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Valence House Exhibition

The invitations to the grand opening of my exhibition at Valence House Museum in Greater London have been posted. Yesterday I received the good news that the Mayor of Barking & Dagenham, Councillor Eileen S Keller will honour us with … Continue reading

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Valence House Pond – Acrylic Painting

Valence House Museum is the only surviving manor house of Dagenham. It is situated in Valence Park and contains permanent exhibitions on history and life in Barking and Dagenham. The surrounding park has been created from the former Valence House … Continue reading

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Kingsley Hall Dagenham – Acrylic Painting

Kingsley Hall has been serving the local community since 1929. It started as a nursery and later a meeting place for young people as well as a church hall. From 1946 until the late 1960s it also hosted gatherings of … Continue reading

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Eastbury Manor Dagenham – Acrylic Painting

Eastbury Manor is a historic building and the fourth one of 14 paintings which I am preparing for my upcoming solo exhibition at a museum in Greater London later this year. The painting in acrylics on wood size 30x40cm shows … Continue reading

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Civic Centre Dagenham – Acrylic Painting

This is the third one of 14 paintings which I am preparing for my upcoming solo exhibition at a museum in Greater London in 2017. The painting in acrylics on wood size 40x50cm shows the art deco building of Dagenham´s … Continue reading

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Barking Abbey – Acrylic Painting

This is the second one of 14 paintings which I am preparing for my upcoming solo exhibition at a museum in Greater London in 2017. The picturesque old ruin is the only relic on this site still standing from the … Continue reading

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Valence House – Acrylic Painting

A little while ago I was able to tell you about my upcoming solo exhibition at a museum in Greater London in 2017. As there are some 14 paintings to be got ready for the occasion I thought I would … Continue reading

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Found in the Attic – Crayon Painting

Clearing out the attic I came across some old works of mine. This painting on an A4 size sheet of paper was created back in 1974 using layers of crayons. The shapes and colours would have emerged after scratching through … Continue reading

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London 1927 and 2013 by Simon Smith

This video comparing London in 1927 with London of 2013 was so fascinating I just had to post it. Unfortunately it was not possible to embed the video so please click on the link. Please click here for the full … Continue reading

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St.Paul´s Cathedral, London – Oil Painting

This is an oil painting on wood 28x35cm of St.Paul´s Cathedral in London. It also shows a vintage post office van. It is one of my early works painted after a photograph back in 1988. Please click on the painting … Continue reading

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