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Wimbledon Fine Art Painting Graduate Gwennan Thomas named Artist of the Day

Published date
19 Jun 2013
Author
efrench
Gwennan Thomas, Untitled 2012, 18,5 x 22 cm, oil on plyboard_edTMP-1

Gwennan Thomas, Untitled 2012, 18,5 x 22 cm, oil on plyboard

Pioneered by Angela Flowers in 1983 Artist of the Day, now in its thirtieth year, is an annual event whereby ten selectors choose an artist to each hold a one day solo exhibition over the course of two weeks.

This year, Wimbledon College of Art graduate, Gwennan Thomas has been selected as Artist of the Day by Anthony Daley and will hold a solo exhibition at the Flowers Gallery on June 24th.

Gwennan graduated from BA Fine Art: Painting at Wimbledon in 2011 and has since been busy continuing her practice in the studio and exhibiting her work. Gwennan talks about Painting in this interview with ‘Studio Critical’.

Artist of the Day: Gwennan Thomas

Selected by: Anthony Daley

June 24th 2013

Flowers Gallery: 21 Cork St, London, Greater London W1S 3LZ ‎ (Green Park  or Oxford Circus Tube)
Format: 10 selectors, 10 artists, an ambitious programme of one-day exhibitions

Concept: A group of established art world figures select an emerging or as yet under-valued talent to stage a solo show in two weeks of successive daily exhibitions

Objective: to provide a platform for exciting and diverse work to be seen by a new audience in a rapidly evolving gallery environment

History: Initiated in 1983, this gathering of different artists over 17 years of shows has achieved its aims time and again.

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