Art & Culture

Artist Profile: Manasi Arya

Artist: Manasi Arya Etsy: https://www.etsy.com/shop/artwithmanasi Instagram: https://www.instagram.com/artwithmanasi/ My name is Manasi and I am a teacher by day and an artist by night! My mom is an artist so I have been surrounded by art supplies my whole entire life! I never pursued anything in art in college, but I would create art pieces for fun whenever I had time! I made an Instagram last year to post my paintings, but once I started digital art, I took art a little more seriously! I am also a second-year Special Education teacher and I love what I do! 1) Where are you based & what’s a typical day...

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Artist Profile: Leanne Coelho

Artist Profile: Leanne Coelho

Instagram: https://www.instagram.com/slothandstork Etsy:  https://www.etsy.com/uk/shop/SlothandStork Website: https://leannecoelho.squarespace.com Leanne Coelho is a writer, illustrator and owner of Sloth and Stork an Etsy shop which sells her quirky illustrations and accessories. She lives in Hertfordshire, UK with her wife, Sarah and their cat, Pawtia. Leanne loves sushi, coffee and rainy days! Head over to her store and give her a follow on Insta!  1) Can you tell us a little more about yourself and where you are based? I'm a writer, illustrator, artist and designer living in Hertfordshire, UK, with my wife, Sarah and our cat, Pawita. I grew up in South Africa where my every...

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Artist Profile: Sinead Mari Turnham

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Artist Profile: Sinead Mari Turnham

Instagram: https://www.instagram.com/sinead_mari_turnham/ We stumbled across Sinead's work on Instagram and found her items unique and beautiful. Sinead, who originally hails from Brighton, is a Cape Town based fibre artist and illustrator. She strongly believes in upcycling and sources her fabrics from textile industry off cuts and second hand finds. Inspired by fairytales, folktales and the children’s programs of the late 60’s and early 70’s, Sinead creates unique one of a kind creatures, toys and illustrations. “It’s such fun playing with texture and colour to create these ‘fibre friends’, as my fabric is upcycled it’s hard to plan what a creation will...

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Artist Profile: Marty Cofie

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Artist Profile: Marty Cofie

Marty Cofie is a creative from North London. After a period of travel and free form art she was employed by The Mean Fiddler Group where she worked 5 festival seasons as head of creative for the back stage VIP area creating inspiring, bohemian spaces for the bands and guests incorporating her artwork into the environment with clay sculptures on trees and projected images as well as her paintings. Her first company Little Punk, a designer children's clothing company was formed in the mid nineties.  The edgy street wear brand attracted a cult following for Marty's individual punk inspired range...

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Artist Profile: Charlotte Archer

Art Artist Culture Interview

Artist Profile: Charlotte Archer

Artist: Charlotte Archer Website: https://www.chalicreations.com Instagram: https://www.instagram.com/charlotte_creations_ Charlotte is a London born, Ibiza based artist whose colourful mandalas and unique paintings have captured fans from all over the world. Charlotte has been making waves in Ibiza and with her amazing talent has had the opportunity to paint in respected and established venues across Ibiza as well as London. She has also had a bikini line with Defected and has exhibited her art along with some live painting on Ibiza Vibe TV show. Her latest project has brought her to Uganda and was for the events company Abode. Unlike the usual parties they...

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