Sarah R Key

Sarah Key was born in Derbyshire in 1971, she is an internationally recognised artist and studied a BA in Fine Art with the University of Derby in 1999, followed by an MA in Fine Art: Painting with the Wimbledon School of art and finally a PHD with Loughborough University in 2008. Key is currently exploringContinue reading “Sarah R Key”

Kehinde Wiley

Kehinde Wiley was born in 1977 in Los Angeles, USA. Wiley is an American Portrait Painter, currently based in New York, he is widely known for his colourful and vibrant naturalistic portraits of African Americans (Wiley, 2021). Wiley studied a BFA at the San Francisco Art Institute in 1999 and then onto an MFA atContinue reading “Kehinde Wiley”

Scarlette Homeshaw

Scarlette Homeshaw, originally from Kent now lives and works in Huddersfield. Homeshaw graduated from De Montfort University with a Fine Art BA Hons in July 2012, and following this won the Leicester Print Workshop Prize for 2011/2012. Homeshaw is a print maker and primarily focuses on reduction lino cut printing, often utilising several layers inContinue reading “Scarlette Homeshaw”

Anne Desmet

Anne Desmet was born in 1964, in Liverpool. Desmet gained a BA & MA at the Ruskin School of Art, Oxford University, and a Postgraduate Diploma in Printmaking at Central School of Art and Design, London, UK. Desmet has furthered her work into education, teaching print making and wood engraving, and is also is aContinue reading “Anne Desmet”

Adrian Wiszniewski

Adrian Wiszniewski was born in Glasgow in 1958, and is a Sottish Artist. Wiszniewski  attended the Mackintosh School of Architecture and then the Glasgow School of Art from between 1979 and 1983, he was also a member of the “New Glasgow Boys” a group of artists who emerged from the Glasgow School of Art. This particular art groupContinue reading “Adrian Wiszniewski”

Angela Harding

Angela Harding was born in 1960 in Stoke -on-Trent, and studied Fine Art Printmaking and Painting at Leicester Polytechnic followed by an MA in Fine Art at Nottingham Trent University. Harding takes her inspiration in print making from the nature and birds around her, Harding doesn’t necessarily create her prints from real life, but rather aContinue reading “Angela Harding”

Pablo Picasso

Pablo Picasso was born in 1881, in Málaga, Spain. Arguably one of the greatest and most influential artists of the 20th century, Picasso produced over 50,000 pieces of art using various mediums, including print making, ceramics, sculpture and painting. Along side George Braque, Picasso is responsible for the cubist movement. As well as the cubistContinue reading “Pablo Picasso”

Henri Matisse

Henri Matisse was born in 1869, and was a French artist who practiced in drawing, printing, sculpting and most notably painting. Matisse is famous for his use of colour, and original style. Along with Picasso, Matisse was one of the most important artist who helped shape and develop the twentieth century art world. Matisse gainedContinue reading “Henri Matisse”

Squeak Carnwath

Squeak Carnwath was born in 1947, in Pennsylvania, and is a contemporary American painter and arts educator. Carnwath is concerned with the philosophical and mundane experiences of daily life, and uses a range of vivid colours, text pattern and image in her work. Process is a huge element to Carnwath’s work, the process in theContinue reading “Squeak Carnwath”

Edgar Degas

Edgar Degas was born in 1834, and he was a French painter, sculptor and print maker. Degas was a big part of the impressionist movement and he was well known for his depictions of Parisian life, in particular cafe scenes, theatre performances, as well as singers and prostitutes, he was always compelled to portray theContinue reading “Edgar Degas”