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    Happy New Year!

      2020  I hope the year has started well for you. After a year on route at the mercy of the wind off Western Africa I'm now back in the studio and underway for this years selection of exhibitions which will be taking place later this year. The schedule is still to be confirmed but will be taking place closer to home than most years and will be likely to be taking place in Oxford, London, Brighton and maybe York. Please stay tuned for

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    New Work heading to Singapore art fair soon

    After a long hot summer of searching for swimming holes in between work the latest pieces reflect the warm hues and village scenes of the South of France. Eclectic architecture stacks up against the hilltops, people meander in and out of the labyrinth of their steep streets. These pieces are mixed media using local newspapers, coffee and acrylic on board with a hint of gold leaf! Please contact me for more information about these pieces and w

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    Last commissioned piece reminiscing about the Silk Route

    Work in progress from my last commission, inspired by the intricate details of Islamic architecture in Samarkand and Bukhara in Central Asia. A quirky amalgamation of towns and stories layered together with a special story woven into the pages.

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    Intertwined layers

    Approached by HBO to create a piece for a Game of Thrones Gallery exhibition in East London due to the air of magical realism and colours in Emmie's work. The piece is in the form of a large sculptural book with a wooden front cover 60 high x35cm wide and combines a number of intricately layered pages representing different scenes from the Game of Thrones which are both separate and intertwined. The piece aims to represent the air of intri

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    San Francisco Art Market 25th-28th 2019

    Following New York Art fair where Emmie's work was represented by Quantum Gallery she will be showing at San Francisco Art Market 25- 28th April 2019. The work is now in transit in preparation. The work shown will be ecletic cityscapes pieces with inspiration drawn on from India and the silk route countries of Central Asia.

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    Battersea Art Fair 2019

    Some of the pieces exhibited (and sold) by Quantum Gallery at this years Affordable Art Fair in Battersea. One of the longest and most established art fairs which despite the impending Brexit negotiations held up well although a number of galleries had pulled out of showing at all. Work being featured in the picture is partly based on sailing past Porto, the tower in Marrakesh, an abandoned building discovered while on art residency in Cappadocia

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  • emmie All , Available , Europe , Exhibits / Press

    Eclectic collection Showing at London Art Fair this weekend

    Istanbul is a city that feels like you know it before you do and yet also feels like an exotic place and otherworldly place with the spices of trading routes still lingering in the air. Buildings from a bygone age mixed with contemporary ones and modern features blend and symbolise the psyche of the people and culture. The way the light plays on The Aya Sofia’s different angles and its multi faith use over its intriguing 1400 years intrigue

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    Showing at The Mall Galleries 12-14th December

    Emmie will be showing at the Mall Galleries between 12-14th December 2018 and has exhibited at this show annually since 2010. This is a group show with part of the funds generated through picture sales going directly to the children's charity UK Youth. The pieces of work she'll be showing for the first time were made while working from a sailing boat with the long term aim of a circumnavigation.  This show features the work of many talented ar

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    New Work ‘Sailing South’ showing November 14th-18th at AAF in Singapore

    This collection of work is based on some of Europes ports and towns that we visited and which have welcomed and sheltered sailers through the centuries on their way to the discoveries of the ‘New World’. The Cathedral of Santiago de Compostela looked at its most dramatic in the evening light highlighting a labyrinth of details, grand arches, pillars and rooftop features. For some this is the end of a pilgrimage of a very long journey p

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  • emmie All , Available , Europe , Exhibits / Press

    People watching in Porto

    Now taking part in a mini art residency in Porto from the Opo lab of design and architecture and reminiscing about some work made from here a couple of years ago which was shown in The Corte Real Gallery in Portugal and then in Edinburgh. The pieces are very mixed media made out of all sort of things including a German fairy Tale book, electrical wires, rice and gold leaf. Interesting place to take in a multitude of eclectic architecture, peo

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  • emmie All , Available , Eastern , Exhibits / Press

    Final touches complete to new collection of work ‘Camel Nights’

    The final touches have now been made to a Collection of work based on the mystical and exotic contours of minarets, mosques, temples and houses of Rajasthan and Bukhara and Samarkand in Uzbekistan. Even their names sound evocative.  The idea for these pieces 'Camel Nights' had initially been conceived at this amazing camel trading festival which takes place each year at the full moon in November. The pieces are mixed media gold leaf collage

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  • emmie All , Europe , Exhibits / Press

    Work featured in ‘The Oxford Art Book’ coming soon

    The two pieces 'Funnelled light' and 'Last light on the Sheldonian' now both in private collections will be shown in The Oxford Art book . It is described as 'a vibrant book to celebrate Oxford and its surrounds through the eyes of the artist's it inspires. It will be published on 13th September 2018 and launched in Blackwells Oxford and then stocked in a number of bookshops.

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  • emmie All , Cappadocia , Europe , Exhibits / Press

    Exhibiting at AAF Battersea and New York in March 2018

    Exhibiting 8th March-12th March 2018 at AAF Battersea and New York 21st-25th March 2018 represented by Quantum Gallery. Amongst other new work will be this piece 'Cappadocia Cave Dwelling' 103 x44cm Mixed Media. This is a piece recently finished but harks back to strong memories and inspiration of time spent working at a art residency in a cave complex in Cappadocia central Turkey. This is an area of bizarre rock formations, underground ci

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  • emmie All , Europe , Exhibits / Press , Norway

    Feature: Artist & Illustrator Magazine

    A feature in Artist & Illustrator Magazine after a 4 month journey by sailing yacht up into the Arctic Circle in 2017. Click here to view the enlarged article.

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  • emmie All , Europe , Exhibits / Press , Norway

    Exhibition: Sarah Wiseman Gallery

    Exhibiting  January 13th - February 10th  at The Sarah Wiseman Gallery. A journey in pictures to 68 degrees North. www.wisegal.com ‘We scrambled to finish final preparations as conditions suddenly aligned themselves to set sail in late March bound for the Lefoten Islands in the Norwegian Artic circle. At 68 degrees North and at a rough speed of 5 knots we had a long journey ahead that would take many months. During my time on board I do

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  • emmie All , Cappadocia , Europe , Exhibits / Press

    Exhibition at The Mall Galleries, December 2017

    Emmie will be exhibited six pieces at The Mall Galleries, London between 13th – 15th December. 35% of sales went to the charity UK Youth supporting youth initiatives around the UK.   www.artforyouth.com The piece above was included in the curated ‘Storytelling’ show as part of the exhibition. ‘The piece is based on a time that I spent on art residency living in a cave in the fascinating area of Cappadocia in Turkey. We encoun

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    Christmas Card supporting ‘Water Harvest’ India

    Christmas Cards available with 100% profits going to the Charity 'Water Harvest' Providing sustainable solutions, combined with traditional wisdom to capture and store water in some of the poorest communities in India. This design was chosen the charity to celebrate this years Christmas. The original painting is based on the beautiful Jodphur Fort in Rajasthan from initially sketched when I was working in the area. To find more out about the

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  • emmie All , Available , Europe , Exhibits / Press , Norway

    Artist in residence to 68 Degrees North

    Currently Artist in Residence sailing up past islands of foliage strown rooftop, through stormy seas and to the Artic Circle in Norway where the sun never quite sets. Documenting the changing scenery and buildings while sometimes being buffeted from all sides and by the wind, unplanned wave spray merging the colours on paper in interesting ways.

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    Book launch of ‘A Wisp of Wisdom’ at Blackwells

    A great evening was had by all at the launch of 'A Wisp of Wisdom' at Blackwells Bookshop in Oxford in December. A recap on the project... WHAT'S THE IDEA? We are eleven children's authors, an artist, a publisher, and a conservation project, working together to create a very special book. Our book is inspired by traditional animal stories from the Korup forest in Cameroon: stories full of tricky tortoises, cunning monkeys, flies stronge

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    ‘Intertwined layers’ – 10th – 13th November 2016 Pop up Game of Thrones exhibition

    Approached by HBO to create a piece for a Game of Thrones Gallery exhibition in East London, due to the air of magical realism and colours in Emmie's work. The exhibition ran from 10th – 13th November to celebrate season 6 and the forthcoming season 7. The piece created combines intricately layered pages representing different scenes from the Game of Thrones which are both separate and intertwined. The piece aims to represent the air of intr

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    ‘The Art of the Crayon’ by Lorraine Bell

    Emmie's work has been featured in the mixed media part of the book 'The Art of the Crayon' by Lorraine Bell, Rockport Publishing 2016. The book is full of unusual and quirky ways of working with crayons including sculpture and resist techniques. It starts with the quote 'Artists are just children who refuse to put their crayons down' Al Hirshfield, artist, cartoonist 1903-2003. Over several pages it shows the work and goes into her way of working

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    Central Asia trip extract July-August 2016

    Retracing steps back to Central Asia... "It was a long day, a rickety bus to the border from Dushanbe, Tajikistan, a shared taxi, a walk over the shiny and virtually deserted border crossing to Uzbekistan. This can be a delicate border crossing, due to past political altercations meaning you will be thoroughly searched. I was welcomed and given a sprig of mint by one of the border guards but was this a trick? My phone and camera containing 3000

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    ‘Wisp of Wisdom’ Book Crowdfunding Campaign illustrated by Emmie

    'Korup Stories' a project supporting literacy and storytelling about the animals in the Cameroon involving eleven talented writers, a publisher and Emmie as illustrator. The stories are fun and full of tricky tortoises, cunning monkeys, flies stronger than elephants, blue bottomed drills, despicable crocodiles, and animals gathering for meetings up in the sky.  Please Support the project, buy the book, a limited edition print, there will be

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  • emmie All , Europe , Exhibits / Press

    Grayson Perry visit

    Lovely to meet Grayson Perry and talk art @ The pop up Art Room in Selfridges, London while I was running workshops there. He was as eloquent and interesting as ever. Patron of the inspiring children charity The Art Room

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    Mirror Man in Selfridges Atrium

    'The Mirror Man' is suspended from the ceiling over three floors Selfridges Atrium hanging along with 90 other chairs by prominent designers and artists including Richard Wentworth, Paul Smith and Yinka Shonibare. The installation and workshops are designed to highlight how the way we work is changing and how craftsmanship embraces technology. There were also a series of workshops run by the artist over two months in residence in the Ultralounge

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  • emmie All , Eastern , Exhibits / Press

    Interviewed by the art and travel website ‘Wanderarti’

    'Your paintings have a lovely unique, rustic style to them. How did this develop?' I’m interested in old buildings, the characters who have lived there and who may live there in the future. A building as a storybook. I worked on a project many years ago in a shantytown ‘Villa Maria’ in Peru, each day new people would arrive and set up home rising higher and higher into the barren mountains. They would use anything available to make th

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    Exhibition at EDS Gallery in Edinburgh

    Emmie was invited to exhibit at The Edinburgh Drawing School Gallery alongside some beautiful work. Her work shown was principally based on the scenes of stretched Portuguese buildings with a strong mixed media element to them.

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    Exhibiting at The Sarah Wiseman Gallery

    Emmie is exhibiting a small selection of work based on autumnal glimpses of Oxford buildings from 19th October onwards. 'In her new series about Oxford, familiar buildings have been imbued with this sense of adventure and travel. Playing on a traveller's personal experience of exploring a city, she tends to exaggerate particularly exotic architectural features, allowing the viewer, who may be very familiar with Oxford, to feel that they are en

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    Cappadocia work was exhibited at The Beaux Art Gallery in Bath

    Work based on Cappadocia and Istanbul were on display at the Beaux art Gallery. It is 'situated near the abbey in a listed Georgian building, the gallery specialises in the work of major twentieth century painters, sculptors and studio ceramicists.'

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    Invited to exhibiting at The Corte Real Gallery in Portugal

    Emmie is now exhibiting some of her recent work at The Corte Real Gallery in Southern Portugal. The gallery has an eclectic mix of international artists whos work they exhibit. The work is based on Porto and there has been all sorts of different media used to create layers of the pieces including stones, resin, keys stamps and rice! A whimsical portrayal of what might be found inside someones house on the outside.                

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  • emmie All , Europe , Exhibits / Press

    Featured in The Oxford Times

    Work was exhibited at Oxford Artweeks open studio event for the fifth year running, in Jericho this May. Amongst other things there was work inspired by the caves of Cappadocia, the eclectic layered architecture of The Aosta valley, Italy and mixed media pieces of the skyline of Porto on display.

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    Paintings appear on front cover of New York magazine

    Emmie's work was spotted at The Affordable Art Fair in New York  last year and subsequently featured prominently in 5th edition of the literary New York magazine 'The Coffin Factory'. Its release coincided with the Art Fair this year and the paintings were suitable due to their narrative content and use of words in the pieces. The Coffin Factory

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