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.

Project

Creative Mindfulness – Befree Art Sessions

Wandsworth Town

Befree Art Sessions is an on going project created by Wandsworth resident Priscila Amodeo, which provides creative opportunities to all. The project can be incorporated in assorted sites, organisations and places. The sessions provided are…

Artist / Individual

Ann Witheridge

Nine Elms

Ann Witheridge has been painting and teaching for over twenty years. She moved to London in 2003 and set up London Fine Art Studios, where she has been teaching in the atelier tradition. She loves…

Artist / Individual

Ellen Doggett

Southfields

Ellen Doggett is a sculptor and painter based in Earlsfield. Ellen has a wide-ranging practice and an exploratory approach to media, incorporating copper, brass, textiles and paint into her work. The underlying theme in all…

Group

New Stagers

Wandsworth Town

Based in Wandsworth SW18, New Stagers is one of South West London’s longest-established amateur theatre groups.

Known for adventurous repertoire and high-quality work, the group performs a wide range of shows including serious dramas and…

Artist / Individual

Maria Silva

Putney

Maria Silva is an artist based in Putney who loves working in mixed media. Mixing paints, inks and pencil she works from fantales, fairytales and her imagination.

Artist / Individual

Hilaire

Battersea

Hilaire is a writer of poetry and fiction. Her poetry often focuses on nature, particularly in an urban setting. Her short stories and novels explore identity, family and subtleties of emotion, often with a strong…

Artist / Individual

Jiazhen Cai

Battersea

Currently studying at the Royal College of Art, Jiazhen Cai is a London- and China-based artist and illustrator with a ceramics background. Using a comprehensive range of illustration techniques, with a particular attention to narrative…

Artist / Individual

Eva Oosterlaken

Putney

Eva Oosterlaken is a Dutch-American designer based in Rotterdam and London. She recently graduated with a double Master's in Global Innovation Design from the Royal College of Art and Imperial College London. Her design practice…

Artist / Individual

Anna Woodward

Putney

Anna Woodward (b. 1998) is a London-based artist. Woodward’s work is inspired by Renaissance period paintings depicting Greek mythology.
She is currently focusing on the play ‘Antigone’ by Sophocles. The Renaissance paintings represent the drama…

Artist / Individual

Tehmina Shaheen

Southfields

Tehmina Shaheen is a jewellery designer who loves working with metals and also paper. She can turn a simple paper into a piece of jewellery – a unique and rare form of jewellery.

Artist / Individual

Rachel Hunt

Putney

Rachel Hunt is a London-based Illustrator. Many of her images depict local sites of Putney, in particular rowing scenes.

She made the leap from her career as a Chartered Architect after she was shortlisted for the…

Organisation

Youth4Climate

Wandsworth Town

Youth4Climate celebrates Wandsworth’s talented youth and encourages them to harness the power of creativity to speak up on the serious climate issues we are facing. Young global citizens are inheriting a hotter and more unpredictable…

Organisation

Tavaziva

Battersea

Tavaziva is renowned for its beautiful and dynamic hybridization of contemporary, ballet and African dance. The style demands a high degree of technique, talent and skill resulting in unique, intricate and thrilling choreography for audiences…

Artist / Individual

Matt Shaw

Putney

For Matt Shaw developing creative, playful and immersive spaces is central to his practice. Throughout his career he has had the privilege and pleasure to work for and in a wide range of prestigious and…

Artist / Individual

Alexandra Moreton

Southfields

Alexandra Moreton is the creator behind Loretta James Creations, producing illustrations, watercolours, greeting cards, gift tags and prints. Based in Southfields and originally from sunny Cape Town, Alexandra has enjoyed drawing and all things creative…

Organisation

Sound Minds

Battersea

Sound Minds is a multi-award-winning, user led social enterprise that uses the arts to improve the lives of people experiencing long-term mental health issues.

Artist / Individual

Amanda Ward

Southfields

Amanda Ward's ceramic sculptures respond to socialist concerns and mores with three dimensional illustrations made on a domestic scale.

Artist / Individual

Elke Behrend

Furzedown

"Moo-artist" Elke Behrend has been living in Furzedown since 1995. She dedicates her creative time to bringing out the artistic and joyful aspects of cows: Moos. Seeing the possibilities of uniting art and wellbeing for…

Artist / Individual

Mandana Khonsari

Putney

Mandana Khonsari is an award-winning painter and etcher based in Putney. Since 2004, she has based her work in a studio in Wandsworth that she shares with a number of fellow artists.

Mandana describe herself…

Artist / Individual

Linaka Greensword

Wandsworth Town

Linaka Greensword is a Wandsworth-based artist and designer. She trained in Graphic Design at St Francis Xavier's College before going on to complete her Architecture BSc degree at University of East London. She is currently…

Organisation

World Heart Beat Music Academy

Southfields

World Heart Beat Music Academy is a joyful, welcoming and innovative place, where young people aged 5-25 are brought together with world-class musicians to share their love of music. It was founded to address the…