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Transition Gallery: Cathy Lomax & Alli Sharma
Renowned artists, curators and directors of independent artist led-gallery and magazine Garageland & Arty.
Cathy Lomax is an artist, writer and curator. She runs Transition Gallery in east London and edits and publishes two art and culture magazines, Arty and Garageland.Lomax completed her MA in Fine Art at Central St Martins in 2003 and Immediately set up Transition Gallery.
Alongside Transition, Lomax is a practising artist. Her work often takes the form of groups of paintings, which may be combined with other elements to create fragmented narratives that chart a curious contemporary longing for something unobtainable. Her recent exhibitions include 2010 Jerwood Drawing Prize and The Secret of England's Greatness at HangART-7 in Saltzburg, Austria.
Alli Sharma is an artist and co-director of Transition Gallery. She has curated various exhibitions, including Fade Away, which toured to Gallery North, Newcastle Upon Tyne, with publication, About Painting. Her work has been selected for Exeter Contemporary Open, Phoenix Gallery, Exeter, 2010 and The Threadneedle Prize, Mall Galleries, London, 2009 and she is a contributing editor at Garageland magazine.
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