My kind of Party

I went to my kind of party the other day. Celebrity people just standing around, not saying a word. This could be a thing…

Interior shoot for GDC Associates at Madam Tussauds. All images © Bill Mudge

 

Emily Hall & Heritage Craft Association: preserving tradition

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Great to see Emily Hall featured in the Heritage Crafts Association Newspaper along with several of my photographs showing Emily working in her studio.

‘Founded seven years ago by a small group of makers and those interested in craft, the Heritage Craft Association (HCA) is the only national organisation that safeguards and promotes traditional craft skills in the UK. We’ve bought the sector together for the first time and created a focus for heritage crafts’

www.heritagecrafts.org.uk

Introductory Offer: 40% off Still Life and Product Photography

SL02As an introductory offer, I am currently offering 40% off my day rate for independent artists and makers who wish to have their work photographed.
The deal includes a whole day photographing your work at my studio, standard processing and supply of the images that we achieve on the day. Depending on what you have to be photographed this could mean around 10-15 high quality images for you to use in your online marketing, website and social media – perfect for makers wishing to promote and sell their work online.
Available to new clients who respond to the offer by the 30th June 2016, but the actual photography session can take place at a later date. Please get in touch here for further details.

20 in 15: The Lives of Artists – Bill Mudge

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978191057825420 in 15 is a behind the scenes look at the lives of twenty different artists, their creative processes and working environments. The project evolved from the thriving arts community in Carshalton but ultimately expanded to locations around the UK and France. Observing artists as they work, Bills documentary approach gives an insight into what it takes to live and work as a creative person.

20 in 15 includes photographs of Peter S Smith (Painter Printmaker), Alex Foster (Illustrator), Abel Kesteven (Artist), Aga Cowling (Amber & Glass Designer), Jeremy Clark (Ceramic Sculptor), Luci Metcalfe (Artist), Dan Redding (Videographer), Kathryn Sherriff (Ceramicist), Glow (Design Agency), Guy Meredith (Composer), Emma Capron (Interior Designer), Wayne Sleeth (Artist), Kendra Haste (Sculptor), Alban Low (Illustrator), Lucy Furlong (Poet), Karin Andrews Jashapara (Shadow Puppetry), Emily Hall (Weaver and Ceramicist), Andrew Candy (Gallery Owner & Graphic Designer), Art Language Location (Contemporary Arts Festival), Association Amitiés Tsiganes (Community…

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Mudge at Mine in March

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Just over a year after first meeting photographer (and musician) Bill Mudge at the Frost Fair, the exhibition of his 20 in 15 – The Lives of Artistsphotography project opened at the Mine Gallery in Carshalton last night. The gallery has been completely changed around in the last week with photographs of the working lives of 20 creative people and organisations on every wall, including many examples of their work – including new works fresh my own kiln this week, a beautiful print by illustrator Alex Foster and an amazing galvanised wire sculpture of a hare from world-renowned sculptor Kendra Haste. The show runs until March 27th – some photos below.

And taking centre stage is the phabulous photobook of the project that was created after a successful round of crowdfunding on Kickstarter and launched yesterday at the gallery! The book is now available to buy in the…

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Exhibition

 

An exhibition of my documentary photography project 20 in 15 – The Lives of Artists is to be held at Mine Gallery Carshalton, from 5th – 27th March. The exhibition is being supported by Arts Network Sutton. Their creative arts grant will go a long way to help pay for printing and mounting costs for the photography- Thank you ANS! The gallery is open Wednesday to Sunday 10-5pm and it is free entry. Please call in and say hello.

mine gallery, 30-34 High Street, Carshalton SM5 3AG