All the artists below live or work in Harringay (or very nearby). They are listed in alphabetical order of first names.
Christy is a conceptual artist who uses art to communicate aspects of Freudian Unconscious, telling sociological stories about gender, patriarchy, and the family. She uses a shallow picture plane, strong graphic images and a limited colour palate.
Green Lanes-based Claudia Clare. Claudia describes her work as making clay pots to tell stories. Claudia says her "practice mixes ethnographic social research with ceramic practices and writing and includes drawing, photography and film making as part of the process".
Eva Salzman, Harringay poet described by one reviewer as "one of the most accomplished poets working in Britain today" and by the Times Literary Supplement as "one of the most singular and underrated of the wave of younger poets publishing at the moment"
Furtherfield believes that through creative and critical engagement with practices in art and technology people are inspired and enabled to become active co-creators of their cultures and societies. The group provides platforms for creating, viewing, discussing and learning about experimental practices at the intersections of art, technology and social change.
Jane Human is a British painter and printmaker whose work is primarily concerned with interpretation of landscape, space and boundaries. Her interest is primarily in sense of place and response to experiences of being immersed in a particular environment rather than to specifically record its topography.
Nina Mankin is a London born fine artist, producing one off 'Tableaux Vivants', based on her own life experiences.
Other Art Links
If you know of other local artists please email us and let us know at arts[at]harringayonline[dot]com.
Collage Arts / Chocolate Factory
is a leading arts development, training and creative regeneration organisation based in Haringey’s so-called Quatier Culturelle. For 25 years the organisation has created opportunities for greater participation in the arts and creative industries for the whole community through a range of learning programmes, business support services, facilities and resources.
The East Finchely Open is a group of Artists and craft people living in and around the East Finchley village. Launched in 2003, the EFO has an active membership of more than 50 people from the local community, making it the largest and most successful group of its kind in North London. Members produce a wide range of high quality, original artwork including painting, photography, ceramics, sculpture, poetry, jewellery and textiles. They organise an Art Fair in November, where they aim to sell art and crafts of a consistently high standard at affordable prices.
Visit: East Finchley Open
ArtRabbit, a searchable site with a host of art events up and down the country, both big and small.
Hidden Art London - a site highlighting lesser known artists and their shows, apparently focussing mostly on East London.
Last Updated 6th May, 2010