Sue Howells was recently named as the UK’s best selling artist in succession to such illustrious names as Jack Vettriano and Beryl Cook . Sue has been active in the market place for several years, and now has a reputation as one of the top selling artists in the UK, providing work for Harrods and John Lewis, as well as for galleries abroad – from the USA to New Zealand. She also provides paintings for TV programs and advertisements.Â Sue Howells is inspired by artists such as LS Lowry, John and Paul Nash and Auguste Macke
A little know gallery in the Borders will host the world premiere of rock icon Bob Dylan‘s first ever set of limited editions . breeze gallery in Peebles will open this unique exhibition this week . Dylan has sold over 110 million albums since he burst on the music scene in the 60s.
The Drawn Blank Series will be unveiled on 14th June for the first time. The Drawn Blank Series will cast a vibrant new light on the creativity of one of the worldâ€™s most important and influential cultural figures. More art news
Limited to editions of only 295 worldwide, these stunning graphics are set to take the art world by storm on release and breeze gallery owner Bob Corsie has pulled off something of a coup for his small emerging gallery in the Scottish border town. Based on drawings and sketches made by Dylan while on the road from 1989 to 1992, the watercolour and gouache paintings in The Drawn Blank Series were created during 2007 and visually echo the stylistic hallmarks of Dylanâ€™s prose, poetry and music. More art news
Visitors to next month’s Edinburgh Art Fair, now in its third year, will find work from around the world being displayed by 70 galleries from across the UK and Europe. Bargain hunters will mingle with art lovers looking r for up and coming artists .People who paid Â£3 for a print of a work called The Little Seamstress – a collaboration between Demarco and Ian Hamilton Finlay – found that when they sold it 25 years later, it was fetching Â£1000.
“Limited edition prints can be a good investment,” says Andy Naismith, an organiser of the art fair. “A publishing house might decide to produce a limited number of prints using high quality materials and sell them at a fraction of the price of the original. But when the prints, which are usually hand signed by the artist, are all sold, if an artist becomes collectable, you might find at auction that collectors are prepared to pay thousands.”