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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Patricia Townsend

Tooting

Patricia Townsend is an artist working with video, photography and installation. She is also a writer on the artist’s creative process. Her book Creative States of Mind: Psychoanalysis and the Artist’s Process was published in…

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Dina Klumbys

Southfields

Dina was born in Lithuania but is now a British citizen, having lived in London for more than 20 years. Dina is a self-taught artist who started painting at 45, using acrylics. The pieces have…

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Ricky Ziehl

Putney

Born and raised in South Africa, Ricky was surrounded by a wide variety of people and animals. The emotions stirred by these people and nature is the main focus of his art. He draws inspiration…

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Susan Rentoul

Furzedown

Susan Rentoul is a painter and graphic designer based in Furzedown. Also a keen open water swimmer, Susan swims at Tooting Bec Lido and is an active member of the South London Swimming Club. She…

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Pawel Siwczak

Tooting

Pawel Siwczak is a Polish & British musician based in London. He has a passion for historical keyboards: harpsichord, clavichord, virginals, chamber organ and fortepiano, which he studied extensively and continues to explore in his…

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Jane Porter

Southfields

Jane Porter is an award-winning children's illustrator and author, and has lived in Southfields for 28 years. She loves working with all sorts of materials from collage to household emulsion, and has even made her…

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Luke M Walker

Battersea

Luke M Walker is a Battersea-based Artist whose work focusses on the local environment and documenting the changing city around him. This involves walking expeditions in the immediate locality but also taking him further afield…

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Nicholas Gentilli

Battersea

Nicholas Gentilli has been an architectural photographer all his working life. Places and spaces interest fascinate him. His work explores both the power of the single image and the rhythm and opportunity achieved through constructed…

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Roopa Rajapaksha

Battersea

Roopa, is an artist, designer and creative thinker. She has traversed nearly the entire spectrum of creative arts and sits comfortably in all roles – be it as a painter, graphic designer, interior designer, photographer or…

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Claire Robinson

Battersea

Claire is a screen print Artist based in south London. Claire grew up in the Far East where the melting pot of many different cultures greatly influenced her use of colour and subject matter. Her…

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Felicity Prazak

Battersea

Felicity Prazak is a visual artist who embraces colour and design. Felicity is a trained teacher who travels abroad with her work, her sketchbook becomes her camera to record the local scenes and flavour of…

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Lucy Ash

Battersea

Lucy Ash uses texture and colour to convey meaning. She blends ideas of time, mathematics and rhythm to represent emotional responses to love, death and injustice. Lucy’s practice is to develop series of paintings rather…

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Mary Ellen Taylor

Battersea

Mary Ellen’s botanical paintings are found in the Chelsea Physic Garden’s Florilegium archives where she is based; her work has been exhibited and sold in the UK/abroad and was selected for inclusion in the Transylvania…