Bronwen Sleigh

Bronwen Sleigh was born in 1980 in Wales. Sleigh studied at the Glasgow School of Art and then subsequently gained an MA at the Royal College of Art (The Scottish Gallery, 2021). Working across different disciplines, Sleigh takes inspiration from the built environment, architecture, and unused, forgotten spaces (Sleigh, 2021). Sleigh’s work interrogates these spaces,Continue reading “Bronwen Sleigh”

Mark Lunning

Mark Lunning is an American artist and print maker, and has also been operating an independent print making service and business for over 25 years (The William Havu Gallery, 2021). Much like Alice Macdonald below we can see Lunning purposefully breaking through the boundaries of the original rectangular print, using bold colour shape and line,Continue reading “Mark Lunning”

Rowan Siddons

Rowan Siddons is a British artist specialising in print making. Siddons recently graduated from Camberwell College of Arts gaining a MAVA in Print making. According to the artist his “current practice attempts to convey an amalgamating ambiguity of space, place and time, whilst questioning our perception of the evolving urban landscape” (Siddons, 2021). I wasContinue reading “Rowan Siddons”

Alice Macdonald

Alice Macdonald was born in 1992 and is a British visual artist primarily working in painting and print making. Macdonald studied Illustration at Falmouth University, and her work focuses on people and places she has seen, some of her work is autobiographical (Royal Drawing School, 2021). I stumbled across the above image of Macdonald’s workContinue reading “Alice Macdonald”

What is Chine Collé?

Chine Collé is part of a printing process used in conjunction with lithography or etching and involves the use of thin tissue papers (Moma, 2021). There are at least three layers at play with the first thicker support paper below, followed by the thinner tissue paper and then finally the printed image on top. OftenContinue reading “What is Chine Collé?”

Piet Mondrian

Piet Mondrian was known as a pioneer of abstract art. Born in 1872, in Amersfoort, Utrecht, dutch painter Mondrian began his early career painting part time during the 1890’s at the Amsterdam Academy (Alley, 1981). Mondrian painted in several different styles throughout his career but one of his more notable periods was following his exposureContinue reading “Piet Mondrian”

Wassily Kandinsky

Wassily Kandinsky was born in 1866 in Moscow, Russia and is dubbed one of the first creators of modern abstraction in painting (McMullen, 2021). He began his early adult life first pursuing law but at the age of thirty he ended his law studies in pursuit of art in Munich, two years later he thenContinue reading “Wassily Kandinsky”

Willem De Kooning

Willem de Kooning was born in 1904, and he was a Dutch-American Abstract Expressionist Artist. After World War II Kooning became particularly well known for his abstract expressionist work alongside the likes of other notable artists at the time such as Jackson Pollock and Mark Rothko (Tate, 2021). Abstract Expressionism was about tapping into theContinue reading “Willem De Kooning”

Project 10: Angie Lewin

Angie Lewin was born in 1963 in Cheshire and is a British artist working in linocut, lithography, wood engraving and screen printing. Lewin gained her BA in Fine Art Printmaking at Central St Martins College of Art & Design, followed by a year of post graduate study in print making at Camberwell School of ArtsContinue reading “Project 10: Angie Lewin”

Kudzanai-Violet Hwami

Kudzanai-Violet Hwami was born in Gutu, Zimbabwe in 1993 and later lived in South Africa between the ages of nine and seventeen. Hwami now lives and works in the UK, and is known for her very personal paintings depicting life in South Africa. Hwami gained her BA in Fine Art with the Wimbledon College ofContinue reading “Kudzanai-Violet Hwami”