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Tessellated Square Mile (2016)

Giclée Print & Enamel on Board

101cm x 131cm

Framed in Floating White Frame

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

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Holding Hands

Cannon Street Station (2016)

Graphite on 170gsm Firenze Paper

82cm x 95cm

Framed in white glazed box frame

 

TP copy

 

‘NYC 1st State’ (2015)

110cm x 91cm

Mixed Media (Enamel and digital print on photographic paper)

Unique

 

London Grid copy

London Grid

Giclee Print & Enamel on Board

106cm x 149cm

Unique

SOLD

6th Central Park sml

Central Park, Manhattan

Graphite on paper. White frame

128cm x 76cm

Unique

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Tommy Penton (UK)

London based artist Tommy Penton is best known for his strong fluid line work. Vibrant graphic scenes eschew reality by playfully manipulating the perspective. Working in pencil, pen, acrylic & enamel paint.

Projects have included his graphic novel Tate to Tate, published by Random House, which depicts ‘An illustrated walk along London’s Southbank’. To recently winning a commission to produce a series of six by two metre large canvas paintings for PwC currently hanging at More, London.

Past work includes album covers, posters & international advertising campaigns within the music industry for artists Babyshambles, Röyksopp, Mercury Rev, New Order & Underworld amongst others.

In 2014 Tommy collaborated with fashion group Orlebar Brown designing four cityscapes for the OB Limited Edition. This included live art work in Paris and for London Fashion Week.

Towards the end of the year he was also short-listed for Crossrail’s ‘Artist -in-Residence’ scheme and took part in the group show Tunnel Visions.


EXHIBITIONS & AWARDS


2014

Tunnel Visions A Group exhibition with Crossrail.
Great Western Studios, London
Orlebar Brown. Live art in Paris and for London Fashion Week. Paris / London
Short listed for Crossrail’s ‘Artist-in-Residence’ scheme. Battersea, London

2013

Second commission for PwC. London

2011

Awarded ‘The Dickson Russell’ commission for PwC.
More London, London
The Apart ‘London Summer Show’. Soho, London
Affordable Art Fair with Henrietta Cartwright. Battersea, London

2010

‘Below the Surface’ An Urban Art exhibition. The Victorian Vaults, Rivington House, London
Solo show. ‘Tommy Penton Sketches Frank West at the MoMA’ exhibition. Project Space, 65 Alfred Rd, London
The Apart International Group Show, ‘10 Years of the Apart Gallery’.
Cancer Research UK Sound & Vision Event. Exhibition & silent auction of music memorabilia. Contributors included David Bailey, Julian Opie & Jamie Hewlett, amongst others. Abbey Road Studios, London

2008

Nokia Yamake Art Project. 48 artists presented their interpretation of the Nokia ‘Yamake’ character. An Apart curated show. London

Solo Show. ‘Tate to Tate’ exhibition. Acrylic works & a 30ft giclée print of a complete walk along London’s Southbank. Exhibition coincided with launch of the book ‘Tate to Tate’. Menier Gallery, London

2007

Gibson Guitar Town London. Painted a 10ft sculpture as part of a 30-strong group of artist. Charity auction organised by The Prince’s Trust, Nordoff-Robbins Music Therapy & Teenage Cancer Trust. Other artists included Peter Saville & Sir Peter Blake.

Open Studios with 70 other artists. Great Western Studios, London
The art book ‘Love on the Serpentine’ exhibited. A celebration of original art & binding for ‘The Society of Bookbinders’. York

Cancer Research UK Sound & Vision Event. Exhibition & silent auction of music memorabilia. Abbey Road Studios, London

2005

Solo Show. Print exhibition. Private Event, San Francisco

2004

‘Inspired’ exhibition. Apart Gallery, London
‘Probe’ exhibition. Large canvas works. AKA, London

2003

Recent works. Brett Ballard Gallery, Sydney

Friction’ exhibition. Photography & illustration montage works with photographer Noel Mclaughlin. First Draft Gallery, Sydney

2001

Solo Show. ‘Chevrons’ exhibition. Large original art. AKA, London

2000

Solo Show. ‘No U-turn’.Warehouse Exhibition, London