Vitalistic Fantasies
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The exhibition, due to launch in Swansea from 3 October 2020, was postponed due to lockdown. You can view the paintings in the slideshow above (click on any image to view full-screen versions) and download the catalogue below. Vitalistic Fantasies … Read More

Matthew Krishanu: Artist of the Month
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Artist of the Month October 2020. This month CBP talks to Matthew Krishanu about his commission for the Hayward Gallery / Southbank Centre; ‘Everyday Heroes’. Matthew is one of a select group of featured artists and poets celebrating the contributions … Read More

Vitalistic Fantasies
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Vitalistic Fantasies, a Contemporary British Painting exhibition that coincides with the 2020 BEEP Painting Biennial. Launched in 2012 the Beep (Biennial Exhibition of Painting) is a contemporary painting prize that brings together artists from all over the world. This year … Read More

Alison Pilkington: Artist of the Month
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Artist of the Month September 2020: Alison Pilkington, selected and interviewed by Paul Newman. CBP: Viewing your recent paintings and to paraphrase what they look like, the painterly world of Alison Pilkington depicts fidgety cartoonish figures jostling for space in portals within … Read More

yes/no: A CBP virtual open studio
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A CBP virtual open studio Curated by Deb Covell, Paula MacArthur and Judith Tucker, built by Isaac Ashby David Ainley, Iain Andrews, Amanda Ansell, Karl Bielik, Day Bowman, Julian Brown, Simon Carter, Deb Covell, Lucy Cox, Gordon Dalton, Pen Dalton, … Read More

Fiona Eastwood
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Fiona Eastwood There is an engagement with proximity in the work. Proximity in the addressing of space within the paintings and the remove of the painting from the photographic resource. This remove provides the ‘small space of slippage …where our … Read More

Joanna Whittle in conversation with David Orme
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IntroductionJoanna Whittle’s ‘Between Islands’ is an Arts Council (Developing Creative Practice) funded project working with the Harley Gallery and Portland Collection on the Welbeck Estate. The project and subsequent exhibition explore the relationship between ‘creating worlds’ and ‘creating collections’ and … Read More

David Lock: Artist of the Month
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Artist of the Month August 2020: David Lock, selected and interviewed by Paul Newman. CBP: Collage is key to the construction and narrative of your painting. Your collages and paintings of men have kept the evidence of this construction depicting sliced and … Read More

Alison Pilkington
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Alison Pilkington In my paintings I try to conjure up strange and unsettling worlds where all is not entirely at ease. Humour, the absurd and private jokes abound in strange unsettling landscapes. Bizarre figures are recurring motifs. They frequently make … Read More

Gideon Pain: Artist of the Month
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Artist of the Month July 2020: Gideon Pain, selected and interviewed by Paul Newman. CBP: Eclectic. It feels like you’ve built up a repertoire of imagery, motifs and narratives over time, a career. It’s a challenge to condense that into an artist’s … Read More

Day Bowman: Lockdown Video
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Plashy Places by Day Bowman “This video was kindly made by a friend who realised that my exhibition at Carey Blyth Gallery Oxford in March had to close after 5 days due to Covid-19. These works were in the exhibition entitled … Read More

Pen Dalton: Artist of the Month
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Artist of the Month June 2020: Pen Dalton, selected and interviewed by Paul Newman. CBP: There is an exquisite poise in your painting, between an immaculate sense of design, meticulous production methods and a looser fluidity of paint and spontaneity. An abstract … Read More

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