Sunday - What's on at the Fair...

Demonstrating artists… Sunday

Jim Starr - Studio 1 Throughout the fair

Jim Starr - Studio 1 Throughout the fair

Throughout the day in Studio 1 Jim Starr, painter and master printmaker will be demonstrating the art of screen printing. Jim’s work has been exhibited widely in London, Paris, Venice, Chicago, Singapore, Tokyo, Palm Beach and most recently at the new Bulgari gallery in Rome.

Jim is represented at the Fresh: Art Fair by the Paragon Gallery (Stand D5)

Rod Craig - Studio 2 SUNDAY 11am - 5pm

Rod Craig attended the West of England College of Art, studying graphic design and illustration, before setting up his own design company in Oxford. He departed the industry in 2010 to become a full-time painter based at his home and studio in Woodstock, Oxfordshire. Watching one of Rod’s dramatic images emerge from the paper is a real treat for art lovers and we’re delighted to be able to bring him to you from 11am – 5pm on Sunday in Studio 2.

Rod Craig ‘Shadowland’ Kingfisher Art

Rod Craig ‘Shadowland’ Kingfisher Art


Grab a coffee and join us for a series of insightful talks from Fresh friends Darbyshire, Dee Campling and Bonhams this Sunday at Fresh: Ascot

11.45am “Framing and Conservation” by framing expert Mark Darbyshire. Darbyshire is a London based picture framer and fine art fabricator, working with artists, galleries, art collectors, and museums, both nationally and internationally.

12.45pm and 2.45pm “Art in Interior Design” by Dee Campling, interior designer, stylist and Instagram influencer. Dee’s talks will be on based on ‘Choosing and hanging art’. Dee will also be on hand for free interiors and art chat and advice in the cafe area on both Saturday and Sunday. Come and meet her!

1.30pm and 3.30pm “Selling your old art” by Robert Smith of Bonhams

Robert Smith is Regional Picture Specialist for Bonhams South-East, based in their Guildford Office. Robert values works of art with a view to offering them for sale at auction in London. Everything from old masters, 19th Century to modern or impressionist art and contemporary artwork.

Robert is also on hand throughout Fresh:Ascot offering valuations - you can find him by the main entrance. Please do bring anything you’d like to discuss with him. If your artwork is too valuable to bring or transport, a photograph or just a detailed description is fine.


Alice Tollworthy