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Jonathan Farningham – In the Studio

Jonathan Farningham in the Studio

Since graduating from the Portrait Diploma Jonathan Farningham has been taking part in ‘In the Studio’.

He tells us:

‘“In the Studio” is an initiative led by Mall Galleries to equip emerging talent with the opportunities and tools to take the next step on their artistic pathways.

I have had an amazing experience visiting artists’ studios, whether that be in a converted warehouse, on the streets of London or in a country stable. I’ve seen how expansive the studio can be and where different artists find their creative centres. Among those I visited were the studios of Philip James, Tina Jenkins, Mark Nader and Tim Benson. To see people in their creative space amongst the materials of making, was a great experience. I’ve had many open conversations about life as an artist and how each artist’s individual practices evolved.

Our experience culminated in a week long group exhibition at The Mall Galleries showcasing our practices and our responses to the studio and its many manifestations.’

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