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

Marta Rusin

Furzedown

Marta Rusin is a Furzedown-based surface pattern and graphic designer, also known under the pseudonym Kociara. 

Born in Poland, Marta arrived in London in 1999 with the intention of staying for a year, but soon found…

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Yasmin Grant

Putney

Yasmin Grant has always been fascinated with the textures of various materials and how they interact. Abstract images that feel free and spontaneous combining texture, dimension, colour, and design are the basis for their work.…

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Louise Tomkinson

Tooting

Louise Tomkinson is a qualified art teacher and professional artist.

​Louise's style as an artist is uncontained, drawn to fluidity and the urge to be free. Water is an inspiration – it is often used…

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Christian McCulloch

Putney

Christian McCulloch is a prolific Scottish writer with a background in Fine Art. He's been an International teacher in British West Indies, Singapore (Principal), Japan and Hong Kong, also 10 years in Special Needs in…

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Stuart Eggleton

Furzedown

I studied firstly at Surrey Institute of Art and Design and then London College of Fashion, then going in to fashion. I have always drawn and painted. My work has been published in publication such…

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Charlie Reed

Wandsworth Town

Charlie Reed is an artist who is inspired by the changing environment of the local urban landscape. He is a painter and printmaker. He explores the relationship between the cyclical natural world and the expanding…

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Emma Thistleton-Smith

Wandsworth Common

Emma is an artist, illustrator and curator, working and living in London. She paints abstract images on canvas, board and custom-made birch wood panels. She is inspired and intrigued by the power and beauty of…

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James Burke

Roehampton

James Burke (b. 1983) is a London-based visual artist. Six years of fine art training culminated in a Masters degree at UAL Central Saint Martins in 2007.

James Burke’s practice challenges current notions of colour…

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James Decent

Southfields

James Decent is an impressionist contemporary artist and architect based in Southfields. His paintings capture ‘the moment’ of scenes and landscapes, expressing the energy of shifting colours and light. His work embodies a timeless quality…

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Nicholas Cobb

Putney

Nicholas Cobb is a London-based artist working with photography, digital art and constructions. He has also curated exhibitions and is part of a team that organise the Nunhead Art Trail. He teaches photography, Photoshop and…

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Sue Gunn

Southfields

Sue Gunn is a ceramic artist working in Southfields. Her background is in the fashion industry. After gaining a Diploma in Art and Design at Putney School of Art, she graduated from Morley College London,…

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William GC Brown

Earlsfield

William GC Brown is a British, figurative painter. Born in 1994, Brown opted to circumvent art school, complementing his interest in the mind by studying Psychology at the University of Bath. Subsequently, the subject is…

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Gavin Maughfling

Putney

Gavin Maughfling has shown internationally, including at Lounge Gallery, London, the Mostyn Biennial, MOMA Oxford, Galerie Van Der Planken Antwerp, the ICA, the Carroussel du Louvre, the Elzenveld Foundation Antwerp and Objectifs Singapore. He has…

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Nunziatina Del Vecchio

Southfields

Nunziatina Del Vecchio has spent the majority of her life as a professional cellist, playing with major European Orchestras and Ensembles. British born, but of Italian descent, she spent 10 years in Germany until moving…

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Rosie Gibbens

Wandsworth Town

Rosie is an artist with a studio in Wandsworth. She makes performances, videos and sculptures that use absurdity to explore gender performativity, consumerist desire and their overlaps.

Rosie studied an MA in Contemporary Art Practice…

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Nigel Murray

Putney

Nigel Murray's work is rooted in a deep love of drawing, painting and printmaking. Murray works in figurative semi-abstract and abstract styles and the borderlines between them. Figures, Cornish coastal scenes and woodlands are some…

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Willem Zafferano

Wandsworth Common

Willem likes to begin with a distinctive image, one so familiar that it is likely that we no longer notice. Willem 'flavours' it with colours (some things sharper, bitter and oil). London is full of…

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Hannah Bonn

Battersea

Hannah Bonn is a Battersea-based illustrator. Working both with acrylic paint and digital drawing tools, Hannah Bonn creates bright, bold and fun imagery. Additionally, she applies her work to different surfaces, including; wood, clay and…

Project

Structography

Tooting

Structography is a project capturing abstract images of the built and natural environment in Wandsworth, London and across the world. Structography focusses on the geometric forms that make up different structures.

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Sam Ubhi

Balham

Award-winning designer Sam Ubhi is renowned for making unique and eye-catching accessories that elevate her work into modern art status. Based in Balham, she graduated in constructed textiles from Middlesex University, and successfully exhibited her…