Name: Trianda Baker Live: Totnes From: Devon Occupation: Artist/Illustrator
Bio: A creator of colourful pieces that are inspired by nature and concepts. Working in mixed media, using watercolour, ink, copic markers, acrylics and glitter! I'm a self taught artist that likes to create colourful and detailed pieces that have an Art Nouveau fell to them. I make prints of my work which are available on my Etsy shop. All of which are giclee prints on Hahnemuhle Photo Rag paper, ensuring high quality for years to come. I also sell original pieces and do commissions.
Name: Russell King From: Bermuda Live: Edge of Dartmoor Devon Occupation: Artist, photographer and filmmaker of psychological and social evolutionist quietly observing an expanding universe and reverence of life.
Bio: Russell was born in London. At 9 months old with his famous jazz musician dad went to live in Bermuda. Russell works predominately in anti-social, sexual perversion; he uses all materials to develop his concept of shadow stop Fight reality stop Aesthetic beauty stop Focusing on the beauty of observation and the feelings invoked from this stop Enabling Russell to share the intensity of his emotional observations stop - negating dimensional paradoxes of how we feel as human beings - stop!
The themes of mental health, alcoholism, hopelessness and striving for well-being transcend through art. His work has shown in galleries in Switzerland stop His own gallery in Plymouth and at Spitalfields London United Kingdom stop Brittany France stop Most Southerly Islands of Japan stop Iceland stop Israel stop Northern Island of Terseheling Holland stop Denmark stop Croatia stop Kenya stop Geneva stop Making him a collaborative international artist! Russell continues to set up exhibition on global basis wherever he travels.
We asked Russell what was one of his most favourites times and he stated working with Aldo Fletcher because of mutual respect and dignity. In Geneva Russell worked with Aldo Fletcher (famous Northern Italian sculptor) filming Aldo for his promotional work for exhibition. Russell enjoyed these experiences. Russell loves to travel 30 miles an hour, fly through the sky and ski. He has also produced snowballing films in Switzerland.