Alan Measles bottom left keeping a beady eye on Grayson Perry

The Discerning Eye, The Mall Galleries to November 26th
The National Open Art Competition, Barge House, Oxo Tower until November 26

After years painting human portraits at Heatherleys I finally took a  BA in Fine Art at Central St Martins as a mature student which encouraged me to be more experimental.

I am particularly interested in heads and exploring anthropomorphism.

LINKS   Please contact me for purchasing enquiries and commissions. Prices range from £150 to £1000. All proceeds to Link Age Southwark


  • . Some dog paintings on show  in Love My Human 308 King’s Rd, Chelsea, London SW3 5UH  and teddies in Jane Newbery, Dulwich Village
  • Some of my  paintings are for sale on Saatchi Art



One of my  paintings is for sale in the Link Age Southwark auction until November 15th

November 8th 

South London Women Artists at Asylum Chapel, Caroline Gardens Estate SE152SQ

 Thursday 08 November 3pm – 8.30pm and 09 November 10am 8.30pm


  •  The Royal Academy ‘s 250th  Summer Exhibition


 * 21st National Open Art Competition,  Bargehouse, Oxo Tower Wharf

 * The Discerning Eye,   Mall Galleries, The Mall, London SW1.


  • The Summer Exhibition, The Royal Academy
  • One painting and one collage  selected for The National Open Art competition: 27 October 2016, Mercers Hall, London EC2
  • October: Bad Behaviour, Brixton East, 100 Barrington Rd, SW9
  • August: The Artists Pool. Frida Kahlo  Lust for Life Menier Gallery London
  • May: The Camberwell Open
  • March: Volcano Cafe, 62 Tritton  Rd, West Dulwich SE21


  • Light Space Time Gallery Nature Exhibition, Special Merit Award Category
  • The Big Draw Award runners-up prize for SLWA collaborative drawing Hidden Narratives Dangerous Erasions
    • Participating artists: Julie Bennett, Gillian Best-Powell, Jackie Brown, Melissa Budasz, Liz Charsley-Jory, Robina Doxi, Chantal Gillingham, Margaret Higginson, Moira Jarvis, Beata Kozlowska, Jennie Merrell, Laura Moreton-Griffiths, Lesley O’Mara, Marnie Pitts, Selena Steele, Paula Stevens-Hoare, Chrissy Thirlaway, Mary Thomas-Rodriguez, Eithne Twomey


  • Jane Newbery Dulwich Village
  • Friends of Dulwich Picture Gallery
  • The Discerning Eye The Mall Galleries
  • Short-listed for the National Open Art Competition 2014
  • Tete a Tete, Association des Beaux Arts, Cannes
  • Hiscox Art Cafe Exhibition for Housing the Homeless Fund


  • Selected for Xhibit. Showcasing the finest student work from across University of the Arts London. Matt Roberts Vyner St
  • ‘I’m Inside Ring the Bell’, a contemporised interpretation of Judy Chicago’s The Dinner Party. Award winning exhibition, March 2013
  • Degree Show Central St Martins
  • 100 Artworks Auction for Kings College Hospital


  • South London Women Artists, SNAP!, Bankside
  • Dulwich Artists Open House, Unit D211 Martell Rd
  • Valentine’s Mansion


  • Dulwich Picture Gallery Friends’ Exhibition
  • South London Women Artists, Women and Books exhibition, Dulwich Library


  • Bigger Picture Gallery Summer Exhibition, Norwood
  • Pen and Brush Transitions: A Virtual Event


  • Winner of the Deborah Roslund Purchase Prize for Le Deluge at the Dulwich Picture Gallery Exhibition 2011


  • Equity; a portrait of the imprisoned Burmese comedian Zarganar