Art Rookie Announces Debut Exhibition

Art Rookie Debut Exhibition March 2016


Art Rookie – an online sales platform for UK artists and designers, supporting British creatives on their road to commercial success – is hosting its debut exhibition ‘Best of British’ in collaboration with theprintspace in London later this month.

The organisation is showcasing an elite selection of Art Rookie artists, with a private view in Shoreditch, London on 17th March offering drinks and entertainment and prints available to purchase on the night, followed by the exhibition from 18th – 24th March 2016.

Art Rookie is the creation of Liz Bush and Jodie Prince, young artist and designers themselves, aware of the initial struggles of an art graduate. They have a vision to inspire, be inspired and share new and unknown British talent with the world. Take home a piece of something unique.

Artists include Helen GreenKarl James MountfordRobotic EweLuke FisherSophie EvesLaura Amy ThompsonMike HazardArtistic Side Of LifeNattAinsleyAmy LewisCollage by MC (Maire-Clare Doran), Lucy SchmidtJohn HolcroftStephen MillershipPatrick Welham and Miss Wearer (Sarah Wearer).

Private view
Complimentary drinks and music from DJ Twogoodsouls
Thursday 17 March 2016, 7.30pm-10pm
theprintspace, 74 Kingsland Road, E2 8DL

Friday 18 March -24 March 2016
Open 9am to 7pm, Mon-Friday

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The founder of downthetubes, which he established in 1998. John works as a comics and magazine editor, writer, and on promotional work for the Lakes International Comic Art Festival. Working in British comics publishing since the 1980s, his credits include editor of titles such as Doctor Who Magazine, Star Trek Explorer (previously known as Star Trek Magazine) and more. He also edited the comics anthology STRIP Magazine and edited several audio comics for ROK Comics. He has also edited several comic collections, including volumes of “Charley’s War and “Dan Dare”. He’s the writer of "Pilgrim: Secrets and Lies" for B7 Comics; “Crucible”, a creator-owned project with 2000AD artist Smuzz; and “Death Duty” and “Skow Dogs” with Dave Hailwood.

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