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Luminaire Arts was founded to represent original, emerging and e st a b lish e d Brit ish a rt ist s. St a rt e d fro m a Lo n d o n st u d io w h e re a rt ist s w a n t e d t o sh o w c a se t h e ir w o rk c o lle c t ive ly t o a rt lo ve rs, in t e rio r d e sig n e rs a n d a rc h it e c t s a ll ye a r ro u n d , n o t ju st t h ro u g h e xh ib it io n s a n d fa irs w h ic h ru n fo r a c o u p le o f d a ys. By w o rkin g w it h a rt ist s d ire c t ly fro m t h e ir st u d io s, w e h a ve a p o rt fo lio o f in n o va t ive , e xc it in g a rt fo r yo u t o c h o o se fro m . In a d d it io n , yo u c a n c o m m issio n o rig in a l a rt w o rks fo r yo u r sp a c e . Lu m in a ire Art s is a n o rg a n ic c o lle c t ive p la t fo rm , w h ic h w o rks in p a rt n e rsh ip w it h a rt ist s. So m e o f o u r re c e n t c lie n t s a n d p ro je c t s h a ve in c lu d e d t h e Bilt m o re Ho t e l, Ch e lse a Ba rra c ks, Ma n d a rin Orie n t a l, Cla rid g e 's, Th e Be rke le y a n d va rio u s Su p e r Ya c h t s.


MICHELLE 3D ARTIST

Michelle’s art is work of elegant simplicity w h ic h , in it se lf, is t h e first o f m a n y se d u c t io n s in t o a c o m p le x n e t w o rk o f t e n sio n s. Th e w o rk is b e d d e d in t h e c le a r sp a c e b e t w e e n o p p o sit e s; t h e m o ve m e n t c a p t u re d in st illn e ss; t h e fra g ilit y a n d e p h e m e ra lit y o f n a t u re c a p t u re d in t h e st re n g t h a n d p e rm a n e n c e o f in d u st ria l, m a n -m a d e m a t e ria ls; in e xo ra b le fre e d o m w it h in t h e c lin ic a lly d e fin e d lim it a t io n s o f sp a c e . It is t h e d ia lo g u e t h a t t a ke s p la c e b e t w e e n t h e se p o la rit ie s t h a t e n g a g e so fo rc e fu lly.

Wh ilst u t ilisin g sym b o ls fo u n d in n a t u re t h a t h a ve a t im e le ss c o n st a n c y, t h e m e t h o d s a n d m e d ia u se d a re in n o va t ive a p p lic a t io n s o f c o n t e m p o ra ry in d u st ria l m a t e ria ls su b t ly h a n d le d so t h a t e ve n t h e c lo se st sc ru t in y g ive a lm o st n o in t im a t io n o f t h e ir o rig in s. Th is p la y b e t w e e n t h e t im e le ss a n d t h e im m e d ia t e is a t t h e h e a rt o f Mic h e lle 's w o rk. Ho w e ve r t ra n q u il t h e o rd e r o f t h e in st a n t m a y se e m it c a n n o t se g re g a t e it se lf fro m t h e u n d e rlyin g c h a o s o f n a t u re a n d it is in t o t h is e n g a g e m e n t w it h c h a o s t h a t w e a re lu re d , so u n a ssu m in g ly, b y t h e c a p t iva t in g sim p lic it y o f o rd e r


Swa llows


MICHELLE 3D ARTIST

A word from Gallery Director Paresha RajBurnett

Michelle’s single woven elements c o m b in e in t o st u n n in g in st a lla t io n s.

Th e y a re fra g m e n t s o f so m e t h in g t h a t yo u kn o w a n d t h e re is so m e t h in g q u it e lig h t a n d a iry a b o u t t h e m , t h e y d o g ive a n u p lift in g fe e l t o a n y sp a c e .

Th e re ’re so m e lo ve ly sh a p e s t h a t sh e u se s, a n d t h e ru st a n d g o ld c o lo u rs c a n se t o ff a n y kin d o f ro o m . Sh e ’s a t a c t ile a rt ist w h o c re a t e s g o rg e o u s, t e xt u re d p ie c e s.


MONETTE GLASS ARTIST

Monette works primarily in glass. Her w o rk is in flu e n c e d b y n a t u re ’s p a t t e rn s a n d st ru c t u re s. Sh e c re a t e s in st a lla t io n s a n d sc u lp t u ra l p ie c e s t h a t re fe re n c e t h e n a t u ra l w o rld .

Mo n e t t e h a s w o rke d w it h g la ss fo r t h e o ve r 10 ye a rs a n d g ra d u a t e d w it h h e r Ma st e rs fro m t h e Ro ya l c o lle g e o f Art in 20 14.

Alo n g sid e m a kin g h e r o w n w o rk, sh e t e a c h e s g la ss m a kin g a t Ric h m o n d Ad u lt Co m m u n it y Co lle g e .


Momenta ry Shift

Da wning Tra nsforma tion

Evolving Movement


MONETTE GLASS ARTIST

A word from Gallery Director Paresha RajBurnett

Monette works in beautifully formed g la ss. Ea c h p ie c e is d e lic a t e ly c re a t e d b y h a n d a n d re a lly c a t c h e s t h e lig h t .

Du e t o t h e in t e n sive p ro c e ss o f m a kin g e a c h e le m e n t , yo u g e t a t ru ly u n iq u e a rt in st a lla t io n . He r sc u lp t u re s a re re m in isc e n t o f m a rin e life , e sp e c ia lly c o ra ls.

Mo n e t t e ’s p ie c e s a re ve ry c a lm in g w h ic h m a ke s t h e m p e rfe c t fo r sp a e n viro n m e n t o r a re la xin g a re a .


ANTHONY G MIXED MEDIA ARTIST

Anthony’s love of exploring the nature of p a in t a n d m e t a l le a f t a ke s h im o n a jo u rn e y o f t h e e a rt h ’s e le m e n t s t h ro u g h t o a st ro n o m y.

“It is a n u n c o n t ro lle d a d ve n t u re , a lw a ys a su rp rise . I a m o n ly t h e fa c ilit a t o r a n d m y h a n d s a re t h e t o o ls.”


Grey Dusk

Rusted - Bronze


ANTHONY G MIXED MEDIA ARTIST

A word from Gallery Director Paresha RajBurnett

Anthony creates pieces with sumptuous c o lo u rs, m in e ra ls a n d e le m e n t s.

Th e re ’s so m e t h in g a lm o st sc u lp t u ra l a b o u t t h e w o rk a s a ll t h e t e xt u re d e le m e n t s c o m b in e in t o e a c h p ie c e . Th e t o n e s a n d p ig m e n t s u se d in e a c h a rt w o rk a re ve ry d ra m a t ic .

Wh ile t h e p ie c e s a re a b st ra c t , t h e w a y t h a t t h e st a in s a re a p p lie d m a ke s yo u fe e l like yo u a re vie w in g so m e t h in g g ra p h ic a l in it s n a t u re .


NANDO SCULPTOR

Usually Nando works are inspired by e le m e n t s o f n a t u re , b u t a lw a ys w it h o u t a d e fin e d sh a p e . Na n d o e sp e c ia lly lo ve s w a t e r, c lo u d s, fire , e t c ...

All t h e se e le m e n t s a p p e a r w it h a n e ve rc h a n g in g fo rm a s h e t rie s t o re p re se n t t h is c o n t in u o u s m e t a m o rp h o sis o f h is w o rks.


River

Ca ra cola


Wa ter Da nce (Bronze)

Wa ter Da nce (Aluminium)


NANDO SCULPTOR

A word from Gallery Director Paresha RajBurnett

Nando is a classically trained sculptor. At a n y o n e t im e h e h a s se ve ra l t o n e s o f st o n e in h is st u d io re a d y t o c a rve in t o h is sc u lp t u ra l fo rm s a n d h e visit s t h e Ca rra ra Q u a rry in It a ly t o p ic k t h e b e st st o n e s t o t h e n g o o n t o c a rve h is fo rm s.

Na n d o is ve ry in t ric a t e in h is p ro c e ss a n d c re a t e s st u n n in g sc u lp t u re s, Ag a in , if yo u h a ve a n y o f h is sc u lp t u re s, yo u ’ll n o t ic e t h a t a s yo u w a lk a ro u n d yo u c a n g e t a d iffe re n t st o ry.


ISOBEL CERAMIC ARTIST

Isobel has a passion for porcelain; she c re a t e s c o n t e m p o ra ry a rt , lig h t in g a n d in t e rio r d e c o ra t io n s.

Wo rkin g w it h p o rc e la in p a p e r c la y h a s a llo w e d Iso b e l t o e xp lo re t h e b o u n d a rie s o f d e sig n . He r u n iq u e p ie c e s a re in sp ire d b y t h e w o rld a ro u n d u s.

Th e y a p p e a r sim p le b u t , o n c lo se r in sp e c t io n , re ve a l a st u n n in g u se o f fo rm , t e xt u re a n d d e p t h


Ruffles O

Murmera tion

Sea sca pe

Lea f a nd Bowl Series

Lilypa d Series

Orga nic Lea f a nd Ruffle Series


ISOBEL CERAMIC ARTIST

A word from Gallery Director Paresha RajBurnett

Isobel’s pieces are formed and fired in se ve ra l firin g s. Yo u c a n t e ll t h a t e a c h e le m e n t is h a n d fo rm e d , a s sh e t a ke s h e r t im e m e t ic u lo u sly c ra ft in g e a c h o f t h e sc u lp t u re s.

If yo u ’ve e ve r w o rke d w it h Iso b e l yo u w ill kn o w t h a t sh e 's a re a l p e rfe c t io n ist . Fo r a ll o u r p ro je c t s fo r in st a lla t io n s sh e w ill g o in t o t h e sp a c e a n d h a ve a visio n fo r h o w it c a n b e p la c e d in t h e sp a c e so p e o p le c a n re a lly e n jo y it .


CHELSEA MIXED MEDIA ARTIST

Chelsea uses materials and techniques a sso c ia t e d w it h b o t h d isc ip lin e s: p a in t in g a n d sc u lp t u re . St a rt in g w it h u n u su a l b a se s like c o n c re t e , st e e l o r c o p p e r, sh e p o u rs o r d rib b le s p a in t , la ye rs p la st e r o r d e lic a t e g o ld le a f, t h e n sc ra p e s, c ra c ks o r c o rro d e s h e r m e d iu m t o g e t t h e e ffe c t sh e is se a rc h in g fo r.

As a n a rt st u d e n t , Ch e lse a w a s p ro fo u n d ly in flu e n c e d b y fie ld t rip s t o a c o a lm in e in Wa le s, t o st o n e q u a rrie s in P o rt la n d , Do rse t , a n d p a rt ic u la rly t o t h e fo rm e r sh ip ya rd , Sw a n Hu n t e r, in t h e No rt h -Ea st o f En g la n d .

Sh e st ill h a s a vivid m e m o ry o f st a n d in g in t h e fo u n d ry, w a t c h in g a s fo rm id a b le m e t a ls b e c a m e m a lle a b le t h ro u g h in t e n se p re ssu re a n d h e a t . "I c a n st ill fe e l t h e fre e zin g c o ld a n d re c a ll t h e c o lo u r a n d in t e n se h e a t o f t h e fu rn a c e a n d t h e sm e ll o f m o lt e n m e t a l" sh e sa ys.

It w a s a fo rm a t ive e xp e rie n c e a n d Ch e lse a kn e w sh e w a n t e d t o b rin g o u t t h e w h o le "h a rm o n io u s, e le m e n t a l' p ro c e ss in h e r w o rk, o r a s sh e p u t s it : "Ma ke so m e t h in g b e a u t ifu l a n d d e lic a t e o u t o f so m e t h in g a s u n c o m p ro m isin g a s st e e l, st o n e , c o p p e r o r le a d o r a s d e lic a t e a s g o ld , silve r, c o p p e r le a f."


Squaring the Circle

Red Dawn


CHELSEA MIXED MEDIA ARTIST

A word from Gallery Director Paresha RajBurnett

When looking at Chelsea’s work, you can d e fin it e ly se e la n d sc a p e s w it h in t h e m , e ve n w it h in t h e c irc u la r p ie c e s. yo u c a n se e e vid e n c e o f la n d sc a p e e le m e n t s.

Ch e lse a is ve ry m e t ic u lo u s in h e r p ro c e ss a n d t h e w a y sh e la ye rs o ils u p o n o ils a n d t e xt u re d m e d iu m s a n d t h e n fin ish e s t h e m w it h la ye rs o f re a l g o ld le a f. Th e re is so m e t h in g re a lly in t rig u in g in t h e w a y sh e w o rks.

Th e o ve ra ll e ffe c t is ve ry b e a u t ifu l a n d a g a in , Ch e lse a is a n o t h e r a rt ist w h o se w o rk yo u h a ve t o se e in p e rso n .


JEN MIXED MEDIA ARTIST

Born in Cape Town, south Africa, Jen c u rre n t ly w o rks in Oxfo rd sh ire .

Je n h a s "m a p p e d " t h e jo u rn e ys o f b o t h h e r life a n d h e r a n c e st o rs. Th e st u d y o f c la y h a s in flu e n c e d t h e u se o f su rfa c e a n d t e xt u re .

Usin g n a t u ra l e a rt h p ig m e n t s, m in e ra ls, o il p a in t a n d silve r le a f w it h t h e u n iq u e re sin e le m e n t , sh e c re a t e s t h e c o n t ra st b e t w e e n t h e d yn a m ic s o f e a rt h a n d w a t e r.

He r w o rk is fo u n d in p riva t e c o lle c t io n s, c o rp o ra t e h e a d q u a rt e rs, lu xu ry h o t e ls a n d su p e r ya c h t s in Eu ro p e , Ru ssia , Ja p a n , t h e Mid d le Ea st , USA, So u t h Afric a , Ba rb a d o s a n d Fiji.

Je n w o rks w it h a rt c o n su lt a n t s a s w e ll a s b e in g re p re se n t e d b y UK g a lle rie s.


Threshold Series

Qua rry Series

Mist Series


JEN MIXED MEDIA ARTIST

A word from Gallery Director Paresha RajBurnet:

Jen’s work takes you on a journey. You c a n se e w h a t in sp ire d h e r t o m a p t h e c o a st lin e s o f t h e Ea rt h .

He r w o rk c a n m a ke yo u fly a s w e ll, a s yo u 're lo o kin g d o w n fro m a n a e ria l p o in t o f vie w .

He r u se o f c o lo u r a n d e a rt h p ig m e n t s h a s a re a l c o n n e c t io n t o so m e t h in g m o re o rg a n ic a n d a lt h o u g h t h e w o rks a re a b st ra c t , t h e y a re ve ry h e a vily lin ke d in t o n a t u re .


HENRIET TA MIXED MEDIA ARTIST

Henrietta paints abstracts in oil on c a n va s in w h ic h sh e a im s t o e vo ke a t im e a n d a p la c e , c re a t in g sp a c e s fu ll o f lig h t a n d m e m o ry.

“It is n o t t h e a p p e a ra n c e o f a c h o se n m o t if b u t it s o w n e n e rg ie s a n d m yst e ry t h a t fo rm t h e h e a rt o f m y p a in t in g s” Na t u re is t h e b a sis, t h e st a rt in g p o in t , fo r t h e p a in t in g s, w h ic h ra p id ly t a ke o n a d ire c t io n o f t h e ir o w n w h e re t h e d a n c in g lig h t o r t h e fe e l o f t h e w in d b e c o m e s t h e m a in fo c u s. Th e y a re c o m p o sit io n s w o ve n fro m im a g e s o f t h e n a t u ra l w o rld .

“It is t h e p o w e r a n d e n e rg y o f n a t u re t h a t e xc it e s m e . Lig h t a n d m o ve m e n t a llo w t h e c re a t io n o f t h e sp a c e in m y w o rk, o ft e n o p e n in g u p h u g e vist a s. Th e fin ish e d p ie c e s ra n g e fro m a lm o st t o t a lly a b st ra c t c o m p o sit io n s e vo kin g a se n se o f p la c e t o m o re e a sily re c o g n isa b le la n d sc a p e im a g e s: t h e n a t u ra l w o rld m o d u la t e d b y t im e a n d se a so n , d isc lo se d b y visu a l t e xt u re a n d c o lo u r”

He n rie t t a ’s w o rks c a n b e fo u n d in c o lle c t io n s in Ne w Yo rk, Ho u st o n , Syd n e y, P e rt h , P a ris a s w e ll a s t h e UK.


Summer’s Evening

Evening Reflection


HENRIET TA MIXED MEDIA ARTIST

A word from Gallery Director Paresha RajBurnett

I always say that you can put a piece of He n rie t t a 's a rt w o rk in a d a rk ro o m a n d it w ill lig h t it rig h t u p .

Wit h h e r t e c h n iq u e o f la ye rin g t h e c o lo u rs a n d t h e st a rt in g p o in t o f g la zin g yo u c a n se e su n lig h t in a ll h e r la n d sc a p e s, e ve n if it 's a c lo u d y sc e n e . Yo u c a n a lm o st fe e l a n d se e t h e lu m in o sit y o f t h e lig h t in t h e c lo u d s.

A la rg e -sc a le p ie c e s o f He n rie t t a ’s d o m a ke a n in c re d ib le a d d it io n t o a n y re sid e n t ia l a re a .


JOHN 3D ARTIST

German artist John's conceptual work is a n a t t e m p t t o d isc e rn g o ve rn in g p rin c ip le s o f t h e u n ive rse - a rt a s a w a y o f e n q u irin g a b o u t t h e w o rld .

Art ist ic in ve st ig a t io n , a s a w a y o f in q u irin g a b o u t t h e w o rld , ke e p s a skin g t h e sa m e p e re n n ia l q u e st io n s a b o u t o rig in o f m a t t e r a s sc ie n c e a n d re lig io n .

It b rid g e s sc ie n t ific a n d sp irit u a l d im e n sio n b y c o n ve yin g a m e ssa g e w h ic h is b o t h : u n ive rsa l a n d d e e p ly p e rso n a l. His a rt t ra n sc e n d s t h e d u a lism o f o b je c t ive a n d su b je c t ive , m a t t e r a n d sp irit .

It g o e s b e yo n d t h e e st a b lish e d fra m e w o rk o f h u m a n kn o w le d g e a n d b e lie fs t o w a rd s t h e st a t e o f u b iq u it o u s o n e n e ss. He b e lie ve s t h a t e ve ry fo rm o f e xist e n c e , fro m a t h o u g h t a fe e lin g , m a t t e r t o sp a c e a n d t im e is o n e a n d t h e sa m e e n e rg y g o ve rn e d b y t h e sa m e p rin c ip le a n d b e in g a p a rt o f t h e Sin g u la r Un ive rse . Du a lism e xist s o n ly a s o u r p e rc e p t io n a n d it is t h ro u g h t h e ir sin g u la rit y t h a t w e c a n a c c e ss t h e t ru t h .


Crea tion is Destruction Series, Axe on Meta l

Ea ch Line, One Brea th Series, Copper

Ea ch Line, One Brea th Series, Pen

Crea tion is Destruction Series, Gun on Meta l


JOHN 3D ARTIST

A word from Gallery Director Paresha RajBurnett

John creates drama in each of his pieces.

He u se s c o m b in a t io n s o f u n u su a l m e d iu m s t o c re a t e e vo c a t ive p ie c e s o f a rt , w h e t h e r h e is a xin g m e t a l o r u sin g g u n s; h e c re a t e s t e xt u re w it h in e a c h p a n e l.

Se e in g t h e re fle c t io n s t h a t t h is c re a t e s fo r t h e vie w e r, it ’s e a sy t o se e w h y t h e y’re a re a l sh o w p ie c e in a n yw h e re t h e y're h a n g in g .


JULIE CERAMIC ARTIST

After many years of teaching art in secondary sc h o o ls a n d w it h h e r p a ssio n fo r c e ra m ic s Ju lie e m b a rke d o n a MA Ce ra m ic s a t UCA Fa rn h a m , w h ic h sh e c o m p le t e d in 20 16 . Th ro u g h o u t h e r MA Ju lie t o o k h e r in sp ira t io n fo r h e r a rt w o rk fro m t h e Ju ra ssic Co a st lin e w h ic h is a b e a u t ifu l, in t e re st in g a n d in t e rn a t io n a lly im p o rt a n t p la c e b e c a u se o f it ’s fra g ilit y. Th e se a s st ro n g a n d d e st ru c t ive w a ve s a re t h e p rim a ry sh a p e rs o f t h is c o a st lin e a n d u su a lly o c c u r in t h e w in t e r w h e n t h e se a is c o ld a n d g re y, in t e rm in g le d w it h b lu e s.

Th e se c o lo u rs a n d t h e fra g ilit y o f t h is c o a st a re b o t h re fle c t e d w it h in h e r fin a l o u t c o m e s. He r w o rk a lso e xp lo re s t h e se n se s, e sp e c ia lly t o u c h , sig h t a n d so u n d . Ju lie ’s o t h e r c e ra m ic w o rk c o n t in u e s t o re fle c t t h e sa m e t h e m e s. All h e r w o rk is w a ll b a se d a n d a re e it h e r c re a t e d fro m sh a rd s o f st a in e d p o rc e la in t h a t a re fra m e d o r sm a ll p o rc e la in t ile s t h a t a re st it c h e d o n t o c a n va s t o c re a t e w a ll h a n g in g s.


Ova l Edges

Gold Edges


JULIE CERAMIC ARTIST

A word from Gallery Director Paresha RajBurnett

Julie uses ceramics in a dynamic way. Yo u ’d t h in k t h a t t h e y’re p a p e r a t first b e c a u se t h e y’re so t h in a n d fra g ile lo o kin g b u t t h e y a re d e fin it e ly c e ra m ic s a n d st u rd ie r t h a n yo u ’d t h in k.

Th e w a y sh e g ra d u a t e s t h e c o lo u rs o n h e r p ie c e s m a ke s h e r a m a st e r o f b o d y st a in in g . Th e n sh e c re a t e s t h e m in t o h e r fo rm s w h ic h a re q u it e la ye re d .

Ju lie ’s w o rks a re a lw a ys lo ve ly t e xt u re d a d d it io n t o a n yo n e 's a rt c o lle c t io n .


BETH MIXED MEDIA ARTIST

Internationally exhibited artist Beth studied Te xt ile De sig n a t Th e Un ive rsit y o f t h e We st o f En g la n d a n d g ra d u a t e d in 20 0 4.

Fro m Brist o l sh e m o ve d t o Lo n d o n fo r a lit t le u n d e r a d e c a d e , w o rkin g in c o st u m e fo r film , t e le visio n a n d t h e a t re a n d t e a c h in g a rt s a n d c ra ft w o rksh o p s. In 20 0 9 , Be t h w a s o ffe re d a p o st a s a n Art ist in re sid e n c e a t Wyc o m b e Ab b e y sc h o o l fo r Girls. Th e re sid e n c y h e lp e d Be t h fo c u s a n d b u ild a st ro n g fo u n d a t io n fo r h e r p ra c t ic e , e xp lo rin g b o t h fe m in in it y a n d t e xt u re s a n d in t ro d u c in g h e r t o t h e c o n c e p t o f Wa b i-Sa b i.

Re t u rn in g t o Lo n d o n in 20 11 Be t h w a s t a ke n o n b y a w e ll-e st a b lish e d g a lle ry in We st Lo n d o n , Fiu m a n o Fin e Art a n d h a s b e e n e xh ib it in g in a rt fa irs a n d e xh ib it io n s b o t h n a t io n a lly a n d in t e rn a t io n a lly sin c e .


Winds on the Wa ter

The Storm


BETH MIXED MEDIA ARTIST

A word from Gallery Director Paresha RajBurnett

Beth works with inks on paper and she's a m a st e r m a n ip u la t o r o f t h e in ks. Wh a t lo o ks sim p le is q u it e c o m p lic a t e d a n d d e t a ile d .

Wh e n lo o kin g a t o n e o f Be t h ’s p ie c e s p e o p le o ft e n sp e n d a lo n g t im e c h e c kin g e a c h o f t h e in t ric a t e d e t a ils t o fin d m o re a n d m o re d iffe re n t e le m e n t s a s t h e y a re vie w in g it .

I a lso re a lly lo ve t h e w a y t h a t t h e g o ld is d iffu se d in t o e a c h p ie c e .


THOMAS SCULPTOR

Thomas is an international sculptor u n d e rt a kin g p riva t e , p u b lic a n d c o rp o ra t e c o m m issio n s u sin g a n e xt e n sive ra n g e o f m a t e ria ls fro m c a st b ro n ze a n d st a in le ss st e e l t o c a rb o n fib e r a n d st rin g . Fo llo w in g a p a ssio n fo r st ro n g ly fo rm b a se d sc u lp t u re t h a t re sp o n d s t o a e st h e t ic s a n d m a t h ’s w it h in n a t u re , Th o m a s h a s d e ve lo p e d a d ist in c t ive st yle o f c o n t e m p o ra ry a n d m a in ly a b st ra c t w o rk t h a t is b a se d o n a n e t h o s t h a t t h e sim p le st fo rm s a re o ft e n t h e m o st b e a u t ifu l.

Fro m t h is g re w a n u n d e rst a n d in g a n d b e lie f t h a t t h e st u n n in g ly b e a u t ifu l ye t o ft e n sim p le la w s t h a t n a t u re fo llo w , re su lt in w h a t c o u ld m o st c lo se ly b e d e sc rib e d a s p e rfe c t io n w it h in o u r e n viro n m e n t . Th e ra t io 1.6 8 1 kn o w n a s P HI o r t h e Fib o n a c c i se q u e n c e , o ffe rs a sim p ly b e a u t ifu l m a t h e m a t ic a l p rin c ip le se e n w id e ly w it h in n a t u ra l a e st h e t ic s w h ic h a re fre q u e n t ly a p p lie d w it h in Th o m a s’s d e sig n s.


String Theory


Heliosphere


THOMAS SCULPTOR

A word from Gallery Director Paresha RajBurnett

Thomas is a master sculptor with a st u n n in g skill t o m a n ip u la t e m a t e ria ls t o c re a t e fo rm .

Yo u re a lly a re lo o kin g t o se e h o w it is w o rkin g w it h g ra vit y. Eve ry p ie c e lo o ks b o ld in it s fin a l sp a c e .

Wit h Th o m a s’ w o rk yo u c a n n e ve r q u it e p h o t o g ra p h t h e m so it is a lw a ys w o rt h c o m in g t o se e t h e m in p e rso n w h e re yo u c a n se e h o w t h e y fit w it h in t h e sp a c e .

Apollo, custom commission


MONIKA CERAMIC ARTIST

Monika is a young and passionate c e ra m ic ist b a se d in Lo n d o n .

He r w o rk fo c u se s o n c re a t in g b e a u t ifu lly in t ric a t e c e ra m ic s w it h d e lic a t e fo rm s.


Flower Discs

Sunflower


MONIKA CERAMIC ARTIST

A word from Gallery Director Paresha RajBurnett

Monika is a really young ceramicist.

Sh e 's

g o t a g re a t fo rm a n d g o o d e xp e rim e n t a t io n w it h c o lo u r. Th e fo rm s a re lig h t a n d h a ve a n ic e o rg a n ic fe e lin g .

Mo n ika is a g o o d a rt ist t o c o lle c t n o w a s a n e a rly c o lle c t o r.


BOZENA MIXED MEDIA ARTIST

Bozena studied architecture at The Silesian Un ive rsit y o f Te c h n o lo g y in P o la n d a n d n o w live s a n d w o rks in Lo n d o n .

De sp it e h e r a rc h it e c t u ra l e d u c a t io n , a rt h a s a lw a ys b e e n p re se n t in h e r life a n d h a s a sig n ific a n t in flu e n c e o n h e r p e rc e p t io n o f t h e w o rld .

Bo ze n a in h e rit e d t h e lo ve a n d p a ssio n fo r a rt a n d p a in t in g fro m h e r m o t h e r w h ic h st a rt e d h e r jo u rn e y in t o a rt . As a n a rt ist , Bo ze n a se e ks t o c re a t e d ra m a t ic im p re ssio n s t h ro u g h st ro n g c o n t ra st , vib ra n t c o lo u rs, d e n se m a ss o f p a in t a n d va rio u s t e xt u re s.

Bo ze n a 's a rt is a b o u t fe e lin g s a n d e m o t io n s w h ic h e ve ryo n e h o ld s d e e p in sid e ; a b o u t d re a m s a n d h o p e ...a b o u t p a ssio n a n d jo y....a b o u t lo n e lin e ss, fe a r a n d lo ss.


Froze n I

The Place In-Be twe e n I


BOZENA MIXED MEDIA ARTIST

A word from Gallery Director Paresha RajBurnett

Bozena is a fantastic textured abstract a rt ist .

Th e u se o f lin e s, t e xt u re s a n d c o lo u rs in e a c h a rt w o rk re a lly d o e s g ive t h e p ie c e a se n se o f d ra m a in a w a y t h a t w o rks t o g e t h e r.


ALEXANDER MIXED MEDIA

Alexander, in the tradition of collage, is p u rsu in g a ve ry p e rso n a l o b se ssio n o f c re a t in g n a rra t ive sc e n a rio s in sm a ll fo rm a t . Usin g a n t iq u a ria n b o o ks, h e m a ke s t h e w o rk sim u lt a n e o u sly a n e xp lo ra t io n a n d a d e c o n st ru c t io n o f n o st a lg ia .

We c re a t e o u r o w n p a st fro m fra g m e n t s o f re a lit y in a p ro c e ss t h a t c o m b in e s t h e w illfu l a sp e c t s o f re m e m b e rin g a n d fo rg e t t in g w it h t h e c o in c id e n t a l a n d u n c o n sc io u s. By u sin g p re -e xist in g m e d ia a s a st a rt in g p o in t , c e rt a in b o u n d a rie s a re se t b y t h e m a t e ria l, t h o se Ale xa n d e r a im s t o t ra n sfo rm t h ro u g h h is c re a t ive p ro c e ss. Th u s, a n e n c yc lo p e d ia c a n b e c o m e a w in d o w in t o a n a lt e rn a t e w o rld , m u c h like live d re a lit y b e c o m e s it s a lt e rn a t e in re m e m b e re d e xp e rie n c e . Th e se b o o ks, h a vin g b e e n st rip p e d o f t h e ir u t ilit a ria n va lu e b y t h e p a ssa g e o f t im e , re g a in n e w p u rp o se . Th e y a re n o lo n g e r t o o ls t o le a rn a b o u t t h e w o rld , b u t ra t h e r a m e a n s t o g a in in sig h t a b o u t o n e se lf.

Ale xa n d e r m a ke s b o o k sc u lp t u re s / c u t b o o ks b y w o rkin g t h ro u g h a b o o k, p a g e b y p a g e , c u t t in g a ro u n d so m e o f t h e illu st ra t io n s w h ile re m o vin g o t h e rs. In t h is w a y, h e b u ild s t h e c o m p o sit io n u sin g o n ly t h e im a g e s fo u n d in t h e b o o k.


Old And New London, 1878

Sha kespea re - The Tra gedies, 1875


ALEXANDER MIXED MEDIA

A word from Gallery Director Paresha RajBurnett

Alexander's books and shadow boxes are re m in isc e n t o f w o rks b y Jo se p h Co rn e ll, e a c h t a ke s u s o n a jo u rn e y, w it h b e a u t ifu l a n t iq u e illu st ra t io n s a n d p a p e r c u t t e c h n iq u e s. His b o o ks a re d e fin it e ly c o lle c t a b le w o rks fo r yo u t o t re a su re .

Ale xa n d e r's b o o ks a re in c re d ib ly m e t ic u lo u s in t h e w a y t h a t t h e y a re c re a t e d a n d h a ve a w h im sic a l q u a lit y ab out th em .

Ea c h p ie c e is re a lly a n illu st ra t ive fra g m e n t o f re a lit y a n d It 's in t e re st in g t o se e h o w h e u se s a n t iq u e b o o ks fro m h ist o ry t o c re a t e a n e w c o n t e m p o ra ry p ie c e s o f a rt .


CLAIRE 3D ARTIST

Claire lives and works in London, but started life in t h e se m i-ru ra l c o u n t y o f Lin c o ln sh ire . Sh e is a m u lt i-d isc ip lin a ry a rt ist w o rkin g in p a p e r, m e t a l a n d p a in t in g . Sh e e xh ib it s h e r w o rk n a t io n a lly a n d in t e rn a t io n a lly, sh o w in g re g u la rly in Lo n d o n , o t h e r p a rt s o f t h e UK, USA a n d Eu ro p e .

He r w o rk h a s b e e n p u b lish e d in m a n y m a g a zin e s in c lu d in g : Th e Au d u b o n So c ie t y, Fre sh P a in t Ma g a zin e , Elle De c o ra t io n , Elle De c o , Vo g u e (UK a n d Gre e c e ), Wo rld o f In t e rio rs, In sid e Ou t a n d w a s fe a t u re d in t h e b o o k “P a p e r: Te a r, Fo ld , Rip , Cre a se , Cu t ” (Bla c kd o g P u b lish in g 20 0 9 ).


Etherea l Flock


CLAIRE 3D ARTIST

A word from Gallery Director Paresha RajBurnett

Claire's birds' installations are beautiful.

Th e y a re lig h t a n d a iry, e a c h p ie c e is su sp e n d e d o ff o f t h e w a ll w h ic h m a ke s t h e m lo o k ve ry d ra m a t ic w h e re ve r t h e y a re p la c e d .

Cla ire ’s m e t a l e le m e n t s a re a lw a ys p o p u la r in re sid e n t ia l p ro p e rt ie s, t h e y c re a t e fa n t a st ic sh a d o w s o n t h e w a ll a n d re a lly le a d yo u r e ye in g ivin g t h e sp a c e a m o re d yn a m ic fe e l.


BEATRIZ PAINTER

Spanish artist currently living in London, Beatriz is in sp ire d b y h e r su rro u n d in g s a n d t ra n sla t e s t h e e n e rg y a n d visu a l in fo rm a t io n o f h e r d a iry life in t o h e r w o rk u sin g c o lo u r a s h e r p e rso n a l la n g u a g e . Th e vie w e r, in t u rn , is d ra w n in t o t h e vo rt e xe s o f m o ve m e n t in h e r im a g e s, ye t t h e y o ffe r p o in t s o f se d u c t ive la n g u o r a lo n g t h e w a y, in t h e p re se n c e o f flo ra l sh a p e s o p e n in g o u t w a rd , c lo u d s t h a t p ro vid e m o m e n t s o f re st , a n d o t h e r su g g e st ive e le m e n t s.

At t h e sa m e t im e , Be a t riz’s p a in t in g s fe a t u re a st ro n g se n se o f d e p t h , w h ic h d e rive s fro m h e r kn o w le d g e o f a rc h it e c t u re —t h e fie ld in w h ic h sh e b e g a n h e r c a re e r—a n d t h e im p o rt a n c e t o h e r o f t h e la n d sc a p e o f h e r h o m e t o w n o f Sa n t a n d e r, Sp a in . Wh ile h e r w o rk a lw a ys re fe re n c e s la n d sc a p e o r sp a t ia l d e p t h , sh e a vo id s t h e p re se n c e o f a h o rizo n lin e .

He r u se o f c o lo u r sp o t s, d rip s, a n d sp la t t e rs c o n ve y h e r fe a rle ss a n d in t u it ive p ro c e ss w h ile m a kin g a ll o f t h e e le m e n t s in t h e se im a g in a ry w o rld s se e m t o b e a live . Evo kin g Ab st ra c t Exp re ssio n ism , Co lo u r Fie ld P a in t in g , a n d Sp a n ish p a in t e rly t ra d it io n s, Be a t riz’s c a n va se s re fe re n c e t o d a y’s se n so ry o ve rlo a d e xp e rie n c e d w it h a ra re u n filt e re d a n d ra w o p e n n e ss.


De Luz Tenue

Ha iku


BEATRIZ PAINTER

A word from Gallery Director Paresha RajBurnett

Beatriz is actually an architect by training a n d a lt h o u g h h e r w o rks a re a b st ra c t , t h e b lo o m s h a ve g o t a c e rt a in st ru c t u re t o t h e m t h a t a lm o st flo w s o u t o f t h e p a in t in g in a n e vo c a t ive w a y.

He r p a in t in g s a re ve ry fe m in in e a n d a t m o sp h e ric w it h m o o d in e ss a n d c o lo u r. I a lw a ys t h in k t h a t t h e re is so m e t h in g q u it e m e la n c h o lic a b o u t Be a t riz’s p a in t in g s b u t m e la n c h o lic in t h e o ld se n se o f t h e w o rd , h e r p a in t in g s h a ve a ve ry b e a u t ifu l so ft ro m a n t ic fe e l t o t h e m .

Be a t riz’s u se s b e a u t ifu l c o lo u r p a le t t e t o c re a t e a so ft fe e lin g w it h in h e r p a in t in g s fo r a m o re re la xe d fe e l.


VIVENNE 3D ARTIST

Vivienne is an artist who works p re d o m in a n t ly w it h in in t h e re a lm o f h a n d p rin t e d silk a n d in c o rp o ra t e s t h is d e lic a t e m e d iu m in t o h e r fin e a rt w o rk t o c re a t e t h re e -d im e n sio n a l fo rm .

Vivie n n e sa ys, " I t e n d t o le a n t o w a rd s n a t u re fo r m y in sp ira t io n a n d t ry t o e xp re ss it s fra g ile d e lic a t e b e a u t y u sin g va rio u s t e c h n iq u e s su c h a s h a n d d ra w in g , p h o t o g ra p h y, m o n o -p rin t a n d sc re e n p rin t t o c o m b in e su b t le c o lo u rs a n d d iffe re n t su rfa c e t e xt u re s, w it h a t o u c h o f a b st ra c t ."

Vivie n n e h a s a BA (Ho n s) d e g re e in 'Te xt ile Su rfa c e De sig n ' fro m Bra d fo rd Art Co lle g e . Sh e w o n t h e 'P re m ie r Visio n '(P a ris) t e xt ile d e sig n a w a rd in 20 10 . In 20 14 sh e st a rt e d h e r o w n st u d io a n d is b a se d in Ha lifa x, We st Yo rksh ire


A Pretty Delphinium

Blooming Flowers


VIVIENNE 3D ARTIST

A word from Gallery Director Paresha RajBurnett

Vivienne works in silks and hand stitches t h e m o n t o sc re e n p rin t e d b a se s, it ’s a h a n d m a d e p ro c e ss fro m t h e ve ry st a rt .

Sh e is a g re a t yo u n g a rt ist w h o c re a t e s b e a u t ifu l d e lic a t e m ixe d m e d ia a rt w o rks. Vivie n n e m ixe s t h e p ro c e ss o f sc re e n p rin t in g a n d t e xt ile s t o c re a t e w o rk w it h lo t s o f la ye rs.

In a w a y Vivie n n e 's w o rk re a lly is re m in isc e n t o f a c o u n t ry En g lish g a rd e n .


PHILLIP SCULPTOR

With a background in architecture, interior a n d fu rn it u re d e sig n P h ilip is a se lf-t a u g h t sc u lp t o r a n d sp e c ia lise s in sa n d c a st in g t o m a ke p ie c e s w h ic h e n g a g e t h e q u a lit y o f b ro n ze a s a n o b le m a t e ria l in it s o w n rig h t . Sc u lp t u re s a re in t im a t e in sc a le a n d in t e n d e d fo r t h e in t e rio rs o f h o m e , o ffic e o r h o t e l.

Ca st in g in sa n d m o ld s is a sim p le a n d a n c ie n t m e t h o d fa r re m o ve d fro m t h e so p h ist ic a t e d lo st w a x o p e ra t io n u se d b y m o st a rt fo u n d rie s. Th e a n d -c a st in g p ro c e ss is re le n t le ss a n d u n fo rg ivin g - t h e fo u n d ry is n o p la c e fo r a d e lic a t e o rig in a l. It d e n ie s a c o m p le xit y o f fo rm t h a t im p o se s a d isc ip lin a ry a n d e n ric h in g sim p lic it y.

He c u t s, c a rve s, g rin d s o r w e ld s t h e c a st b ro n ze t o c re a t e u n iq u e fo rm s b e fo re in va ria b ly e xp o sin g t h e n a t u ra l b ro n ze o r o xid isin g t o p ro d u c e t h e u n iq u e su rfa c e fin ish e s t h a t h a ve a lw a ys b e e n a n e sse n t ia l d im e n sio n o f h is w o rk.


Come a nd Go

Estua ry II


PHILLIP SCULPTOR

A word from Gallery Director Paresha RajBurnett

Philip creates sculptures that are always g re a t t a b le sh o w p ie c e s.

Th e g re a t t h in g w it h P h illip 's sc u lp t u re s it t h a t t h e y o ft e n t h e y lo o k a s if t h e y a re ve ry c la ssic a l st a t ic fo rm s b u t t h e w a y t h e y a c t u a lly t u rn , m o ve a n d p ivo t o n t h e ir p o in t s a lm o st g ive s t h e m a kin e t ic fe e lin g in t h e ir m e d iu m .

P h illip is g re a t a t fin ish in g e le m e n t s w e ll, e sp e c ia lly w it h h is u se s o f b ro n ze s, g o ld s a n d t u rq u o ise s, h e re a lly is a m a st e r o f m a n ip u la t in g t h e m e t a ls.


JAYSON MIXED MEDIA ARTIST

Born in 1972 in Devon, England, Jayson is a Brit ish c o n t e m p o ra ry a rt ist w h o in c o rp o ra t e s t h e p ra c t ic e s o f b o t h p a in t in g a n d p rin t m a kin g . He is re c o g n ise d fo r p ro d u c in g w o rks o f u rb a n sc e n e s a n d ic o n ic a rc h it e c t u re . Wit h in flu e n c e s c o m in g fro m Ja p a n e se Ukiyo e a n d Co n st ru c t ivism ,

Ja yso n h a s g re a t a d m ira t io n fo r t h e w o rk o f Ka t su sh ika Ho ku sa i a n d Ale xa n d e r Ro d c h e n ko . His lo ve o f e a rly t w e n t ie t h c e n t u ry Art De c o a n d Ba u h a u s t o t h e Bru t a lism o f t h e p o st -w a r p e rio d is e vid e n t t h ro u g h o u t h is w o rk. Ch a ra c t e rise d b y it s st ro n g c o m p o sit io n a l st ru c t u re a n d a lim it e d p a le t t e , Ja yso n u se s h ig h c o n t ra st s w it h lig h t a n d sh a d o w t o c o n ve y fo rm a n d silh o u e t t e d e fin e d b y h is c le a n lin e s a n d la rg e a re a s o f fla t c o lo u r.


Two Young Love rs

Around the Cutty Sark

My Be autiful London

Looking at Canary Wharf II


From Grenwich Park

Batte rse a Chim ne ys


JAYSON MIXED MEDIA ARTIST

A word from Gallery Director Paresha RajBurnett

Jayson has really captured London's ic o n ic m o m e n t s a n d it s a rc h it e c t u re , fro m Ba t t e rse a P o w e r St a t io n t o c e n t ra l Lo n d o n sc e n e s.

Eve ry t im e t h e re 's a n e w a rt w o rk o f Ja yso n ’s, it ’s a lm o st like a n e w vie w p o in t o f Lo n d o n . Th e re ’s a lw a ys so m e t h in g n e w a n d e a c h p ie c e Ja yso n c re a t e s is c a p t u rin g Lo n d o n in t im e .

Ja yso n w o rks w it h sc re e n p rin t in g w h ic h is a m o re a ffo rd a b le m e d iu m fo r a rt c o lle c t o rs w h o m a y w a n t t o h a ve h is w o rk.


LUCAS CERAMIC ARTIST

Lucas‘s works are made from small hand

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c ra ft e d fra g m e n t s o f c e ra m ic . Sm a ll fla t re c t a n g le s a re jo in e d t o fo rm a c irc le . Ea c h fra g m e n t , t h e sa m e size a n d sh a p e , o n e n e xt t o t h e o t h e r, a lm o st se w n t o g e t h e r, a c c u m u la t e d t o fo rm se q u e n c e s, rh yt h m s, w h ic h a re t h e n a lt e re d b y t h e in c lu sio n o f b la c k p ie c e s. Re p e t it io n , se q u e n c e , o rd e r a n d in t e rru p t io n c o n ve y t h e m e t h o d b y w h ic h t h e fra g m e n t s a re m e t ic u lo u sly a rra n g e d c re a t in g g e o m e t ric a n d a b st ra c t sh a p e s.

So m e o f t h e w o rks a p p e a r a t t h e sa m e t im e in a se rie s, w h e re t h e a lt e ra t io n o f t h e b la c k p ie c e s m a rks d iffe re n t sp a c e s a n d rh yt h m in t h e c o m p o sit io n s. Th e w o rk is su b t le , in t rig u in g . On ly a c lo se r lo o k w ill o ffe r t h e vie w e r a re n d it io n o f w h a t it is a b o u t . “My w o rk is in sp ire d b y g e o lo g ic a l fo rm a t io n s. I e n jo y c ra ft in g m in im a list t e xt u re d st u d ie s in sp ire d b y h o w ro c ky su rfa c e s a re re sh a p e d o ve r t im e .”


Atoll V

Fade


LUCAS CERAMIC ARTIST

A word from Gallery Director Paresha RajBurnett

Lucas is a fantastic textured artist. Wh a t 's in t e re st in g is, Lu c a s' m o t h e r is a lso a n a rt ist , a n d yo u c a n re a lly t e ll t h a t h e h a s a re a l lo ve fo r h is c ra ft in t h e w a y h e t a ke s h is t im e in c re a t in g e a c h o f t h e c e ra m ic e le m e n t s. Th e y a re a lm o st m in ia t u re fo rm s w h ic h a re t h e n c o lla t e d t o g e t h e r t o c re a t e t h e se va st in st a lla t io n s o n b o a rd . Yo u d o n 't re a lly n e e d m u c h e lse in a ro o m w h e n yo u ’ve g o t a p ie c e b y Lu c a s.


KATHERINE PAINTER

Katharine graduated with a fine art d e g re e fro m Brist o l in 20 0 3. Sin c e t h e n sh e h a s b e e n re g u la rly sh o w in g h e r p a in t in g s in Lo n d o n a n d t h ro u g h o u t t h e UK. Sh e h a s b e c o m e e st a b lish e d p a in t in g c o n t e m p o ra ry b e a c h sc e n e s b a se d o n lo c a t io n s in t h e We st Co u n t ry a n d Sc o t la n d .

Mo re re c e n t ly sh e h a s b e e n fo c u sin g o n t h e m o re st ru c t u re d la n d sc a p e o f w o o d la n d a n d p a rt ic u la rly t h e e ffe c t o f lig h t t h ro u g h t h e t re e s. Th e se p a in t in g m a in t a in h e r d ist in c t ive p a in t e rly st yle . Wo rkin g fro m ske t c h e s a n d p h o t o g ra p h s lo o se ly b a se d o n d e fin it e lo c a t io n s, Ka t h a rin e e n d e a vo u rs t o c re a t e a w in d o w o n a n im a g in a ry sp a c e .

Sh e like s t o u se g e st u ra l m a rks a n d lo o se b ru sh w o rk t o e n g a g e t h e vie w e r a n d c h a rg e t h e c o m p o sit io n w it h m o ve m e n t a n d d yn a m ism , w h ilst m a in t a in in g b a la n c e , b u ild in g u p t h e p a in t a n d a lt e rn a t in g t ra n sp a re n t a n d o p a q u e la ye rs, d rip p in g , w a sh in g , sp la sh in g , a llo w in g it t o t a ke it s o w n flu id c o u rse a n d g ive t h e im a g e a life o f it s o w n .


Centra l Squa re

Spring Trees

Bota nica l 1


KATHERINE PAINTER

A word from Gallery Director Paresha RajBurnett

Katherine’s use of pink as an accent c o lo u r is in c re d ib le .

A lo t o f p e o p le t h in k t h a t t h e y're n o t g o in g t o like t h e m b u t t h e n w h e n yo u se e t h e m in re a l life in h e r p a in t in g s a n d se e h o w it c a n re a lly lift a sp a c e in st a n t ly p e o p le fa ll in lo ve w it h it .

Ka t h e rin e ’s w o rk re a lly h a s a w a y o f b e in g a b le t o t ra n sp o rt yo u a n d c a n t ra n sp o rt yo u t o a t ro p ic a l a re a .


La rge Birds Ma tchboxes

Medium Butterflies Ma tchboxes


ANDY MIXED MEDIA ARTIST

‘I have a strong attachment to the n a t u ra l w o rld a n d a n o st a lg ia fo r h o w c o lle c t in g st a rt e d fo r m e . Th e Ob se rve r’s a n d La d yb ird b o o ks, c ig a re t t e c a rd s, m a p s a n d st a m p s t h a t I u se t o m a ke m y w o rk c o m e fro m a m o re in n o c e n t a g e w h e n I w o u ld p o re o ve r t h e m b y n ig h t a n d b e o u t in t h e c o u n t rysid e lo o kin g fo r t h e ir c o n t e n t s b y d a y. My w o rk is a c o n t in u a t io n o f t h a t o b se ssio n w it h c o lle c t in g , c a t a lo g u in g a n d o b se rvin g ’.

An d re w live s a n d w o rks in Wh it st a b le , Ke n t a n d is Co u rse Le a d e r fo r Fu rt h e r Ed u c a t io n a t UCA, Ca n t e rb u ry. He h a s e xh ib it e d a ll o ve r t h e w o rld . He h a s w o rk in t h e Ta t e Brit a in c o lle c t io n a n d m a n y Art ist s Bo o k c o lle c t io n s in t h e UK, Eu ro p e a n d Ru ssia .

He so u rc e s t h e m a t c h b o xe s fro m a ll o ve r t h e w o rld , p a rt ic u la rly Ea st e rn Eu ro p e a n d In d ia a n d a lo t a re fro m t h e 19 50 's a n d 19 6 0 ’s.


ANDY MIXED MEDIA ARTIST

A word from Gallery Director Paresha RajBurnett

Andy’s matchboxes really are a collector's p ie c e . Th e y a lw a ys re m in d m e o f t h e a rt ist Jo se p h Co rn e ll, w h ile h e n e ve r a c t u a lly t ra ve lle d a n yw h e re , h e w o u ld c o lle c t a n d c o lla g e it e m s, t h a t 's w h a t I t h in k t h e se sm a ll 3D m a t c h b o x p ie c e s a re .

An d y’s m a t c h b o xe s h a ve b e e n p o p u la r w it h lo t s o f d iffe re n t Lo n d o n h o t e ls a n d I t h in k it ’s b e c a u se t h e y c a p t u re Lo n d o n ’s b ird s a n d b u t t e rflie s in a fu n a n d q u irky w a y.


PAUL B PAINTER

Paul sp e c ia lise s in c o n t e m p o ra ry se m i-a b st ra c t se a sc a p e s a n d la n d sc a p e s. Th e t w o t h e m e s a re ve ry d iffe re n t in m o o d , st yle a n d p e rsp e c t ive , b u t a ll e n d e a vo u r t o g e n e ra t e a se n se o f in t im a c y a n d iso la t io n w h ile le a vin g t h e su b je c t o p e n t o in t e rp re t a t io n .

Th e in t e n t io n is t o c re a t e fro m m e m o ry t o p ro d u c e fin ish e d w o rk t h a t is a b st ra c t e d a n d m o re e xp re ssio n a l t h a n re p re se n t a t io n a l.

P a u l’s m a in a im is t o c re a t e w o rk t h a t is m o st d e fin it e ly p a in t e d ; a n a n t id o t e t o m a ss p ro d u c e d visu a ls w e c o n su m e e ve ryd a y. Th is is a c c o m p lish e d b a y u sin g ric h t e xt u re s, m u lt ip le la ye rs a n d b ru sh /p a le t t e kn ife m a rks. P a u l w a n t s h is p a in t in g s t o t e a se o u t m o re t h a n t h e e ye c a n se e , t o d ra w p e o p le a n d in vit e t h e m t o e xp e rie n c e –n o t ju st c o n su m e –a n im a g e .


The Burning Tide

Horizons Fa lls


PAUL B PAINTER

A word from Gallery Director Paresha RajBurnett

Paul's landscapes are dark, atmospheric a n d d ra m a t ic . So m e p e o p le fe e l t h a t t h e y're q u it e m a sc u lin e a s w e ll.

P a u l’s w o rk h a s a t o u c h o f a t ra d it io n a l a e st h e t ic in h is c o lo u rin g b u t a c o n t e m p o ra ry fe e l a t t h e sa m e t im e .

Th e re is so m e t h in g a b o u t P a u l's w o rk t h a t is re m in isc e n t o f n o t io n s o f t h e su b lim e a n d J.M.W Tu rn e r's p a in t in g s.


BEATRICE SCULPTOR

”Beauty to me is simplicity, clarity, c o n c e n t ra t io n a n d m u st e xt e n d b e yo n d d e c o ra t ive p re t t in e ss. Be a u t y is t o b e a b le t o h o ld c o n t ra d ic t io n s, t e n sio n s a n d a m b iva le n c e – it is a b a la n c e ke p t d e sp it e c o n flic t .

"I a m fa sc in a t e d b y ”st ro n g fo rm ”. Wit h b o t h fig u ra t ive a n d a b st ra c t sc u lp t u re s, I se a rc h fo r a se n se o f fu lln e ss c o n t ra st e d w it h n e g a t ive sh a p e s; sh a rp a n g le s b e t w e e n su rfa c e s, ju xt a p o se d w it h sm o o t h n e ss.”

So m e o f h e r id e a s fo r sc u lp t u re s d e rive fro m h e r o t h e r c a re e r a s a n a rt s e d u c a t o r a n d t h e ra p ist , w h ic h m a ke s h e r ve ry a w a re o f t h e p syc h o lo g ic a l a n d e xp re ssive p o t e n t ia l o f sc u lp t u re s: “I a m in flu e n c e d b y C.G. Ju n g ʼs id e a s o f a rc h e t yp e s a n d e q u a lly b y c h ild h o o d m e m o rie s o f Su n d a y visit s t o a c a t h o lic c h u rc h fille d w it h Ba ro q u e c a rvin g s. I re c o n n e c t w it h t h e t ra d it io n o f sc u lp t u re s se e n in p la c e s o f w o rsh ip , a n d w o rk t o w a rd s a sp irit u a lly p o t e n t im a g e u se d in a se c u la r c o n t e xt .


Rolling Wa ve

Streched Forwa rd


Etrusca n Couple

Nurturing


BEATRICE SCULPTOR

A word from Gallery Director Paresha RajBurnett

Beatrice’s sculptures are an amazing a d d it io n t o a n y Ho t e l o r Sp a a re a .

All q u it e re m in isc e n t o f Ba rb a ra He p w o rt h , a n d I a lw a ys t h in k t h a t w h e n yo u m e e t Be a t ric e , sh e is a b it like He p w o rt h in h e rse lf.

He r sc u lp t u re s a re ve ry fe m in in e a n d q u it e b o ld , a n d w h ile fe m in in e , n o t d e lic a t e . He r w o rk is m o re ro b u st a n d c u rve d , a p ie c e o f Be a t ric e 's c a n re a lly st a n d o n it s o w n .


RICHARD PAINTER

Capturing a moment of stillness.

Th e g re a t

o u t d o o rs, p e o p le , c it ie s, la n d sc a p e s a n d t h e ir in t e ra c t io n s a re m y in sp ira t io n – re c o rd in g m y w a n d e rin g s in ske t c h e s a n d p h o t o s t o c re a t e a re c o rd o f visit e d p la c e s t h a t w ill t h e n in fo rm m y st u d io p a in t in g s.

In m y w o rk I se e k t o c a p t u re a m o m e n t o f im p re ssio n , a s w h e n e m e rg in g fro m a n u n d e rg ro u n d st a t io n in t o a b u sy u n fa m ilia r su n lit st re e t , h e ig h t e n e d se n se s, m o m e n t a ry b rig h t lig h t b lin d n e ss, t h e c o n fu sio n o f in fo rm a t io n , n o ise a n d m o ve m e n t – e a c h p a in t in g se e ks t o c re a t e t h a t in it ia l h a zy im p re ssio n o f p la c e fu se d w it h p re c ise p rim a ry d e t a il, a la m p p o st , t re e , ve h ic le , a sh o p w in d o w , a ru sh in g c o m m u t e r. It is m y p ra c t ic e t o m a ke se ve ra l p a in t in g s o f t h e sa m e su b je c t w it h e a c h o n e e vo lvin g in a d iffe re n t w a y d u e t o t h e c o n c e rt e d ra n d o m n e ss o f m a rk m a kin g , o ve rp a in t in g , sc ra p in g b a c k, re p a in t in g .


Serpentine Bridge

Ita lia n Ga rdens


RICHARD PAINTER

A word from Gallery Director Paresha RajBurnett

Richard evokes London really well. He lo ve s t o w a ke u p e a rly in t h e m o rn in g t o c re a t e h is a rt .

He c a n n o rm a lly b e se e n c yc lin g a ro u n d Lo n d o n in t h e e a rly h o u rs t o g e t t h e b e st kin d o f lig h t , c o m p o sit io n a n d im a g e s fo r h is p a in t in g o f Lo n d o n ic o n s a n d la n d m a rks.

Ea c h p ie c e c a p t u re s Lo n d o n a t t h e e xa c t t im e .


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