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by Brian Thompson July 12, 2019



02 October to 04 November 2018
Tuesday to Saturday 11am to 6pm,
Sunday 12 to 5pm


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Artists in alphabetical order
The paintings shown are of people in Islington that Sharon would see on a regular basis when she lived in the area. Sharon Studied at the Royal College of Art, Falmouth School of Art, has work in The Museum of London, Guildhall and V&A collections. She is Co Founder and Course Leader of the Foundation year at The Royal Drawing School.
Bella 2012
Sylvie 2007-09
Alex 1998 - 2016

Renee 2008
Blue Coat
Red Coat
Brothers and Tree Stump Green Street 2016

Sir Peter Thomas Blake (born 25 June 1932) is an English pop artist, best known for co-creating the sleeve design for the Beatles' album Sgt. Pepper's Lonely Hearts Club Band. His other best known works include the cover of the Band Aid single "Do They Know It's Christmas?", and the Live Aid concert poster.

Limited Edition Prints
Picadilly Circus, the Convention of Comic Book Characters
 Petticoat Lane, One Hundred Women
Hyde Park, Positively the Last Appearence of the Butterfly Man
Regents Park, The Runaway Donkeys
River Thames, Regatta
Regent Street, Dancing
Ludgate Circus, The Day of the Skeletons
3. Nicholas Borden
Born in London and educated at Exeter Art College, Foundation course, Central Saint Martins, College of Art and Design, London, Graphic Design BA, 2:1,Central Saint Martins, Postgraduate Diploma, Illustration,Royal College of Art, Master of Arts, Communication  Design
Townhouse Gallery, Spitalfields, London, Cork Street Open, Cork Street London, MA Communication Design Show, RCA, London,Work in Progress, RCA, London. Absolute Secret postcard exhibition Royal College of Art, London Folio Society Illustration competition, Final show, Central Saint Martins , Review magazine
Edward Booth Clibborn, \\museum of Illustration, Royal College of Art Society, Studio 52, London, Johnathon Pryce and Kate Farhy,Like Jacob Ltd.
The Sheila Robinson Memorial RCA  Drawing prize
Regent Street
Kings Cross
Pentonville Road
Regent Street Drawing
Born in 1968 and brought up in the Midlands. Peta studied for an MA in Sequential Design and Illustration at Brighton University (2003). Previous exhibitions include Southwark Cathedral (2011, 2013, 2014) and The Townhouse Gallery, Spitalfields (2013). She has been a contributing artist to the Spitalfields Life website (a daily online blog based in the East End) since 2013.The site has published collections of Peta's etchings with subjects ranging from derelict buildings to London street scenes and people.
Donovan Bros, Crispin Street, Spitalfields
Gas Holders, Bethnal Green
Gallions Reach Wreck, North Woolwhich

De Walvisch, Wapping
The Old Rose, The Highway, E1
Two Towers, London Wall 
Eleanor Crow grew up in Cornwall, Suffolk and Gloucestershire. She has a BA(Hons) in Fine Art: Drawing & Painting from Edinburgh College of Art, and an MA in Communication Design from Central Saint Martins. After fifteen years of designing book covers for Random House Vintage and Faber & Faber, she returned to oil painting in 2014, and has subsequently had works selected for the Lynn Painter-Stainers Exhibition (2016) and the RSA Open Exhibition at the Royal Scottish Academy (2017). She works from her studio in East London, exhibiting and working to commission. She has lectured at a number of art colleges in the UK and in the Czech Republic.
Selected Group Exhibitions
2018   London Eye 2, The Millinery Works, London
2017   RSA Open Exhibition, Royal Scottish Academy, Edinburgh
2016   Lynn Painter-Stainers Exhibition, The Mall Galleries, London
2014   Open Exhibition, Dulwich Picture Gallery, London
1993   Scottish Artists & Artist Craftsmen National Gallery of Scotland, Edinburgh
Pollarded Trees, Pimlico, April Afternoon
 Near London Fields, Early Afternoon
Mornington Terrace, May Evening, 2018

Mile End Road, Late Summer, 2018, oil on linen board, 23 x 31cms
Fog on the River Thames from Trinity Buoy, 2018

 Bridge over Bow Creek, Spring Afternoon, 2018



Born in Staffordshire, trained as an architect in Birmingham and subsequently responsible for many art and historical exhibitions in London and elsewhere,  Christopher later restored and adapted Somerset House for the Courtauld Galleries. He turned painter some twenty years ago and has contributed to many group shows, as well as a number of solo shows including those at the Millinery Works Gallery in 2005, 2007 and 2012.

 Battersea Power Station
Parliament Recalled
Albert Bridge
Awaiting an Event at Waterloo Bridge
Tower Bridge
A View of the River is Still Absolutely Essential
Marc Gooderham was born in 1977 in West London. He attended the University of Westminster where he studied Illustration. Marc’s paintings concentrate on the urban landscape. A traditional approach combined with contemporary subject matters, his use of light and shade gives these compositions a heightened, atmospheric feel.
Marc has exhibited alongside The East London Group of painters and taken part in various group and solo exhibitions.
One of his paintings is featured in the new Spitalfields Life publication – ‘East End Vernacular’ - Artists who painted London Street scenes in the 20th century.
His work is held in both private and overseas collections.
Waiting for you
The Red House
Fill Your Heart (Garrick Theatre)
The Rio Cinema, Dalston
The Vogue Cinema
James was born London in 1968 , he obtained an Art Scholarship to Dulwich College, London and attended a foundation Course in Art & Design at St Martin’s School of Art, he later achieved a .BA (Hons) in three dimensional design at Kingston Polytechnic.
Selected Group Exhibitions
1995 Photographer’s London, the Museum of London
1998 Summer Interlude, The Paton Gallery, Hackney.
1999 Tower Blocks – Love them or Loathe them. The Museum of London.
2001 Creative Quarters. The Museum of London.
2003 British Watercolours. Mall Galleries.
2007 – 2010 London Art Fair, Cosa Gallery London.
2005 – 2015 Contemporary British Art. The Millinery Works Gallery, London.
2017 V & A Museum of Childhood, Searching for Ghosts, Holly Street, Portraits and
Holly Street Tower Block Sculpture, 11 Feb 2017 to 21 Jan 2018
Film / Documentary
‘Under the Cranes’ Emma-Louise Williams and Michael Rosen, 2011
Featured artists Leon Kossoff, Jock McFadyen and James Mackinnon
‘The Bastille Concerto’ documentary produced by Tony Collins, celebrating the life of legendary jazz drummer Clifford Jarvis. To be released 2018.
Photographer’s London 1839 – 1994, Mike Seaborne, The Museum of London
Artists London – Holbein to Hurst’ Kit Weld, Lucy Pelz, Cathy Ross,
Merrel Publishers Ltd, 2001.
Dictionary of British Artists since 1945, David Buckman, Art Dictionaries, 2016
East End Vernacular – Artists who painted London’s East End streets in the 20th Century’ The Gentle Author, October 2017.
 Camden Town Tube, 2016
Back Lane Hampstead, 2015
 Flask Interior Study, 2015
1975 Born, Wiltshire
1994 – 1997 Botany degree at Girton College, Cambridge University
1997 – 1998 Foundation Course at Leith School of Art, Edinburgh
1998 – 2000 MA in Fine Art (painting) at City and Guilds of London Art School


2002   Laing Seascape and Landscape Exhibition, Mall Galleries, London
2003   Small Paintings, solo show, Archeus Fine Art, London
2004   Quiet, Isn’t It?, Archeus Fine Art, London
2004   Hunting Art Prize Exhibition, London
2004   Group Show, The Hill Gallery, Kilmersden, Somerset
2005   Vauxhall Festival Show The Cleaver Street Gallery, Kennington, London
2005   The Discerning Eye Exhibition, Mall Galleries, London
2005   Arts Unwrapped, Space Studios, Vauxhall Street, London
2008   Les Tuileries Gallery, Dorking, Surrey
2009   Influence, Brock Street Gallery, Bath
2009   Romanian Paintings, solo show, ING, London
2009   Lynn Painter-Stainers Prize Exhibition, London
2010   Contemporary British Art, The Millinery Works Gallery,
London 2010   England’s Glory
2010, Gallery 27, Cork Street, London 2010  
ArtAbility, Cadogan Contemporary Art, London 2010   Images of St. Paul’s in the 21st Century, St Paul’s Cathedral, London (Work                  selected for display at Coutts Bank, The Strand, London) 2011   Contemporary British Art, The Millinery Works Gallery, London 2012   The London Eye, The Millinery Works Gallery, London


2000 David Murray Landscape Award (Royal Academy)
2000 Jeremy Haworth Award for Painting (City and Guilds of London Art School)
2005 Leverhulme Trust residency, Federation of City Farms & Community Gardens

Collections ING Art Collection, private collections in the UK, Denmark, South Africa, Kuwait, Canada, USA.

 M25 Blackthorn Blossom (Clacket Lane), 2018

The Parakeets of Richmond Park, 2018
Clacket Lane Posy, 2018
Born in Portsmouth and studied at the Slade, Eric is a 
long-time London resident and over many years interspersed still life 
painting in the studio with outdoor projects in the city, focusing on 
local streetscapes, green spaces, the Thames and the London Underground.
October Afternoon, Stoke Newington
Above Ground
Daylight Angel
From The Globe Theatre
The Violin Man
Living by the Thames all my life it has naturally become my favourite subject matter, not only in its grand pictorial space, but also as a spectacle of its labour and workforce. Invariably my paintings are stimulated by a series of on-the-spot drawings, usually quite detailed. I find the heraldic touches of colour on the tugs and other vessels’ funnels quite exciting in contrast to the green/grey values of the water vistas. There is a dogged toughness about these craft as they manoeuvre vessels twice their size to wharves further upstream. Although my family worked on the Thames for generations, I was the first member to actually record its daily activity.
Butlers Wharf, Shad Thames
Small Craft off Pipers Wharf
South Bank Troubadour
Vanburgh Castle, A Gothic Fantasy
The John Mackay

Born in Ealing, London, Pat studied Fine Art at Middlesex Polytechnic and received a Higher Diploma in Printmaking at the Slade School of Art in 1976. She produces etchings and aquatints and sometimes incorporates coloured Indian or Japanese papers in her work - a process called Chine Collé ( meaning tissue and glue). Pat shares a studio in Kentish Town, London.

 Conservatory, Kew Gardens


Regis Road Reflection



Abbey Mills Pumping Station


Camden Town


Entrance to Abbey Mills

Docklands Light Raillway



Born London 1959, Melissa attended Slade School of Fine Art 1977-81 gaining a 1st class B.A. In 1999 she was elected to the Royal Society of Portrait Painters and in 2008 to the New English Art Club 2008. In 2017 she was elected to the Royal British Artists.

Melissa has exhibited many times in U.K and U.S.A both one person and group shows, 23 times in the RA Summer Show, five times in the BP Portrait Award, National Gallery.

Her one person shows have been at Mark Jason Fine Art, The Albemarle Gallery and The Grosvenor Gallery. She has won many prizes and awards including; first prize in the  Lynn Painter Stainers prize 2008 and runner up twice, winner of the People’s Choice Prize 2018, second prize South Bank Picture Show and the People’s Choice Prize, runner up in the Threadneedle Prize 2013 and 2018


Gordon Square, Spring 2018
Islngton Back Gardens in a Heatwave
Rosebery Avenue
 Summer in Grays Inn Road
Islngton Front Steps



Frank Stanton Biography

1931 Born London

1949 Awarded Slade Scholarship

Solo Exhibitions

1955, 1958 Canonbury Bookshop Gallery, London

1975, 1976 Salford City Art Gallery & Museum

1984, 1989, 1996 All Hallows by The Tower, London

1996 John Jones Arts Centre, London

1998 John & Irene Stocks Gallery, Norfolk

2001, 2016 The Millinery Works Art Gallery

2011 Joint shows with my sister, Joan Stanton, The  Millinery Works Art Gallery

2011 The Framing Gallery, Brussels

Group Exhibitions

1954 Canonbury Bookshop Gallery with Duncan Grant & Vanessa Bell

1956, 1957, 1958, 1959, 1961, 1965, 1977 The Royal Academy

1956, 1957 Walker’s Gallery, Bond Street, London

1957 The Royal Institute

1957, 1958, 1977, 1978, 1979 Islington Art Circle

1963, 1964 United Society of Artists, London

1963, 1964 National Society, London

1964, 1966 Contemporary Portrait Society, London

1972, 1973 The Augustine Gallery, Holt, Norfolk

1990 St Paul’s Cathedral Crypt

2000 - 2015 The Millinery Works Art Gallery, London

2007 The Geffreye Museum, London

Theatre Design

1953 Designed & made masks for ‘Love’s Labour’s Lost’, Morley College, London

1953 Designed & made masks and setting for Le Jeu d’Adam et d’Eve’ Institut Francais, London

1956 Designed sets for the first British production of Albert Camus’ ‘Les Justes’, Tower Theatre, London

1973 Designed set for Puccini’s “Il Tabarro”, Royal College of Music, London

1974 Designed sets for “Il Combattimento di Tancredi e Clorinda” by Monteverdi and “Dido and Aeneas” by Purcell for The Royal Northern College of Music, Manchester

1986 Designed sets for “Narnia, The Musical”, City of London Festival, Transferred to New York

1995 One Man Exhibition of Theatre Designs & Models, St Dunstan’s College, Catford Arts Festival

1973 Started teaching, St Dunstan’s College, Catford

1980 Became Head of Art, St Dunstan’s College, Catford

1995 Retired.


Corner of Trafalgar Square 2012

End of my Road, Evening, (London N4), 2010

All Hallows by the Tower, 2011

Canonbury Square, 1954
The Front of St Paul's 2011

The Meeting, Embankment, 2012




Giles was born in 1947 in Gravesend, Kent, but educated and ‘artschooled’ in Cheltenham.  “When I was young I remember Cheltenham as very Edwardian in style, it made a very strong impression on me; later I made several paintings of the town’s cafés and restaurants.” After graduating in Cheltenham, Giles move to London to spend a post graduate year at Goldsmith’s college studying teaching. There followed a spell of 15 years teaching Art & Design at a large comprehensive school in S. London. ‘I was very lucky to join a strong team in an excellent Art Department.  Most of us were part-time and used any spare time for painting.  It was great to work with other artists and exhibit together.’  From 1976 onwards, he regularly exhibited with galleries in Belgium and his work has rarely been shown in the U.K.  In 1987 he started working with Freeform Art works – a company then making decorative hoardings for property companies.
In the past few years he has shown work in "Discerning eye"; Royal Academy Summer show (2015); Royal Society of British Artists (2017, 2018). He has also undertaken numerous private commissions.

Aberdeen Park
Bus Shelter
Petherton Road
The Noctambulist

Sotheby Road

The House on Highbury Hill



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