This week I finished painting the first of the painted spray cans. It’s been a while since I painted one of these. I came across the book 400ml by Gautier Jourdain. A book of hand painted spray cans from around the world. I was lucky enough to be featured in the book, published in 2008. [...]
A rare visit to the studio in these crazy times. Hoping to be able to drop in a bit more to work on these. The large painting was going to be part of a triptych for the ‘Streets Ahead’ exhibition at the Royal West of England Academy of Art. Due to open today. The show [...]
I am delighted to announce my work is now available at Singulart. I will be selling some works exclusively through platform so please keep checking back. https://www.singulart.com/en/artist/richard-shipley-16479
Progressive Ascent70cm x 50cmMixed Media on Paper2020 The latest painting in the Oriens series. I started this painting back in 2011 and kind of lost my way with it so put it to one side. I recently came across it whilst looking through some boxes of old work in the studio and gave it a [...]
Patience Mixed media on paper 2020 This painting I finished this week looks at the way light and shadows are gradually dispersed across the urban environment as the sun rises from the east.
Powerless Giclèe print29.7 x 42.0cm2012 The last 3 prints of powerless are available from me direct. From an edition of 30. Please email me if you would like one. Only £20. Powerless was painted in 2011 and is based on the Zen enso. The original painting toured France in 2012-13 as part of the Artaq [...]
Oil, acrylic and spray paint on paper 150cm X 95cm2020 A recent painting I completed as part of the ongoing Oriens series. Looking at the way light hits the urban environment.
Streets Ahead 2020Royal West of England Academy, Bristol.6th June - 23rd August 2020. Bristol has long been at the vibrant centre of the global street art scene but over the last decade the practice of graffiti art has evolved, encompassing new forms, media and concerns. Focusing on artists who are pushing the boundaries of street, [...]
More photography from the Oriens series.
Work in Progress This is the painting I’m currently working on. I’ve been experimenting with abstracted architectural forms with the movement of light. This will form the basis for my work in 2020.