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Omar Obaid

Omar Obaid

Claire Howlett

Claire Howlett

Matthew Davies & Miriam Mod

Matthew Davies & Miriam Mod





Omar Obaid

7th June 2016 - 10th July 2016

British independent Artist Omar Obaid (b.1985) is an international bestseller.

Creating original abstract paintings direct from his studio using a variety of techniques to add texture and definition to his work.

Omar enjoys creating large artworks filled with movement and colour. His abstract work is inspired by everyday life. This can be seen in his work from the strong gestures and heavy movements in his brush strokes.

Every piece is an original one-of-a-kind painting and is ready to hang.





Claire Howlett

1st June 2016 - 27th June 2016

Claire's initial inspiration is derived from the mainly natural world- a tone of light, a tumultuous sea, an early morning walk, sometimes joy or melancholy, a mood.

Claire follows the emotion created when applying paint, letting the painting evolve, intuitive more than planned. The paintings can take days or weeks to complete.

The aim is to capture the evocative elements that can transcend the materialistic and harsh world we can find ourselves in today and transport the viewer to a perhaps more spiritual place.

The paintings are mostly acrylic and mixed media on board or canvas.

Van Gogh mentioned that he strived to capture the ‘eternity’ of things. I emphasise with this statement.

The Artist is inspired by the work of Turner, Rothko, Maggie Hambling and Joan Eardley amongst others.




Matthew Davies &  Miriam Ortega Dominguez

2nd June 2016 - 12th July 2016

Matthew Davies

Matthew Davies is an Oxford based mixed media Artist and Industrial product designer. His works spans a variety of different disciplines including illustration, painting, sculpture, model making and computer generated art. He has most recently been commissioned a large abstract sculpture as part of the Hove Plinth project on Brighton sea front and has historically had his sculptural design exhibited at Chelsea Flower show and other international exhibitions. His most recent collection “Electric Canvas” explores the use of digital illustration software to emulate the look and feel of acrylic and oil painting techniques and the freedom of editable colour and scale and texture.

Miriam Ortega Dominguez 

The object of art is not to reproduce reality, but to create a reality of the same intensity.

-Alberto Giacometti

A Spanish/American Artist, now based in Oxford who’s art is inspired by the ever-changing emotional and physical landscape of her childhood; recreating colours and moods she experienced growing up in parts of Asia, South America, Europe and then settling down in the USA as an adult.

She earned her degree in Applied Science of Drafting and Design and then went on to study Art at the Southwest School Of Arts in San Antonio Texas.

This current collection is a compilation of selected pieces from two collections; Lonely Skylines and a Nude Study.

Included in this exhibit is the painting titled “Rainfall Silence” for which she was awarded the President's Donor Award by the San Antonio Art Museum.

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