DARK SEA . 94x122cm . oil on canvas laid on panel . 2012
I'll be showing two paintings with Berridges Gallery at the 10th anniversary EAF.
Edinburgh Corn Exchange, New Market Road, EH14 1RJ
13th Nov - 16th Nov 2014
Halcyon Hotel Group in Bath commissioned me to make several artworks for their new Halcyon apartments. Staged in a beautiful Georgian townhouse, close to all the action, you might as well combine it with a hop into the Roman spa, followed by dinner at Clayton's Kitchen next door. And relaaaaaax.
We made these two bespoke prints for a Cheshire-based designer this week. Printed on heavy paper and floated in hand-finished white gesso box frames, they'll make for a nice contrast when hung alongside canvases.
I've been jointly commissioned by the NHS and the London Borough of Hammersmith and Fulham to create a large-scale artwork for the White City Collaborative Care Centre in White City. The piece, titled You And Me, centres around the meaning of the word 'family' and will incorporate words and drawing from local children, along with my own thoughts and observations, to create a visceral tableau that directly reflects the thoughts and emotions of the community. Personally, the project holds particular significance because of my long-standing relationship with the area, having been a local resident for 15 years. Project will be completed July '14.
'Heavy Load' . 107x117cm [canvas giclée]
photo courtesy http://www.theolivedesignstudio.com
Summerstorm . 130x190cm . oil on canvas . 2013
I'm showing some new paintings at Thompson's Contemporary Gallery. 594 King's Rd. Sw6 2DX.
Show runs Jan 31 - Feb 23. Contact Meg at www.thompsonscontemporary.co.uk
SNOW PATROL . giclée print on cotton-rag paper . 20x20cm . Signed edition of 75
Two of Ben's paintings now hang in the lounge at Bath's newest fine-dining restaurant. Book a table at The Porter and sample some of double-Michelin-starred chef, Rob Clayton's delights. find out more at www.theporter.co.uk