Works Under £500
Here is a good and varied selection of affordable works currently in stock. All works are framed
Julian Bailey NEAC trained at Ruskin School of Art and Royal Academy Schools. His paintings and etchings capture his observations of everyday life with a quick and bold approach in a loose, abstract style and vibrant colour. Julian Bailey has received numerous awards, including include the Turner Gold Medal (1986), Landseer Scholarship (1999), Hunting Art Prize finalist (2004), David Messum Prize (2011) and he became an elected member of the New English Art Club in 2011. His works are in the collections of HRH The Prince of Wales, The National Trust, New College Oxford, Pembroke College Oxford, Daiwa Bank, among many other corporate and private collections. Julian Bailey regularly shows his work in the Royal Academy Summer Exhibition, as well as holding solo exhibitions in London, Australia and the United States of America.
Having established his career in painting later in life, Dannatt was successful in exhibiting with important Mayfair galleries. His work has been exhibited across Cornwall and London as well as Switzerland, France, Germany and the United States of America and his work can be found in the permanent collections of Pallant House Gallery, Chichester, Bournemouth University, Southampton City Art Gallery, and Royal Air Force, as well as other important public collections.
George Dannatt became good friends with Patrick Heron in the 1950s, which drew him further into the St Ives artistic circle, having a significant impact on his own painting practice. He was closely associated with Wilhelmina Barns-Graham, Terry Frost, Denis Mitchell, Ben Nicholson, Peter Lanyon, Adrian Heath and John Wells. Dannatt was a connoisseur-turned-painter, with an extensive and impressive collection of works by the St Ives Group. In his later years he donated a considerable part of his collection to Pallant House Gallery, Southampton City Art Gallery and Bournemouth University.
Anne Desmet RA, born in Liverpool in 1968, is an established artist who specializes in wood engravings, linocuts and mixed media collages. She studied at the Ruskin School of Art, Oxford and Central School of Art and Design, London. She has had major retrospectives at Ashmolean Museum, Oxford(1998), Whitworth Art Gallery, Manchester (2010) received over 30 international awards, and her work is in museum collections and publications worldwide. She was elected a Member of London’s Royal Academy of Arts in May 2011 (the third wood engraver ever to be elected in the entire history of the RA). For 15 years she was editor of Printmaking Today magazine and is the author/editor of three printmaking books.
Steven Hubbard, born in London in 1954 studied fine art at Gloucestershire College of Art and Design. He has taught fine art for over 30 years and has held regular one-man exhibitions in London. He has exhibited at the Royal Academy Summer Show for the past nine years in a row and the Royal West of England Academy, the Royal Society of Portrait Painters. Hubbard has three different practices – linocut printmaking, painting and marquetry-based constructions.
Dame Elisabeth Frink RA (1930 – 1990) is internationally recognised as one of the most important British sculptors of the 20th Century. She studied at the Guildford School of Art (1946–9) and with Bernard Meadows at the Chelsea School of Art (1949–53). Frink's range of subjects included men, birds, dogs, horses and religious motifs. From the 1970s she focused on the male nude, barrel-chested, with mask-like features, attenuated limbs and a pitted surface, for example Striding Man. Frink's sculpture, and her lithographs and etchings created as book illustrations, drew on archetypes expressing masculine strength, struggle and aggression.
Mary Jane Jones, is fascinated by domestic interiors and is showing a series of recent etchings. Born in 1976, Mary studied Fine Art at the University of Reading and History of Art at University of St Andrews. Mary has exhibited her work across the United Kingdom including in London with the New English Art Club, Royal Society of British Artists, Society of Women Artists and The Discerning Eye Exhibition.
His paintings were featured in David Simon Contemporary’s opening exhibition in August 2014. David Ralph Simpson has held regular solo exhibitions in London and galleries across England since 1987. His work has also been included in numerous group exhibitions including the Royal Academy Summer Exhibition.
David Ralph Simpson has undertaken commissioned projects for Land Securities, London 2005, Glyndebourne Opera 2004, Glyndebourne Opera 2000, Exeter City Council 1995, Television South West 1989 and the Royal School for the Deaf, Exeter 1988. Prizes include Bridport Open Prize 1994, Laing Competition 1994 & ’90 and Brewhouse Open 1986. His work can be found in private collections throughout Europe and the United States of America.
Miniature Ceramics in White and Black Porcelain
Yuta Segawa is a Japanese ceramic artist specialising in producing miniature pottery. He learned fine-art ceramic skills in Japan and China and developed techniques in producing miniature pots in London. All miniature pots are thrown individually by hand and he uses more than five hundred original glazes. "Miniature pottery relates to the issue of the relationship between artists’ bodies and their works. It is a challenge to test the limits of what a human body can make on such a small scale".
Born in 1988 in Shizuoka, Japan, Yuta Segawa studied ceramics at Camberwell College of Arts, London, Musashino Art University, Tokyo and Jingdezhen, China. He has held solo exhibitions in London, The Netherlands, Dubai, Tokyo, China, and had several solo ceramics exhibitions with David Simon Contemporary.
Born in Northamptonshire in 1983, Emily-Kriste Wilcox graduated from Bath Spa University and set up her first ceramics studio in Birmingham. Emily exhibits regularly across the country, is a full member of the Gloucestershire Guild of Craftsmen. She was awarded 'Best Artisinal Interior Décor Product Award' in the Midlands Enterprise Awards in 2019 and 'Best Ceramics and Painting Studio' in the West Midlands UK Enterprise Awards 2020.
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