Tolleck Winner is a UK-based sculptor. Born 30 July 1959 in the former Soviet Union, he has lived and worked in the United Kingdom since 1980.
He works in a variety of media and is an Associate member of the Royal British Society of Sculptors.He is a member of Royal Over Seas League, Design and Artists Copyright Society, New Generation Art Movement and Association of Independent Museums.
On 14 November 2008, he was a contestant on the UK TV gameshow Deal or No Deal where he made history by becoming the contestant who sold the £250,000 box for £9,000, the lowest amount for which the £250,000 had been sold at the time. It has now been sold for £8,000.
The Saatchi Gallery is a London gallery for contemporary art and anindependent charity opened by Charles Saatchi in 1985. Exhibitions which drew upon the collection of Charles Saatchi, starting with US artists and minimalism, moving to the Damien Hirst-led Young British Artists, followed by shows purely of painting, led to Saatchi Gallery becoming a recognised authority in contemporary art globally. It has occupied different premises, first in North London, then the South Bank by the River Thames, and finally in Chelsea, Duke of York's HQ, its current location. In 2019 Saatchi Gallery became a registered charity and begun a new chapter in its history. Recent exhibitions include the major solo exhibition of the artist JR, JR: Chronicles, and London Grads Now in September 2019 lending the gallery spaces to graduates from leading fine art schools who experienced the cancellation of physical degree shows due to the pandemic.
Chelsea College of Arts is a constituent college of the University of the Arts London based in London, UK, and is a leading British art and design institution with an international reputation. It offers further and higher education courses in fine art, graphic design, interior design, spatial design and textile design up to PhD level.
The Melbourne Convention and Exhibition Centre is a group of three adjacent buildings next to the Yarra River in South Wharf, an inner-city suburb of Melbourne, Victoria, Australia. The venues are owned and operated by the Melbourne Convention and Exhibition Trust.
Mario Bellini is an Italian architect and designer. He graduated from the Milan Polytechnic - Faculty of Architecture in 1959 and began working as an architect himself in the early 1960s. He is the winner among others of 8 Compasso d’Oro and architecture awards including the Medaglia d’Oro conferred on him by the President of the Italian Republic.
The Royal Society of Miniature Painters, Sculptors and Gravers, more commonly known as the Royal Miniature Society (RMS), is an art society founded in 1895 dedicated to upholding and continuing the tradition of miniature painting and sculpture, generally meaning the painted portrait miniature, a particular English tradition.
Peter Newsome is a modern-day glass sculptor.
The Royal Society of Sculptors is a British charity established in 1905 which promotes excellence in the art and practice of sculpture. Its headquarters are a centre for contemporary sculpture on Old Brompton Road, South Kensington, London. It is the oldest and largest organisation dedicated to sculpture in the UK. Until 2017 it was the Royal British Society of Sculptors.
Dhruva Mistry is an Indian sculptor.
Maureen Paley is the American owner of a contemporary art gallery in Bethnal Green, London, where she lives. It was founded in 1984, called Interim Art during the 1990s, and renamed Maureen Paley in 2004. She exhibited Young British Artists at an early stage. Artists represented include Turner Prize winners Lawrence Abu Hamdan, Gillian Wearing and Wolfgang Tillmans. One thing in common with many of the artists represented is their interest in addressing social issues.
Zoo Art Fair was a London-based non-profit art fair held annually in October. The event got its name from its first venue, the London Zoo in Regent's Park, and it "established a reputation for showcasing new and innovative contemporary British art". According to Kit Hammonds, a lecturer at the Royal College of Art, in London, the event was "doing something quite interesting", but later "lost its viability" due to competition from the Frieze Art Fair. The last Zoo Art Fair was held in 2009.
Jasper Joffe is a British publisher at Joffe Books contemporary artist and novelist who lives and works in London.
Katie Walker is a British furniture designer well known for combining simple components in her work. Her designs combine the function of the object with a sculptural interpretation of its structure. She works with craft and volume manufacturers and produces specific one-off commissions from a variety of materials.
Jane McAdam Freud MA(RCA) FRBS is a British conceptual sculptor working in Installation art and digital media. She was the winner of the 2014 European Trebbia Awards for artistic achievement.
Alison Mary Wilding OBE, RA is an English artist noted for her multimedia abstract sculptures. Wilding's work has been displayed in galleries internationally.
Neeraj Gupta is an Indian sculptor. He took second prize in the sculpture section of the Florence Biennale in 2017, one of over a hundred winners in eleven sections. Gupta became the first Indian artist to win Florence Biennale Award. In 2018 he was one of the two hundred artists accepted to exhibit at the annual NordArt exhibition in the Carlshütte of Büdelsdorf, in Schleswig-Holstein in northern Germany. Keshav Malik was his guru.
Ian Cumberland is an Irish visual artist. He was born in Banbridge, Co. Down, 1983. His work focuses on portraits with his paintings typically using oils as the primary media. He studied fine art at the University of Ulster. He has won several prizes, the most significant of which was the Davy Portrait Award in 2010. In 2019 and 2020 Cumberland deals in his work with increased commercialization, technological development and its effects on the individual. In doing so, he creates scenes that seem like a private snapshot and transport the viewer into a voyeuristic experience. He develops these by integrating his paintings into an installation consisting of audio and video works, neon light, sculptures and other plastic materials. Through this kind of deconstruction of his created sceneries he achieves a visual construction that alienates the human being within his culture, the influence of the mass media and data surveillance.
The Grafton Galleries, often referred to as the Grafton Gallery, was an art gallery in Mayfair, London. The French art dealer Paul Durand-Ruel showed the first major exhibition in Britain of Impressionist paintings there in 1905. Roger Fry's two famous exhibitions of Post-Impressionist works in 1910 and 1912 were both held at the gallery.
Arik Levy was born in Tel Aviv. An artist and industrial designer, he attended the Art Center Europe in Switzerland where he graduated with distinction in 1991. Levy employs a multi-disciplinary approach in both the art and industrial design fields. His works have been included in multiple museum collections. Levy lives and works in Paris.
Clare Noel Shenstone is an English artist. She is considered notable for her cloth relief heads and her figure drawings. Her portraits hang in some major British collections including the National Portrait Gallery and the Sainsbury Centre for Visual Arts.
Peter Rodulfo is a British artist and sculptor who spent much of his childhood travelling across India and Australia, before settling in Norwich, UK. He studied at the Norwich school of Art and Design from 1975 to 1979. While based in Norwich he has travelled extensively; he was artist in residence at The Barony of Fulwood Trust Foundation Goiana, Brazil in 2004, and artist in residence at Shenzhen, China during 2012–13 and in 2016, Artist in Residence at The Barony of Fulwood Trust, Open For Art Project at Fundao, Portugal.
Group Exhibitions in London, UK (selection): Albemarle Gallery, 2015/ Albemarle Gallery, 2014 / Gallery Different, 2011 / The RBA Annual Open Exhibition at the Mall Galleries,2011 / Henley Festival, 2010/ Russian Art Fair, 2010 / Novas Gallery, 2009 / DAC'S Group Show, 2007 / Alon Zakaim Gallery, 2007 / Alon Zakaim Gallery, 2006 / Brunei Gallery, 2005 / ICI Corporation Manchester, 2004 / The Art Engine Gallery, 2004. Solo Exhibitions in London, UK (selection): Diorama Gallery Osnaburgh, 2003 / Charity Fair, Business Design Centre, 2003 / Frech Art, Business Design Centre, 2003 / Alon Zakaim Fine Art Gallery, 2007