Chiswick In Pictures exhibition
Pictured above: Voysey House Blue by Rachel Busch
Monday 10 September – Saturday 27 October. The exhibition is on view 24/7 because it is in a public area of the hotel, so you can see it any time.
In the atrium of the Clayton Hotel Chiswick, 626 Chiswick High Rd, London W4 5RY
The Chiswick In Pictures exhibition, organised by The Chiswick Calendar, is an exhibition of the work of 18 professional artists who live locally, celebrating the wealth of artistic talent in Chiswick and seeing the place where we live through their eyes. With thanks to the Clayton Hotel Chiswick, Sipsmith and Snappy Snaps Chiswick for sponsoring the event.
Artists taking part
Anna is professionally a photographer of people, capturing moments of emotion and turning them into evocative images, but for her own pleasure she likes to photograph familiar Chiswick landscapes. You can often see her pictures also as the photograph of the day on this website.
Trained at The Slade, Byam Shaw School of Art and Royal College of Art, Arabella paints scenes of the River Thames in oils.
Boats on the River Thames by Arabella Harcourt-Cooze
Christine is an illustrator for books and magazines and pursues her own personal vision creating works in watercolour, pastel, crayon and gouache.
Figures Sitting in the Park by Christine Berrington
Francis Bowyer P.P.R.W.S., N.E.A.C.
Francis studied at St Martin’s School of Art and Chelsea School of Art. He is a member of the New English Art Club and the Royal Watercolour Society. Winner of The Arts Club Prize at the Royal Academy Summer Exhibition 1994 and the Turner Watercolour Prize in 2014, his work is held in the Royal Collection and H.R.H. The Prince of Wales Collection.
George studied at Glasgow School of Art, worked as an architect in the Far East and then set up his own practice in London. He has devoted himself to painting in retirement.
Glynis studied illustration at St Martin’s School of Art, and printmaking at Brighton University. She teaches printmaking and screen-printing and has exhibited in galleries and in previous RA Summer Exhibitions.
After a career in advertising and publishing, with a side line in cartooning (published in Punch and Private Eye) Hugh became a watercolourist in retirement and has exhibited with the Royal Watercolour Society.
Hogarth’s House by Hugh Bredin
Humphrey Bangham has been working as an artist and designer for more than 30 years. After graduating in Fine Art from Chelsea art college he has worked consistently for private clients, art consultants, film and design practices. More recently has formed BBHB to provide artworks of all types for clients ranging from prestige hotel chains, international entertainment companies and works in private collections.
Strand on the Green by Humphrey Bangham
Isobel Johnstone studied Fine Art in Edinburgh and was Curator in charge of the Arts Council Collection at the Hayward Gallery at London’s South Bank Centre. Since 2004 she has concentrated on her own painting, while also researching and writing about modern and contemporary British art.
Sweet Chestnuts by Isobel Johnstone
Jason Bowyer P.P.N.E.A.C., RP, PS
Jason trained at the Camberwell School of Art and the Royal Academy. He is a member of the New English Art Club and the Royal Society of Portrait Painters. As well as teaching and exhibiting, he has been artist in residence at Fulham Football Club and Championship artist for Wimbledon. He and his brother Francis have both been War Artists at Camp Bastion in Afghanistan.
Cranes by Jason Bowyer
Jill is a wildlife artist who studied at Cambridge University and Putney School of Art and Design. Represented by the Jane Newbery Gallery in Dulwich, she portrays the fragility and vulnerability of birds and animals in her drawings and paintings.
Hedgehog by Jill Meager
Joanna Brendon MBE,MA
Known mainly for her semi-abstract landscapes, Joanna Brendon also works in charcoal, and mixed media. Her conceptual work has been shown at the Saatchi Gallery, and three prints are in the V&A permanent collection.
Jon has been photographing Chiswick for more than 30 years, coming to photography from a background of painting and drawing. He particularly likes to capture the way mist and fog turns a figurative image into an abstract one. You can often see his pictures also as the photograph of the day on this website.
Keith is a silkscreen printer and photographer with a background in IT who lives and works in Hammersmith. Hammersmith Bridge is a frequent subject in his work.
Hammersmith Bridge 1 by Keith Davidson
Louise has always drawn and painted but was ‘side-tracked’ into the world of work, first restoring painted and gilded wood, then in marketing and finally setting up and running a youth and community centre in west London, before returning to her first love, oil painting.
Rachel’s background is as an illustrator. Now a print maker, she uses her drawing skills to make hand-made lino cuts, cardboard cuts and mono prints.One of her prints was selected for the Royal Academy Summer Exhibition this year.
Voysey House Wallpaper by Rachel Busch
Rennie is one of a growing breed of post-digital ‘freestyle’ artists whose work encompasses everything from film, photography, painting, illustration and sound. Best known for his award-winning music, he has performed around the world, often using photographs taken on his travels as his starting point for new work.
Allotment shed by Rennie Pilgrem
Sophie Ashdown Coady
Sophie has been painting for more than 20 years and has explored many different styles. Her work includes acrylic on canvas, watercolour and oils; abstracts, representational images and sculpture. The pictures she’s chosen for this exhibition are watercolours of Chiswick scenes.
Chiswick Park station by Sophie Ashdown Coady