New Artist Fair next weekend :-)

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I’m greatly looking forward to being a part of the art buzz at the New Artist Fair at the Old Truman Brewery next weekend. Lots of new Shelf-Portrait work coming down to London with me, as well as a good selection of Limited Edition Giclee prints, framed and unframed….

Had a little ‘practice hang’ last week…

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Hebden Bridge home for ‘So Hebden Bridge’

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A new home in Hebden Bridge for my ‘So Hebden Bridge’ Shelf-Portrait, and a most successful end to my Shelf-Life exhibition at Northlight Art Studios.

Looking forward to taking the remaining new work down to Brick Lane for the New Artist Fair next week…

Wonderful words!

”Public accomplishments and hidden secrets. Old Friends and loves lost. Simple jokes and profound truths. This bookshelf encapsulates half a century of the inside of my head. More intimate and more telling than any facial portrait could ever be.

As tromp d’oeil, only the larger than life scale gives the game away. Roo’s talent is to both abstract and reproduce the worn history of these much loved books. Working with Roo was a delight, her care and artistic judgement shining through at every step.”

Tim Hampson on bespoke commission ‘Properties of Matter’ ©rsw2018

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Shelf-Life

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I’m excited to have lots of new work ready (fingers crossed!) for this solo show at Northlight Art Space. A showcase exhibition of recent work before it heads off down to New Artist Fair Summer Exhibition in September, and Affordable Art Fair Battersea Autumn in October….

‘Properties of Matter’

Down to London last week to deliver my latest bespoke Shelf-Portrait,

‘Properties of Matter’

My largest book painting to date at 50×100″ it was an absolute joy to paint 🙂

Very pleased with the result, as is the new owner!

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Derby Book Festival Fun!

A lovely weekend full of book-lovers at Derby Book Festival book fair. Great fun to select the winner of the ‘Shelfie’ photograph competition!

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