Emerging Northern Irish Female Artists

Orla Gilkeson Orla Gilkeson lives along the County Down coastline in Northern Ireland and is inspired by the changing nature of the Irish Sea and surrounding landscapes. She produces abstract paintings and creates undeniably unique wall art. Her work is particularly interesting in that she reimagines landscapes and seascapes using textures, brushstrokes and scraping techniquesContinue reading “Emerging Northern Irish Female Artists”

Gifts For Young Artists – What to Buy Creative Kids for Christmas

“All children are born artists, the problem is to remain an artist as we grow up.” Pablo Picasso Got creative kids? More often than not that means having to be pretty creative yourself to choose the right gifts for young artists this Christmas. Fortunately help is on hand to get you moving in the rightContinue reading “Gifts For Young Artists – What to Buy Creative Kids for Christmas”

Featured Artist Blog Post – Gerhard Richter and The Blurring of Certainty

The Dresden-born artist Gerhard Richter is undeniably one of the most important painters of the 20th and 21st Century. He is particularly famous for his overpainted photographs, in which he uses the photograph as canvas. Yet he has also shown himself fluent in a variety of mediums including watercolours and oils. Further still he has produced theContinue reading “Featured Artist Blog Post – Gerhard Richter and The Blurring of Certainty”

3 Emerging Female Artists to Watch in 2020

As 2020 draws to a close, this post considers some of the top female artists who have made a huge impact in the art world despite a global pandemic.  1 Martine Syms The Los Angeles based artist calls herself a ‘conceptual entrepreneur,’ and from examining her work this seems to be a way of describing herselfContinue reading “3 Emerging Female Artists to Watch in 2020”

Link Roundup of Recent Art News From Around the World

These are some of the best stories about Art that we have found from around the Internet – all in one place for your entertainment and information. Be warned they really do range from the sublime to the somewhat ridiculous. Creativity can be found in the most unexpected places.  It’s always great to be inContinue reading “Link Roundup of Recent Art News From Around the World”

Ten Things To Buy An Artist This Christmas

We all know artists can be fussy, especially about all things art related! So where do you start when it comes to Christmas gifts?  Here are a few ideas that will delight even the most difficult of your artistic friends and family.  1 A Sketching Wallet This is one of the best and affordable giftsContinue reading “Ten Things To Buy An Artist This Christmas”

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