Darren Baker creates portrait for Prince Charles’ 70th Birthday

Darren Baker from Warwickshire has created a portrait of Prince Charles, as a surprise gift for his 70th birthday. Darren Baker from Coventry has spent 10 months creating the artwork, using pastels, charcoal and pencil. The portrait was specially commissioned by the Princes Trust, which The Prince of Wales set up more than 40 years […]

New! Mark Payne Collection

Mark Payne studied technical and scientific illustration for four years. Having graduated, Mark became a member of the Society of Illustrators, Artists and Designers followed by 33 years as a full-time artist and illustrator, producing work for numerous national and international publishers, advertising agencies and galleries. Mark’s current collection of rare book and magazine art generally begins with a […]

Original Salvador Dali Comes to Shrewsbury!

Shropshire Star Feature: An original piece of work by renowned surrealist artist Salvador Dali is the centrepiece of a new art exhibition planned for Shrewsbury. The signed pen and ink drawing, priced at £28,000 and dated 1951, is part of the new winter show at The Soden Collection in Wyle Cop. Galliery owner Jonathan Soden […]

Modern British & American Pop Exhibition hits Shrewsbury!

A new exhibition, featuring work by some of the art world’s leading international names, is set to be staged in Shropshire. The show of modern British and American pop art is being launched at The Soden Collection in Shrewsbury from June 29. The exhibition will run for five weeks and will feature artists such as […]

British Contemporary Art in Shrewsbury

I am so pleased to be able to introduce some fantastic British Contemporary Art into Shrewsbury. There are some great Galleries here in Shrewsbury but in fairness I have never found anything I really wanted to spend my hard earned money on. So I have bought this collection together that includes some stunning British Contemporary […]