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Posts Tagged ‘Fine Art’

Review: City and Guilds of London Art School Fine Art Degree Show 2015

Some interesting finds from artists Diane Chappalley, Tuesday Riddell and more!

Written by Amelia Gregory

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Tuesday Riddell.

Visiting my accunpuncturist last weekend before the New Designers show I chanced upon the fine art degree show from City & Guilds students, tucked away in a quiet Kennington street. I’m glad I took a nose around as there was some interesting art to be found.

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This is part of a massive work by Rene Gonzalez-Pino, inspired by great scientists.

Diane Chappalley City Guilds
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Diane Chappalley creates enigmatic abstract oil paintings: stimulating strange recognitions.

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Free Range Art & Design Show 2014: Fine Art Exhibition Review

There were a huge variety of works on show at the Fine Art graduate shows: top picks from Northumbria, Northbrook, Newcastle, Bath Spa and Arts Uni Bournemouth.

Written by Amelia Gregory

Dominance, Power and Serene Harmony (1) by Lydia Reeves. It’s late I know, but I have just one more review left from a summer of graduate shows; the Free Range […]

Free Range Art & Design Show 2013: Fine Art Review

I discovered a few real gems on my tour of the fine art shows at the Truman Brewery during week five of the Free Range Shows.

Written by Amelia Gregory

Claire Ringrose at Oxford Brookes University. I sadly only had time to visit the first week of two fine art showcases at Free Range this year, but even a brief […]

Free Range Art & Design Show 2013: Middlesex University Fine Art, Fashion, FDSP & Photography Review

My favourite graduate picks from the Middlesex University show at the Truman Brewery.

Written by Amelia Gregory

Futuroid by Tomas Soltonas. Middlesex University took over the upper floors of the Truman Brewery a few weeks ago to display the work of all their graduating creative arts students […]

Vita Gottlieb: London Fashion Week Fashion Fringe S/S 2013 Catwalk Preview Interview

Multi talented film maker, fine artist and textile designer Vita Gottlieb turns her hand to fashion design... with stunning results that have landed her a place with the prestigious Fashion Fringe.

Written by Amelia Gregory

Vita Gottlieb A/W 2012 by Alexa Coe. I’ve known of Vita Gottlieb through mutual friends for many years so when I bumped into her recently it was something of a […]

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Simeon Farrar, The Great British Summertime: New S/S 2012 Season Preview Interview

London-based Designer and Artist Simeon Farrar talks about his journey from Art to Fashion and back again, his current S/S 2012 collection ‘The Great British Summertime’ and what we can look forward to from the label next season.

Written by Alia Gargum

Simeon Farrar S/S 2012 by Madi Illustrates What began as an ‘art experiment’ by London-based Simeon Farrar has now turned into a successful fashion label; winning not only international acclaim […]

Camberwell College of Arts MA Graduate Show 2011 Review: Designer Maker and Fine Art

Lovely Designer Maker craft from Chieh Ting Huang and Yaqi Zhao in Making_Makes_Me_Me. And an amazing Fine Art installation in the form of Rachael House's Feminist Disco.

Written by Amelia Gregory

Illustration of a feminist icon on a paper place at the Rachael House Feminist Disco. Now for the best of the rest that I saw on a quick whip around […]

New Designers 2011 Part One: Contemporary Craft Graduate Show Review

The best Contemporary Craft came from Ashleigh Williams, Sarah Bevan and Hollie Anderson at Hereford College of Arts who deservedly won Best Stand. There was also lovely stuff from Nottingham Trent University - especially Laura Matthews' upcycled acrylic rats.

Written by Amelia Gregory

Creatures, troche by Hollie Anderson, purchase at Hereford College of Arts. During part one a large part of exhibition space was given out to what is known as Contemporary Craft […]

Half Japanese and The Lovely Eggs at Scala, Kings Cross: An illustrated review by Slowly the Eggs

On May 31st Half Japanese played at the London Scala, supported by The Lovely Eggs and Let's Wrestle. Maria Papadimitriou, also known as Slowly the Eggs, went along to gather illustrations for this wonderful illustrated review.

Written by Maria Papadimitriou

Half Japanese ‘Fire in her Eyes’ by Maria Papadimitriou aka Slowly The Eggs. One Tuesday evening at the end of last month I found myself going along to the Scala […]

Barking and Dagenham College: HNC and HND Fine Art Graduate Show 2011 Review

Two graduating fine art students from the Barking and Dagenham College exhibition at Free Range caught my eye: Emma East and Janan Mehmet.

Written by Amelia Gregory

Polystyrene head by Janan Mehmet. Nine was an exhibition of work by the HNC and HND Fine Art students of Barking and Dagenham College. I liked the work of Emma […]

The Phantasmagorical World of Gackland

Purveyor of 'chatty communication', painter of vivid brush strokes, much-loved Amelia's ex-staffer and Rolf Harris aficionado; welcome to Gacklactica. Now appearing in Brick Lane.

Written by Cari Steel

All illustrations by Gackland. I first encountered the prolific Gackland two years ago when we shared a desk at Amelia’s Magazine. At the time he was operating under the guise […]

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Andrew Wightman: Illustrator Spotlight

Art Editor Valerie Pezeron meets fellow illustrator Andrew Wightman and discusses everything from the RCA, Cornwall and politics!

Written by Valerie Pezeron

Royal Institution lecture hall by Abi Daker So, pharmacy discount we all know there’s been a bit of a hoo-hah following the disclosure of some important emails that reveal that […]

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Illustrator Zöe Barker: Blimey, That is Nice !

Contributor Louisa Lee discusses with freelance illustrator Zöe Barker about putting 3H pencil to paper and the need to go back to real values.

Written by Louisa Lee

All illustrations courtesy of Zöe Barker Louisa Lee:  I’ve noticed that you’ve got a fine art background, health how did this develop into illustration? Zöe Barker: Since I was a […]