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.
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.
Reed Hearne is an American artist who uses photography to create what he describes as Digital Paintings. These works capture the beauty and visual intrigue of subjects that most people would dismiss as merely mundane, like the criss-cross of shadows on a staircase or the interplay of geometry and light on a stainless steel bridge.
Gina Parr and Ian Hoskin met as Fine Art postgrads at Middlesex Polytechnic in North London. Gina was practising as a Performance Artist, while Ian was focusing on developing his career in Photography. Both artists went on to work in telly, Gina as a Set Designer and Ian as a freelancer for the BBC Picture Publicity Department. Ian continued on his own photographic projects, originally working with film and print in the darkroom before making a move to digital. Gina, meantime, left her Performan
When it comes to photography, Martin Stranka is a game changer. Hear his inspiring story and discover how he makes his works - there's a method to his magic.
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).