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Mel Sheppard

Joined Artfinder: July 2014

Artworks for sale: 80

(10)

United Kingdom

About Mel Sheppard

 
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  • Biography
    I've always painted and drawn the things around me.
    Sometimes the images are realistic and sometimes more imaginary.
    In my illustrative work I've enjoyed depicting old sayings and idioms, I like the double meanings. These sayings often refer to parts of the body and my work is mainly figurative. 
    My canvas' are bright, mainly acrylics and usually depict some kind of narrative.
    At the moment I am working on a series of modern fairytale characters.
    I have often worked as a mural artist on walls of nightclubs, pubs, hotels and a houseboat.
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  • Education

    2002 - 2005

    Brighton University

    2001 - 2002

    City of Bath College

    1999 - 2001

    City of Bath College

  • Upcoming Events

    There are no upcoming events

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    Previous events

    Event: Worrisome Wolves, Caddish Cats and Vomiting Mermaids

    Dates: April 1, 2017 - May 1, 2017

    Venue: Tom Foolery Coffee Company, 6, High Street, Shoreham by Sea, West Sussex, UK

    A collection of Screen Prints and Painting from April the 1st onwards

    Event: Painting and Drawings

    Dates: July 9, 2012 - Aug. 6, 2012

    Venue: The Jam Factory, Oxford

    This was a month long exhibition showing a collection of my drawings and paintings in the lovely art gallery/restaurant The Jam Factory Oxford.

    Event: 158 Autumn Exhibition

    Dates: Oct. 24, 2010 - Dec. 10, 2010

    Venue: Royal West of England Academy, Queens Road, Bristol

    I had my painting 'Full head of Hair' selected for the open exhibition and it sold!!

    Event: Mural work

    Dates: June 1, 2010 - Sept. 1, 2010

    Venue: Artist Residence Hotel, Brighton

    This was a large scale mural on a hotel room wall which was featured on the television program 'Hotel Inspector' where the room received a make over by me !

    Event: Paintings and Drwaings

    Dates: Jan. 1, 2010 - Sept. 1, 2014

    Venue: Hackney City Farm, London

    This was a show that was changed and restocked every few months and ran from Jan 2010 - Sept 2014. The pictures adorned the walls of the lovely Italian Restaurant Frizzante.

    Event: A Collection of Paintings and Drawings

    Dates: Dec. 1, 2009 - Jan. 10, 2010

    Venue: St. James Wine Vaults, Bath

    I hung a collection of Paintings and Drawings in the restaurant of this venue.

    Event: A Collection of Paintings

    Dates: Jan. 3, 2009 - April 3, 2009

    Venue: Octagon Gallery, Whichford

    I was asked to hang some of my paintings in the lovely Whichford pottery gallery the Octagon.

    Event: Exhibiting Thoughts

    Dates: Aug. 29, 2008 - Sept. 4, 2008

    Venue: Redgate Gallery, Coldharbour Lane, London

    I was asked to produce Three paintings for this group show around the theme of 'exhibiting thoughts'

    Event: Degree Show

    Dates: June 1, 2005 - June 7, 2005

    Venue: Brighton University, Brighton

    This was my Degree Show where I made an installation of paintings and Sculptures.

    Event: As part of the 'Open Houses' in the Adur Festival

    Dates: June 1, 2005 - June 30, 2015

    Venue: Houseboat Verda, Shoreham-by-Sea

    I showed on the houseboats for many years running between 2005 - 2015

    Event: Foundation Show

    Dates: June 20, 2002 - June 27, 2002

    Venue: City of Bath College, Bath

    This was my Foundation show where I made an installation of paintings and drawings in the toilets!

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Education

2002 - 2005

Brighton University

2001 - 2002

City of Bath College

1999 - 2001

City of Bath College


There are no upcoming events

Show previous events Hide previous events

Previous events

Event: Worrisome Wolves, Caddish Cats and Vomiting Mermaids

Dates: April 1, 2017 - May 1, 2017

Venue: Tom Foolery Coffee Company, 6, High Street, Shoreham by Sea, West Sussex, UK

A collection of Screen Prints and Painting from April the 1st onwards

Event: Painting and Drawings

Dates: July 9, 2012 - Aug. 6, 2012

Venue: The Jam Factory, Oxford

This was a month long exhibition showing a collection of my drawings and paintings in the lovely art gallery/restaurant The Jam Factory Oxford.

Event: 158 Autumn Exhibition

Dates: Oct. 24, 2010 - Dec. 10, 2010

Venue: Royal West of England Academy, Queens Road, Bristol

I had my painting 'Full head of Hair' selected for the open exhibition and it sold!!

Event: Mural work

Dates: June 1, 2010 - Sept. 1, 2010

Venue: Artist Residence Hotel, Brighton

This was a large scale mural on a hotel room wall which was featured on the television program 'Hotel Inspector' where the room received a make over by me !

Event: Paintings and Drwaings

Dates: Jan. 1, 2010 - Sept. 1, 2014

Venue: Hackney City Farm, London

This was a show that was changed and restocked every few months and ran from Jan 2010 - Sept 2014. The pictures adorned the walls of the lovely Italian Restaurant Frizzante.

Event: A Collection of Paintings and Drawings

Dates: Dec. 1, 2009 - Jan. 10, 2010

Venue: St. James Wine Vaults, Bath

I hung a collection of Paintings and Drawings in the restaurant of this venue.

Event: A Collection of Paintings

Dates: Jan. 3, 2009 - April 3, 2009

Venue: Octagon Gallery, Whichford

I was asked to hang some of my paintings in the lovely Whichford pottery gallery the Octagon.

Event: Exhibiting Thoughts

Dates: Aug. 29, 2008 - Sept. 4, 2008

Venue: Redgate Gallery, Coldharbour Lane, London

I was asked to produce Three paintings for this group show around the theme of 'exhibiting thoughts'

Event: Degree Show

Dates: June 1, 2005 - June 7, 2005

Venue: Brighton University, Brighton

This was my Degree Show where I made an installation of paintings and Sculptures.

Event: As part of the 'Open Houses' in the Adur Festival

Dates: June 1, 2005 - June 30, 2015

Venue: Houseboat Verda, Shoreham-by-Sea

I showed on the houseboats for many years running between 2005 - 2015

Event: Foundation Show

Dates: June 20, 2002 - June 27, 2002

Venue: City of Bath College, Bath

This was my Foundation show where I made an installation of paintings and drawings in the toilets!


 

Biography

I've always painted and drawn the things around me.
Sometimes the images are realistic and sometimes more imaginary.
In my illustrative work I've enjoyed depicting old sayings and idioms, I like the double meanings. These sayings often refer to parts of the body and my work is mainly figurative. 
My canvas' are bright, mainly acrylics and usually depict some kind of narrative.
At the moment I am working on a series of modern fairytale characters.
I have often worked as a mural artist on walls of nightclubs, pubs, hotels and a houseboat.
 
 
 
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