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

Olivia Twist

Battersea

Olivia Twist is an Illustrator, Arts Facilitator and Lecturer from London with an MA in Visual Communication from the Royal College of Art. The key threads which can be found in her work are place,…

Artist / Individual

Claudia Williams

Tooting

Claudia Williams creates striking sets of drawings exploring a variety of topics that are important to her or reflecting on recent experiences. Reoccurring themes include the people in her life and her passion for music…

Artist / Individual

Lasmin Salmon

Tooting

Lasmin Salmon is a mixed-media artist with a bold and individual style. She creates sewn sculptures that are combined into larger artworks and installations with an unconventional but ordered feel. Lasmin’s art pieces begin as…

Group

WHABBstudio

Nine Elms

WHABBstudio is a creative duo who are based in Nine Elms. The studio works collectively to explore our changing world and humans’ impact on the environment. WHABBstudio uses emerging technologies to communicate the climate crisis.…

Artist / Individual

Snyder Moreno Martín

Battersea

Snyder Moreno Martín. Artsist born in Colombia and based in the United Kingdom. His projects have a strong experiential and contextual component, which could emerge from experiences that allow him to reflect about existence, from…

Artist / Individual

Margo Random

Furzedown

Margo Random has come to art following a career as a musician, songwriter and actress. Her work encompasses landscape, still life and portraits with an abstract sensibility and love of colour derived from her travels,…

Artist / Individual

Gustavo Llorens

Battersea

Gustavo Llorens is a former chef and promising photographer based in London. Discovering photography through the making of his first cookery book, he decided to switch careers and find his path on artistic creation. Obsessed…

Artist / Individual

Olga Brown

Southfields

Olga Brown was born in Ukraine and received a MA in art and textiles from the Academy of Fine Art, Lviv, Ukraine in 1982. Since 1997 she has worked and lived in London, winning the…

Artist / Individual

Sally Booth

Tooting

Sally Booth is a Tooting based artist specialising in drawing and painting. Her recent projects have included drawing on all the lines of the Underground. Now instead of depicting the hustle and bustle of the…

Artist / Individual

Beca Samura

Tooting

Beca Samura is a mixed media artist. She is a product of her eclectic environment and this fights it's way into her work. She captures both the cultural and hierachical clash of living in a…

Project

Pump House Pavilion

Battersea

Pump House Pavilion was a collaboration between NEON, engineering practice Elliott Wood and Chestnut Grove academy in Balham. The pavilion imagines that the pipes that used to flow underground from the Pump House to Battersea…

Artist / Individual

Margaret Donaldson

Furzedown

Margaret Donaldson is a painter and printmaker using a variety of mediums: acrylic, watercolour, wood and Lino cut, etching and collagraph. Margaret's inspiration is the natural environment.

Artist / Individual

Ben Poultney

Tooting

Ben Poultney is a self-taught, freelance illustrator, born and raised in the Midlands, now calling London his home. He specialises in personalised, locally themed artwork that his customers find fun, engaging and educational.

Artist / Individual

Roger Blake

Balham

Roger Blake is a Scottish-born, Balham/Tooting-based illustrator with over 20 years of graphic design experience in both corporate multi-national and local business environments, and currently concentrates on illustration work. He has worked extensively abroad in…

Artist / Individual

Hernan Reinoso

Balham

Hernan is a self-taught artist from Argentina who now lives in the wonderful city of London. Hearts of London initially started out based on an idea around framed hearts for Valentine's Day but has since…

Artist / Individual

Krystal Wong

Balham

Krystal Wong is aN illustrator, graphic designer and artist, with a love for candy pop colours. Pulling inspiration from childhood memories, her home town of South London and vivid colors found in life and nature.

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Hugo Lami

Battersea

Hugo Lami (1994, Portugal) lives and works in London. His artistic work makes use of history and mythology in contrast with the technological and cultural evolution of our time. Hugo has always been drawn towards…

Artist / Individual

Genny Rowson

Balham

Gentangle Designs is an illustrator from Balham.

Genny, the face behind Gentangle Designs, creates her designs using intricate shapes and patterns, producing unique, bold and beautiful imagery. Her work is predominantly on animals and nature,…

Artist / Individual

Sam Haynes

Southfields

Sam Haynes started her practice over twenty five years ago, creating site-specific public art installations, engaging local, often marginalised communities. While arts facilitation remains an important part of her practice, she is now focusing on…

Artist / Individual

Robin Smith

Tooting

Robin Smith creates bold figurative paintings of fantastical creatures, beautiful women and people in his life. He works intuitively, carefully building up undulating shapes and dense, vivid colours, responding to each line and form as…

Artist / Individual

Bergina Leka

Southfields

Emotions are essential to Bergina Leka's creativity, who pours them into artistic outlets. By making art, Bergina is exploring their own story and experiences, making meaning of them, achieving some catharsis, and inspiring or comforting…