July 9, 2019: London, UK – The debut exhibition for up-and-coming artist Amy Beager will launch in East London’s Dalston Junction next month. The weekend-long showcase, which commences from 7pm on Friday, August 2, will give Londoners the opportunity to view Amy’s contemporary works which draw inspiration from the world of fashion, female iconography and uses a social media gaze of modern notions of women’s beauty.
The debut exhibition will also premier East London’s newest art gallery, BSMT Space located in the heartland of East London’s creative community, Dalston Junction.
Amy Beager commented on the opening “The work which will be displayed over the weekend was really inspired by the constant stream of images that are flashed before us on social media, I’ve also taken some aspects of my own life experiences and my previous career in the world of fashion”.
Amy’s mixed media pieces are composited of acrylics, inks and watercolours which capture a look, a single feeling or an expression through fluid brushwork. Since leaving the world of fashion as a women’s wear designer, Amy has built a successful social media business allowing her to sell her artworks independently and directly with customers around the world.
In early 2019 Amy’s work caught the attention of the fashion industry, being personally invited to sketch and illustrate backstage and live from the catwalks for some of London’s most exciting names and up and coming designers.
ENDS Listings Info: Date: August 2-4, 2019 Timings: Friday August 2nd (opening night) 7-10pm, Sat & Sunday 10am -8pm Location: BSMT Space, 529 Kingsland Road, London E8
About Amy BeagerAmy Beager is a multidisciplinary artist specialising in fashion portraits and illustrations. Working with mixed media approaches to drawing and painting her muses are female icons or glimpses of models interpreted in her own expressive style. Inspired by the constant stream of images that flash before us on social media and aspects of self-reflection of Amy Beager’s life, thoughts and emotions, her works have a personal connection to feelings, identity and strength. Capturing a look, an expression or attitude through emotive paint application and confident, fluid brushwork her portraits are a confrontational depiction of beauty & glamour.
Amy has a National Diploma in Art & Design, a BA in Fashion Design and worked as a fashion designer for 7 years before becoming a full time artist.
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