed media drawings and paintings characterized by their textured surfaces.
Cartmill exhibits widely and has work in numerous public and private collections, including Reading Museum. Recent shows include The RA Summer Exhibition, The Nationl Art Prize, The London Original Print Fair at The Royal Academy and The Discerning Eye, London.
Painter printmaker Fiona Carver creates original artworks of coast and landscape. She paints mainly 'en plein air', enjoying the immediacy of the technique, a contrast to the careful planning involved in her linocuts. Impressionistic in feel, her work is a response to the atmosphere and feeling of a moment.
David Cemmicks limited edition bronze and bonded resin figurative and animalistic sculpture is inspired by his interest in the human form and the natural world. His extensive travels to visit remote wildlife habitats around the world informs and inspires his creativity.
Ceramic Art Whitway is a working studio and established gallery for ceramic art. It showcases the work of founding artists Sally Courage, Teresa Munn and Moya Tosh and features changing monthly collections by invited regional ceramicists. Artists are on site to discuss their work and demonstrate making techniques.
Emma has worked in the photographic industry for over 20 years providing specialist hand-printing services. Her work consists of cameraless images (photographs and luminograms) created in the darkroom and mixed media abstracts inspired by the interplay between light and shadow.
Jo is a self-taught British artist living in Paris. She is inspired by nature and creates beautiful oil paintings using shadow and light, adding depth and warmth with occasional use of gold leaf. Always developing and adapting what she's doing to keep the creative juices flowing.
Since 2015 our community art hub at 10 Hampton Road has provided visual arts courses, workshops, exhibitions and community eventsfor all ages. We aim to renovate our Wesleyan Chapel to be open all seasons. Our vision encompasses and exhibition gallery/cafe and workshop space that welcomes all to share experiences through the visual arts.
Kasia Clarke paints intuitive and emotive abstract landscapes, rich in colour and texture. Free and energetic mark-making contrasts with a soulful depth; these are captivating paintings that offer a hint of a recognisable landscape but with an intriguing ambiguity leaving them fully open to interpretation.
Michael’s aim is to capture the essence of a distant view, capturing light interacting with the landscape. Michael likes to work from memory, giving him more freedom and expression and the ability to use bold open brush strokes alongside palette knife mark making, achieving rich textured paintings and creating more energy and emotion.
I am a self-taught artist with my own characteristic style. I specialise in acrylic or oil on canvas and base content on many situations including everyday life, extensive travel and memory. All of my work is original. My paintings are not photographic but attempt to represent accurate depictions of the subject and the ambience of the scene. Commissions are also available.
Rebecca’s most successful works to date explore the London Underground from striking and unusual perspectives, in both painting and printmaking. She is a member of the Society of Graphic Fine Art, has sold to collectors around the world, has exhibited internationally and has featured in several Royal Academy Summer Exhibitions.
Contemporary paintings in a vibrant expressive style which achieve a balance between realism and abstraction to create a visual harmony. Ellie's graphic design background can be seen in the dynamic use of composition and harmonious colour schemes. She is a full member of Guildford Art Society and exhibits regularly.
Yorkshire based sculptor David Cooke has always been inspired by the shapes and patterns within the natural world and sculpted predominantly in ceramic. David has recently learnt how to cast his pieces in bronze and this change in medium has allowed him to attempt a wide range of new compositions.
Caroline trained at Chelsea School of Art and then studied Fashion and Printed Textiles (BH Hons) at Brighton University. She draws on her past experience as a textile designer searching for incidental patterns and using a limited colour palette to simplify and stylise images. Her paintings have been selected for the Royal Watercolour Society’s Contemporary Competition, exhibiting at Bankside Gallery London 2017, 2018 and 2019.
Artist and illustrator Andrew studied painting and illustration at Falmouth School of Art. Andrew works in acrylics, his work is influenced by N.C. and Andrew Wyeth and Anthony Green R.A. His studio is in Westbury, Wiltshire. Andrew has exhibited at Reading and Windsor Contemporary Art Fairs, Bath Art Fair and solo exhibitions.
With an individual style, which focuses on movement and line, Michael creates unique sculptures of wood and stone. From early beginnings of wildlife carvings, through natural subject matter such as smoke and flames, to his recent works of dancers with incredibly complex hair, he has constantly attempted fresh challenges.
I am a professional artist and tutor, based in Mapledurham, South Oxfordshire. I take my inspiration from my surrounding countryside as well as from my travels. I love treescapes and the way the light changes the scene depending on the time of day and different seasons. I am drawn to contrasts and the shapes in between trees and foliage.
Janet Curley Cannon, a Berkshire based mixed-media artist, explores the incidental, transitory and repetitive characteristics of the built environment. She is inspired by crumbling, forgotten surfaces; using plaster, concrete, layered acrylic washes, digital print and collage she re-creates these surfaces in low relief, highly textural, wall hung panels.