Barbara Howey
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Barbara Howey Barbara Howey’s work over the last 3 years has focused on human destruction of the landscape brought about by the effects of industrial waste, fracking, agrichemicals and recently Solar Radiation Management. A series based on water pollution caused … Read More

Lucy Cox
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Lucy Cox My practice focuses primarily on spatial ambiguity, an interest that I have been engaging with for some time, to construct abstract paintings which toy with interpretation and perception. I am fascinated by relationships between three-dimensional and two dimensional … Read More

Paul Newman
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Paul Newman Paul Newman’s current body of work, English Gothic, combines 18th – 21st century motifs including, historical landscape painting, architecture, classic monsters of movies such as the Fly and Frankenstein, and even the Ford Escort van.  With sources ranging … Read More

Alex Hanna
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Alex Hanna I have been working on ideas based around the ‘ambiguous’ and materiality. This possibly explains the choice of subject and the reductive colour system. I have been using both traditional materials and some more none traditional paints. At … Read More

Susie Hamilton
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Susie Hamilton I paint figures in wilderness—either a natural wilderness or a bleak, urban space such as superstore or shopping mall. My figures are set in challenging places and often blitzed by bursts of glaring light. Additionally they are made … Read More

Apply 2020
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“The new Contemporary British Painting Prize is a brilliant new initiative that holds up a mirror to the wealth of practice and exciting talent alive in the UK painting scene today.”  Kath Wood, Founding Director of Firstsite, Curator and Arts … Read More

Ruth Calland
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Ruth Calland I’m always interested in gesture, and in the visceral. I’m trying to express something about both emotional experience and analytical understanding, usually, and so the physical act of painting is made under certain conditions, where I’m often in … Read More

Iain Andrews
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Iain Andrews My paintings begin as a dialogue, both with a particular Folk Tale and also with an image from art history – often a painting by an Old Master that may then be used as a starting point from … Read More

David Manley
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David Manley I’ve been wedded to the idea of abstraction in art ever since the start of my student days back in the late 60’s. This has developed over the decades into a passion for paint and a commitment to … Read More

Day Bowman
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Day Bowman In my current body of work I find that the large-scale canvases echo the marks, lines and shapes that we made in the wet, grey sand of my home-town beach: thus the canvas becomes the beach that acted … Read More

Narbi Price
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Narbi Price Narbi Price’s work involves journeys to specific places that have witnessed a range of events – variously historical, famous, personal or forgotten. He researches the precise location of a chosen event and, working from photographs taken at the … Read More

Simon Carter
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Simon Carter My work is based on the stretch of Essex coast where I live and have my studio. This coast is where the gardened landscape of East Anglia starts to fall, literally, into the spare and elemental spaces of … Read More

Greg Rook
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Greg Rook Greg Rook’s paintings explore the rich visual history, curious cultural politics and often complex ideologies of those who seek to start a new life or wish to lead alternative lifestyles. From pioneers travelling to new continents to those … Read More

Stephen Palmer
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Stephen Palmer The starting point for Stephen Palmer’s recent paintings and drawings is a model made from a sheet of white or black A4 paper that has been defaced through a series of actions. The paper may be first scribbled … Read More

Marguerite Horner
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Marguerite Horner My practice is concerned with the non-material, a reality we can access through contemplation and painting…Jung asserts that ‘the experience of the Sacred and Holy is a fundamental requirement of the self. To deny it brings spiritual decay; … Read More

Sean Williams
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Sean Williams My paintings are views of the fringes of suburbia, places that feel as though they are familiar, but then escape our conditioned response. I aim to place the viewer as ‘still points of a turning world’ – alone, … Read More

Enzo Marra
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Enzo Marra I have been occupied with how the artworld can be seen, the processes and activities that occur behind the privacy of studio doors, the hanging and display of works animated by the commodified space of the gallery, the … Read More

Mandy Payne
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Mandy Payne Mandy Payne is a painter based in Sheffield.  Her work is inspired by issues of gentrification, social housing, Modernist architecture and notions of utopias and dystopias. For 6 years her work focused on Park Hill in Sheffield, the … Read More

Karl Bielik
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Karl Bielik I am a painter I work on canvas, linen, panels and paper. I work exclusively in oil paint on thirty or so paintings and drawings at once and these vary in scale from intimate to large. The studio … Read More

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