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10th November 2020

Claire Harrup joins the The Artworks!

The Artworks is incredibly excited to announce our latest signing; Claire Harrup! Claire’s sophisticated digital combinations of printmaking, collage and drawing give her images a unique texture and instantly recognisable style, retaining the quality and hand-made feel inherent across all of these processes. The subtle layering of textures and limited colours creates beautiful and unpredictable […]

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25th September 2020

Meet the Arists – Lucia Gaggiotti

Lucia Gagiotti’s beautiful illustrations use vintage references and iconography to make incredible contemporary graphic art, calling out to classic children’s books, folk art and mid-century design. Her cartoonish figures are rendered with a practiced naïveté and immaculately presented with worn in textures; her images feel like they have a life well-lived. Splitting her time between […]

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17th July 2020

Meet the Artists – Laura Barrett

Laura Barrett creates elegantly composed illustrations made up of layered levels of silhouetted cutouts, throwing her subject matter into stark relief and confidently exposing her eye for gesture and the intricacy in her designs. Developing her style from traditional Scherenschnitte (paper cutting), Laura uses digital techniques to enhance the theatrical nature of her work; clearly divided […]

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3rd July 2020

Meet the Artists – Heather Gatley

Heather Gatley’s illustrations are all about emphasis; sparingly using specific lines and marks to hi light and draw the eye to an element of a composition, Heather creates images that are harmonious in their balance of colour, gesture and weight. After joining the Artworks through the Startworks programme in 2006, Heather has brought her reportage […]

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3rd July 2020

Meet the Artists – Katie Ponder

Katie Ponders work occupies the sweet spot somewhere between Constructivism and Art Nouveau. Her bold, graphic compositions contain flourishes of natural forms and highly detailed features; emphasising the very real expressions behind the abstracted figures she creates. Often using an intuitive approach, Katie finds the image and composition as she’s making it, assembling textures and […]

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26th June 2020

Lucy Rose keeps busy creating cushion designs!

Not one for a day off, Lucy Rose keeps busy creating beautiful cushion designs when not working on commissioned projects. Starting with research on a particular subject (normally exotic birds, animals and plants), Lucy begins to sketch out composition ideas and settles on initial colour palettes, “I think this is a really important and time […]

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