Vic Bateman had a infectious devotion to his work that was presenting his work and couldn't be ignored
"I use the word devotion to describe my involvement with painting. Devotion to my belief in the power of painting to enrich the world and also devotion to the process: the physicality of using paint, the movement and gesture involved in the making of a painting."
Kim has exhibited work in many solo and group exhibitions including Reclaiming The Madonna (1994) an Eastern Arts Council Touring Exhibition that included Sarah Raphael, Eileen Cooper, and Paula Rego. She was also part of the International Drawing Exhibition, Lines of Desire, A North West Arts Board touring exhibition which also included artists Paula Rego and Rita Donagh. Drawing is still central to her studio practice and she is a member of the Thames Barrier Print Studio in London.
Paul Catherall is a London based printmaker and illustrator, renowned for his bold linocuts of architectural landmarks. He has created illustrations for well-known books such as The Cloudspotter’s Guide as well as limited edition works for the Southbank Centre and a series of high profile posters for London Underground. Combining an expert eye for composition and colour with consummate draughtmanship, he creates his prints entirely by hand in a painstaking relief process that takes several weeks to complete.
Paper collage by Marcus Davies captures the beauty of African wildlife. Marcus trained at Saint Martin’s School of Art and the Royal College of Art in fashion and textiles and has recently returned to his first love of illustration and wildlife. His attention to detail and use of texture and colour is captured beautifully in this series of extraordinary work executed in torn and cut papers which make each image.
Marcus has also previously had two wildlife books published by the World Wildlife Fund and his work is also available on a selection of
greetings cards and prints.
Take 4 is a selection of work from four artist that we have had the pleasure to host at the Paul McPherson Gallery.