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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Lynne Russell

Battersea

Lynne Russell is an illustrator and fine artist. She has illustrated many children’s picture books including her current book, ‘Stinky-Dog...Where Are You?’ She also gives school visits in London with readings and art workshops.

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Cathy Galvin

Tooting

Cathy Galvin is a poet based in Tooting who has been described by the writer Neil Gaiman as ' a poet of enormous subtlety and beauty'. Her work has been published in a range of…

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Kate Pellegrini

Putney

Kate Pellegrini is an Australian living in London. Her artwork draws from her interior design training: sketching familiar landscape and figurative motifs, the play between positive and negative space re-presents her selective perception. She uses…

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Marion Jones

Furzedown

Marion is a non-figurative painter, whose paintings are made up of thinly stained and saturated coloured layers. The structure is developed through the division of squares and rectangles. Process and intuition also play a decisive…

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Simmy King

Southfields

Simmy is an award-nominated film maker, radio host and writer who is passionate about helping others in becoming their greatest versions. Simmy is creative in nature and loves to collaborate and build communities.

Group

Wandsworth Welcomes Refugees

Tooting

Wandsworth Welcomes Refugees is a network of local organisations, faith groups and individuals working to make the borough of Wandsworth a place where everyone feels valued and supported as part of our local community, regardless…

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Ivan Cartwright

Southfields

Ivan Cartwright is a printmaker, painter and performance artist currently creating high quality, limited edition giclee prints. His work is largely figurative, focusing currently on London cityscapes, flowers, still lives and the male figure.

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Scott Pohlschmidt

Battersea

Scott studied Liberal Arts & Science with a focus on Art and History of Art at DePaul University. He won the Dean’s Art scholarship and was also sponsored to study in Florence as part of…

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Sally Loughridge

Battersea

Sally Loughridge is a UK-based British artist, who trained in Fine Art at the Ruskin School of Drawing, Oxford University; Theatre Design at Croydon College; and Printmaking at Morley College. Sally worked for over twenty…

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Cliff Pearcey

Southfields

Cliff Pearcey makes Art from Found Objects. He uses "shapes that speak" or at least look as if they might have something interesting to say. Quite often, he does not know what he's going to…

Organisation

Battersea Power Station Community Choir

Nine Elms

Battersea Power Station Community Choir is an energetic community choir, open to everyone. It began in May 2016 with 14 people brought together by Alex Baker, Sam Evans & Ania Kalacinska. The group has now…

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Alice Cleary

Southfields

Having graduated from Oxford Brookes University studying Fine art, and completing a masters in illustration at Kingston University, Alice is now based in London perusing a career as a freelance illustrator. Such academic pursuits before…

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Barbara Yarde

Tooting

Barbara's travels and interest in intricately detailed artwork and architecture has fuelled their imagination and influenced much of their work and this attention to detail is reflected in all the pieces. Each one is handmade…

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Tim Goffe

Battersea

With the belief that observational figurative painting has a place in contemporary art, Tim Goffe is drawn to where light casts it’s magic. He has been selected for the RA summer shows for the last three…

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Helen Rawlins

Wandsworth Town

Helen Rawlins paints from a limited range of everyday crockery. Playing with ideas of repetition and rearranging, she uses the same objects repeatedly, combining them into paintings and drawings that reveal the material poetics of…

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Peta Cottee

Putney

Peta Cottee learned to sew as a child, but was inspired to start again, in 2016, having found her old sewing machine gathering dust in the attic. She mainly makes handbags using leather, tweed, tartan…

Organisation

Scariofunk Collective CIC

Battersea

From the beginner’s first steps to a level of artistic excellence, Scariofunk is a vehicle for individuals to develop their ability, to grow in strength, confidence and independence. Scariofunk Collective CIC (Community Interest Company) is…

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Ann Hawksley

Putney

Ann is a painter who has exhibited widely. She has taken part in Wandsworth Open House since it’s inception . Subject matter includes London streets and river, beach scenes and much more. Her style is…

Group

SW15 Social Life Drawing

Wandsworth Town

Drink and Draw Life Drawing sessions with DrawSW15. A friendly drawing group based in an Edwardian pub, The Cats Back, with a relaxing chilled atmosphere and fun vibes! All levels are welcome, with total beginners…

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Dairo Vargas

Battersea

Colombian by birth, Dairo Vargas is a contemporary fine artist who draws influence from the Renaissance and Baroque periods to cast a connection with our behaviour in modern society. His abstract work directly references the…

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Stella Tooth

Putney

Stella Tooth is a figurative artist and commissionable portrait artist. She creates striking original drawings and oil paintings, inspired by buskers and performers in venues, bathers and the natural world. She aims to capture the…