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Get Out Of The Cold With An Arty Weekend!

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Why not head into a nice warm gallery this weekend to see some of the cracking new exhibitions and events being launched around the UK?  Beats staying in and trying to motivate yourself to wash up… Bob Dylan on Canvas,…

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Coming soon to a wall near you… Posters & illustrations by the talented Jemma Treweek!

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In this week’s ‘Spotlight’ interview, I’m interviewing friend-of-the-bands but enemy-of-the-worms, Jemma Treweek.  Jemma has had a varied and successful career as an illustrator, fashion designer and screenprinter.  A busy mum of young twins, Jemma manages her time as mother and…

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Artist’s Guide To Becoming Self Employed – Part 1

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Small Business. Wooden letters on the office desk, informative and communication background

If you dream of selling enough of your art to be able to leave the rat-race behind for a life of indulging in and reaping the benefits of your passion, you’re not alone! Many artists have a day-job to keep…

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Support Lindsey’s cause for Haiti!

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One of our talented artist members, Lindsey Power, is supporting Haiti by donating ALL proceeds from her sales of paintings to Haven House Building,  an organisation which is helping re-build the shattered lives and houses of Haiti.   We have…

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Interview: The transitions of life, as portrayed by Helen Masacz.

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'The Absence Of Adam' - oil painting

In the first ‘Spotlight’ of 2010, I’m talking to renowned artist Helen Masacz.  Helen has had an enviable career with the National Portrait Gallery inviting her to submit work for their exhibitions and is currently painting a portrait of our…

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Michael Rakowitz Exhibition at the Tate

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An upcoming exhibition at Tate Modern promises to be an eye-opening experience, throwing its audience into an unexpected world where war and science fiction come together in real life.  Michael Rakowitz’s  ‘The Worst Condition Is To Pass Under A Sword…

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Shooting Stars? Not Paul Blake (But Jesus Will Do)

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Paul Floyd Blake is a joy to talk to; polite, happy, relaxed and unfazed by the oh-so-noisy building works going on around me during the (unfortunate) timing of our interview.  He has every right to be happy at the moment…

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Hidden Sharks, Explosive Clouds & The London Underground – The Varied Career Of Mike Bishop!

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This week’s ‘Spotlight’ is focused on illustrator and artist, Mike Bishop. Mike started his artistic career as a successful illustrator before journeying on to explore his personal art. Here, he offers his advice, shares his inspirations and gives us an…

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French Fancies Fresh From The Palette Of Melissa Sturgeon!

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In this week’s ‘Spotlight’, I’m talking acryllics, aspirations and all things Parisienne with talented and successful artist, Melissa Sturgeon.  Melissa’s work has already had me counting out my coppers to try and get the funds together to buy one of…

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Fraser’s Work Is A Beautiful Game….

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Fraser Kee Scott is certainly becoming recognised as a mover-and-shaker of the art world.  He opened his Notting Hill-based gallery (A Gallery) when he was just 19 and has since seemingly perfected the ability to see the message-beyond-the-skill that so…

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