I am pleased to say that my painting ‘East End Crossing’ has been selected for The New English Art Club’s Annual Open Exhibition at the Mall Galleries in Central London between 16 and 25 June 2016.
“Continuing to build on the tradition of painting and drawing from observation, the New English is a vibrant and diverse group of visual artists whose work is highly collectible and widely admired.”
About my painting
London’s East End is, and always has been in a state of flux. Nothing remains the same for long, and this instability gives rise to contrasts.
It is the tension between the contrast that I have tried to capture in my painting. Namely, the lighter, upper levels of East End life, and a darker underworld just beneath the surface.
The painting is based on a crossing on Commercial Street in Spitalfields.
New English Art Club Annual Open Exhibition
The Mall (near Trafalgar Square), London SW1
Tel: 020 7930 6844
From the 16th to the 25th June 2016, 10am to 5pm daily (closes 1pm on final day).
£3, £2.50 Concessions, Free to Friends of Mall Galleries and Under 18s. 50% off to National Art Pass holders.