Current & Upcoming


September 24, 2014 -
September 24, 2014

Madder | Pigment Making Workshop

Luke George and Elizabeth Rose | Winners of Griffin Art Prize 2013
3.00 – 6.00 pm:
The day will begin with a presentation from George and Rose on the pigment Rose Madder and the process which underpins their painting practice.   In particular, the role of madder root in their work will be discussed.
George …


September 27, 2014 -
September 28, 2014


Two-day event
Saturday | 10.00 – 17.00
Sunday | 10.00 – 15.00 (may run over slightly)
The Matt Roberts Arts ‘Kaizen’ is an intensive two-day workshop, allowing a group of artists to improve the presentation of their work and ideas, and to learn from each other’s experiences.  The concept for this workshop comes from the Japanese term …

PaintUnion web

September 30, 2014 -
September 30, 2014

PaintUnion | Kate Hawkins and Sarah Kate Wilson

6:30 – 8:30pm
PaintUnion are delighted to welcome Kate Hawkins and Sarah Kate Wilson to discuss their practices at the Griffin Gallery.
Sarah Kate Wilson aims to destabilise the tradition of painting, of which a static object hung on a wall is typical. She sidesteps away from ‘finished’ paintings preferring to keep the works in …


October 08, 2014 -
October 08, 2014

Madder | Artistic Process Workshop

Luke George and Elizabeth Rose | Winners of Griffin Art Prize 2013
3.00 – 6.00 pm:
The day will begin with a presentation from George and Rose about the drawing process which underpins their painting practice.
Paticipants will then be invited into the studio to explore various drawing processes, including drawing in response to music, …


October 15, 2014 -
October 15, 2014


7.30 – 8.30 pm
Enjoy an evening of spine-tingling music from Bulgaria: choral music and traditional folk songs which have survived centuries of foreign influence to emerge with extraordinarily dissonant harmonies, exotic scales, compelling rhythms, and exuberant trills and hiccups.
Led by Dessislava Stefanova, a former singer with the legendary Philip Koutev Bulgarian National Folk …


October 21, 2014 -
October 21, 2014

The Magma Group | Lunchtime Lecture

Two artists from The Magma Group will be comparing and contrasting their work as a joint artist’s talk.
The paintings of Robert Meldrum and Carolina Khouri both explore aspects of contemporary aesthetic experience, and strive to remould them into a simpler symbolic language. Whilst Robert is interested in the speed of media visual culture …


October 22, 2014 -
October 22, 2014

Inside Out Festival | Interpreting London Landmarks

6.00pm – 8.00pm (with tour available at 4pm – 4.45pm)
Booking essential – please book here.
(An administration fee of £10 will be charged for no shows, or cancellation without 24 hours prior notice)
A free art workshop led by artist Ben Phillips and hosted by Griffin Gallery
The session will use the nearby …


October 30, 2014 -
October 30, 2014

The Magma Group | Private View | The Instability of Being

Eli Acheson-Elmassry,
Kimbal Quist Bumstead,
Siro Carraro,
Dagmar Dost-Nolden,
Carolina Khouri,
Robert Meldrum,
Jean-Pierre Roffi,
Dylan Shields,
Tess Rachel Williams,
Annie Zamero  
The Magma Group of artists, at the invitation of the Griffin Gallery in West London, will be exhibiting for a …

Magma Group Creative Conversation

November 04, 2014 -
November 04, 2014

The Magma Group | The Role of Expression in Contemporary Art

6.30 – 8.30 pm
In what promises to be a thought provoking event, Ian Rosenfeld, gallery director at Rosenfeld Porcini, art critic and curator Paul Carey-Kent and artist and writer Nick Malone will discuss ‘The Role of Expression in Contemporary Art’. Should we be seeking out the expressive, maximising the emotional charge to draw the …