30th July – 15th October 2016 40 artists celebrating 40 years of Quay Arts David Ainley | Claudia Böse | Day Bowman | Emma Cameron | Simon Carter | Jules Clark | Lucy Cox | Andrew Crane | Pen Dalton | Lisa Denyer | Sam Douglas | Annabel Dover | Natalie Dowse | Wendy Elia … Continue reading “CBP Summer Exhibition 2016”
Karl Bielik lives and works in London. His paintings have been in numerous shows at home and abroad, including The 2016 John Moores Painting Prize, The Royal Academy Summer Show, The Contemporary British Painting Prize and The London Open. Of his work he says “I am an abstract painter I work on canvas, linen, panels … Continue reading “Karl Bielik”
Alison Pilkington Lives and work in Dublin and London and is currently completing a PhD in Fine Art Practice – Painting at National College Art and Design Dublin. In 2012 she was awarded a British Institution Award for painting at the Royal Academy Summer Show London. She was selected for the Marmite Painting Prize, London … Continue reading “Alison Pilkington”
Mary Webb was born in London in 1942. She studied Fine Art at Newcastle University under Richard Hamilton and Victor Pasmore from 1958-63 and was a Hatton Scholar from 1962-63. She undertook postgraduate studies at Chelsea School of Art from 1963-64. Past exhibitions include the John Moores 1974, Serpentine Summer Show 1974, Royal Academy Summer … Continue reading “Mary Webb”
Born in Rochester in 1983 Fiona Eastwood studied at Camberwell College of Arts, London, 2011 – 2014. Previous shows include Irminsul You are Lost Perrotts Folly, Birmingham, 2011, The Vault Shoreditch Town Hall, London, 2013, The Provisionals (curated and exhibited in) The Asylum Peckham, London, 2013, Contemporary British Painting, The Priseman-Seabrook Collection, Huddersfield and @Paint … Continue reading “Fiona Eastwood”
“I still use the white of the canvas to come through the layers, because that’s how paints work, that is how you get air… if I painted a black, the black never had any air in it, it was dead, so then I would go and look at old masters, and if you go really close you find you can see the grain of the canvas it’s actually put on very thinly, the thickest part of that canvas will be the white highlights…” Marguerite Horner considers the many influences on her work in this wide-ranging interview with Claudia Böse.
The paintings are small scale landscapes and explore the intensity that smaller works or miniatures have. They have a discreet yet heightened method of persuasion, subversive in their intimacy with the viewer and in the privacy and concealment of small things. The subjects of the paintings often take the form of ruins and re-evaluate … Continue reading “Joanna Whittle”
13 January – 29 March 2018 Curated by Antonia Jackson This exhibition, hosted by Contemporary British Painting, brings together artists Helen Bermingham, Tom Down, Susie Hamilton, Antonia Jackson, Nicole Price and Ed Saye who explore the idea of time and memory through their painting practice ranging from the figurative to the semi abstract.
The Crypt: 5 April – Friday 30 June 2017 Curated by Lucy Cox and Freya Purdue Julian Brown | Lucy Cox | Jeff Dellow | David Manley | Andy Parkinson | Freya Purdue “Colour is a kind of bliss . . . like a closing eyelid . . . a tiny fainting spell.” Roland Barthes
Wendy Saunders is an Australian born artist living in London. Her paintings are predominantly series of female heads in close up, often without features but with the explicit intention of provoking a deeper intuitive response that goes beyond simple interpretation. Her work reflects her broad interest in how one intuitively ‘reads’ faces from fleeting impressions … Continue reading “Wendy Saunders”