Category Archives: Artist Feature

Suggestive Horror, Monochromes, and Eccentric Animal People by Mr Mead

Auguste Chocianaite interviewed Tom Mead, whose monochromatic illustrations will make you want to check under the bed before going to sleep tonight. Subtly terrifying and irresistibly charming works by Mr Mead will make your imagination tick. Suggestive horror is one

Suggestive Horror, Monochromes, and Eccentric Animal People by Mr Mead

Auguste Chocianaite interviewed Tom Mead, whose monochromatic illustrations will make you want to check under the bed before going to sleep tonight. Subtly terrifying and irresistibly charming works by Mr Mead will make your imagination tick. Suggestive horror is one

Travel-inspired colour palettes of Elaine Jones

Like many artists, Jamaica Street’s Elaine Jones discovered her urge to paint when she was a child. After completing a Fine Art degree at Loughborough University she started to travel the world, becoming inspired by the wide array of colour

Travel-inspired colour palettes of Elaine Jones

Like many artists, Jamaica Street’s Elaine Jones discovered her urge to paint when she was a child. After completing a Fine Art degree at Loughborough University she started to travel the world, becoming inspired by the wide array of colour

Kate Evans’ design for the Christmas Party invitation

Our Christmas Party flyer hits the streets this week. Our flyer image is by Kate Evans. Kate has been a studio holder at Jamaica Street since 2011 and is an illustrator and fine artist. Kate is currently working on an

Kate Evans’ design for the Christmas Party invitation

Our Christmas Party flyer hits the streets this week. Our flyer image is by Kate Evans. Kate has been a studio holder at Jamaica Street since 2011 and is an illustrator and fine artist. Kate is currently working on an

Anouk Mercier: Hinting at the Mysterious, the Abysmal and the Uncanny

Our volunteer journalist, Auguste Chocianaite met Anouk Mercier in her studio. Enchanting landscapes embellished with subtle motifs of the Antiquity period combined with the most outstanding creations of nature, all produced using ink or pencil, are signature works of Anouk

Anouk Mercier: Hinting at the Mysterious, the Abysmal and the Uncanny

Our volunteer journalist, Auguste Chocianaite met Anouk Mercier in her studio. Enchanting landscapes embellished with subtle motifs of the Antiquity period combined with the most outstanding creations of nature, all produced using ink or pencil, are signature works of Anouk

Feminine intimacy, fragility and vigour by Philip Munoz

Glamorous women have always been a centre of attention for the bohème: as the artist’s muse, lover and inspiring companion. Philip Munoz, a painter at Jamaica Street Artist Studios, empowers his artwork to impeccably convey the cult interpretation of feminine

Feminine intimacy, fragility and vigour by Philip Munoz

Glamorous women have always been a centre of attention for the bohème: as the artist’s muse, lover and inspiring companion. Philip Munoz, a painter at Jamaica Street Artist Studios, empowers his artwork to impeccably convey the cult interpretation of feminine

Matrix of dreams and reality in Dorcas Casey’s sculpture

Augustė Chocianaitė meets Dorcas Casey Dreams have been surrounded by myths and beliefs within different cultures since time immemorial. Young sculpture artist, Dorcas Casey harnesses the power of dreams by using them as the main source of inspiration for her

Matrix of dreams and reality in Dorcas Casey’s sculpture

Augustė Chocianaitė meets Dorcas Casey Dreams have been surrounded by myths and beliefs within different cultures since time immemorial. Young sculpture artist, Dorcas Casey harnesses the power of dreams by using them as the main source of inspiration for her

Sweet melancholy in Serena Curmi’s artwork

Serena Curmi‘s minimalistic and slightly melancholic drawings are an escape from our prismatic colour based reality. The artist herself reveals what her art is all about: visual aesthetics, a little bit of cosy solitude and a great deal of imagination.

Sweet melancholy in Serena Curmi’s artwork

Serena Curmi‘s minimalistic and slightly melancholic drawings are an escape from our prismatic colour based reality. The artist herself reveals what her art is all about: visual aesthetics, a little bit of cosy solitude and a great deal of imagination.

Emma Dibben’s sabbatical travels

Studio artist Emma Dibben is spending a year travelling and getting involved in creative projects. Here are a few examples of what she has been up to and the photos she has sent us.              

Emma Dibben’s sabbatical travels

Studio artist Emma Dibben is spending a year travelling and getting involved in creative projects. Here are a few examples of what she has been up to and the photos she has sent us.              

Interview with Andrew Hood by First Contemporary Gallery

The Italian Connection Travelling Artist Andrew Hood explores Italy in his latest series as he returns to his home town Edinburgh for the 10th anniversary of its prestigious Art Fair Bristol based painter Andrew Hood, known for his vivid abstract

Interview with Andrew Hood by First Contemporary Gallery

The Italian Connection Travelling Artist Andrew Hood explores Italy in his latest series as he returns to his home town Edinburgh for the 10th anniversary of its prestigious Art Fair Bristol based painter Andrew Hood, known for his vivid abstract

Anthony Garratt’s Tresco project listed in Telegraph’s Nine Best Outdoor Exhibitions feature

Tresco, Isles of Scilly Where would you like to view the latest paintings of the Isles of Scilly? On a trademark curl of white sand? From a serene hilltop gazing across bucolic perfection to a dancing sea? How about the

Anthony Garratt’s Tresco project listed in Telegraph’s Nine Best Outdoor Exhibitions feature

Tresco, Isles of Scilly Where would you like to view the latest paintings of the Isles of Scilly? On a trademark curl of white sand? From a serene hilltop gazing across bucolic perfection to a dancing sea? How about the

Abigail McDougall on new directions and prepping for Open Studios

Abby has recently been busy preparing for JSA’s Open Studios, as well as her own exhibition under the name of her gallery, Bristol Contemporary Art. The exhibition ‘Supernature’ revolves around the theme of the magnificence of nature. Exhibiting 20 artists,

Abigail McDougall on new directions and prepping for Open Studios

Abby has recently been busy preparing for JSA’s Open Studios, as well as her own exhibition under the name of her gallery, Bristol Contemporary Art. The exhibition ‘Supernature’ revolves around the theme of the magnificence of nature. Exhibiting 20 artists,