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.

Artist / Individual

Gary Thomas

Balham

Gary is a writer and artist with 14 years’ professional practice. Recently he presented his film at an in-practice session at the Royal Academy of Arts, London.
Gary has been supported by ACE to write…

Artist / Individual

SANI MULIAUMASEALI’I

Battersea

Sani Muliaumaseali'i is a Battersea-based Layered Art Exponent. He has appeared in Opera and most forms of music theatre in many parts of the world. He studied singing at the Queensland Conservatorium of Music, Australia,…

Artist / Individual

Lucinda Denning

Furzedown

Lucinda Denning is an established painter living in Tooting. Her work is mainly figurative and from her imagination.
Her work is characterised by bold colours and patterns. Denning uses mainly oil on canvas and gouache…

Artist / Individual

Frankie Curtis

Earlsfield

A whirlwind of vibrant doodles, Curtiscreationz is a London-based creative with an incredibly vivid imagination.

Inspired by a childhood obsession with cartoons, get lost in the craziness of her world, and forget the struggles of…

Artist / Individual

Helen Ridgway

Putney

Helen’s work includes functional and sculptural ceramics. She typically uses hand building techniques, including slab building, slip casting and sprigging, and use a variety of clays depending on the objective of a piece. Decoration can…

Artist / Individual

Eliza Burton

Roehampton

Eliza Burton is a current Fine Art student at Kingston university, based in Roehampton. Their works consists of photography, drawing, printmaking and painting. Painting being their main practice and skill, Eliza's work is heavily influenced…

Organisation

ONEOFTHE8

Battersea

There are almost 8 billion people on our planet and every single one of us has a story to tell, every one of us has something valuable to share. ONEOFTHE8 is a movement that has…

Organisation

Putney School of Art & Design

Putney

Putney School of Art and Design was originally founded in 1883, and has been in Oxford Road, Putney since 1895. The school has a superb life drawing studio, complete with vast north-facing windows and vaulted…

Artist / Individual

Emily Tatford

Putney

Emily Tatford is a London College of Fashion, University of the Arts London graduate, who now specialises in contemporary oil paintings and female figurative art. Emily’s paintings are designed to be bright, bold, proud and…

Artist / Individual

Slavica Struthers-Kennedy

Southfields

A designer and maker of unique jeweller based in Southfields. Slavica works in Sterling Silver, semiprecious stones and anodised aluminium. Slavica’s jewellery is elegant, contemporary and easy to wear. For many years, Slavica has exhibited…

Artist / Individual

Ralph Anderson

Battersea

Ralph Anderson’s paintings bring the transient qualities of light and the viscous nature of paint together in works that analyse visual language and separates a painting’s component parts.

Painting with acrylic on aluminium or plywood,…

Artist / Individual

Dr Velma McClymont

Battersea

Dr Velma McClymont is a writer, poet, storyteller, community activist and an international speaker who has spoken in Austria (Vienna), Scotland (including the Scottish Parliament), Wales (Cardiff), Southern Ireland, England, America and Jamaica. A first…

Project

Estate Art Roehampton

Roehampton

Estate Art was set up as a voluntary project to help Roehampton residents express themselves through art and have an outlet from the mentally exhausting repercussions that the coronavirus pandemic is having on individuals' mental…

Artist / Individual

Sunshine Negyesi

Balham

Born in London 1983, Afrooist was raised in a biracial family in Tooting, South London. Her mother is Filipino and father from Guyana. She studied classical studies at Warwick University (2005) and trained as an…

Artist / Individual

Megan Ross

Balham

Megan Ross is a digital collage artist, originally making them solely for Instagram but now offering prints on request. Utilising her own photography and the tools of Photoshop, Megan combines neon, saturated colours, space and…

Artist / Individual

Judith Fisher

Earlsfield

Judith is primarily a figurative artist with a selection of original paintings on canvas, linen, board and paper, including limited edition prints. Recently she has started working on still life paintings and has discovered a…

Artist / Individual

Fengjin Yu

Battersea

Fengjin Yu sees their work as a process or a part of progression. They will have a narrative or simple concept at first and explore it from there. During this progression, narrative is gradually abandoned.…

Artist / Individual

Nur Ali Sheikh

Roehampton

A painter of beauty and his images of neo-cubist themes, and of landscapes have won world-wide acclaim and inclusion in Who's who in art, and he has painted and exhibited all over the world for…

Artist / Individual

Nina Coulson

Battersea

Nina is a recent graduate of the RCA (MA Contemporary Art Practice 2020). Between 2002-16, Nina worked in collaboration as part of Yoke and Zoom, an artist-led duo/family, whose practice combined universal concerns with domestic…

Artist / Individual

Emma Sullivan

Furzedown

Emma is a self-taught embroidery artist from Tooting with a love for maps, nature and colour. Emma finds embroidery very therapeutic and often her creations form as her mind wanders.

Project

S.M.I.L.E-ing Boys Project

Battersea

S.M.I.L.E-ing Boys project is a creative arts project that aims to address the mental health needs of black boys and challenge the negative portrayal of this demographic in the media. It is a public health…