Cynthia Corbett Gallery , Stand n° AM100

Exploding Hypochondria Blue, 150 Pieces, 2019 - Klari Reis

Klari Reis Exploding Hypochondria Blue, 150 Pieces, 2019

Flatiron II, 2016-2018 - Tom Leighton

Tom Leighton Flatiron II, 2016-2018

Il Mondo Che Non Vedo 212, 2018 - Fabiano Parisi

Fabiano Parisi Il Mondo Che Non Vedo 212, 2018

Il Mondo Che Non Vedo 217, 2019 - Fabiano Parisi

Fabiano Parisi Il Mondo Che Non Vedo 217, 2019

Il Mondo Che Non Vedo, No 201 - Italy, 2016 - Fabiano Parisi

Fabiano Parisi Il Mondo Che Non Vedo, No 201 - Italy, 2016

Singleton House III, 2019 - Andy Burgess

Andy Burgess Singleton House III, 2019

Wexler Steel House with Zig Zag Roof IV, 2019 - Andy Burgess

Andy Burgess Wexler Steel House with Zig Zag Roof IV, 2019

Ultra Modern Style II, 2019 - Andy Burgess

Andy Burgess Ultra Modern Style II, 2019

Be, 2019 - Isabelle van Zeijl

Isabelle van Zeijl Be, 2019

She Is Here, 2019 - Isabelle van Zeijl

Isabelle van Zeijl She Is Here, 2019

I Am II, 2019 - Isabelle van Zeijl

Isabelle van Zeijl I Am II, 2019

Own, 2019 - Isabelle van Zeijl

Isabelle van Zeijl Own, 2019

She Is, 2018 - Isabelle van Zeijl

Isabelle van Zeijl She Is, 2018

California Living - Andy Burgess

Andy Burgess California Living

Save the Date, - Deborah Azzopardi

Deborah Azzopardi Save the Date,

I Love Her, 2018 - Isabelle van Zeijl

Isabelle van Zeijl I Love Her, 2018

The One, 2018 - Isabelle van Zeijl

Isabelle van Zeijl The One, 2018

Secretive, 2004 - Deborah Azzopardi

Deborah Azzopardi Secretive, 2004

Bye!...Slam. . , 2008 - Deborah Azzopardi

Deborah Azzopardi Bye!...Slam. . , 2008

Physical Attraction..., 2017 - Deborah Azzopardi

Deborah Azzopardi Physical Attraction..., 2017

The Great Escape, 2015 -2017 - Deborah Azzopardi

Deborah Azzopardi The Great Escape, 2015 -2017

The Valley, 2017 - Tom Leighton

Tom Leighton The Valley, 2017

Skytree, 2017 - Tom Leighton

Tom Leighton Skytree, 2017

Lluis Barba, Gersaint, Watteau, 2015 - Lluís Barba

Lluís Barba Lluis Barba, Gersaint, Watteau, 2015

David Teniers. The Archduke Leopold William in His Picture Gallery in Brussels, 2013
Edition of 6
Digital C-type print, Perspex/Aluminium mounted
72 x 98 in. - Lluís Barba

Lluís Barba David Teniers. The Archduke Leopold William in His Picture Gallery in Brussels, 2013 Edition of 6 Digital C-type print, Perspex/Aluminium mounted 72 x 98 in.

Exhibiting Artists

  • Deborah Azzopardi  (+)

    Biography : Deborah Azzopardi has become world-renowned for her distinctive pop art images which she has been producing for the past 25 years. While her colours serve as the initial bait to gain the viewer’s attention, it is her subject matter that hooks you and keeps you captivated. In “Saturday Night” 2004, lipstick is seductively applied, while elsewhere toned bodies remove items of clothing and long female legs dangle from a red convertible. These works are provocatively flirtatious, highlighted by playful titles such as “Beach Party” and “Happy Birthday”. Millions of people across the world are familiar with her artworks, her works have been published internationally and there is an incredible demand for her Original Paintings. Azzopardi’s mission is to be free to play with the drama and joy of everyday life. She breaks her subjects down into vibrant segments and into moments we have all experienced and she captures them forever in paint. The respect she has gained in publishing reflects the honesty and innocence of her intentions. Her paintings and Limited Editions celebrate the comedy of turbulent relationships, seductions and the fantasies and worries we all have. The viewer is allowed to ponder, without preconceptions, the moments her paintings represent. To possess a piece of Deborah Azzapardi’s work is to embrace the qualities that make us human and to be captivated by her palette of color.

    Artist's Objects:

    • Deborah Azzopardi - The Great Escape, 2015 -2017 The Great Escape, 2015 -2017
    • Deborah Azzopardi - Secretive, 2004 Secretive, 2004
    • Deborah Azzopardi - Bye!...Slam. . , 2008 Bye!...Slam. . , 2008
    • Deborah Azzopardi - Physical Attraction..., 2017 Physical Attraction..., 2017
    • Deborah Azzopardi - Save the Date, Save the Date,

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  • Lluís Barba  (+)

    Biography : Born in Spain and educated at the Escola Massana Centre d’Art, Barcelona, Barba has exhibited his work in the United States, Europe, Latin America and Canada. His work is held in major public collections and museums, such as the Artothèque d’Art Anekdota in Paris, Foundation Daniela Chappard of Caracas, Foundation Lluís Carulla, L’Espluga de Francolí, Tarragona, Instituto Cervantes in Tangier, Morocco, Museo Jacobo Borges Caracas, Museo Marugame Hirai Japan, Museo de Arte Contemporáneo Wifredo Lam, la Habana, Museo Internacional Cairo, Egypt and Museu d’Art Contemporani de Barcelona. Private collections include, Jorge M. Pérez of Miami, Stuart & Pamela Rothenberg of New York, Rick & Kathy Hilton of Los Angeles and Wendy Fisher of London. Lluís Barba reworks iconic artworks to comment on contemporary society, introducing modern characters into Hyeronimus Bosch’s or Pieter Brueghel’s medieval scenes. His work leverages the language of artistic symbolism to critique both modern society and the art world. Utilizing society darlings such as Paris Hilton and Kate Moss, art world players such as Jay Jopling and music icons such as Lady Gaga and Rihanna, Barba expresses his debt to Art History and contemporary culture through a satirical and humorous slant.

    Artist's Objects:

    • Lluís Barba - David Teniers. The Archduke Leopold William in His Picture Gallery in Brussels, 2013
Edition of 6
Digital C-type print, Perspex/Aluminium mounted
72 x 98 in. David Teniers. The Archduke Leopold William in His Picture Gallery in Brussels, 2013 Edition of 6 Digital C-type print, Perspex/Aluminium mounted 72 x 98 in.
    • Lluís Barba - Lluis Barba, Gersaint, Watteau, 2015 Lluis Barba, Gersaint, Watteau, 2015

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  • Andy Burgess  (+)

    Biography : Artist Andrew Burgess's fascination with buildings continues with this new series of large scale paintings that colourfully re-imagines some of the iconic masterpieces of early Twentieth Century modern architecture. Focussing on Bauhaus, De Stijl and other movements associated with the “International Style” Burgess has been selecting subjects for his paintings with the discernment of the portrait painter. Buildings are chosen for their clean lines, bold geometric design and dynamic forms. Burgess approaches his subjects with a fresh eye, simplifying forms even further and inventing, somewhat irreverently, new colour schemes that expand the modernist lexicon beyond the minimalist white palette and the rigid use of primary colours. Whilst some of Burgess's subjects, such as Gerrit Rietveld's Schroder House or Pierre Koenig's Case Study House No. 22 are now world renowned examples of modern architecture, others are lesser known or even obscure masterpieces. For example Burgess has painted imaginative studies of the Austrian architect Lois Welzenbacher's Heyrovsky House and Rosenbauer House, both of which exhibit this architect's preference for dynamic curvilinear structures perched on the hillsides of the Austrian Tyrol. Starting with black and white images gleaned from his personal collection of antiquarian architecture books such as F.R.S. Yorke's “The Modern House” published in 1934, Burgess brings these and other houses to life for a contemporary audience with entirely invented colours and a painterly evocation of mood and place. Titling his new series of work “The Painted Cube” Burgess has embarked upon a project that he anticipates will occupy him for several years, exploring in depth the genesis of modern architecture in Europe and the US and it's relationship to modern art, avant-garde design and abstract painting in particular. “In some senses this project is a labour of love to record my own encyclopedia of early modern buildings

    Artist's Objects:

    • Andy Burgess - California Living California Living
    • Andy Burgess - Ultra Modern Style II, 2019 Ultra Modern Style II, 2019
    • Andy Burgess - Wexler Steel House with Zig Zag Roof IV, 2019 Wexler Steel House with Zig Zag Roof IV, 2019
    • Andy Burgess - Singleton House III, 2019 Singleton House III, 2019

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  • Fabiano Parisi  (+)

    Biography : Living in Rome, Parisi is surrounded by classical paintings and frescos; he is fascinated by the classical monuments and ancient ruins that remain, imagining how they were hundreds of years ago. Parisi’s photographic project, Il mondo che non vedo (The world I do not see), started from this concept, focusing his attention on modern ruins: theatres, churches, factories and other places that remain abandoned from our recent past and present. Il mondo... focuses on the mysterious beauty of these abandoned locations, which the Parisi sees as still having a soul, almost living independently from human memory and experience. Parisi participated in the 54th Venice Biennale, Italian Pavilion and in Fotografia Festival Internazionale di Roma in 2012 at the Macro Museum. In 2012 Parisi participated in the Arte Laguna Prize, Venice where he was awarded a special prize, and in 2012 and 2014, he was shortlisted for the Young Masters Art Prize. He has had several solo shows , at the UBS bank in Lugano in 2014, at Glauco Cavaciuti gallery in Milan in 2013 and 2011, at the FotoLeggendo photography festival in Rome in 2011, at the Museo di Roma in Trastevere in 2010 and at the Fabbrica Borroni in Milan in 2009.

    Artist's Objects:

    • Fabiano Parisi - Il Mondo Che Non Vedo, No 201 - Italy, 2016 Il Mondo Che Non Vedo, No 201 - Italy, 2016
    • Fabiano Parisi - Il Mondo Che Non Vedo 217, 2019 Il Mondo Che Non Vedo 217, 2019
    • Fabiano Parisi - Il Mondo Che Non Vedo 212, 2018 Il Mondo Che Non Vedo 212, 2018

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  • Klari Reis  (+)

    Biography : Klari Reis uses the tools and techniques of science in her creative process, constantly experimenting with new ways to apply materials and methods. She is driven by curiosity and her desire to explore and document the natural and unnatural with a sense of wonder and joy. The artist currently works in San Francisco, close to one of the largest concentrations of life science companies in the world. Klari takes advantage of this proximity to collaborate with local biomedical companies and thus receive inspiration from the cutting edge of biological techniques and discoveries; this context grounds her artwork and lets her authoritatively explore the increasingly fuzzy line between the technological and the natural. The unifying theme of Klari’s art is her mastery of a new media plastic, epoxy polymer, and the fine control she brings to its reactions with a constantly-expanding variety of dyes and pigments. The UV-resistant plastic, similar to resin, supplies a common framework for the methods and language that she uses to explore and express interactions of material and color on a microscopic level. Compositions display brightly colored smears, bumps and blobs atop aluminum and wood panels. She pigments the plastic with powders, oils, acrylics and industrial dyes, built up through many layers of the ultra-glossy plastic. The shapes and colors bleed, blur, shift, and spread becoming remarkable through their eccentric detail. A skilled technician with a studio for a laboratory, Klari has turned these processes of her own invention into science in the service of her art.

    Artist's Documents:

    Artist's Objects:

    • Klari Reis - Exploding Hypochondria Blue, 150 Pieces, 2019 Exploding Hypochondria Blue, 150 Pieces, 2019

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  • Isabelle van Zeijl  (+)

    Biography : Fascinated by the art of the past and different perspectives on beauty through the ages, Fine Art Photographer Isabelle van Zeijl explores the aesthetics and technics of the past to re-invent a contemporary art work in her practice. Boundaries fade as she blends techniques and idiom of the old masters with present-day aesthetics to create striking portraits. By evoking both alienation and recognition, while addressing our collective memory, her photographs seduce the audience. By framing her own appearance within the broader context of the classical canon Van Zeijl explores beauty. Digitally composing her photographs like a painter by using techniques of the past, her work never compromises on authenticity. Even though she is both creator, object and subject, her fine art photography reaches beyond the genre of self-portraiture, creating a universal woman and a vision of female aesthetics over time. With each portrait Isabelle gets closer to both her personal truth and an all-embracing meaning of beauty that transcends time and age. Isabelle van Zeijl was shortlisted for the 2017 Young Masters Emerging Woman Prize, for which she was Highly Commended.

    Artist's Objects:

    • Isabelle van Zeijl - The One, 2018 The One, 2018
    • Isabelle van Zeijl - I Love Her, 2018 I Love Her, 2018
    • Isabelle van Zeijl - She Is, 2018 She Is, 2018
    • Isabelle van Zeijl - Own, 2019 Own, 2019
    • Isabelle van Zeijl - I Am II, 2019 I Am II, 2019
    • Isabelle van Zeijl - She Is Here, 2019 She Is Here, 2019
    • Isabelle van Zeijl - Be, 2019 Be, 2019

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Other Represented Artists

  • Chris Antemann  (+)

    Biography : Chris Antemann is an American artist known for her contemporary parodies of 18th Century porcelain figurines. Before starting her collaboration with the MEISSEN Porcelain Manufactory in 2011, she lived and worked in the US in the mountains of Eastern Oregon on the grounds of the LH Project, an international residency program for the ceramic arts founded by her husband, Jacob Hasslacher. Antemann holds a Masters of Fine Arts from the University of Minnesota and a Bachelors of Fine Arts in Ceramics and Painting from Indiana University of Pennsylvania and has exhibited extensively in the United States, Europe, Korea and China. Her work can be found in many private and public collections, including the Museum of Arts and Design, The 21 C. Hotel Museum, The KAMM Teapot Foundation, The Archie Bray Foundation, and the Foshan Ceramic Museum in China. Her artist residencies include The Archie Bray Foundation and The John Michael Kohler Arts Center. Antemann continues to work with MEISSEN on an ongoing collaboration, creating unique artworks as well as a collection of limited editions, under the brand of ANTEMANN DREAMS. The newest artworks of the ANTEMANN DREAMS Collection were exhibited for the very first time at the MEISSEN Vernissage 2014 in Dresden, Germany and Fall 2014 saw the launch of the third edition of The Young Masters Art Prize, a not-for-profit initiative of The Cynthia Corbett Gallery, where Chris Antemann, exhibiting as a guest artist, presenting her ANTEMANN DREAMS Collection courtesy of MEISSEN® in the UK for the first time.

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  • Lottie Davies

    Biography : Davies’ work is concerned with stories and personal histories, the tales and myths we use to structure our lives: memories, life-stories, beliefs and identity while also referencing popular culture, such as cinema and television. She takes inspiration from classical, Old Masters such as Constable, Delaroche and from modern painting, cinema and theatre as well as the imaginary worlds of literature. She employs a deliberate reworking of our visual vocabulary, playing on our notions of nostalgia, visual conventions and subconscious ‘looking habits’, with the intention of evoking a sense of recognition, narrative and movement. Sandy Nairne, Director of the National Portrait Gallery in London, has described Davies’ work as “brilliantly imaginative”. Lottie Davies has enjoyed success with numerous awards such as the Association of Photographers’ Awards, the International Color Awards, and the Schweppes Photographic Portrait Awards. In 2012 her collaboration on 'Dreams of Your Life' with Hide & Seek/Film 4.0 was BAFTA-nominated. Specific images have garnered international acclaim. Her image Quints, 2008 won First Prize at the Taylor Wessing Photographic Portrait Awards 2008 at the National Portrait Gallery in London. Her image Viola As Twins, 2008 won the Photographic Art Award, Arte Laguna Prize in Venice in 2011. Work from her Memories and Nightmares series won The Young Masters Art Prize 2012, London. In 2013 Davies won the Kontinent Fine Art Photographer of the Year 2013. September 2013 work from her Memories and Nightmares series were exhibited as part of a group show at the Dong Gang International Photo Festival at the Dong Gang Museum, in South Korea, curated by Louise Clements and Joanne Yang, titled ‘The Constructed View: UK Photography Now’.

  • Tessa Eastman

    Biography : Tessa Eastman works by hand in clay, using multiple techniques to create complex ceramic structures. Time is devoted to achieving rich glazed surfaces. Her pieces are characterised by a curious, often playful ambiguity, frequently inspired by microscopic structural details found in the natural world. Fixing ungraspable, transformative, and natural states of growth is crucial to her aesthetic. The strange otherworldliness seen in the natural world transports her away from the mundane, and it is her intention to make a fixed ceramic form seem alive. She strives to evoke awareness of life’s impermanence. Tessa Eastman was shortlisted for the 2017 Young Masters Maylis Grand Ceramics Prize.

  • Tom Leighton  (+)

    Biography : Tom Leighton was born in London in 1981. Following his BA in printmaking from the University of Brighton in 2004, he gained an MA from the Royal College of Art in 2006. Throughout his practice, Leighton has worked with urban landscapes. In 2006 he won the John Purcell Paper Prize and the Thames & Hudson Book Prize. He has exhibited in London, Paris, Tokyo and the United States. Collections include The Sandor Family Collection, Chicago, Kunsthalle Weishaupt Collection, Ulm Germany, MuCEM (French National Museum of European and Mediterranean civilizations), Tiroche Collection, UK/Israel, The Shein Family Collection of Pennsylvania, Felix Robyns, 12 Advisors Group, London/Brussels, Nicholas Topiol, President of Christian Lacroix, Paris, The UBS Art Collection, JCA Group, London & The Victoria and Albert Museum, London. Leighton lives and works in London and is represented by The Cynthia Corbett Gallery, London.

    Detailed Description : The photographs of Tom Leighton engage with urban landscape. By digitally altering photographs Leighton tries to deconstruct and retranslate the cities that we inhabit. Creating fictional landscapes allows him to ignore the constraints of possibility and logic. However as much as he pulls apart and constructs his unique urban views, he aims to create a believable view of the world, which verges on the surreal but remains rooted in reality. Leighton finds that city architecture & infrastructure makes the urban environment a „seasonless‟ place. “My photographs are akin to a memory of a place - a distorted, reconstituted reality - by creating areas of ambiguity, I play with the brain‟s capacity to ignore or falsely correct what doesn‟t initially make sense. Frequently I try to leave the viewer of my work floating from an „all seeing‟ elevated dreamlike perspective – they become disconnected/disassociated and are left reflecting a vision of urban splendour which simultaneously conflicts with the evident paranoia inherent in contemporary society.” So in constructing his urban views he uses a number of indicators that set the tone of the photograph. For example bare trees and night settings indicate winter. In his work Leighton finds it important to incorporate some kind of organic movement to contrast against the symmetrical & restrictive architecture, and the artificial and seemingly everlasting city lights.

    Artist's Documents:

    Artist's Objects:

    • Tom Leighton - The Valley, 2017 The Valley, 2017
    • Tom Leighton - Skytree, 2017 Skytree, 2017
    • Tom Leighton - Flatiron II, 2016-2018 Flatiron II, 2016-2018

  • Azita Moradkhani

    Biography : Azita Moradkhani was born in Tehran where she was exposed to Persian art and culture as well as Iranian politics, and that double exposure increased her sensitivity to the dynamics of vulnerability and violence that she explores in her work. She received her BFA from Tehran University of Art (2009), and both her MA in Art Education (2013) and her MFA in drawing, painting & sculpture (2015) from Boston’s School of the Museum of Fine Arts & Tufts University. The female body, and its exposure to different social norms, is central to Moradkhani’s artistic project. Through her work, she is examining the experience of when we find ourselves insecure in our own bodies. Unexpected images incorporate with intimate apparel, bringing humor and surprise in the layers beneath her art to reveal stories of shadowy images with the hope of leaving a mark on the audience. Her drawings on paper and body casts represent a perception of beauty from a non-western perspective in an international context. Moradkhani’s colored pencil drawings of intimate lingerie, negligees and corsets explore connected narratives of pain and pleasure through repeated abstract patterns and images based on photojournalism, art photography, and iconography. She uses an aesthetic of pleasure to attract the viewer’s attention. Yet upon closer inspection, through the layers of colored pencil, past the details of lace and filigree, disruptive iconography becomes apparent, narrating inherited histories of nation and belief. In her sculptural work, through the collaborative process of casting her nude body, she places herself in a vulnerable situation that challenges the beliefs she grew up with. She again mixes imagery —tattoos of memory and history—to emphasize both inter- and dis-connections between sexual representation and national identity, between the public and the private. She was a recipient of both the Young Masters Art Prize and the Young Masters Emerging Woman Art Prize in London in

  • Charles Moxon

    Biography : Charles Moxon (b.1990) is a British artist specialising in portraiture. Having graduated from BA (Hons) Painting at Camberwell College of Art (2013) he has been short-listed and highly commended for the Young Masters Art Prize 2012 and the Open West exhibitions 2013. Charles Moxon’s portraits draw on past techniques, in particular those of the Dutch 17th-century Old Masters. He combines these traditional techniques with the added observational detail and hyper-reality of contemporary photorealism. His use of lighting and fluid paint strokes is reminiscent of Vermeer, with a similar layering of transparent glazes to create depth. In his commissioned portrait of Roy Bentley, an ex-England and Chelsea football player, Moxon captures the sitter with startling accuracy. His work, National Anthem (2011), exhibited at the Mall Galleries as part of the 2012 BBC series Show Me the Monet portrays an elderly woman in the latter stages of her life. In 2011, his work appeared in Dazed and Refused, Hurwundeki Gallery, London. Moxon was recently shortlisted to the Final 300 in the BP Award, 2012. His portraiture has been featured on the BBC, the Independent newspaper and in Rankin’s Hunger Magazine, 2013. Lives and works in London, UK.

  • Zemer Peled

    Biography : Peled was born and raised in a Kibbutz in the northern part of Israel. After completing a BA (Hons) at the Bezalel Academy of Art and Design in Jerusalem she graduated with an MA (Hons) from the Royal College of Art. In recent years her work has been featured nationally and internationally in museums and galleries including Sotheby’s and Saatchi Gallery-London, Eretz Israel Museum-Tel Aviv and the Orangerie du Senate, Paris among others. Zemer Peled’s work examines the beauty and brutality of the natural world. Her sculptural language is formed by her surrounding landscapes and nature, engaging with themes of nature and memories, identity and place. Her works are formed of thousand of ceramic shards constructed into large-scale/small-scale sculptures and installations.

  • Nicolas Saint Grégoire

    Biography : Behind the bright colors and clean lines of these neon and Plexiglass light sculptures, Nicolas Saint Gregoire’s art is more subversive than it seems at first. Since 2007 and his first solo exhibition entitled Show Me the Light, Saint Gregoire has strived to break the invisible boundaries that isolate visual art from other forms of creation. In 2010, with his exhibition ArtDesign, he sought to transcend the boundaries between visual art and industrial design. The exhibited works are part of a furniture collection - stools, chandeliers, lamps, tables - but are freed from all functional, economic or social considerations inherent in the production of these design pieces. The presentation format - an exhibition in a gallery - and the context in which the works stand, contribute to positioning the pieces as art in and of themselves. Meanwhile Saint Gregoire is interested in another limit, that between the visual arts and fashion. It is only natural that he turns his attention to the personality and creations of Yves Saint Laurent. He shares with the life and work of the designer a similar interest in bringing together various forms of artistic expression. The fashion designer's phrase "I tried to show that fashion is art" captures the same spirit. Sharing with Saint Laurent the same freedom of thought, the same elegant irreverence toward establishments, Saint Gregoire found in the work of the designer, an inspiration for his own creations.

  • Dirk Staschke  (+)

    Biography : Dirk Staschke is best known for his exploration of Dutch Vanitas still life themes in the medium of ceramics. His current body of work explores the space in between sculpture and painting. His work often uses meticulous representation as foil for examining skill and craft. He received his BFA from the University of Montevallo followed by an MFA from Alfred University and has maintained an ongoing studio practice and extensive exhibition record for the last twenty years. During this time, he has taught at many notable universities, including Alfred University and New York University. His work has been shown internationally and resides in the permanent collections of several museums including the Smithsonian Museum in Washington (DC), Icheon Museum, World Ceramic Center (Gwango-dong) South Korea, Portland Art Museum (OR). He has received various artist’s grants including grants from The Virginia Groot Foundation and the Canada Council on the Arts. He Currently resides in Portland Oregon where he is a full time studio artist.

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  • Jo Taylor

    Biography : Inspiration comes from decorative architectural features such as ornate plaster ceilings: Taylor enjoys the grand gesture present in large-scale relief, the drama of deep shadow, the dialogue between space, structure & ornament. The making process influences the outcome; connection with raw material is intrinsic to the shapes & marks made. Clay pieces are made & marked as the potter’s wheel rotates until a collection of loops & curls is amassed. More clay is manipulated by hand to create further pieces alluding to the organic; all are then joined and fired to create a unique work. Jo Taylor was shortlisted for the 2014, Young Masters Maylis Grand Ceramics Prize.

  • Eleanor Watson

    Biography : Eleanor May Watson graduated in 2012 from Wimbledon College of Art with First Class Honours in Painting and has since completed the Drawing Year at the Royal Drawing School. Eleanor lives and works in London and has exhibiting in London, New York, Miami and Amsterdam. She was shortlisted for The Young Masters Art Prize in 2014. In 2016/2017 Eleanor May Watson was awarded the biennial Jonathan Vickers Fine Art Award, which is one of the most prestigious art competitions in the Country. This award, open to emerging painters gives recipients a bursary of £18,000, plus a studio at Banks Mill, a contribution to the cost of materials, a nine month period of support and mentoring, including a access to the University of Derby’s College of Arts and a final exhibition at Derby Museums. Watson's resultant body of work, inspired by the theme of the Award a ‘Sense of Place’, responds to the people, landscape and heritage of Derbyshire. Her exhibition, Dear Reader, took place at Derby Museums and Gallery, 15th September - 9th November 2017.


The Cynthia Corbett Gallery, an international contemporary art gallery, represents emerging and newly established contemporary artists and is a regular exhibitor at major international contemporary art fairs. The gallery has an annual exhibition programme in London and New York, as well as collaborations with galleries worldwide. The gallery also works with a number of mid-career American, British and European artists whose works have been published and acquired by International museums and institutions.

In 2009 the gallery launched The Young Masters Art Prize which is unique not-for profit competition, open to international and UK-based artists, the prize aims to give an international platform to both emerging and established artists. The Prize was founded by American Gallerist Cynthia Corbett and launched as a prize to celebrate artistic skill and innovation with awareness of the Old Masters and the art of the past.


Cynthia Corbett Gallery w: Founded:  2004 Cynthia Corbett Lindsay Dewar Lucia Iachetti Anastasia Lander