Friday, 28 February 2014

Paul Roberts - British Artist

Paul Roberts

Paul Roberts was born in Tiverton Devon in 1948. Brought up by artist parents in Wales. He studied at Newport, Cardiff and Goldsmiths colleges of Art. Gaining early recognition in the 1970's his career as a painter was interrupted when he had worldwide success with the rockband Sniff'n'The Tears in 1978. Commitments to music meant that until 2000 time needed to develop his career as a painter was to some degree curtailed. In 1988 he moved with his family to Somerset, where he has continued to paint and make music. His work can currently be seen at the Plus One Gallery London.

Alex Kanevsky - russian artist

Alex Kanevsky

Alex Kanevsky was born in 1963 in Rostov-na-Donu, Russia and studied at the Pennsylvania Academy of Fine Arts. He has been the recipient of numerous fellowships and awards, including the Pew Fellowship for painting in 1997 and, most recently, a residency at the Lux Art Institute in San Diego. In addition to exhibiting across North America and Europe, his art can be found in the permanent collection of the Achenbach Collection, San Francisco Museum of Fine Arts. He has been reviewed in Art in America, the San Francisco Chronicle, the LA TimesThe New York Observer, and The Philadelphia Inquirer. In 2011, his painting “Big Head” was included in the Dolby Chadwick exhibition HEADS, curated by Peter Selz.