The other art fair, Brooklyn

May 2nd - 5th at The Brooklyn Expo Centre in New York. A selection of works to be exhibited including a collaboration with the Centre for Advanced Training dance program, at The Place, and newly exhibited works.

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6 weeks of portraits

"Obama" will be featured as part of Fine Art Commission's celebration of contemporary portraits. The exhibition will run from 5th June until 17th July 2019.

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zandra  rhodes unveiling

The iconic fashion and textile designer Zandra Rhodes commission is unveiled at the London Fashion and Textile museum, where it will hang in the entrance foyer from 30th Nov 2018 onwards. The portrait by Samira Addo was created for the final of Portrait Artist of the Year 2018.


Competition winner & project

Congratulations to Alison Seymour-Tailor who has won the chance to be featured in a brand new series documenting 'routine'. Due to be unveiled next year, be sure to check here for future updates.


The other art fair, London

October 4th - 7th 2018 Samira Addo will be exhibiting selected works at The College in London. 1 of 30 emerging female artists part of a special presentation curated by Kate Bryan, not 30%.

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cat summer show

Collaboration with CAT, Centre for Advanced training sees Samira Addo create 4 paintings as part of a dance series, where students were photographed in their contemporary dance classes. Works are to be displayed in the foyer during the proceedings of the programme's annual performance.


artists & Illustrator's magazine

'Making Her Mark', Summer 2018 edition is on sale featuring an interview with Samira Addo. Find out about her experience during Portrait artist of the Year and what's next for her


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solo exhibition poaty 2018

Solo exhibition at 'The Art Space', Liverpool, featuring a number of works from the Portrait Artist artist of the Year series, alongside additional figurative works by Samira Addo. Special closing reception with artist on 2nd June from 4-6pm. 


sky arts portrait artist of the year 2018

Excited to announce I am 2018's Winner of Sky Arts Portrait Artist of the Year. You can catch the Winner's show on Tuesday 27th March at 8pm on Sky Arts. The commissioned portrait of Kim Cattrall is now in the Walker Art Gallery in Liverpool and the commission of Zandra Rhodes is due to be in the London Fashion and Textile Museum very soon.

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Cass Art exclusive Winner interview

Walker Art Gallery

Liverpool Echo Press


diaspora dialogue exhibition

Exhibiting ‘Sun Kiss’ as part of a group exhibition showcasing work from emerging artists of African Caribbean decent. The aim is to create a wider awareness of African Caribbean art through this exhibit at the Winns Gallery, 18th – 24th October.

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