- May 13, 2021
The Familiar and the Uncanny | Dorcas Casey
Poised between the familiar and the uncanny, Dorcas Casey's sculptures capture the ambiguous and sometimes unsettling imagery from...
- Feb 10, 2021
Forgotten Freedom | Elaine Jones
With our virtual group exhibition Land and Sea starting next month we thought we’d take a look at some of the paintings Elaine Jones has...
- Jan 13, 2021
Escaping to the Wilderness | Kate Evans
Ahead of our virtual group show, Land and Sea, in March we caught up with artist Kate Evans to get a first look at some works in progress..
- Oct 29, 2020
Investigating Authenticity in the Digital Age | Jo Berry
Jo Berry’s fascinating painting practice investigates the idea of authenticity in the digital age. In this post we’ll be delving into..
- Jun 10, 2020
Working from Home | Elaine Jones
Elaine Jones' new paintings, developed during the coronavirus lockdown, bring together the landscapes of her local area as well as...
- Apr 21, 2020
The Creative Process
We're delighted to have been given behind the scenes access in Anna Boss' studio to follow the development of one of her new paintings...
- Jan 15, 2020
15 Years of First Contemporary
To kick off our 15th anniversary celebrations, we have selected 15 of our favourite new works available to buy now, exclusively at First...
- Nov 4, 2019
Borderline of Abstraction | Andrew Hood
Andrew Hood’s work has long hovered on the border between representation and abstraction, allowing him to adeptly capture both the look...
- Jul 10, 2019
India | Andrew Hood
Andrew Hood is back in the studio embarking on a new series of paintings inspired by the sights and sounds from his travels around India...
- Feb 28, 2019
Salcombe | Elaine Jones
The rolling hills, unspoiled beaches and hidden coves along the South Devon coastline continue to inspire artist Elaine Jones...