Category Archives: Alexandra Blum

Alexandra Blum – Drawing Bursary Finalist

See Alexandra Blum’s drawings in the finals of the  Discerning Eye Drawing Bursary 2015 at the Mall Galleries, London plus her new watercolours at the Chocolate Factory N16′s Winter Open Studios, 28th and 29th November, 11am – 6pm.

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Drawing workshop on a minesweeper boat in London

  Would you like to explore urban space through drawing? Come to a new drawing workshop on the deck of a Minesweeper boat – led by artist Alexandra Blum. Saturday 3rd October 10.30am – 4.30pm on board the Minesweeper Collective’s … Continue reading

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Drama of everyday urban environments

Alexandra Blum’s new paintings combine intense observation with intuitive responses to spatial experience to explore the drama of everyday urban environments.   See them in Studio G10 at our Summer Open Studios, 20th & 21st June.

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Spatial illusion and materiality in the urban environment

Alexandra Blum’s new drawings (studio G10) combine spatial illusion with the materiality of negative space, ink and layered paint, to explore our daily navigation through urban environments.  Catch them at our Winter Open Studios!  6th and 7th December, 11am – 6pm. … Continue reading

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Spatial perception in urban and rural environments

In studio G10, Alexandra Blum will be showing new paintings exploring spatial perception in urban and rural environments.  New limited edition giclee prints will also be available.

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Dalston watercolours at Mall Galleries

Two of Alexandra Blum’s watercolour paintings have been selected for the Sunday Times Watercolour Competition 2013 exhibition, on show at the Mall Galleries, The Mall, London, SW1Y 5BD, 16th – 21st September 2013, from 10am – 5pm daily. Both paintings, … Continue reading

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Times Square & the scale of the spectacle

“I recently went to New York. Times Square was amazing, the scale of the spectacle made it feel like an encounter with a dramatic natural landscape.  Since then I’ve been painting a series of spaces across the city, further exploring  … Continue reading

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Threadneedle Prize Private View

One of Alexandra Blum’s Dalston drawings has been selected for the Threadneedle Prize exhibition, described as the ‘the UK’s leading showcase for contemporary figurative and representational painting and sculpture’ on show at the Mall Galleries, the Mall, London, SW1 from … Continue reading

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Artist’s talk by Alexandra Blum

How do you teach robots to see? How do we see and experience space in the urban landscape?

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A return to colour

The Chocolate Factory’s Alexandra Blum explains that “After working almost exclusively in black and white for the past three years, I am now using colour again…”

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