Portraits

We have completed a wider range of portraits and memorials commemorating local heroes from the past and present including a street sweeper, theatre founder, poets and actors. We also run short courses specialising in making portraits, have a look at our short course programme. 

 

St. Paul's Cathedral portraits (2016 in process)

Paul Robeson

Alongside research/documentation of the mosaics by Sir William Blake Richmond at St. Paul's cathedral, we were awarded a grant from Weavers Company to create mosaic portraits of influential people who have spoken at the cathedral. This forms part of the social engagement of the project, and we are making new works of mosaic that will be affiliated with the cathedral.

 

Young people's portraits

Our focus in sessions with young people serving community sentences at our studio, is to make self-portraits. This offers our young people the opportunity for self-reflection, while developing a sense for detail and aesthetic understanding.

 

 

 

 

 

 

WOMEN PORTRAITS FOR MORLEY COLLEGE (2011–2012)

In April 2011, Southbank Mosaics was awarded a grant from the Arts Council to create a series of mosaic portraits. This is to celebrate the achievements of significant women who have lived or worked in the Waterloo area. The portraits have been permanently installed at