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.
Michelle's fragile tondo style wooden artworks show a depth of concept and intricate craftsmanship. We wanted to find out more about how she creates each piece, what art means to her and how the move to London has influenced her practice.
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.
It's Marina Ambrovic's birthday week and what better way to celebrate it other than celebrating her!
Found on Rise Art, Sir Peter Blake curates an exhibition at the known Paul Stolper Gallery. ‘Side-Show’ presents itself as a series of wood-engravings showcasing Peter Blake's deep love and memory for the circus, side-shows, as well as the companions of these well-known entertainments.
Julie Taylor is founder and director of Guns & Rain, a new online platform for contemporary fine art from Africa. She is an anthropologist, communications guru and art entrepreneur, interested in addressing the under-representation of African fine art in the global economy. Before moving into art, she was Google’s Head of Communications and Public Affairs for Sub-Saharan Africa. Born and raised in Zimbabwe, she holds degrees from Oxford and Cambridge in Social Anthropology and Development Stu