Art Form: Painting

Profiles

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Robin Smith

Tooting

Robin Smith creates bold figurative paintings of fantastical creatures, beautiful women and people in his life. He works intuitively, carefully building up undulating shapes and dense, vivid colours, responding to each line and form as…

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Sunshine Negyesi

Balham

Born in London 1983, Afrooist was raised in a biracial family in Tooting, South London. Her mother is Filipino and father from Guyana. She studied classical studies at Warwick University (2005) and trained as an…

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Lindsey Whitelaw

Wandsworth Common

Lindsey Whitelaw represents precariously balanced communities working in symbiotic relationship with an environment which is at a crisis point. In her Hive series she explores this subject on both micro and macrocosmic scales. She fuses…

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Michael Alan-Kidd

Tooting

Michael strives for excellent craftsmanship and fine detail. The three greatest influences on his art are surrealism, cubism and portraiture.

At this point in Michael's career, he’s concerned with trying to make surrealism more effective.…

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Wachira Sucharitkul

Battersea

Wachira is an artist and photographer based in Battersea. Shape and colour have always excited and inspired Wachira.

Moving full-time to London – Battersea, specifically – in 2006, the iconic Battersea Power Station caught her…

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Mark Nader

Wandsworth Town

Mark Nader is an internationally exhibited artist based in Wandsworth, whose work looks at cultural iconography and how it morphs and changes.

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Paulie X

Wandsworth Town

Paulie is a London-based, self-taught artist specialising in the study of human emotion in portraiture. He was born in Nigeria and has been making art since he was about six years old... and then took…

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Nneka Uzoigwe

Battersea

Nneka Uzoigwe is a figurative artist based in London. She trained in the classic atelier method at London Fine Art Studios, where she now teaches part-time.

Organisation

Bounce Theatre

Earlsfield

Bounce makes original, imaginative, and brave work.

Bounce makes space for children and young people to be heard and to hear themselves. Together, they find new ways to see the world and everyone's potential within…

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Jonquil Williamson

Earlsfield

Jonquil is a representational artist painting original contemporary still life and landscape in oil. Her paintings are inspired initially by the colours she observes, although she does allow the mark making and textures created by…

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Kirsten Mitchell

Roehampton

Kirsten Mitchell is a London-based photographer, originally from Monterrey, Los Angeles, San Francisco, who has been shooting for various artists and of the locals. As an artist, Kirsten strives to capture all kinds of people…

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Nur Ali Sheikh

Roehampton

A painter of beauty and his images of neo-cubist themes, and of landscapes have won world-wide acclaim and inclusion in Who's who in art, and he has painted and exhibited all over the world for…

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Ken McCalla

Tooting

Artist Ken McCalla completed a Fine Arts B.A degree in 1984 at Central School of Art & Design. Ken then spent several years with OBAALA (Organisation of Black Arts Advancement & Learning Activities - the…

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Gordon Glyn-Jones

Putney

As central to his art practice, Glyn-Jones draws every day and regularly shares his works on Instagram. With a working method similar to free-writing, he creates a unique visual language to entice viewers into an…

Organisation

Sprout Arts

Furzedown

Sprout Arts is a not-for-profit community arts venue in Furzedown, South West London run and managed entirely by local volunteers. Our ethos is sharing. Our aim is to build a diverse and inclusive creative community…

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Emma Thistleton

Wandsworth Common

Emma is an artist and curator, working and living in London. She paints abstract images on canvas, board and custom-made birch wood panels. She is inspired and intrigued by the power and beauty of nature,…

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Jiajia Zeng

Battersea

Jiajia Zeng is an interdisciplinary artist based in London. She is going to study her MA in Royal College of Art in Sculpture department in September 2020. She is interested in expanding on different materials,…

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Raksha Patel

Battersea

Raksha Patel visual artist based in Battersea. She studied MFA painting, Slade School of Art, 1998. Her practice looks at ideas of place and identity.

Recent works depict juxtapositions between the everyday, and the surreal…

Organisation

ArtLacuna

Battersea

ArtLacuna is an artist-led space established in early 2013 by Chris Cawkwell, Amelia Critchlow, Jane Harris and Alex March. Located in an old coroner's office near Clapham Junction, we accommodate artist studios, a residency and…

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Ralph Anderson

Battersea

Ralph Anderson’s paintings bring the transient qualities of light and the viscous nature of paint together in works that analyse visual language and separates a painting’s component parts.

Painting with acrylic on aluminium or plywood,…