Mall Galleries Blog

Kelvin Okafor selfportrait
Kelvin Okafor reflects on the milestone moments of his ten-year career so far ahead of his first ever retrospective.
Posted by Róisín McVeigh on Wed, 2019-09-04 11:03
What Are You Doing Here? by David Cobley
Ahead of his upcoming retrospective, David Cobley reflects on his thirty-year career.
Posted by Róisín McVeigh on Fri, 2019-08-30 16:50
Sarah Jane Moon cover
We spoke to Sarah Jane Moon, a figurative artist whose queer identity informs much of her portraiture.
Posted by Róisín McVeigh on Tue, 2019-07-02 14:28
HH cover
This year, the Hesketh Hubbard Art Society (HH) launched a bursary for young artists. Here, we speak to the recipients of the bursary, Bartholomew Beal, Jonathan Farningham and Lucy Savage about their experience so far.
Posted by Róisín McVeigh on Tue, 2019-07-02 12:13
David Cobley - Portrait of an Artist (cover)
We spoke to Tim Benson PROI NEAC RP, David Cobley RP, Suzon Lagarde, Erin Lee and Nick Grove about the art of self-portraiture.
Posted by Róisín McVeigh on Wed, 2019-06-19 17:09
Rob & Martha by Emma Hopkins - cover
Emma Hopkins RP discusses her path from prosthetics to portrait painting, capturing the duality of human emotion and the journey we go on with our bodies.
Posted by Róisín McVeigh on Wed, 2019-05-29 12:04
Wild India by Kate Morgan
Kate Morgan RI discusses blending the fantastical with the real to create enchanting naturescapes and her recent collaboration with H&M Kids.
Posted by Róisín McVeigh on Mon, 2019-05-20 13:33
We spoke to Ed Burkes, winner of the Jonathan Vickers Fine Art Award 2019, about island life, how it's influencing his artistic practice and his plans for his upcoming residency in Derbyshire.
Posted by Róisín McVeigh on Wed, 2019-04-10 13:23
Melodie Cook PS and Penelope Milner explain how a desire to portray compelling emotion led them to select older sitters.
Posted by Beatrice on Tue, 2019-02-19 17:41