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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Mike Hawthorne

Putney

Mike Hawthorne’s art is figurative and expressionist, strongly based on an original drawing style. He is based in West Putney and has travelled widely, gaining some recognition for his images of African, Caribbean music and…

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Azharullah Khan Mani

Southfields

After completing degree in fine arts from Pakistan, Mani did his post graduation in Germany. He works in oils and acrylic. He exhibited his work in Geottingen, Hamburg (Germany) and in London. He runs a…

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Chris Lessware

Furzedown

Chris Lessware is a male abstract and figurative artist living and working in Furzedown for last 14 years. At the moment, he mostly works in oils on canvas, often 100x100cms. His paintings are mostly abstract…

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Anni Nolan

Battersea

London based Artist/Graphic Designer. Screen Printing is my passion and my favourite mediums. Pop Art is my style because you can layer up the print and get some lovely effects and the perfect marriage of…

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Rowana Mallett

Tooting

South Island Art, by Rowana, specialises in creating evocative travel-inspired art that captures your travel stories and memories through timeless pieces designed to last a lifetime.

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Suzi Morris

Battersea

Inspired by the medical science of our time, Suzi Morris’ paintings testify to an engagement with the inherent and unpredictable qualities of oil paint and an embodied inquiry into the constitution of meaning in human…

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Peter Andrew

Battersea

Peter is a Cornish born artist living and painting in his London studio. Peter paints and sketchbooks are a constant companion. He began by painting Cornwall’s vivid tropical gardens and celebrated landscapes. Art provides the…

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Isabel Losada

Battersea

Isabel Losada is a British author who has lived in Battersea for 25 years. She is the author of 'The Battersea Park Road to Enlightenment,' 'For Tibet, With Love,' 'The Battersea Park Road to Paradise',…

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Nigel Turner

Wandsworth Town

Nigel Turner is a painter living and working in Wandsworth for 40 years (b. 1958). Originally a portrait and figurative painter, exhibiting at The National Portrait Gallery he now works in semi abstract and abstract…

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Joe Rashbrook

Putney

Your local illustrator •Specialist in street art, murals and sign writing •But love a challange

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Jan Shand

Wandsworth Town

Jan Shand is a semi abstract landscape painter, who works with oil and cold wax to create paintings that hold a deep sense of place,an inner response to being in the heart of the land…

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Sally McArthur

Tooting

After studying Textile Design, I worked in the world of fashion forecasting in London for three years, and later as a designer/buyer in Sydney for a further two. Once back in the U.K I set…

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Holly Ann

Putney

Holly is an amateur artist based in Putney. She specialises in wildlife and pet portraits and enjoys using black ink and watercolour to create fine detail.

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Gordon Render

Southfields

Gordon Render graduated in Fine Arts from the University of Cape Town a very long time ago, majoring in painting and photography. Much of my work is either influenced by or based on my own…

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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…