ANDY FINLAY - CAROLINE HANDS - DALOPO - ELEANOR BUFFAM - JACINTO CAETANO - JASON MOLLOY - LINDSAY PICKETT - MARCUS RICHARDS - NARA WALKER - TING AN LIN - SHIROMA RATNE
FT2 WINTER 17 Edition, a handpicked collection of unique works by eleven emerging visual artists based in London. A mixture of styles from figurative to abstract, from digital to surreal, all
linked by the inherent quality and inspiring nature of the pieces.
‘Dawn’ by Andy Finlay is Syrian landscape in white oil paint with concrete dust on raw unstretched canvas. It depicts Homs, a Syrian city demolished in the bombings.
‘Urban Angel’ by Caroline Hands is a semi-abstract, vibrant painting from an artist that devoted all her life to art making and teaching, living many years in remote places of mainland China.
Painter Eleanor Buffam’s work brings us closer to nature and childhood. Buffam is interested in exploring ideas of community, interdependence, and interconnectivity, especially regarding
humanity’s place with one another and with our environment
Marcus Richards’ compelling geometrical composition is a treat to the senses. Richards was the only British artist out of 3,500 entrants from 92 countries whose work was accepted for Japan's
Osaka Triennale exhibition, and awarded the silver prize.
‘Micky has died’ collage on wood is another brilliant piece by painter and street artist DALOPO. In 2016 DALOPO won the second edition of AskatasunArte International Art Prize with a
painting about the refugee crisis.
Artist and designer Jason Molloy presents an ingenious organic sculptural wall piece made of burnt papers, card and wood, specifically commissioned for this exhibition from his sell out
‘Moon Dust’ by Ting-An Lin is an exquisite abstract composition from an artist who studied architecture and fine art at Central Saint Martins where she discovered a passion for life drawing
and conceptual art that led her to winning ‘La Salon’, a prestigious prize for painting in Paris.
Shiroma Ratne's work ‘Pulse’ has evolved through a gradual creative process that is expressed in abstract form, with a strong sense for colour. She intuitively captures the sense, mood and energy
to create her art with a passion for colour, achieving highly original pieces.
Digital artist Jacinto Caetano has established himself as a name of reference in branding and advertising, with work featured in some of the most recognizable campaigns in the capital, like the
London’s landmarks in the red Santander bikes. ‘Twisted Lines’ is his latest series evolved using his own new technique on digital drawing.
‘Crossroads’ oil in linen by Lindsay Pickett is a compelling realistic yet surreal work by this accomplished artist who has just won the ‘Purple Roof Gallery ‘ award in Shanghai.
‘Mimic 2017’ is a fine example of the expressionist work from young Australian and truly international artist Nara Walker whose work is owned by collections including the Mine Sanat
Galerisi, Turkey; City Museum of Aveiro, Portugal; and Georgia's National Parliament Library.