When did drawing become so boring?

I managed to finally catch the Jerwood Drawing Prize before it closed and the Other Art Fair! But as a comparitive I was left feeling disappointed with the former. Jerwood Drawing Prize - Jerwood Visual Art, Southwark, London Every year the Jerwood Drawing Prize is a must see show for any emerging artist who loves…

Artist of the Month: TRISTRAM LANSDOWNE

With an exuberance of candy colours, impossible islands with a Frank Lloyd Wright edge, Tristram Lansdownes work is perfection (literally) Another example of what really inspires and gets my creative juices flowing! Lansdowne attempts to create and build Tracy island style works that are beautifully executed and comes from a rich background in landscape painting.…

Artist of the Month: GEOFF DIEGO LITHERLAND

Nature versus Human influence from super Mex Geoff Diego!! Geoff Diego's running themes in his work are a constant passion and influence in mine. The idea of the natural world and human influence combining to create a fantasy world based on a collective ideal of space. In Litherland's work he draws on traditional representations of…

Artist of the Month: GARY COLCLOUGH

Simplicity at its best! Colcloughs work in content reflects the detail of studying nature, but also the natural geommetry and shapes hidden within it. I love the cross-over between drawing and sculpture; challenging the traditional concepts of what a drawing can be and how it's presented. My type of work! Across Gary Colclough’s artistic work,…

Jerwood Drawing Prize 2015 – selection announced

The Jerwood Drawing Prize is the largest and longest running annual open exhibition for drawing in the UK. I was lucky enough to be selected twice for this exhibition, and the drawings selected every year are inspiring! You leave wanting to get your pencil and sketchbook out! Selected from original drawings, the Jerwood Drawing Prize has established…

Griffin Gallery Open

I am really excited to announce that my work has been selected for this years Griffin Gallery Open exhibition! Launched this year the Griffin Gallery Open is a new initiative to encourage all artists in painting and drawing. It aims to reward innovation, skill and commitment to practice. The judges, Ian Davenport, Nigel Hurst and Becca Pelly-Fry…

Artist of the Month: RICHARD GALPIN

First Artist of the Month! Yay! I don't even need to know the concept behind these works to enjoy the simplicity yet complex photographs of Richard Galpin. So instead I'll let this guy explain it: The source material for these works by Richard Galpin, whose studio until recently was located in the shadow of the Shard,…