Hans began painting upon finding it was the only thing that brought a calming effect over his childhood hyperactive tendencies.
Seeing the work of artist such as Roy Lichtenstein and Henri de Toulouse-Lautrec works strongly influenced his painting style.
Living in Antwerp for 9 years with Traveling experiences have influenced his techniques giving enthusiasm to focus, Unrestricted energies in simplifying paintings in a bold, fresh, way Inspiration for his work has come from many things, the imagery of the 1950`s culture, movies, Comic books, pulp-magazines traveling and studying more traditionalist contemporary artists.
He paints with acrylics, spray paint on canvas and has produced pop art and renaissance pieces, he has now started to experiment into the “Digital art Media”
He is going from strength to strength with his creative artistic ability. He has attracted collectors worldwide and within the UK. His work can be found in galleries throughout the UK and is now proving competitive force in the new media art world.
Jo Downs of Jo Downs Handmade Glass is one of the world’s most respected fused glass designers. Working from her Cornwall studio, Jo’s work draws inspiration from the beautiful coastal landscape while her advanced fusion techniques allow for the creation of abstract designs of great individuality and depth. Her pieces make wonderful unique gifts and compliment any coastal interior.
We are delighted to be able to offer clients ceramasist Paul Jenkins Raku Hares. This exciting technique produces simply beautiful crackle glazed pieces. Much of Paul’s work is inspired by direct observation of wildlife in their natural habitat.
Local artist Nicholas St John Rosse is an artist who has a passion for the figure be it on the beach ,cliffs or studio. In his own words: “The visual fusion of water, sand and rock enveloping people fascinates me, and I try to use these elements as an extension of the model’s mood.” Simply beautiful!
Lots of you will have seen the bright and beautiful floral pieces by Nicki Moule in local galleries. Each and everyone of her cheerful scenes are completely unique, you cannot help but smile when looking at them in all their colourful glory! We are so delighted to have Nicki on board for our New Leaf Exhibition beginning on 1 July 2017. This and other pieces available in store now at Caffe Gallerie!
Another local artist sharing their works at our New Leaf Exhibition this July and August (2017) is the talented Nick Collier. Nick lives and paints in West Dartmoor. The natural influences around him are clear from his works spanning abstract, expressionist pieces and landscapes.
Jill Coughman’s work focuses on the diverse, dynamic and developing city that is Plymouth. For Jill, it’s about trying to capture the beauty of the space and skyline. She has fulfilled commissions from Opera North and South West Water, worked as an artist in residence at many schools and has had paintings commissioned as book cover illustrations for a series of academic publications. We are thrilled to be introducing Jill as a part of our New Leaf Exhibition running from July 1st until August 19th 2017.
You’ll no doubt be familiar with Richard Allman’s cityscapes already. His paintings of in and around Plymouth capture in great and graphic style his own responses to the scenes before him with an almost storybook charm. Local artist Richard will be exhibiting his own work at our New Leaf Exhibition in July and August 2017.
Saltash Press Gang are a group of five print makers working in Saltash, Cornwall, experimenting and supporting one another with a broad range of techniques and wrestling with unpredictable outcomes to create gorgeous graphic artwork in Jane’s workshop. We are thrilled to have them on board and hope that you all love their work when it is on display at our New Leaf Exhibition from July 1st until August 19th.
Roy Meldrum’s nautical art is truly a sight to behold. Painted not on canvas but on Kevlar Sails. The attention to detail is outstanding and serves as a credit to his passion for his work. One of his pieces “Skerries Buoy” is currently on show at Caffe Gallerie. Roy created it using acrylic on a Kevlar Sail to stay true to the nautical theme. Even the writing and lines pertain to the exact nautical chart position of the buoy. New works will be showcased throughout July and August 2017 at our New Leaf Exhibition.