Current Exhibition: ``Public Personae``

Art & photography examining famous faces
Opens Friday 8 Sept for 6 weeks
At 1of1, 80 High St, Teddington TW118JD
Participants include:

Dan Pearce’s - Urban Art

Urban art has a definite feel of the city, an enduring sense of the graffiti culture that has produced some of our greatest art works in the UK.

Dan Pearce prints and paints directly onto brushed aluminium, creating works of art that combine great visuals and subtle textures to produce synthetic images that epitomise the urban art movement.

Dan has emerged as one of the most exciting new street artists in the UK over recent years and his style and imagery has attracted a growing number of plaudits from across the art world.

Paul Harries

Paul Harries is a renowned British photographer of rock bands who play their music at volume. Over the course of more than two decades, if a group has emerged that are loud and proud of it chances are its members have stood in the frame of this man’s lens.

Armed with a valid passport, a working camera and a keen eye for detail, Paul Harries has amassed a portfolio that amounts to nothing less than a rock fan’s dream.

As a respected freelance music photographer, Paul has risen to occupy the position of leading lensman for Kerrang! magazine, the world’s best-selling music weekly. Paul has closed his shutter on such luminaries as Nirvana, Muse, Green Day, Metallica, AC/DC, Biffy Clyro, Ozzy Osbourne, Red Hot Chili Peppers, Blink 182 and Slipknot.

Kate Winskill - Poster Girls

1of1 founder and owner, Kate winskill has produced a new collection “Poster Girls” for the new 1o1 show, Public Personae. Kate trained in fine art, fashion & textile design at Kingston College and Kingston University.

Urban art & cultural photography are a major source of inspiration for Kate. She uses her own original photographs as well as found vintage images of people and places to develop unique artwork which seeks to capture the raw power of mass produced music posters from the 1970s .

Work includes original mixed media paintings of great faces including Twiggy, Amy Winehouse and Blondie , and digital pieces with mono-print . Prices from £150 framed

Chris Smith

Chris Smith started at the Observer newspaper in 1970.  Winner of The Sports Photographer of the Year four times, Chris has covered every major events – rugby and football World Cups, horse racing, cricket, athletics, sailing and boxing – most notably with some of the most iconic shots of Muhammad Ali.

For over thirty years, Chris Smith has been an influential and pivotal figure in the world of sports photography. His iconic images have developed the art form to give greater narrative to each shot, capturing not only the skill and strength of the athletes but also what drives them to succeed.His shots of Muhammad Ali capture the boxer at the height of his career; pieces such as Wrapping Up, Speedball and Ali Taping Hands show Ali as calm, confident and focused. The classic image of Ali with the Beatles was taken in 1964, prior to the fight with Sonny Liston and as the Beatles were beginning their first American tour.

Chris Smith has received numerous awards in acknowledgement of his contributions to photography.