Profiles

Discover the rich diversity of Wandsworth’s creative scene here by exploring profiles of incredible local artists, cultural organisations, projects and groups. To search for specific art forms, areas, or profile types use the filters below.

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Sonja Bessant

Balham

Sonja Bessant is a jewellery designer maker based in Balham. She specialises in silver jewellery for all budgets. Her pieces are all handmade using a range of contemporary and traditional jewellery making techniques. Sonja loves…

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Archie Wardlaw

Battersea

Archie Wardlaw is a contemporary painter specialising in portraiture, landscapes and still life paintings. Having first studied Classics and Philosophy with Mandarin at the University of Exeter he trained for five years in the Classical…

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Tomas Harker

Battersea

Tomas Harker’s paintings address the nature of meaning in conditions of mediated experience and hyperreal saturation. Sources are treated indiscriminately of hierarchical values, collected from varied systems of image production and distribution. These include film…

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Nicholas Mackey

Wandsworth Town

Nicholas Mackey is on a perennial creative journey.

As a photographer based in Wandsworth, in search of timeless imagery, he records what he sees around him in London and elsewhere. Drawing on his experience…

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Tom Genower

Furzedown

Tom Genower has lived in Tooting, Graveney and Furzedown for the last twelve years. After studying at Camberwell College of Arts and Falmouth College of Arts, he followed his dream of working in the creative…

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Ida Nissen

Wandsworth Common

Ida Nissen, b. 1986 lives and works in London. She studied at Valand Academy in Gothenburg, Sweden and The Royal College of Art in London. Her work has been shown widely in Europe including: Galleri…

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Sarah Middleton

Wandsworth Town

Sarah Middleton is an artist based in Wandsworth town. Having worked as a designer for many years, Sarah started painting again during lockdown whilst furloughed – and has been painting since. Her pieces are always…

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Kate Bodell

Southfields

Kate Bodell is a children’s writer and illustrator. She uses digital technology to produce simple, bold, bright illustrations which she herself describes as ‘colourfully minimalist’. Kate has self-published one picture book about a funny, funky…

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Sophie Gainsley

Tooting

Sophie Gainsley is a published illustrator and climate artist based in Tooting. Her work focuses on our relationship with the natural world and aims to celebrate all its creatures, big and small. Her most recent…

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Yagmur Hazal Oguz

Putney

Yagmur Hazal Oguz is a hard-working and passionate Turkish dance artist residing in Roehampton. First-class honours Dance BA graduate from the University of Surrey and MFA Dance and Embodied Practice candidate at the University of…

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Charles Penny

Putney

Charles Penny is a well-known artist based in Putney. His paintings capture a joyful sense of place and atmosphere which celebrate the positve aspects of life around us. His work is in colllections worldwide.

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Angela Murray

Furzedown

Having studied Fine Art at Winchester School of Art followed by a Curatorial MA at the RCA, Angela's creative career path led to a merry dance from formal gallery directorships, to Art Critic for the…

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David Hicks

Wandsworth Town

Art journalism meets social comment. I’m a street photographer. I love to walk street, hang out on corners, and chat to whoever about anything. I like humanity. From human beings to anything that has a…

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Dan Naylor

Tooting

En plein air oil painter and Arb Architect based in Tooting.

Work usually small scale oil paintings on board (e.g. 8x10" to 10x12"). You might see Dan about with mini pochade box on a tripod…

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John Izatt-Lowry

Wandsworth Town

Johnny’s work looks at the world seen from a strange distance. Each image is created by a combination of internet searches and recollection or imagination and is then laboriously recreated through the application of thin…

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Will Creech

Earlsfield

Will Creech is full time architect and a part time printmaker specialising in the Cyanotype process.

Born in Cornwall, he grew up mostly in Salisbury but now lives in Earlsfield after graduating Kingston University with…

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Andrew McIntosh

Battersea

Andrew McIntosh’s paintings have the air of a Highland gothic mystery, but shot through with cosmic undercurrents. Trees, islands, abandoned buildings and lonely caravans in the wilderness become mysteriously electrified by an unexplained natural phenomenon,…

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Naomi Uhlig

Putney

Naomi Uhlig makes bespoke hats using inspiring textiles to manipulate sculptural forms.

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NEBLINA

Battersea

Neblina.org is a voluntary organisation founded by disabled artists whose purpose is to promote the creation, enjoyment and appreciation of visual and performing arts, through workshops, education, exhibitions and debate. We work in Battersea, yet…

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Stephanie Sadler

Putney

Stephanie Sadler is a Putney-based photographer who was born in New York. She has lived in London for 15 years and in that time has been exploring South West London, the larger city and beyond…

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Lizzie Pike

Southfields

After completing her undergraduate degree at Wimbledon College of Art, Lizzie Pike has continued to live in South London.

Lizzie’s paintings, and more recently rugs, draw from her everyday life. Her work is inspired by…