Yayoi Kusama

Yayoi Kusama is a world famous Japanese artist who works in a range of different media. Kusama mostly creates highly decorative, patterned sculptures and installations inspired by Pop Art. However, she also makes paintings, films, fashion pieces and performance art. Yayoi Kusama is a Japanese artist who was born in 1929 – can you work […]

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Egon Schiele

Egon Schiele was a figurative artist from Austria. Egon Schiele painted portraits in an expressionist style which meant he tried to show feelings through his work, rather than trying to capture something realistic. Top facts about Egon Schiele! Egon Schiele was born on 12 June 1890 and died on 31 October 1918 Egon Schiele was […]

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Slinkachu

Slinkachu is a British street artist whose artwork is a mixture of sculpture, installation, street art and photography! He places miniature figures and objects in different scenarios and is inspired by landscapes, food and experimenting with scale and proportion. Slinkachu is a British street artist who was born in Devon, UK in 1979. Slinkachu’s artwork […]

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Mechelle Bounpraseuth

Mechelle Bounpraseuth is a ceramic artist inspired by food. She creates wonderful, life-sized 3D clay sculptures of food, condiment bottles, discarded items, litter and other types of everyday objects. Mechelle Bounpraseuth is an artist working in 3D who lives in Sydney, Australia. She creates clay artworks inspired by her family (from Laos) and the food […]

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Marcello Barenghi

Artist Marcello Barenghi creates hyper-realistic artworks and drawings that look 3D! Marcello Barenghi specialises in ‘trick’ art which looks just like the real thing, usually created through observational drawings or paintings. Marcello Barenghi is an artist inspired by food, wrappers and shiny objects! He is sometimes known as “The hyper-realist artist of the common things […]

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Francoise Nielly

Artist Francoise Nielly is a portrait painter who uses a knife instead of a paint brush. Francoise Nielly’s artworks are vibrant, vivid and striking portraits of very famous people. Even though Nielly’s technique is to use a knife to make her paintings, the faces are still very intricate and detailed. Who is Francoise Nielly? Francoise […]

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Ian Murphy

Artist Ian Murphy creates drawings, paintings, prints and mixed-media pieces inspired by architecture and different textures. As well as using his sketchbook to draw and think about his ideas, he makes large-scale work and uses lots of materials to create distressed surfaces that he paints and draws over the top of. Ian Murphy is a […]

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Sarah Graham

Artist Sarah Graham creates bright and colourful paintings of food that could be described as ‘still life’, however many of her paintings focus on wrappers, sweets and desserts. Sarah Graham is a British painter, born in 1977. Her artwork is often painted on a large scale using oil paint, giving her beautiful paintings a rich, […]

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Käthe Kollwitz

Käthe Kollwitz was a German artist who focused on creating portraits of working class women, as well as making a lot of self-portraits. Through her compositions, and her use of materials and tones, Käthe Kollwitz was able to show the struggles and pains that her subjects were living through. At the time Käthe Kollwitz was […]

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Lita Albuquerque

Artists inspired by landscapes don’t just make drawings or paintings in response to their subject, but also make work that can be described as ‘3D’, ‘installation art’ and ‘land art’. Lita Albuquerque is a landscape artist who works in and with different environments; adding her own sculptures, objects, colours and even people to create new, […]

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