Second Floor Studios & Arts – [SFSA]

Gary Drostle – River of Life Mosaic – Iowa, USA

Posted in New Works, SFSA Members by Second Floor Studios & Arts on June 19, 2010

You can find out more about SFSA member Gary Drostle Iowa mosaic project by following Julie Richey’s blog on the ‘Mosaic Art Now’ blogspot: http://mosaicartnow.blogspot.com/2010/06/greetings-from-iowa-city-iowa.html

also, check out the online slide show to see the process and finished mosaic here: http://cmd.shutterfly.com/commands/pictures/slideshow?site=garydrostle&page=garydrostle&album=22

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Ray Richardson joins SFSA

Posted in SFSA Members by Second Floor Studios & Arts on June 18, 2010

Painter Ray Richardson joins SFSA this month

“Everything is Everything” 2005

“Ray Richardson is the Martin Scorcese of figurative painting” – Lindsay Macrae, GQ.

“There is a filmic quality in these works which proposes Ray Richardson as a David Lynch of canvas and paint” Iain Gale, The Independent

Education: 1984-87 Goldsmiths College of Fine Art, 1983-84 St Martin’s School of Art.

Awards: 1999 British Council Award, 1990 BP Portrait Award, 1989 British Council Award.

More info on Ray Richardson here: www.rayrichardson.co.uk

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Angela Summerfield – ‘A Sense of Light’

Posted in Events, New Works, SFSA Members by Second Floor Studios & Arts on June 17, 2010

Mood Study, Treasured Moments, No 1′ oil on canvas

‘A Sense of Light: Oil Paintings and Prints by Angela Summerfield’, Chelsea and Westminster Hospital, 20th June to 3rd July 2010.

The artist is donating a 25% comission on on sale to the Chelsea and Westminster Hospital Health Charity Hospital Arts.

Mood Study, Treasured Moments, No 2′ oil on canvas

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Daniel Mackie – Featured Studio Member

Posted in Featured Studio Member, SFSA Members by Second Floor Studios & Arts on June 16, 2010

With over 15 years of experience as a conceptual and lifestyle illustrator, Daniel Mackie is one of the leading illustrators in this field.

Boom

More here: https://secondfloorstudiosarts.wordpress.com/sfsa-featured-studio-member

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Gary Drostle – Major US commission forms centrepiece to 69 million dollar fitness centre

Posted in New Works, SFSA Members by Second Floor Studios & Arts on June 12, 2010

SFSA member artist Gary Drostle is now in Iowa, USA, laying his latest commission,  a 50 foot long mosaic representing  the River of Life which will  form the centrepiece in the entrance of a new sports and leisure centre for the University of Iowa in Iowa City.

More details of Gary’s latest projects here : http://www.drostle.com/newsupdate.html

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Southbank Printmakers – 10th Anniversary Exhibition

Posted in Events by Second Floor Studios & Arts on June 6, 2010

Southbank Printmakers – 10th Anniversary Exhibition

SFSA member artists’ David Bowyer and Nick Richards will both be exhibiting works as part of Southbank Printmakers 10th anniversary group exhibition at The Crypt Gallery, St Martin-in-the-Fields this month. Private view 29th June, 6-8pm. Exhibition continues until 18th July – 10-5pm daily.

Full details here: www.southbank-printmakers.com

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Straw Dogs – Jason Brooks, Jake & Dinos Chapman, Karen Ryan, Hans Stofer – Spring House – June Exhibition

Posted in Events by Second Floor Studios & Arts on June 2, 2010

Straw Dogs – Jason Brooks, Jake & Dinos Chapman, Karen Ryan, Hans Stofer – Spring House – June Exhibition

SFSA member Jason Brooks new paintings form part of Spring House Straw Dogs group exhibition this month. The exhibition ‘presents second hand objects in a new light.’

Full details here: www.springprojects.co.uk

Jason Brooks – www.jason-brooks.net

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Seven New Affordable Studio Spaces on Hackney Road (Shoreditch High Street end)

Posted in New Studios by Second Floor Studios & Arts on June 2, 2010

Second Floor Studios & Arts will be releasing 7 new affordable studio spaces on Hackney Road this month. The spaces are ideal for artists, illustrators, graphic designers, designer makers or as creative offices. All studios are

• self contained
• sizes range from 165 sq.ft. – 258 sq.ft.
• good natural light
• single phase power
• 2 double power sockets per 190 sq.ft.
• washing & clean up areas
• 24 hour access
• 24 hour on site security

Rents: from £165 pcm / £38 pw fully inclusive

For viewings contact:

Matthew Wood

Email: studios@secondfloor.co.uk

Tel: 0208 316 6554

Mob: 07946554574

Location:

Second Floor Studios & Arts (East)

122-150 Hackney Road

London

E2 7QS

Google map: http://tinyurl.com/39gsxxw

www.secondfloor.co.uk

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