Curently Browsing: Investable Artists
Delighted to hear that Steve Burden has progressed through to the second round of judging for the notable John Moores Painting Prize 2020 – adding to his catalogue of successes over the last few years. View and buy available work by Steve here.
“I paint belongings. They include toys, jewellery, shoes and ornaments. These treasured possessions are painted as portraits, imbuing them with the importance I feel they deserve. The paintings invite the viewer to imagine stories about the objects and the memories and emotions they trigger. Lost possessions can cause a yearning out of all proportion to […]
Edinburgh graduate Molly Kent has been awarded the Degree Show Purchase Prize this year – for ‘Society Reproduces Doubt’ to join the University of Edinburgh’s Art Collection. This is a notable achievement – congratulations to Molly whose work will now be used in teaching and housed amongst many other talented alumni artists.
We tipped Ella Squirrell as an investable artist in April last year (read tip here) and her career is continuing to flourish – with regular shows, residencies and sales. As demand for and interest in her work increases, her prices will see a 20% increase on Friday (May 29th) this week. It’s another great time to invest!
Emma-Louise Grady is currently exhibiting at the Royal Scottish Academy as a selected artist for New Contemporaries 2020. Now in its twelfth year, this carefully curated exhibition offers a unique opportunity to see some of the best emerging talent in Scotland under one roof. We have some beautiful new work available by Emma-Louise, all work is available to […]
FBA Futures 2020 – selected artists I sent a newsletter out in October sharing my thoughts about Mark Bletcher: “I also have a good feeling about Mark Bletcher – he’s got something very special going on and I personally just acquired his piece ‘Catch Up For You’ – to me he really stands out.” I’m not alone in noticing Mark’s talent, […]
Around this time of year I compile a roundup of artists’ achievements over the year. It’s always great to hear about our artists accomplishments (shortlists/prizes/significant shows etc.) and these annual memorandums of success, have historically proven to be accurate indicators of investability. Don’t get me wrong – I am not suggesting you should buy work based […]
Peter Evans had a solo show and journal article in 2019 with an interview at Oliver Spencer clothes store in London. Read the interview here. Peter also took part in a residency at Palazzo Monti in Italy in March, following which, he participated in a group show in April.
Sometimes you come across an artist – who you immediately know has something special, and yet it takes a little time for them to gain the recognition they deserve and then once they do – they fly… Natalie Chapman is a good example of this. As a result of Moma Wales Prize 2019 and 4 exhibitions in the last […]
Portrait of Britain 2018 winner, Vikram Kushwah is gaining significant recognition, this time with selection for the Taylor Wessing Photographic Portrait Prize 2019 – a leading international competition, which celebrates and promotes the very best in contemporary portrait photography from around the world. Whether artistic or commercial, Kushwah’s pictures have a dream-like quality, in which the boundaries between fiction and […]