Commissions Blog

Toby Ward NEAC has a fascination for human activity and the way we interact with the world around us, particularly through the collaborative process of commissions. He combines his experiences with fragments of memory and imagination to document history, the changing architecture of London and individual lives in a way of piecing together the past.
Posted by Anna Bromwich on Fri, 2015-11-13 15:15
We spoke to Fiona Clucas SWLA about her commission of a field full of wildflowers.
Posted by Anna Bromwich on Fri, 2015-11-13 12:34
A bespoke work of art means you can wrap up a painting or sculpture of a yacht, super yacht, a sea container or your favourite relatives playing on a beach, to commemorate a special occasion. Commissioning a personalised work of art will create a lasting thing of joy forever.
Posted by Liam Kilby on Thu, 2015-11-05 12:48
Not all of Antonia’s commissions are of coastal landscapes. Trained in Natural History Illustration, Antonia often undertakes pet portrait commissions, a task she thoroughly enjoys as she loves animals.
Posted by Sasha Enticknap on Fri, 2015-09-25 14:58
In December the Annual Exhibition for the Royal Institute of Oil Painters returns to Mall Galleries. We spoke to Peter Graham ROI about his commision for Henly Royal Regatta.
Posted by Sasha Enticknap on Thu, 2015-09-17 12:13
Jill Moger SWLA - Crocodile Bag
Sculptor and lover of reptiles and amphibians, self-taught artist Jill Moger SWLA creates ceramic artworks depicting a variety of cold-blooded wildlife. She was commissioned by a collector in her hometown, who requested a rather unusual and amusing piece.
Posted by Liam Kilby on Mon, 2015-09-14 11:58
Fran Giffard is an artist whose works have a distinctly original medium: her vibrant watercolour and aquarelle paintings of birds fill the used pages of Moleskine diaries. Presenting a glimpse of the artist’s daily life, brief diary entries – shopping lists, personal reminders, day schedules – can be read alongside the brilliantly coloured images of wildlife, making Fran’s work unforgettably unique.
Posted by Anna Bromwich on Fri, 2015-09-11 17:09
The world-renowned International Maritime Museum in Hamburg, Germany, is the new home to a commissioned portrait of a ship by Royal Society of Marine Artists member, John Lines.
Posted by Sasha Enticknap on Fri, 2015-09-11 16:04
Taking place in November later this year, this unique opportunity will allow Bruce to sketch and paint the Antarctic wildlife in their natural habitat, as well as the dynamic icy landscape.
Posted by Sasha Enticknap on Thu, 2015-09-10 15:40
Ronny enjoys the freedom of notably open briefs such as this one, as it allows him to play with his own ideas of tone and media.
Posted by Liam Kilby on Fri, 2015-09-04 16:13
Harriet doesn’t draw her ideas first; she prefers to jump right in and find her materials that she recycles from scraps. As well as metals sourced elsewhere, the artist incorporated the scrap material that she had found on the farm to reflect the landscape the sculpture would reside in
Posted by Liam Kilby on Fri, 2015-09-04 15:28
Barn Owl by Simon Turvey Image for Commission Wildlife Art blog post
We were recently approached by a client who had seen and fallen in love with a work by Simon Turvey SWLA which had sold before she could purchase it. Commissioning an artwork allows art lovers to purchase a painting in a similar vein to one that they might have missed out on buying in the gallery. However it adds something...
Posted by Anna Bromwich on Fri, 2015-07-17 12:20