Current work

September 2016 Show (continued)

Our show went well. We had more visitors than we could have expected with only a small amount of publicity. Although, we were helped by two articles in the Bognor Regis Post with good photographic coverage. In all, we had more than 80 visitors, more than half of which were local people, unknown to us, who had read the articles. The rest, predictably, were friends and family, some travelling hundreds of miles. Attached are some general views of the show in which we used almost every space in the house and adjoining working areas.

September 2016 Show

Our open studio show went well. We showed a rich mixture of works dating from as early as 1958 to the present day.

Oscar's show August 2015

This was in an unlikely venue: A gallery above a pub in the countryside of Cambridgeshire. It is run by people, who are, or are supporters of, artists. It was surprisingly lively and well attended.

Oscar's On-going Work (2014 plus)

Oscar continues with the project closest to his heart:
Live artworks at jazz dance events in London, elsewhere in the U.K. and latterly in Perpignan, France.
He puts on displays of his prints at the events, all of which are for sale.
More Later.

Group Show at Aldershot, Hampshire

Howard and Pauline contributed to a show with Guildford Art Perspective at the West End Centre, Aldershot in September 2015. The six core members each invited another artist to participate. This brought artists together from various parts of the UK and one from the USA. We had the use of the gallery for the whole month. My observation was that, although we come together to hang the show, there was little further exchange of ideas.

Pauline's Portrait Drawings

During the summer and early autumn of 2014, Pauline Farrington has been working on drawings of the youngest generation of Brian and Lise Croft's family.
Brian and Lise are loyal supporters and collectors of our work; Pauline had done drawings of the first generation of children back in the nineteen seventies.

In the Fold of the Canvas: the book

Howard's book, 'In the Fold of the Canvas' is available from They will show a preview of its contents.
N.B. It may be priced in Dollars, although it is available priced in Pounds.

CAMPING: An alternative mode of existence.
A series of artworks and commentary by the artist, including a full-length play text.

Show at University of Surrey

Pauline and Howard took part in an exhibition at the Lewis Elton Gallery, University of Surrey 2 -26 September 2013 entitled GAP NOW - Guildford Art Perspective Remembered.
This was a re-union of some of a group of artists who, from 1992 - 2001 campaigned to bring up to date general attitudes to visual art in Guildford. They ran exhibitions, artists' talks, created publications and issued newsletters. The group involved other, invited artists in these projects with a view to raising consciousness of these developments in art throughout the twentieth century.

Oscar's Mural Work in Austria

Oscar has completed a series of site-specific murals for Zeit!Raum, Vienna, who work with marginalized young people. The pictures are located at their lakeside language and learning resource centre at Drobollach am Faaker See, in the Austrian Alps.


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