Heidi Thompson was born in Vernon, Canada. After graduating high school she moved to Europe to study. Her extensive education includes a degree in photography from the University of Art & Design in Zürich and some time at the Hungarian State University for Fine Art. We catch up with Heidi to find out more about her process and the philosophy underlying her awe-inspiring art.
Meet Philip Vaughan, the artist behind the landmark 48ft tall Light Tower which sat above the Hayward Gallery from 1972 to 2008. Philip has been involved for the last 10 years or so in an effort to restore the Light Tower. It was a rare example of a large contemporary kinetic artwork on the streets of London but it was never returned after it was taken down from the roof of the South Bank gallery for renovation.
Joe Hesketh’s paintings are dynamic statements about the human condition. We ask her about her experience as a woman in the male-dominated art world.
Michelle's delicate wooden artworks show a depth of concept and intricate craftsmanship. We wanted to find out more about how she creates each piece and what art means to her.
We recently caught up with London-based illustrator and artist, Ellie Vandoorne, getting a tour of her studio and and observing the stages of her practice. Discover more about Ellie and browse her latest releases on Rise Art.
Hannah Adamaszek injects new talent and energy in to the street art scene with her female portraits - which brings a painterly style often found in contemporary art to the street art scene. Through her use of different mediums and painting techniques she builds up multiple layers within the works that result in portraits that are both delicate and subtle yet full of energy and life.
Rise Art Head Curator Rebecca Gordon describes the work of Bridget Davies as filled with spontaneity, elegance, sensuality, beauty, and texture... Read on for our Q&A with the artist herself!
Alice Stallard is one of my favourite emerging young stars of the London art world and I was lucky enough to talk to her recently in her Battersea studio on the eve of her new exhibition at the celebrated Chelsea Arts Club (founded by Whistler in 1891).
Get to know Rebecca King and her colourful works that transport you to exotic urban climes.
An artist with a passion for graphics and vintage motors, Barry Goodman examines and meticulously depicts memorabilia and mechanical objects from the past. Skilfully architected and brightly coloured, his images are sweetly nostalgic. Published by John Lewis and Paperchase, Barry’s work is also featured in permanent collections around the world, including the Library of Congress in Washington DC. Our photographer, Sophie, visits his studio in Brixton to get a taste of Barry's practice.