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Chantal Joffe: Personal Feeling is the Main Thing, Exhibition at The Lowry

3rd July 2018 in Interviews and Partnerships by Cass Art
Chantal Joffe: Personal Feeling is the Main Thing, Exhibition at The Lowry

Personal Feeling is the Main Thing is the latest exhibition from renowned painter Chantal Joffe on show at The Lowry as part of Week 53 Festival. A tour de force in British painting this exhibition brings Chantals bold and expressive imagery to Manchester, where she reflects on the Week 53’s theme ‘Coming of Age’. Her works hang alongside four paintings by pioneering German painter Paula Modersohn-Becker – selected by Joffe herself. 

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A KALEIDOSCOPIC CITY ABOVE LONDON – IRINA KIRCHUK AND BOLD TENDENCIES

27th June 2018 in Exhibitions and Interviews by Cass Art
A KALEIDOSCOPIC CITY ABOVE LONDON – IRINA KIRCHUK AND BOLD TENDENCIES

Argentinan artist Irina Kirchuk built a vibrant installation out of discarded materials, overlooking the London skyline.

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Interview with Stella Kapezanou: Winner of the MiAL Bursary Award

13th June 2018 in Competitions, Interviews and Partnerships by Cass Art
Interview with Stella Kapezanou: Winner of the MiAL Bursary Award

We’re delighted to continue supporting Made in Arts London (MiAL), a professional development initiative organised by University of the Arts London, by awarding a £500 Cass Art Materials Bursary Award. We caught up with the winner of this years award, Stella Kapezanou to find out more about her stunning large scale paintings that captured our imagination. 

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Rosso: Going Solo - The Holly Bush Emerging Woman Painter Prize

12th June 2018 in Competitions and Interviews by Cass Art
Rosso: Going Solo - The Holly Bush Emerging Woman Painter Prize

This June we are excited to host Ecclestone Art Agency and The Holly Bush, Hampstead for their delivery of Rosso: Going Solo. This new solo exhibition in our Art Space in Islington is the culmination of Rosso’s achievements in the twelve months since winning The Holly Bush Emerging Woman Painter Prize. After receiving the prize in 2017 Rosso has continued to move onwards and upwards with her career at a rapid pace. In this past year she has had exhibitions at The Bloomsbury and the Mall Galleries, and is now on show at Zebra One Gallery in Hampstead. We caught up with Rosso to talk some more about her practice: 

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Interview with Zoe Wenban: Winner of The Cass Art Bursary at The Batsford Prize 2018

5th June 2018 in Competitions, Interviews and Partnerships by Cass Art
Interview with Zoe Wenban: Winner of The Cass Art Bursary at The Batsford Prize 2018

We're thrilled to continue supporting The Batsford Prize by awarding a £500 Cass Art Bursary to the talented Zoe Wenban she's graduating this summer from a BA in Textile Design from Falmouth University and her wonderful designs excited and inspired us. We caught up with Zoe to find out more about her work and plans for the future:

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Interview with Nina Cosford - Illustrator of the Cass Art Family Timeline

15th May 2018 in Features and Interviews by Cass Art Staff
Interview with Nina Cosford - Illustrator of the Cass Art Family Timeline

Over the last year, we've been working with the talented illustrator and artist Nina Cosford to create the Cass Family Timeline. Her colourful, cut-out style illustrations have truly brought our history to life! We caught up with Nina recently to talk about her experience during the project and to gain an insight into her creative process and life as a freelance illustrator.

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ARTIST INTERVIEW: CHRIS MAKIN, WINNER OF THE CASS ART AWARD AT XHIBIT 2018

8th May 2018 in Exhibitions, Interviews and Partnerships by Cass Art
ARTIST INTERVIEW: CHRIS MAKIN, WINNER OF THE CASS ART AWARD AT XHIBIT 2018
Founded by Kit Hammonds and Angela Robinson in 1997, Xhibit showcases the best emerging creatives from UAL (University of the Arts London). Xhibit is open to all current students and is selected by an expert panel of creative industry professionals. The resulting exhibition reflects the diverse range of creativity at UAL. Artist Chris Makin won the Cass Art Award for £500 of art supplies for his painting at Xhibit, Loom 1. We interviewed Chris to find out more about his work…
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Artist Interview: Elizabeth McCarten Young Artist Award Winner, The Sunday Times Watercolour Competition

30th April 2018 in Competitions, Interviews and Partnerships by Cass Art
Artist Interview: Elizabeth McCarten Young Artist Award Winner, The Sunday Times Watercolour Competition

Now in its 31st year, The Sunday Times Watercolour Competition is the largest and most prestigious prize for contemporary watercolour painting in the UK. Elizabeth McCarten is a painter and previous winner of the Young Artist Award as part of the Sunday Times Watercolour Competition 2017. We caught up with Elizabeth to find out more about her practice. The 2018 prize is now open for entries, find out more about the prize and how to enter.

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Student Interview: RCA Cass Scholarship

17th April 2018 in Interviews by Cass Art
Student Interview: RCA Cass Scholarship

Supporting artists is incredibly important to us at Cass Art and we’ve been doing so for over 100 years! Today one way that we are helping future generations of artists is through The Cass Art Scholarship, which supports select students at The Royal College of Art.

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ARTIST INTERVIEW: SARAH WIMPERIS WINS THE CASS ART WATERCOLOUR PRIZE AT THE RI ANNUAL EXHIBITION

13th April 2018 in Interviews and Partnerships by Cass Art
ARTIST INTERVIEW: SARAH WIMPERIS WINS THE CASS ART WATERCOLOUR PRIZE AT THE RI ANNUAL EXHIBITION

This month, the Mall Galleries in London are hosting the 206th exhibition of the Royal Institute of Painters in Water Colours. The Cass Art Prize is awarded to a work demonstrating the most innovative use of colour. This year, Cornwall based artist Sarah Wimperis won with her work ‘One Hundred to One from The Shard’, a night scene of the view from the top of the iconic London skyscraper. We caught up with Sarah at the Private View to find out more about her work and watercolour techniques.

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