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Berk

Berk

Our resident artist Berk has created a buzz in the gallery this week with his new collection on display. Creating spray paint pieces by using the reverse glass process, he captures an abstract design and demands a view to see how he has used bright colours. 

Berk uses his skills in street art graffiti to apply on the glass surface and build up layers. He always uses lots of colours and layers and the end result is very unique and stunning. 

Back in February, Berk did a collaboration with Rose Clover and designed small bottles and...


Pogo Stencils

Pogo Stencils

One of the biggest highlights this year when it comes to local street art has been seeing Pogo’s work across town. His latest piece in Old Portsmouth had an amazing response from the public. The detail in the work at Capstan House on Tower Street really draws your attention to his skills. Creating the piece for the Portsmouth Paint Festival back in September, it is one of the most photographed pieces of art to come out of the first ever street art festival here in Portsmouth.

‘Mira’ which is a 9 layered stencil piece, is...


Pepita Coffee

Pepita Coffee

When you imagine coffee you buy from your local coffee supplier or roaster, the image of a brown sustainable bag springs to mind because that is usually what coffee is presented in. Meeting Pepita Coffee really changed my idea of that, in fact, it smashed that idea out of the water.

When We Were Cows

When We Were Cows

When We Were Cows has a well anticipated exhibition called 'In My Darkest Daydreams We All Survived' at the Corner Collective in Southsea on the 29th and 30th October from 11am until 4pm. The artist hasn't had a solo show since 2018 and brings a new depth to his work. Fans of the artist can expect a new exploration of art that connects with conservation and larger pieces on display that bring a sense of drama to the show.

Speaking to the artist John Ainsworth, I asked him where did the name 'When We Were Cows' come...


Needle To The Groove

Needle To The Groove

Artwork on album covers were an essential part of a band or artist promoting their music and designing a cool cover that could go down in history as a legendary album really did define a band or musician. Fast forward to the here and now and most music is downloaded through an app where the artwork isn't as important as the music.