Artist of the month – Myriam Dion

Current events become timeless articles in Mryiam Dion's intricate newspaper cuttings. Your eyes strain for detail and open in amazement at the elaborate transformation and beautifully carved-out newspapers from Myriam Dion. She creates a new visual language to tell a story, which comments on a throwaway consumerist culture and how easily we absorb the news…

Jerwood Drawing Prize 2017

Another year, another inclusive mix of contemporary, multi-disciplined drawings that form the Jerwood Drawing prize. For me, there was a clear focus on processes and form from this year's selected artists' - geometric shapes and clear lines dominated the show. From the cubic, mountainous landscape made from carefully folded card, to intricate and mesmerising scratches…

Artist of the month – Louise Zhang

Paintings and sculptures that fascinate and repulse, but when you get close, these bizarre organic works are anything but a delight.   At first glance, Louise Zhang's work is drippingly sweet and seductive. Her use of neon-tastic, artificial colours are exciting and alluring to the eye, but as you begin to study the blob-like forms,…

ART16: Where have all the drawings gone?

I have to admit (very ashamedly) that this was my first ART16 fair and it didn't disappoint! Presenting over a 1000 outstanding artworks from galleries across the globe, there was a real emphasis on showcasing established but also emerging talent. Little brother to the Frieze Art Fair, it had everything from an oversized stuffed camel, elegant Lowery-esque…

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…

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,…