An Overview: Small House Two Artists in Small House Two: Roof terrace: Jack Woodward @acardboardmonkey Attic: Peisley @peisleyart, Penny Hallas @pennyhallas, Caro Williams @carowilliamsartist, Kirsty Hall @kirstyhallartist, Lucie Fitzpatrick @luciefitzcreate, Sara Ulfsparre @saraulfsparre 1st Floor: Ruth Franklin @ruthfranklin_artist, Yvonne Kendall @yvonne.kendall.artist, Sara Ulfsparre @saraulfsparre, Peisley @peisleyart, Lucie Fitzpatrick @craftymissfitz Ground floor: Octavia Milner @octaviamilner, Sara Ulfsparre @saraulfsparre, Kirsty Hall @kirstyhallartist, Ruth Franklin @ruthfranklin_artist,…Read more The Big Small Summer Open is here!
Path of Pins "Path of Pins is a visual re-telling of Little Red Riding Hood, revolving around adolescence and the ever-changing representation of female characters in folklore.In one of the earliest spoken versions of the fairytale, which later inspired Charles Perrault to write his ‘Petit Chaperon Rouge’, the wolf asks the unnamed heroine: “Which path…Read more Nadja Ellinger: PATH OF PINS
Take a tour around the imagination of this incredibly gifted and prolific artist, Corinna Spencer! 90 or so original miniature figurative landscape paintings of the artist's ghostly signature 'Dreaming Women' with 'All the Eyes' are in this show. Exactly 53 hand-framed tiny reproductions of her 'real-scale' works are laid out on the floor of one…Read more Corinna Spencer: SMALL DREAMS (HOUSE)
BUGZDALE Him, His, He. Queens, NY Artist Bio Anthony Jackson who is also known as Bugzdale is from Mandeville Jamaica and grew up in New York City. Bugzdale graduated from the University of Albany with his MFA in May 2020. He is currently located in the Upstate New York and the New York City area.…Read more Bugzdale Jackson: COMMUNITY
BIO – Demeter Dykes Demeter Dykes lives and works in Dorset. Her practice revolves around making with materials that are intrinsic to her everyday life. Within this, the act of making is devotional and mostly at odds with the banality of the material which can be anything from old, shredded bills to empty tea bags…Read more Demeter Dykes: Stuff and Nonsense
Our curator Eldi Dundee in conversation with Lydia Poole for LUVA/LDVA Gallery's June 2021 zine: Designed and edited by Lydia Poole. (c) LUVA Gallery (aka LDVA Gallery) and Lydia Poole 2021 A couple of snippety snippets: You can purchase a limited edition riso-print copy of LUVA/LDVA's zine* via their instagram account @luva_gallery but you've got…Read more LUVA (LDVA) interview with Small House Gallery
Freddy D'azure-Hernández lives and works in Monterrey, Nuevo León, México. Contemporary artist Freddy D'azure-Hernández's multidisciplinary practice comprises of video, photography, graphic design, music, painting and installation. The themes he is drawn to are the big ones: life, death, human consciousness (individual and collective), the environment, and the role popular culture plays in influencing all of…Read more Freddy D’azure-Hernández: Sonic Portal Boom! Fun House!
The less said about Julia Maddison's work, the better. Her's is the kind of work that invites you make your own connections and conclusions. The subject matter is universal enough for any viewer to project their lived or imagined narratives onto. Assume away. The work (and the artist) can take it. Here is Julia Maddison's…Read more Julia Maddison: Cottage Hospital
We are finally able to welcome JÉRÉMY GRIFFAUD into the Small House Gallery fold this May, with his miniature version of ENLARGE YOURSELF taking over Small House Two with an audio/visual installation/environment encompassing digitally assisted hand-drawn animations from his Landstrength videos, and miniature prints from the same series (same link, scroll down it). The works parody hyper-masculinity, and its extreme focus on discipline…Read more Jérémy Griffaud: ENLARGE YOURSELF
We saw these mash-ups on Dr Alex Pearl’s instagram page: @rotagavinii and we just had to reach out and ask if we could show them in one of our Small House Galleries as a father & son show. Alex said yes, and 2 year old Larry said “yuss.” Alex’s PhD was on ‘Breakdown: Mechanical Dysfunction and Anthropomorphism’ at…Read more PETTING ZOO: A TWO PERSON SHOW by Alex Pearl and Larry Valentine Pearl
Monoprints From Memory (Toby Rainbird, Small House Gallery One, April 2021)Monoprints From Memory (Toby Rainbird, Small House Gallery One, April 2021) Toby Rainbird is a Jersey-born*, London-based artist who explores intimate moments of quietude in his subjects, focusing all of his attention on people and objects that are at rest, in contemplation or fixed states.…Read more Toby Rainbird: Monoprints from Memory
Johanna Bolton: Body Building, detail (attic, Small House Two) Johanna Bolton: BODY BUILDING "The origin of this work [for Bolton] was a photography project with the intention to find poses with strong shapes that could be viewed as parts of a series - either a series of movements or a system of symbols, a kind…Read more Johanna Bolton: BODY BUILDING
With her fabric collection as her paint box, Jo Evans creates abstract art with textiles. She makes 'paintings' using beautiful natural fabrics such as linen and silk, manipulating but also relinquishing control to the warp and weft. At first glance the work is minimal, almost flat but on closer inspection oozing texture and tone. She…Read more Jo Evans: Such Curious Notes in the Margin of the Private Mind
My current work is centred on drawing, building equivalents between the visual forces inherent in the language of drawing and particle interactions explored by the physicist. Both are elemental building blocks of our diverse specialisms that reveal a history of shared ideas on the nature of reality since the early 20th century. A residency at the University…Read more Ian Andrews: Tiny Collision Event Experiments