This month we had the pleasure to meet Maggie Li and Frann Preston-Gannon, friends and fellow children illustrators as they prepare to showcase their work at an exhibition in Herne Hill. We were impressed by Maggie’s and Frann’s desire to educate children by raising awareness of problems in the natural world, which they are clearly passionate about. It … More February #SpotlightOn Artists’ Maggie Li and Frann Preston-Gannon
We are always humbled to meet local artists’ and the #SpotlightOn feature is one of our favourite highlights of the month. For the first of our 2019 series, the January issue presents Nick Richards, local Sydenham artist and fellow Crystal Palace Park running pal. Tell us about your work? I’m a painter of portraits, landscapes … More January #SpotlightOn Artist Nick Richards
This year we teamed up with @SESussed to share some of the great work Marcela does to raise the profile of people in the #SELondon community. We felt it only apt – seeing as Christmas is coming and the Disco is getting PHATTT – that we bring you ‘Meet (some of) SE London’s Entrepreneurs — Haven’t Stopped … More *DISCO *DISCO *DISCO – Have you started dancing yet?
This week sees the launch of Glad I Did It, a creative installation by Award-winning Irish artist Christina Reihill that steps inside the mind of Ruth Ellis, the last British woman to face the death penalty. In an immersive three storey installation, the exhibition uncovers the facts about Ruth Ellis’ psyche that have never been brought … More ‘Glad I Did It’ Inside the mind of Ruth Ellis, Bermondsey Project Space
We were recently contacted by artist Marcus Aitken about “Control” an exhibition featuring 11 London based artists’ work that responds creatively to the feelings, challenges and stories of people with Parkinson’s disease. The exhibition at hARTsLane Gallery New Cross is set to raise awareness and funds for Parkinson’s UK including an affordable art shop with artworks under £50. The exhibition … More “CONTROL” Exhibition: Connections to Parkinson’s
This weekend DeptfordX opens, a ten-day free festival of visual arts focused on new work by emerging local artists. Every year, DeptfordX throws open its doors to contributions from independent contemporary artists in its long-running un-curated fringe festival. This year, platform artists Shawanda Corbett, Georgia Lucas-Going, David Steans, NT and Laura Yuile and Special Project … More DeptfordX – A Living Visual Arts Festival
September’s #SpotlightOn is bought to you by Marcela from @SESussed… ‘When South East London Blog got in touch about working together I jumped at the chance. I was already a big fan of Rosanna’s work and her blog was hugely informative, especially when I first started writing about the area myself. So I am thrilled to … More September #SpotlightOn: Peckhamite Abstract Artist Katrina Adams