Women Artists working in Britain
- Peter Blue Membership: IT Director, Artwork: 0 I am not female or an artist, I am the one who developed this site so go easy on me !!
I live and work in a typical sleepy old English town called Faversham. It has lots of old pubs, live bands, history and a creek.
I spent my earlier years in the British Army travelling to many countries including Germany, Canada, Belize, Denmark and Saudi Arabia.
I spent some time working for other companies but the 9-5 thing just isn't my style
- JoWonder Membership: Director, Artwork: 21 I am an artist who believes that art can reach beyond aesthetics and into the unconscious mind. Paintings and drawings using magnifiers recently shown in a solo show at The Other Gallery, London, March 2013 and The Red Gallery, Urban Dialogues in London, Dec 2012.
My haunted landscapes and magic objects are devised by projecting the thoughts that happen in the imaginary realms concealed beneath the logic and reason of the mind
- jacquelyn.rixon Membership: Professional, Artwork: 3 I joined British Women Artists in Dec 2008
- Beverley Daniels Membership: Professional, Artwork: 15 I graduated from Winchester School of Art in 1995. My paintings are inspired by the landscape.
There is a new thread emerging. I have in recent years felt a need to paint stories of my family beginning with my Nan, a fiesty old bird from the East End of London. These are influenced in style by Spanish Gothic painting.
I teach acrylics, watercolour and mixed media to adults
- annielandscapes Membership: Professional, Artwork: 5 I am a British landscape artist working primarily in oils. My work is predominantly focussed on the countryside of the south west of England where I grew up, although in recent years I have included paintings of the rugged mountain countryside of the French Pyrenees where I have a studio. My paintings are sometimes nostalgic, largely based on memory and impression, with occasional, somewhat humorous overtones
- maxine Membership: Professional, Artwork: 40 Here it is very green, cliff tops, fields of sheep and cows, river and sea - and my exhales have slowed..
A background in Fringe Theatre (acting), radio reporting, TV pilots ( co writing/presenting) writing/performing for Film shorts, teaching art in Adult Ed, TEFL and facilitating creative writing workshops...
I trained as a painter at Edinburgh and Bristol colleges of Art in the mid 80's and (with lulls) ongoing practice. Have exhibited in Brighton, Lewes, Arundel and Rye
- artliz Membership: Professional, Artwork: 12 Since leaving College at the age of 17 I have become a self taught artist. Born in the Uk, I lived in manchester until moving to Mauritius in 2002 & recently I returned back to the Uk. My studio is currently in Northwich, Cheshire.
I have had many life changing and profound moments one being a vision quest in the Sierra Nevada Mountains, California, another being a Shambhala meditation Retreat in Bleddfa - both being unforgetable experiences which I draw upon to grow creatively and share
- Jane Skinner Membership: Professional, Artwork: 12 I studied Fashion and Textile Design at Plymouth College of Art but subsequently became interested in Photography.
I like to use dolls in my work to explore ideas inspired by popular culture,advertising, film,fashion and art.I use traditional photographic methods. The black and white photographs are hand tinted after printing
- Helene Williams Membership: Professional, Artwork: 12 Helene creates significant forms that investigate the connection between mind and art, thus embracing her experience as a psychotherapist and an artist. These forms are brought to life through the medium of ceramic, textile, film, sound and performance.
Internationally exhibited in India, France, EKWC of Holland and the UK.
Her training includes a BA from Camberwell School of Arts, BSc in Psychology and an MA in Arts Psychotherapy
- Nadja Membership: Professional, Artwork: 12 I am a digital artist with over 15 years’ experience. Fascinated by how new technologies transform the way we create, I paint on an an iPad using finger-painting applications. iPad art is my most recent and rapidly growing form of artistic engagement. The majority of my works are based on real events, such as cultural celebrations, public proceedings, and community gatherings
- Christina J Phillips Membership: Professional, Artwork: 12 An artist always inside, my talent lay undiscovered till I was 40 having just finished a degree in Mathematics and Physical Oceanography. Now my teaching and learning runs hand in hand with my artistic development, pushing forward my understanding of both subjects and enhancing my ability to communicate.
More information can be found at my website
- Maggie Membership: Professional, Artwork: 0 I joined British Women Artists in Feb 2013
- Teresa Wicksteed Membership: Professional, Artwork: 11 I graduated in Fine Art from University College Falmouth in 2002, and since then have been a professional selling artist. My recent work embodies energies we feel but cannot see; change and transformation, moments out of time, inner visions. Through my process of translucent layered oils, I express the transformative flow of these energies.
I have always had at the back of my mind a near-death experience from many years ago
- Jill Iliffe Membership: Professional, Artwork: 7 I joined British Women Artists in Jan 2013
- julymoonart Membership: Professional, Artwork: 36 Hi,Exhibition `Silk in Miniature' `The Gallery' Dereham,Norfolk, UK.
please check out my `New Work' a collection that is being exhibited from next week.
A collection of small/miniature pieces of silk textile work all handmade and unique.
The gallery opens Tuesday to Friday 9.30/4.30 and Saturday from 9.30/3.30. Please support this exhibition. Thank you
- Ona Membership: Professional, Artwork: 1 I'm an Artist who loves to incorporate reclaimed, vintage objects and materials into my creations to add character and history.
Every object has a tale to tell and every picture paints a story. Trying to apeal to as many of the human senses as possible I have utilised art as means of empowerment and method of expression for children and adults with barriers to formal communication or other social, emotional or physical difficulties. It has has powerful, positive results
- Stephanie Smart Membership: Professional, Artwork: 8 Artists statement:
My work seeks to examine and make tangible the meeting point between mind and body, consciousness and physicality. I am particularly interested in the bridge between the physical and metaphysical and the ways in which these two aspects of being human can be seen to be interpenetrating. Since finishing my MA in Cosmology at the end of 2009 my art work has reflected my study of the metaphysical philosophies of ancient and modern man more than ever
- lyndapowney Membership: Professional, Artwork: 8 I am a printmaker and I mainly work with paint, print and pulp.
I am influenced by social and political issues.
My daughter says that my work is unsuitable for homes, as it represents things we often try to escape from.
As light relief, I alter books
- tinamammoser Membership: Professional, Artwork: 5 From paintings of the English coast, to Lake Michigan in Chicago, to Venice, my paintings transform actual places into simplified visions of the very element that defines them – water, air and light.
The paintings are all about spaces of line, colour and light rather than direct landscape. A fascination with light and shadow, reflection and refraction, pattern and water movement drives my experiments with paint to capture changing luminous qualities
- LizAtkin Membership: Professional, Artwork: 24 Liz Atkin is a visual artist based in London. With a background in theatre and dance, physicality underpins her creative practice. Skin is her primary source for corporeal art, both as metaphorical membrane and physical boundary. Her work centres on a multilayered exploration of the possibilities of marking, extending and transforming the skin so as to question the limits of the body and the potentials for communication across and within the porous textures of light and surfaces
- angelina Membership: Professional, Artwork: 32 I joined British Women Artists in Nov 2010
- Jan Woolf Membership: Judge, Artwork: 0 Jan Woolf is a writer, curator and activist. She held the first Harold Pinter Writers' residency at the Hackney Empire where her play Porn Crackers was produced in 2009. Her collection of short stories Fugues on a Funny Bone was published in 2010. She has worked extensively with high profile artists, including Richard Hamilton, Bridget Riley, Susan Hilller, Ralph Steadman, Banksy, Mona Hatoum and Peter Kennard
- cjharris117 Membership: Professional, Artwork: 12 Caroline Jane Harris explores the intricacies of nature through a labour intensive paper-cutting technique. She is fascinated by the phenomena of nature; the endless geometric symmetries found in all levels of existence. Using photographs of tree formations as her starting point, Harris manipulates images which are printed digitally, layered and cut by hand. The hand allows for natural distortions which induce the random, chaotic and asymmetrical - the antithesis of the digital conception
- Ryan Stanier Membership: Judge, Artwork: 0 Ryan is director at The Other Art Fair. After working with some major brands he entered the art world in early 2010 with the launch of Artbeat – a commercial gallery space in Covent Garden dedicated to the promotion of emerging artists. He also produced several off-shoots of the Artbeat gallery with temporary pop up spaces for example as at London Fashion Week
- Lesley Bennett Membership: Professional, Artwork: 4 Through the synthesis of wood, metal, bone, stone and by using traditional carving methods, I create sculptures abandoned by both nature and humans; to find the hidden beauty in the 'forgotten'. Though the line and form of the material often dictates my creative direction, my work focuses on the human condition and moments of balance; both physical and spiritual
- Montse Gallego Membership: Judge, Artwork: 0 Montse is an artist, curator and currently Director of Hundred Years Gallery in London.
She has been involved in the East End Art scene since 2002, first as a regular in Spitafields Art Market, then obtaining reputation as curator in Macondo Hoxton between 2004 and 2010 and finally opening Hundred Years Gallery in 2011, an exhibition and social space which is establishing itself as an influential platform for the arts, hosting and offering a varied event program in tune with current cultural
- Wendy Membership: Professional, Artwork: 30 I am a Welsh artist who graduated in 2008 with a first class honours degree in Sculpture from Loughborough University School of Art. I live and work in Bangor, Gwynedd and was elected to the Royal Cambrian Academy and the Royal British Society of Sculptors (Bursary Award) in 2010. I have recently been elected to the Welsh Group.
I have always been fascinated by dolls, puppets, mannequins and clockwork mechanisms, the surreal and the uncanny
- Emily Cooper Membership: Professional, Artwork: 7 I am painter, based in Buckinghamshire. Recently graduated from Bath School of Art and Design.
My paintings deal with energies and states of mind; placing painting at the summit of experience. Rooted within the terms of Romanticism, with its validation of strong emotion as an aesthetic source; they attempt to capture the Sublime experiences of untamed nature and its overpowering qualities on man
- ElaineNewingtonWard Membership: Professional, Artwork: 23 I joined British Women Artists in Nov 2009
- Jane Andrews Membership: Professional, Artwork: 10 I joined British Women Artists in Oct 2010
- AnneTeahan Membership: Professional, Artwork: 11 My work starts with drawing and painting which I take through a range of digital and physical processes, often involving fragmentation.
My 3 dimensional work turns objects such as pots, cups and shoes, into hollow, paper sculptures using torn and reconstructed images.
For me, paper is an expressive, organic and fragile material of construction as well as a surface for drawing, printmaking and painting
- Jill Eastland Membership: Professional, Artwork: 5 My work is strongly research based, usually beginning with a social, political or environmental issue of concern. I rarely confine myself to one media and often move from one media to another, being primarily led by the subject matter. I enjoy making evident the artifices of different media and the links between them, for example painting from photographs of a film shown on television and including the screen’s frame and the lines of interference produced on the camera
- BelleRobinson Membership: Professional, Artwork: 7 My affection for, and attachment to, London’s inner city informs even the most rural or exotic images I paint. My history began elsewhere but, had I not been immersed in London’s constant and beautiful contradictions, I would see very differently and my paintings would tell other stories.For me, painting is, in part, a narrative – a commentary on the textures, contrasts and colours which shape our lives, a drama engaging surface and image
- Nicola Troll Membership: Professional, Artwork: 10 Nicola has been etching since 1993. She was inspired to join an etching workshop in Bournemouth following a visit to the Australian outback, having done screen-printing at school. It wsas love at first sight and Nicola has been etching ever since. Her work is inspired by nature and includes more abstract work alongside more representative. She likes her pictures to portray a touch of the dramatic
- ARINA Membership: Professional, Artwork: 27 Russian-born British artist ARINA, based in London, exhibits her paintings all over the world and is recognized with a number of awards in the UK, USA and Europe. Her paintings have been featured at venues such as the Saatchi Gallery and Mall Galleries in London, Museum of Fantastic Art in Vienna, Venice Arsenale in Italy and many others in New York, Miami, Venice, Rome, Hamburg, Vienna, Marseille etc. and participated in events in London, Buenos-Aires, Moscow and Beijing
- Linda Sgoluppi Membership: Professional, Artwork: 4 I joined British Women Artists in Nov 2012
- suzannedeemmony Membership: Professional, Artwork: 3 I am an artist with a multi-disciplinary practice which includes painting, collage and photography.
My work focuses upon screen-sourced images (& the often voyeuristic nature of this type of spectatorship) with which I explore the possibilities of re-creating nostalgic and/or psychological narratives out of contemporary found imagery.
I am a recent graduate of Central Saint Martins Fine Art course and I live & work in London
- omi pharncote Membership: Professional, Artwork: 8 Omi is a feltmaker who since a small girl, has liked to make books. She has been feltmaker for over 9 years but only recently after seeing Allison Willoughby give a talk, did she have an epiphany (thanks Allison!) Now omi is concentrating on creating felt books using her own and others personal narratives as works of art.
She has a studio at National Trust, Gibside where you will find her most Saturdays if you would like to pop in for a chat and make some felt
- lynsey storer Membership: Professional, Artwork: 15 My present work concerns light, depth and space. Recently I have begun to look at layering paint in ‘Resin II’, 2008, I have moved on from the Optical work adding resin and enamel on top of an optical acrylic painting on canvas this is almost reactionary to the hard-edged paintings of my past.
This body of work is primarily concerned with the recreation of light through reverberation of the picture plane
- Maria Mari Murga Membership: Professional, Artwork: 3 María Marí Murga is an award winning artist who lives and works in London. She studied at the Barcelona School of Arts and Design “La Massana”. María pursued her studies in Florence, Italy, where she specialized in the Renaissance Old Masters Painting Techniques, later graduating from the “Angel Academy of Art”.
Her fascination with the individual, the possibility to investigate through the human face in the depths of the soul, led her to specialize in portrait
- arachne Membership: Professional, Artwork: 7 Having studied biology and art throughout my life i love to paint people and animals. All my work seems to reflect religious themes, questioning what is religion and how it is constructed, how creative it is to manufacture a system of thought, and project that into the universe, a blank canvas
- Vicki Membership: Professional, Artwork: 8 I make drawings, paintings and murals.
My current work involves resurrecting the images of historical women artists. The works are made by drawing, erasing, obliterating as far as possible and then redrawing. The process can be unpredictable but exciting!
- Pernilla Iggstrom Membership: Professional, Artwork: 4 I am a visual artist mainly working in oils and mixed media. I was born in Asia and grew up in Sweden and have lived overseas for 16 years. After many years in the corporate environment, I moved to London to realise my life long dream of a degree in fine art and now hold a BA (Hons) in fine art painting from City & Guilds of London Art School
- Kasia Kaldowski Membership: Professional, Artwork: 7 Born in Sopot, Poland, but lives in the UK since 1981 (British Citizen since 1990).
From early years she was interested in art and frequented art workshops organised by artists associations in Sopot. Painting regularly since childhood she took part in many art competitions and won, among others, countrywide competition for a painting, which represented Poland in international exhibition in India. She also won three times an art competition organised by Polish National Bank
- Jenny Eadon Membership: Professional, Artwork: 6 I trained at Reading University, and my first studio was at Open Hand in Reading. On moving I initiated the setting up of Cambridge Artworks Studios, we now live in Oxfordshire.
My practice was sculpture until about five years ago when I concentrated on painting large abstract oils - influenced by living in San Francisco and starting an MA in Advanced Abstract Painting there.
I have worked as an Artist-in-Residence going into schools, colleges and adult education
- stephaniebrunton Membership: Professional, Artwork: 8 I joined British Women Artists in Oct 2011
- dianne kaufman Membership: Professional, Artwork: 6 painter of the human, or painter about paint. not sure which really.
- rosie burns Membership: Professional, Artwork: 8 Rosie Burns
Obsessive Creative is probably an accurate description. I have always needed something to do, or make. At playschool there was concern that I had no interest in any interaction, just the easels. My knowledge of Art, interacting with materials and technique was nurtured tirelessly by my mother: she taught me to sharpen chisels and carve wood. At 17 I was selling vivid watercolour ink nudes in a café in Kent, doing some private commission work in watercolour and pen and ink
- maryamhashemi Membership: Professional, Artwork: 10 I joined British Women Artists in Jan 2010
- LynnImperatore Membership: Professional, Artwork: 18 Drawing has always been the primary tool of my practice, though there are moments of engagement with paint and colour as well. My ability to draw appeared early and quite fully formed. I searched and struggled for decades to move beyond the dazzle of effortless representation towards something more satisfying, a narrative thread which might speak to a deeper sense of imagery. My practice evolved in fits and starts
- Gaye Black Membership: Judge, Artwork: 0 Also known as Gaye Advert, she was the bass player for punk band "The Adverts" in the 70s, best known for the hit single "Gary Gilmore's Eyes" which was a controversial song based on the wishes of Gary Gilmore, an American murderer, that his eyes be donated to medical science after his execution. Described as; "the sickest and cleverest record to come out of the new wave
- SHIKYBA Membership: Professional, Artwork: 4 I was born and grew up in Kabul Afghanistan. I spent my childhood and my teenaged time in war zone. I started my degree course in Fine Art one year before the Islamic regime took control in Afghanistan. Unfortunately I could not continue my studies because of war. I left my homeland in 2000 and I have been living in London since then. I have continued my studies and graduated in Mixed Media Fine Art in 2009
- Mila Askarova Membership: Judge, Artwork: 0 Mila Askarova is the founder and director of Gazelli Art House a commercial art organisation providing a new setting for the creation of contemporary art and delivering the message of the finest international artists to a wide audience of both new and established collectors.
Mila worked at Sotheby's in the Client Development department while curating a number of exhibitions in Baku and Istanbul
- Miriam Halahmy Membership: Judge, Artwork: 0 Miriam Halahmy is an author and a poet. She has published two poetry collections. Her poems have been read on the radio and performed on stage.
Miriam has published a novel for adults; SECRET TERRITORY, Citron Press, and the first novel in a cycle of three for Young Adults; HIDDEN, Meadowside Books, March 2011, shortlisted for the Essex Book Award 2011.
Miriam is a member of the Society of Authors, SCBWI, English PEN and the Highgate Poetry Society
- Jane McAdam Freud Membership: Judge, Artwork: 0 Jane McAdam Freud daughter of Lucian Freud and Katherine McAdam who's multi-disciplinary practice covers, sculpture, drawing, print, and 4D (film).
Her works are represented in many national collections including the British Museum and National Gallery in London, the Ashmolean Museum and Fitzwilliam Museum.
International collections include The Carnegie Museums of Pittsburgh (USA), The National Gallery (Athens, Greece), and The Berlin State Museums
- Kim Morrissey Membership: Judge, Artwork: 0 Kim Morrissey is writer-in-residence for the Bloomsbury Time Bank Purple Poets in London (www.purplepoets.com). Her books include Batoche (Coteau Books, now in its fourth reprint), Poems for Men Who Dream of Lolita, Dora: a Case of Hysteria (Nick Hern Books, now in its third reprint) and Clever as Paint: the Rossettis in Love. Her play Mrs
- Ayla Lepine Membership: Judge, Artwork: 0 Ayla Lepine arrived in the UK from Canada in 2003 and studied theology as a postgraduate at Oxford University before returning to art history, obtaining a Courtauld MA ('The Aesthetic Turn' with Caroline Arscott) in 2005 and is now a Visiting Lecturer at the Courtauld Institute of Art and Gallery as well as the V&A, and Love Art London (for whom she once spoke in a fetching false mustache)
- Edward Lucie Smith Membership: Judge, Artwork: 0 British writer, poet, art critic, curator, broadcaster and author of numerous books including Sexuality in Western Art, Symbolist Art, Movements in Art Since 1945 and numerous others.
- Tony Pontone Membership: Judge, Artwork: 0 Managing Director Of Albemarle Gallery Located in London's
West End, Mayfair, the Albemarle is considered to be one of the best small
galleries in London. It has a tradition of supporting controversial artists
from a diverse range of backgrounds and styles
- Amanda Rigler Membership: Judge, Artwork: 0 Curator of The New Hall Collection, this unusual collection
contains nearly 350 contemporary works by distinguished women including
Maggi Hambling, Barbara Hepworth and Paula Rego.
- Helena Capkova Membership: Collective, Artwork: 0 Helena is Czech curator completing her PhD with the Centre for
Transnational Art Identity(TrAIN) @ Chelsea College of Art and Design.
- Althea Greenan Membership: Collective, Artwork: 0 Althea is a curator and researcher for The Women Artists Library Goldsmiths University.
- Escrow Account Membership: Collective, Artwork: 0 I joined British Women Artists in Jan 1970
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