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Posts Tagged ‘Simone Lia’

London Art Fair 2015: Review

My most interesting finds from the January London Art Fair, held in Islington at the Business Design Centre.

Written by Amelia Gregory

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After some years attending the London Art Fair I have a fair idea of where to find the artists that will catch my eye. Here’s what I loved at this January’s show, held at the Business Design Centre in Islington.

John Stark-The Division of Labour
John Stark: The Division of Labour. This eery tableaux features beekeepers poring ominously over their hives.

Tom Butler
Also at Charlie Smith, Tom Butler once again showed that the trend for doctoring the faces of old photographs continues.

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In Place Peckham: Camberwell College of Arts Illustration Degree Show 2014 Review

Camberwell graduates held their exhibition in Copeland Park in Peckham, showcasing a wide variety of techniques and styles.

Written by Amelia Gregory

This year the Camberwell College of Arts illustration graduates eschewed central London to hold their show in a warehouse in Copeland Park behind the Bussey Building, an area which has […]

Christmas Gift Ideas 2012: Best Artist Prints for the Wall

Loads of inspiration here if you want to give art this Christmas: including work by Simone Lia, Jack Teagle, Petra Borner, Sanna Annukka, Matt Sewell, Von and many many more.

Written by Amelia Gregory

There are so many to choose from, where on earth do you start when you set out to buy a print for the wall? Well, here’s my run down of […]

An interview with Simone Lia about her autobiographical graphic novel Please God, Find Me A Husband!

Illustrator and graphic novelist Simone Lia explains the process and thoughts behind her candid personal revelations in Please God, Find Me A Husband!

Written by Amelia Gregory

Illustrator and comic artist Simone Lia recently published her autobiographical graphic novel Please God, Find Me a Husband! – a candid look at life as a 30 something single woman […]

London Art Fair 2012 Review: Part One

The London Art Fair is very much a mixed bag: loads of not very interesting art interspersed with some real gems... Read on to discover the best new talent and trends, from the likes of TAG Fine Arts, Danielle Arnaud, JaggedArt, Rebecca Hossak and Jealous Gallery.

Written by Amelia Gregory

London Art Fair 2012. Detail of Andrea Mastrovito‘s Gulliver’s Travels. You may remember from my previous blog that the launch of The Catlin Guide for the best graduate artists took […]

Best of D&AD New Blood Graphic Design Graduates 2011

Best of the New Blood graphic design graduates at the show in July 2011. Favourites include Charles Van Der Essen, Samuel Jones and Julia Kisselmann.

Written by Amelia Gregory

Illustration by Dawn Cooper. Shh, adiposity I know that the D&AD New Blood exhibition was held absolutely months ago… but I would rather play catch up than leave all this […]

Pick Me Up Contemporary Graphic Art Fair 2011: Mokita Symposium

A panel of seven men sat down to answer the questions: Is commerce the only real context for illustration? Illustrator as Author, new paradigm or death of the discipline? and Do we need a theory of illustration? But what I wanted to know was: where were all the women in this discussion?

Written by Amelia Gregory

amos_plastic_workshop_london-portrait James Jarvis spoke at Mokita, approved where he was asked to address the role of illustration in commerce. The insights below have been put together from comments he made […]

Pick Me Up 2011 at Somerset House: a review

The Pick Me Up Contemporary Graphic Art Fair returns to Somerset House for another 10 day run less than a year after 2010's very successful inaugural event. Here's my pick of the crop, and thoughts about the exhibition.

Written by Amelia Gregory

Most illustrations by Jenny Robins. I got photographed on my way in to Somerset House (in my jumble sale Sheepskin coat belonging to my sister and waistcoat from H&M Kids […]

Amelia’s Compendium of Fashion Illustration launch party illustrations: meet Rachel de Ste. Croix

Rachel de Ste. Croix is an extraordinarily talented illustrator who also goes by the name of Precious Little. Here's her lovely renditions of Susie Bubble, Neil Bennett of Digital Arts Magazine, Katie Wright of Style My Wardrobe, Sarah Vernon of SBV, Tigz Rice... and me! At the ACOFI launch party.

Written by Amelia Gregory

eyeballs Susie Bubble needs no introduction and I absolutely adore Rachel’s rendition of this infamous fashion blogger. She’s been a great supporter of Amelia’s Magazine so it was an honour […]

Graduate Show 2010: Westminster Illustration

Roll up, roll up! Come see the finest work of the graduating Westminster illustration students.

Written by Amelia Gregory

Public Ad Campaign by Peru Ana Ana Peru. The bizarre, information pills colourful creations of Peru Ana Ana Peru can be found all over the streets of New York, information […]