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TAKE 4 IONA STERN, JO VOLLERS, CAROLINE ATKINS and HELEN ADIE. 54 The Gallery, 22nd-27th May 2017

TAKE 4 painters and printmakers – an exhibition of colour, theatre, intrigue and expression.
54 The Gallery, Shepherd Market, London W1J 7QX

Exhibition dates: Monday 22-27 May 2017 Open daily 10am-6pm

Monotype inspired by the view north from Saltburn beach. 33' x 25' framed in white wood.

Monotype inspired by the view north from Saltburn beach. 33′ x 25′ framed in white wood.

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The Other Art Fair – 30 March-2nd April, Victoria House, Southampton Row, London WC1A 2GP

At The Other Art Fair, Victoria House. What a great show. Lovely people, exciting and varied art.

At The Other Art Fair, Victoria House. What a great show. Lovely people, exciting and varied art.

Monoprint of yellow fields of corn by Iona Stern

I’m delighted to have been selected to exhibit at The Other Art Fair.

Presented by Saatchi Art, The Other Art Fair is the UK’s leading artist fair to discover and buy art directly from the very best emerging artistic talent. With bi-annual fairs strongly established in London, The Other Art Fair has grown both in the UK and abroad with editions now in Bristol and Sydney.

This Spring 2017 (30 March-2 April) The Other Art Fair returns to Central London’s historic Victoria House for its 15th UK edition, presenting a variety of hand picked works that spans all mediums, by 130 contemporary artists chosen by a committee of art industry experts.

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The Other Art Fair 6-9 October Old Truman Brewery

IONA STERN at The Other Art Fair, Truman Brewery, Hanbury Street, London E1 6QR

PREVIEW NIGHT Thursday 6th Oct 5 – 9.30pm
Fri 7th 12-9.30pm Saturday 8th 11am-7pm Sunday 9th 11am-6pm
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Hand pulled screen print. 50 x 60 cm Framed

Hand pulled screen print. 50 x 60 cm Framed

BEAT video – a star is born!

I’m incredibly honoured to have been asked to take part in the Ealing Art Trail promo video which has been shown at open air cinemas across West London over the summer. That’s me studying my prints, and painting in the studio and sorting cells for my next screenprint. Why not come and see me in reality at BEAT, Ealing Art Trail? There are 54 open artist studios across the borough across 2 weekends. 9-11 & 16-18 Sep. Find me on MAP 3 VENUE 52.
My address: 2 Castlebar Road, W5 2DP. Check out the website for more details.

BEAT : Borough of Ealing Art Trail 2016 from james lewis on Vimeo.

Ealing open studio – latest exhibition

Ealing Art Trail logo
9-11 & 16-18 SEPTEMBER
2 Castlebar Road, Ealing W5 2DP (2 minutes walk from Ealing Broadway tube) Map link

This September Ealing artists (BEAT) are opening their studios to the general public as part of the London art trail. Please come and visit me in my hayloft studio. (Just two minutes walk from Ealing Broadway station) I will have my latest St Ives inspired landscape prints and paintings as well as work from the last 5 years, all for sale at reasonable prices.

The beach, rock and inlets around St Ives. Monotype by Iona Stern

The beach, rock and inlets around St Ives. Monotype.in my hayloft studio and see both new and older works on display.

 

 

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Still life

Washed out still life of pots on table. Oil on canvas. 2014

Washed out still life of pots on table. Oil on canvas. 2014

Still life of pots and flowers. Autumnal golds and yellows. Oil on paper by Iona Stern

Autumn gold. 19 in X 25 in. Oil on paper. 2013

Oil on canvas 2013

Oil on canvas 2013

Geranium. Painting by Iona Stern

Use of flat oils painted with a large brush.

Still life with cherries. Oil on board

Oil on canvas. 2012Painted at the studio in Lots Road, Chelsea Fine Arts.

Still-life-with-lemons. Painting by Iona Stern

Oil on canvas. 2011

Abstract still life of yellow and pink roses by Iona Stern. Oil on canvas

Oil and oil pastel on canvas. 20 in X 16 in 2015

Fashion and Art come together

The Swann Gallery host a Fashion and Art Summer Party at Bluedog and Sought
Iona Stern. The harbour market Olhao, Portugal. Oil on board.

Fashion and Art Summer Party at Bluedog and Sought 5 Park Street Woodstock OXON Saturday 7 June 12 noon onwards. Art work by Iona Stern and Catwalk show by Lisa Redman well known fashion designer.

New works at The Swann Gallery, Rye

I’m delighted to be showing my work, from the middle of this month, at The Swann Gallery, Rye.

The works include my largest still life to date, 30 x 40 inches, framed in lime-washed oak – perfect for a contemporary setting. Other works include street scenes, figures, landscape and abstract still life.

The Swann Gallery – From May 2014
Mermaid Street, Rye, East Sussex. TN31 7ES

Washed out still life of pots on table. Oil on canvas

Washed out still life of pots on table. Oil on canvas

Expressive works exhibition

Iona Stern and Jill Fairbairns. Two expressive painters come together to offer a show full of colour and light. Their paintings share a dynamic approach to landscapes, still life and the figure. 21-26th January. Open daily 10am-6pm.

 

With sculpture from Sally Joyston-Bechal

 

54 The Gallerymap link

54 Shepherd Market, Mayfair, London, W1J 7QX

Nearest tube Green Park

 

Still life of pots and flowers. Autumnal golds and yellows. Oil on paper by Iona Stern

Autumn gold. 19 in X 25 in. Oil on paper..

 

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Paintings of street scenes

Cafe scene by Iona Stern. Oil painting on paper

Cafe scene by Iona Stern. Oil painting on paper

Elba cafes-oil-painting-Iona-Stern

While touring Italy we visited Elba. The old town of the port, Portoferraio is very pretty with many cafes and street life.

Carla's Cafe, Olhao, Portugal. Oil painting by Iona Stern

Everyone who came up to me, pointed at the waitress and said, Carla. So it had to be Carla’s cafe in the old town Portugal.

Iona Stern. The harbour market Olhao, Portugal. Oil on board.
It’s all go. The harbour market Olhao, Portugal. Oil on board.

A corner cafe in the Old Town, Olhao. Iona Stern. Oil on canvas

The shimmering cobbled streets of Olhao.

Iona Stern. The Old Town Olhao. Oil on canvas

The Old Town Olhao. Oil on canvas

Iona Stern. The flower shop and cafe in the Old Town, Olhao. Oil on board.

The flower shop and cafe in the Old Town, Olhao. Oil on board.