Salon Contemporary is offering emerging, innovative and passionate artists out there a chance to display their work in the creative hub of Notting Hill!Artist of the Week’ is a new and exciting competition, with the opportunity for one selected artist each week to have their work featured on our website in the run up to our AoW Christmas Exhibition. The winning candidate will then be offered a residency in London’s West End! We’re calling on artists from all fields including the visual arts, performance, dance, film, theatre, animation and music!


The exhibiting artists 'Artist of the Week: The Exhibition' are:
Akleria * Alyona Larinova * Dragana Jurisic * Helen Gorill

Wednesday, 5 January 2011

Interview with Daniel Bourke..

1) Which artist or artists have inspired you the most in your aesthetic/medium?

At the moment I have been really inspired by Carlos Daniel Donjuan his mix of painterly styles in his portraiture has helped me to develop the way in which I build up my own still life paintings. 
2) If you didn't have to have a job to survive, what do you think you would be doing instead?
Painting in the cote d'azur. 
3) Is art you're biggest passion?
4) What music are you listening to at the moment?
Audioslave, Bon Iver, and Brett Dennen
5) What's your fondest memory as a child?
Visiting MOMA in new york.
6) If you were prime minister for the day what would you change?
Make the Tate Modern dedicate an entire floor to showcasing emerging new artistic talent.
7) Where would you live if not in Britain?
Somewhere warm and sunny.
8) Did Santa bring you anything particularly cool this year?
A funky new scarf.
9) If you could give the same advice to anyone, what would that be?
Follow what you believe in no matter what other people say.
10) Do you have any New Years Resolutions? if so, what are they?
To live for the moment. 

Many thanks 

Daniel Bourke

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