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How to Reduce Artwork Image File Sizes by 85% Without Affecting Quality

Anenomies on Red by Colin Williams Image Optimisation Comparison

Using high quality photography of your artwork on your website is essential, but high-resolution images are often very large in file size. A typical photograph taken on a digital camera is usually between 1MB and 10MB, depending on your camera’s settings. This is fine for printing, but files of this size can drastically slow down …

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Art Exhibition: Diana Matthews FRSA & Erica Timothy at David Simon Contemporary, Bath (9 March – 9 April 2018)

Diana Matthews FRSA and Erica Timothy Transient Space, Bath, UK (9 March to 9 April 2018)

The following press release and images are property of David Simon Contemporary. Diana Matthews FRSA and Erica Timothy: Transient Space 9 March – 9 April 2018 In this new exhibition Diana Matthews, who studied at the Bath Academy of Art in the 1950s, has completed a new series of semi-figurative paintings. Using the composition as …

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Introducing the ‘Heads of Women’ series by the late John Barnicoat

Heads of Woman series by Artist John Barnicoat

A timely website update for a client today with it being International Women’s Day – I’ve just updated the website of the late artist John Barnicoat with some of his incredible work inspired by women. His ‘Heads of Women’ series was produced between 1984 and 1995 and features colourful abstract works in oil on panel. …

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Artist Interview: Madrid-based Artist and Textile Designer KatieBute

Picaflor by KatieBute

Hello Katie, thank you for taking the time to share some insight into your life as a professional artist. Can we start by asking you to introduce yourself and your art? My name is Katie Smith, KatieBute is my alias inspired by my hometown. I’m an artist and textile designer based in Madrid, Spain. I …

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Artist Interview: Gisella Stapleton Discusses her Latin American Influences, Moving to London and the Importance of Social Media

Gisella Stapleton in her Studio in Surbiton London

Hello Gisella, thank you for taking the time to share some insight into your life as a professional artist. Can we start by asking you to introduce yourself and your art? Hi, I’m a Peruvian painter living in London since 2011. I have had a passion for painting since childhood, where I was exposed to …

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Artist Interview: Award-winning Painter Christopher Reid on Growing, Diversifying and Building a Career as an Artist

Christopher Reid Painting Outside

Hello Christopher, thank you for taking the time to share some insight into your life as a professional artist. Can we start by asking you to introduce yourself and your art? I was born in South Africa, but raised and educated in the US. I studied art at the Savannah College of Art & Design. …

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