Author Archives: Charlie Kirkham SGFA

ULRICH WEST:d A RETROSPECTIVE

Ulrich was born in 1937 and is a product of the Liverpool College of Art where he studied in the late 1950’s. His artwork combines the old fashioned skill of drawing with an original and surreal imaginationsupported by a considerable depth of technical knowledge and … Continue reading

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Melvyn Evans SGFA at The Yorkshire Sculpture Park

by Melvyn Evans SGFA At the beginning of this year I was invited to take part in an exhibition at the Yorkshire Sculpture Park. The new work for the exhibition would be a continuation of a series of prints looking … Continue reading

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Chris Forsey RI SGFA Interviews Shirley Trevena RI

by Chris Forsey RI SGFA It was a great opportunity for the audience to listen to Shirley Trevena talk about her career in Art and I was lucky enough to get the job of interviewing her. She requested I do … Continue reading

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Image of the Month: Mallows Blossom by Venetia Norris SGFA

I enjoy the spontaneity of drawing from life and communicating a sense of place.  I only feel that I have fully understood something if I have drawn it.  I love the sound of a pencil leaving a mark, varying its … Continue reading

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Alice White ASGFA on her ZSL London Zoo Artist Residency

  Sketching, drawing and painting are all equally important processes for me as an artist. Since graduating from Chelsea College of Art and Design in 2005, I have conducted my oil painting practice from my studio in London, creating artwork … Continue reading

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Image of the Month: Beasts Above the Sea by Tamlyn Blasdale-Holmes ASGFA

“Beasts Above the Sea” is an interpretation of human impact upon nature. It is also a reflection of the chaos we inflict upon ourselves. This piece examines our relationship with the Seas and the seemingly devastating pressures we put upon … Continue reading

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Open Studios: An Insider View

by Christine Hopkins SGFA Do a google search for ‘Open Studios’ and you will find a comprehensive list from Bedfordshire to York; towns, cities and regions whose artists are linked together with one aim – to make art accessible to … Continue reading

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