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
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
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 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
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
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 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
David Manley: Paintings Standing Up: A number of paintings viewed in the round from the time of lockdown.
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
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
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
Song of the Siren A video showing stages in the making of four paintings from the Song of the Siren series by Natalie Dowse.