Art 23 – ART TRAIL

Streatham’s art trail is showcasing works by talented local artists in shops, businesses, and other spaces in and around the A23.  A list of the featured artists are shown below and more to come!  A map of the venues showcasing their work will be in Heart Streatham.  #Art23

MACKIE

Born in the Highlands of Scotland in 1979, I recall drawing from an early age; obsessively drawing and re-drawing pictures, trying to achieve perfect scale and interesting ways of devising images. Through this compulsive process, and drawing on my education in...

LYNN SELWYN-REEVES

Lynn studied Visual Communications before becoming a home furnishings buyer. She is now is a full-time photographer and illustrator living and working in Furzedown. Lynn loves digital photography, especially the editing process as a medium for abstracting everyday...

FIAMMETTA ALLEY

Since graduating from St Martins in 1980, taking in life experiences and travels, particularly in Africa. Her work ranges from the light-hearted and humorous right through to meditations on the nature of mortality, movement and ability; from colourful linocuts and...

DAMIEN WOODFORD

I was born in Beverley, East Yorkshire and graduated from Lancaster University in 1994 with a degree in English Literature. I have exhibited my work professionally throughout England since completing my Master of Arts in Painting at York University in 1999, organising...

BERNARDETE BLUE

Homemade bread is my main sculptural material of choice but I use multiple materials and techniques (2D and 3D), hence, I am quite flexible in adjusting to the place which I may be assigned to and necessities of the people involved. Through the use of materials such...

ALEX RENNIE

Alex Rennie was born in London in 1977. He has exhibited widely, both internationally and domestically, including a solo Cork Street show with Waterhouse & Dodd. Rennie’s work has been selected for several competitions including the John Moores painting prize, the BP...

NISHAD KARIM

Nishad Karim was born in Trinidad and Tobago. He has been a qualified teacher for the past 14 years and graduated with a B.A. Special in Visual Arts from the University of the West Indies, Trinidad. His landscapes emanate a fresh and inviting feeling. Over the years...

SINEAD TAYLOR

Sinead is a printmaker and illustrator, mum of two and former picture editor, based in South East London. Sinead started out about four years ago & have been silk screen printing my own limited edition designs by hand ever since. She loves exploring new areas and...

YAHEYA PASHA

Yaheya has lived in Streatham for the past 25 years. She has been passionate about drawing and colour since childhood which led to her studying at Central Saint Martins College of Art and Design from where she graduated with a (BA Hons) degree. Horses...

IAIN SELWYN-REEVES

Iain has lived in Furzedown for almost 20 years and is a full-time interiors photographer by day. In recent years Iain has developed a distinct range of photographic artwork. Each piece starts with an original high-resolution photograph of a location, which is then...

SUSANNA ABEL

Influenced by a love of the natural world and all its raw beauty, my work focuses on wildlife and the human form and varies from the majesty of a bird of prey in flight to the disciplined focus of a trained boxer.  Medium: graphite, aquarelle and metallic inks...

KRYSTAL WONG

Krystal Wong is a illustrator, graphic designer and artist, with a love for candy pop colours. Pulling inspiration from childhood memories, her home town of South London and vivid colors found in life and nature. Email krystal.i.m.wong@gmail.com...

SALLY O’SULLIVAN

Sally O’Sullivan, featured local artist aka 'The Book Wrecker’ Website: www.occasionalbooks.co.uk Facebook: Sally O’Sullivan The Book Wrecker @SallyOSullivanBookWrecker Venue: We will stage the exhibition at Occasional Books, 93 Streatham Vale, London.  Occasional...

VIRGINIA WATERHOUSE

Virginia Waterhouse's work is inspired by fragmentary memories and imagination: a glimpsed landscape, a striking shadow, a line of poetry, a poignant musical moment. Her partly abstracted images using vibrant colours or stark monochromes play with scale to create a...

OPEN HOUSE 45 Mount Ephraim Lane

Sophie M Cook www.sophiemcook.com info@sophiemcook.com @sophiemcookart (instagram, twitter) 'Aubergines and Lime' Oil on canvas 25cm x 20cm Roz Berkeley-Hill & Abi Tennear tipperleyhill.com tipperleyhill@gmail.com @tipperleyhill (instagram, Facebook and Twitter) 'End...

ODETTE MYSTERION

My ink pieces are created through a musical landscape that involves years spent travelling around Mexico, India, South-East Asia, New Zealand and my native Australia. I never begin a piece with a finished form or structure in my mind, rather letting both my...

SUZIE PINDAR : THE NAKED ARTIST

The Naked Artist (Suzie Pindar) was born in Sheffield in 1978. Pindar attended Chesterfield Art College in 1996-1998 specialising in Fine Art. Inspired by life the work Pindar creates is a mix of photography, words and mixed media.  Reflecting her evaluation of the...

NIKKI HAFTER

London-based artist and performer. Member of collectives Loki and Topical Jungle. Shortlisted for the Woolgather Art Prize 2011. Work is playful/ absurd/ uncanny use of existing objects/ materials, especially multiples Medium:      sculpture/ installation            ...

NICK EFSTATHIOU

Through my practice, it is my aim to capture the movement of running and inspire people to take on their marathon whatever that might be. This chapter of my work starts in 2014 where I ran my first marathon. I injured myself and had to wobble the last five miles and...

MELANIE RUSSELL

Visual artist living and working in London. Working mostly in painting, collage, drawing and cardboard constructions. Interested in shape, colour, materials & spacial ambiguity. Summer Pudding, 2011, Oil on board, 30 x 26.5 cm  Trifle, 2011, Oil on board, 32 x 29 cm...

MARTIN SHARP

It's a great time to be a photographer as more and more people are interested in photography and recognise good (and not so good) pictures. I hope my pictures convey my enthusiasm for my subjects. I ask myself two primary questions when taking pictures. The first is,...

MARTIN GROVER

Martin paints in acrylic on canvas. He builds the canvases himself to enable him to create specific sizes. His record paintings, which he calls his 'Flat Still Lives', are painted from life. The landscapes and cityscapes are painted from observational drawings and his...

MARGOT RANDOM

Oil paintings with an abstract sensibility and love of colour. These paintings are derived from travels in Barbados and Sri Lanka. Oil on canvas, oil on paper Email margo.random@gmail.com...

MAGGIE WILLIAMS

“…[Williams] explores the intersection between fine art and popular culture, without wasting time in callous irony. Her work is fresh and often surprising, with a cleverness which is both humane and devastatingly well observed.”  - Gillian McIver, Studio 75 Medium:...

KATHERINE FORSTER

I am currently endeavouring to narrate and express visually human feelings and relationships.  The medium I am exploring is plaster, I like the natural elements of the material, and look to investigate more contemporary ways in which it can be applied. The space I...

IAN MOWFORTH

Ian Mowforth has spent more than 30 years painting and drawing. Mowforth is a painter of figurative subjects. He paints the things he loves. Animals feature, with dogs being a primary interest. Flowers are also a huge interest as he is fascinated by how colour works...

CHRISTINE MITRENTSE

Christina Mitrentse is a multidisciplinary artist, educator and independent Curator.  She is known for constructing narratives and poetic ensembles of Libraries/Archives, through manifold processes of vintage book-sculpture, drawing, screen-printing maps, and...

ADAM MASON (ONUS)

My work finds hidden positive and important messages in dark and disturbing circumstances... I can find beauty in darkness and joy from nightmares. Something that's needed now more than ever. After much confused opinion about my work. I feel now is the era to...

ELEANOR DARE

Eleanor Dare was born in South London in the 1960s. She has a degree in painting from Wimbledon School of Art as well as studying sound design and computer programming at the University of the Arts and Goldsmiths, Department of Computing. She is the Head of Programme...

MAGDALENA MAHAR

Magdalena Del Mar is an artist based in London/Streatham Common. She gained her art education and early experience in Poland. Since arriving to the UK over 10 years ago she has regularly exhibited in and around South West London. The work that Magdalena will present...