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    Interview with Camilla Dowse

    How did you find your voice as an artist ? I can’t remember a time when I didn’t want to draw or paint. From a very young age I drew the animals around me, the dogs, the cats, the horses. Also the plants and the landscapes around my home. I grew up in a quintessential English village, in a crumbling…

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    Meet Rue Asher

    How did you come to art, or how did art come to you ? I was always creative as a child and in my late teens I had visions of customizing t-shirts in order to make my fortune. However I needed to improve my drawing skills, so I embarked on some part time art courses, forgot about my original plan…

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    Meet Niki Hare

    How did you come to art, or how did art come to you ? As a kid I was into art and horses, I started at art college but it didn’t work out so I went off and rode horses for the next 20 years. A few years ago I decided I needed a change, started painting a bit whilst…

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    Interview with Stef Fridael

    How did you find your voice as an artist ? I can, as if it happened yesterday, still remember that I made my first little masterpiece. I was a child of 8 years in the 3rd grade of a strict Dutch Catholic primary school. Once in school we were allowed an hour of drawing and I had drawn a thick…

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    Anne storno : An inspired artist

    How did you find your voice as an artist ? I was initially interested in Art history, especially Modern and Contemporary art. I have always been drawing since I am young but it is only after a few years studying art, visiting galleries and meeting artists that I decided to make the plunge and to sell my artworks. I discovered…

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    Interview with Lee Campbell

    How did you find your voice as an artist ? Leaving NZ and looking for a new challenge, I settled in England in 1983 where, after several years of part-time art courses I won a place on a degree course which began what has become my life’s work. Painting by Lee Campbell: Morning Mist, 2017, Oil on canvas, 60 x…

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    Interview with Hideyuki Sobue

    How did you come to art ? I was born fatherless and my mother was disabled. No sooner had I been born, I was placed in an orphanage. As far as I remember, before I was given pencils and papers, I enjoyed drawing on the ground with twigs and pebbles all the time. It was before I turned 4 years…

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    Nick Malone crossing art forms

    Nick Malone crosses art forms to create adventures through narrative, soundscape, drawing and painting. He was initially a writer, but left academic life to become a full-time artist, gaining an MA in Fine Art from Central St Martins in 2006, and has exhibited extensively, both in London and internationally. He has received an Arts Council England Award to support him…