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Steve & Sue Owen

'Chaos and Creation'

Tuesday 14th May to Saturday 25th May 2019
Open 11am to 5pm Tuesday to Saturday
Private View and Refreshments on Tuesday 14th May, 5.30pm to 8.30pm



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Sue Owen -

I taught Art Textiles in F.E for many years before retiring and having the time to focus on my own work which focuses on my love of colour, pattern and texture in textiles.

Starting points are usually experimental mark making using collage, drawing or mixed media techniques. Several of my pieces are constructed of layers of dyed and printed fabrics which are pieced together to create depth of colour and spontaneous imagery. It is the materials themselves which indicate the direction the work will take, and often ideas change as I introduce new fabrics or recycle pieces. I particularly like working with sheer fabrics printed using heat transfer techniques, these overlay well with the more robust shapes and colours of screen printed fabrics and surface interest is achieved through hand and machine embroidery. Recent work has included painted elements which are enhanced with the addition of fabrics and stitch.

Much of my work embraces natural forms however I also enjoy experimenting with abstract designs inspired by my printed fabrics


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Steve Owen -

Starting points for the paintings are quite often the faded graphics in 50’s and 60’s magazines and often there is a fair amount of ‘pop’ ephemera buried in the resulting imagery. Paintings start fairly chaotic but are gradually ‘tamed’ however the temptation to reach a finished outcome too quickly is often difficult to resist. Initial shapes and collage material lie half concealed under washes of colour-half eroded and scratched away, and what may appear spontaneous in the work often requires destruction, obliteration, reworking and refining.

The limited edition prints in the exhibition are a new development, and incorporate layers of mono printing and paint combined with photo screen prints. Starting points are anything from London’s city and industrial buildings such as the Shard and Greenwich’s endangered and historical gasometer.

Steve Owen studied Fine Art Painting at Wimbledon School of Art before embarking on a career teaching Art in secondary schools and FE colleges.

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Sprout Christmas Market 2019

7th to 23rd December 2019

Open Daily 9.30 - 6pm (23rd December 2.30pm closing)

Late Night Shopping Wednesday 11th December to 8.00pm

** Members ONLY Special Christmas Market Preview Night - Friday, 6th December 6.00 to 8.00pm **

We are hosting a very special members only Christmas Market Preview evening on Friday 6th Dec from 6 - 8.00pm.

Spout Art Members can come and buy some beautiful stylish Christmas gifts before they get snapped up. It will also be a lovely chance to chat and catch up on all the Sprout news.
New Members will be able to join on the night.
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Xmas Market 2019


The 9th Sprout Christmas Market is here and we have even more gorgeous products to tempt you this year! There are more artists, designers and makers in our market than ever (we didn't think we could squeeze any more in but we have) so get the dates in your diary now!

Sprout Members are invited to an exclusive Shopping Preview Evening, 6th December from 6-8pm. Come along to do some Christmas shopping! If you're not already a member, no problem, just email us at This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it. or you can sign up or renew for membership on the night.

If you're looking to shop local and support local businesses, please pay us a visit. We have a huge range of products across all price ranges, perfect for Christmas gifts for friends, family, teachers' thank you gifts or just treats for yourself! Sprout is a not-for-profit totally volunteer run organisation and this is our biggest event of the year so every sale really makes a difference in keeping Sprout the accessible community art space it is.


Celebrating Photography

Tuesday 26th to Saturday 30th November 2019

Open: Daily 11am to 5pm

Private View: Tuesday 26th November 6 - 8pm

Photography group

The Furzedown Project’s Photography Group is exhibiting members photographs on the theme of ‘Celebrating Photography’. This is the group's first exhibition and on display is a large range of photographs from steam trains to animals, landscapes and abstracts. They have been produced by a group of around 12 photographers each with different styles and interests.

This year they have produced a yearbook and calendar as well the exhibition.

The Furzedown Project is an activity centre for older people 60+ located in the community of Furzedown, in the borough of Wandsworth.

This is a new group, thriving and still very much open to new members with an interest in improving as photographers. They meet on the 3rd Tuesday of the month from 10-12.00pm. The sessions cover a range of activities including discussion of members photographs, technical issues and trips to parks and events.

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Tuesday 29th October - Saturday 16th November 2019

Open Tuesday - Sunday, 11am – 5pm

Private View Tuesday 29th October, 6 - 8pm

Screen Print your own Christmas Bauble, 2nd Nov 2 - 3pm more info

Print Six return to Sprout and we are now plus one!  Print Six + brings together seven local artist-printmakers who met at Putney School of Art and Design.  We use screen print as a method to create surprisingly different styles and genres; from the boldly graphic to delicate one-offs, from mono-print to colourful animal prints, from intricate pattern to works that take their starting point in nature, all our prints are original artworks produced by hand.


Participating Artists:

Sarah Acland trained as a geologist, graduating from the University of Cambridge with a first class honours in Geological Sciences and has a PhD from University of Durham in geochemistry. She has over the last 25 years done many art and design short courses in a variety of media including calligraphy, fine art, textiles, paper-making, photography and most recently screen-printing at Putney School of Art and Design.

Before concentrating on her art and bringing up a young family, she worked as an editor at the Mineralogical Society and at the charity RADAR. She has exhibited her work locally with the Friday Group. Sarah’s work is often inspired by her travels as a geologist or from her hobbies such as mineral collecting, fashion, or gardening. Her approach to art is experimental and although much of her work is screen-prints, she enjoys producing small-scale mixed media installations and has produced several collections of jewellery.

Instagram: @sarahrockdoctor

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Susi Raymakers creates beautiful, intricate screen prints in small editions or bespoke commissions. Her work uses a combination of hand drawing and Photoshop to reflect her love for pattern, letters and heritage.

Susi graduated with a first in Art and Design from Camberwell College of Art and has worked in the creative industry for over 25 years. Currently attending Putney School of Art, Susi regularly exhibits across London as part of The Friday Group and Print Six. Her work has been selected for the Southbank Printmakers gallery and the V&A Inspired By exhibition. She is a member of the Printmakers Council.

Instagram: susi_raymakers

Twitter: @SusiRaymakers

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Cath Lloyd studied surface pattern design at university, which led to a lifelong interest in the interaction of pattern & colour. She introduces pattern into many of her prints, from simple doodles to texture and typography. An interest in icons and bold graphical imagery also plays a part in much of her work. A playful sense of humour is present in many of her pieces, either in the work itself or in the associated title. Cath is also available for commissions for specific requests.

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Andrea Robinson works with printmaking, text, installation, performance and poetry. She is a founder member of print collective The Friday Group, gallery artist at Water Street Gallery and a member of the Printmakers Council and Southbank Printmakers. Andrea’s prints and artist books are held in private and public collections and archives,including Scarborough Museum, Chelsea College of Art, The British Library, Tate Britain, and the V&A, and online for Art UK which showcases artworks from the UK’s public collections. Her work has been exhibited at venues throughout the UK and internationally, including Protocol for Frieze Art Week, and as a selected artist for Red Dot Mini Print touring exhibition and Woolwich Contemporary Print Fair in 2018 and 2019.

Instagram: @andrearobinsonartist

Facebook: AndreaRobinsonArtist

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Madeline Meckiffe spent many years working in graphic design illustrating book covers for adults and children; five years ago she decided to further her creative talents by taking up screen printing - now she's running her own print studio. Through this medium she has designed and made numerous products from cards and prints and is currently working on her animal alphabet.

Madeline still takes inspiration from the literary tales she encountered in her life in publishing; her unique style blends illustration and graphics to create beautiful products bringing charm and playfulness to the home.

Facebook: Madeline Meckiffe

Twitter: MrsTangent

Instagram: madeline_meckiffe

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Julie Sullock studied Fine Art at St. Martin's School of Art and then completed an MA in Printmaking at Brighton Polytechnic. Her abstract work is inspired by London buildings, gardens and the colours of the reflections in the city and brake lights in the rain. She enjoys combining different printing mediums such as Screen and Etching which produce different qualities. Her work is concerned with colour, composition and mood. She has recently exhibited prints at Bankside Gallery and the Mall Galleries. Julie is a member of The Printmakers Council and Southbank Printmakers, an artist run gallery in Gabriel's Wharf, where more of her work can be viewed.


Instagram: @juliesullock 

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Eva Ohman-Bass worked as a primary school teacher for most of her working life and took up screen printing when she retired. She has been a member of the Putney School of Art and Design for the last ten years.

Eva takes her inspiration from her native country Sweden as well as her extensive travels around the world. She really enjoys using all the different techniques that can be explored in the screen printing process. She uses her own photographs and drawings as well as newspaper cuttings and found paper as her material, playing with colours and images to creating layers of colour in her prints.

She is a keen member of The Friday Group, exhibiting in various places in London.



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Iain & Lynn Selwyn-Reeves

Furzedown Art Studio

Wandsworth Artists' Open House 2019 (Venue no.68)

1st to 13th October 2019

Private View: 6.00 - 8.00pm

Opening Times:

Saturday and Sunday 11am-6pm

Tuesday to Friday 11am-5pm (closed Monday)


Black & White and Colour Photography

Illustrations and Personalised Artwork

Prints, Cards, Notebooks and Colouring Packs


This exhibition includes new black & white photography inspired by some of the fantastic public spaces we are lucky to enjoy in and around London including the British Museum, Design Museum, V&A, Serpentine Gallery, Tate Britain, Tate Modern and Kew Gardens.
Iain will also be showing new additions to his colourful London landmarks range and Lynn will have more hand drawn illustrations, nursery prints, colouring packs and cards.



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Twitter: FurzedownArt
Instagram: FurzedownArtStudio_photography

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