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Michael studied Fine Art at Manchester Polytechnic and has exhibited since the 1980’s, also working variously as a graphic artist, computer/audio-visual technician and lecturing in art and design subjects for colleges and universities. He combines observations of urban landscape with geometry and pattern and a sensitive palette.
Kevin is an artist originally from North London. His studio is now in Hertford Town. He works with oil paint and produces images that reference his life growing up from the 1970's in a large Irish family whilst coping with the complexity of life with Tourette's and mental health illnesses.
My career as a painter spans over 30 years and I have many private and corporate collectors worlswide. I adore vibrant colours and textures and use in all my work to create layers and stories, whether it is a landscape, seascape, abstract painting or contemporary face. "Colours are like words to me".
After graduating from Moscow State University of Arts & Design Tanya has worked as:- stage and costume designer for Moscow theatres, curator for the Russian Ministry of Culture and an antique painting restorer in New York. She has had three TV programs made about her life and work and exhibitions in Rotterdam (EXPRO), Hanover, Nicosia, Dusseldorf, Amsterdam, Luxembourg, New York, Moscow - a private exhibition at the British Ambassador's Moscow residence and Paris at the Russian Ambassador's residence.
The human figure, especially the female form is central to my practice. I produce ceramic sculpture with a variety of scale and surface finish. This work is underpinned by drawing from the model which is sometimes also translated into painting. I permanently show my work in galleries throughout the UK and also in France.
Richard studied painting at the University for the Creative Arts Farnham from 2008 until 2012 and has since had his work exhibited widely throughout the UK. Most notably in 2014, Richard was shortlisted for the prestigious South Central art prize, which led to his paintings being featured on popular news channel, BBC South Today. In 2015 he was selected as a prize winner in the Windsor and Newton painting prize which saw which saw his work displayed at the Griffin Gallery Open.
Grace Ellen is a self-taught landscape artist, inspired by the great diversity seen in British nature and wildlife. At first glance, Grace's paintings are almost photographic, a longer look reveals a painterly quality. This is created through her intuitive use of different texture mediums, sprays and inks alongside the paint.
My speciality is figurative art which takes the form of decoupage figures and sculptures. My pieces are designed to be either wall hung or free standing. Each piece is covered in Japanese chiyogami and other decorative papers both front and back giving each figure a unique and individual style.
Jennifer is a contemporary oil painter based locally in the Surrey Hills. She is best known for her urban landscape paintings of London, although she is increasingly painting more local, rural landscapes. Her paintings are full of light and colour and seek to capture the feeling and energy of a place.
I have been producing my recent work on genuine disused signs, giving something rusty, aged and even bullet ridden a new life. A used sign to me is a unique canvas, sometimes with 20 years of wear, tear and imperfections, each one telling a story of its own ... I love how no two can ever be the same.