‘The Meeting Point’ of Distinctive yet Contrasting Styles

The Meeting Point’ is a group show organized by Well Hung, bringing together an eclectic mix of urban street artists, which are Dale Grimshaw, Matt Small, Tank Petrol, Blair Zaye & Skeleton Cardboard. Well Hung Gallery presents their November group exhibition, showcasing distinctive yet contrasting styles and techniques.
The exhibition will run from Thursday 6th November to Tuesday 2nd December 2014 at Well Hung Gallery, 239 Hoxton Street, 0207 033 2777.
For more information: www.wellhung.co.uk

Dale Grimshaw

Dale is a dynamic artist calling on powerful emotions to fuel his creative output. He is a master of portraying different moods and conveying a multitude of emotions through his work. His expressive style resonates as his haunting portraits deliver directness and honesty, which are often highly personal. Website: http://www.dalegrimshaw.com/
Dale Grimshaw

Matt Small

Matt Small’s paintings are an expression of his worldview: by painting young marginalized figures of society he allows the viewer to spend time with these people in the hope that a shared a sense of humanity unrestricted by class and social boundaries will arise.
Matt Small paints directly onto found pieces of metal, bringing physical elements of the city directly into his work, whilst merging them with the human sensibilities of his subjects. Website: http://www.matt-small.com/
Matt Small

Tankpetrol

Tankpetrol creates work inspired by women’s portraits, mixed with geometric shapes and animals. Using a combination of stencils, fonts and traditional paint, Tank is comfortable working across variety of media and projects that include painting, customising, creating large scale murals, interior design and carpentry. Website: http://tankpetrol.com/
Tankpetrol

Blair Zaye

Zaye is a London based artist from New Zealand. His work is influenced by his own life situation and experiences. His strong beliefs about society and culture are expressed in his mix of eclectic work. Predominately known for his quanta eyes – they can be seen on various mediums as well as on the streets of East London. Website: http://www.blairzaye.com/
Blair Zaye

Skeleton Cardboard

Skel Eton creates unique iconic cardboard characters, which impose a playful yet haunting presence. These macabre figures on one hand remind us of our own mortality and on the other show a whimsical take on our existence – like skeletons staring back at us as if laughing at the world. Link: https://www.facebook.com/skeleton.cardboard
Skeleton Cardboard

Maria Papaefstathiou

VISUAL DESIGNER since 1996 and blogger since 2010. Living in Athens, Greece. She has been focusing her research on poster design and particularly on social poster design and portrait design. Her main poster project is a series of posters celebrating great personalities of traditional and popular culture in Greece and Jamaica. These include actors, singers, musicians, poets etc. This is an ongoing project. “I believe that design is a powerful tool that we designers can use to spark enthusiasm, change mindsets and bring positive actions to our world and our culture”. FOUNDER AND EDITOR OF GRAPHICART-NEWS.COM BLOG. She carefully curates high-quality designs, illustrations, and art, from all over the world that will teach and provoke other designers. Many consider her blog to be an exceptional educational tool. CO-FOUNDER OF THE INTERNATIONAL REGGAE POSTER CONTEST which was launched on December 2011, partnering, the creative activist Michael Thompson aka Freestylee. (www.reggaepostercontest.com)

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