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I have very kindly been invited to be one of the guest artists to take part in the Open Studios and Silent Auction organised by the artists of the Barbican Arts Group Trust Hertford Road Studios.

The Silent Auction, featuring works by studio artists and specially invited artists Neil Irons, Lucile Montague and myself, is an ideal opportunity to start or add to your art collection. Bidding starts at £150 with a percentage donated to Barbican Arts Trust’s Public Programme and Parkinson’s Foundation.

Bids can be made online or you may wish to visit the Open Studios and bid in person. All bids are discreet and the winners will be announced at the close of the auction.

Private Viewing: 1st December 6:30 to 9pm.
Open Studios: 2nd and 3rd December 12 to 6pm.

Barbican Arts Group Trust / 32A Hertford Road / London N1 5SH

See you there!


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GRIMM TALES is an immersive theatre experience taking over the sprawling Bargehouse on London’s South Bank 21 November 2014 – 15 February 2015. It will see the lofty warehouse space transformed into an inspired world of overgrown forests, slaughterhouse kitchens, crumbling industrial castles and dilapidated attic ballrooms where audiences will witness a selection of murky tales performed by a cast of sixteen.

London’s newest alternative theatre experience has collaborated with The Other Art Fair to produce original artworks based on six of the famous tales.

This creative collaboration saw six artists commissioned to respond to one of the six delightfully twisted tales that are depicted in the show. I responded to the tale of The Frog King:

A beautiful princess cuts a deal with an ugly, well-dwelling frog to get back her beloved golden ball. Her promise is ambiguous, but he gets all amphibious and hops along to the palace to collect his well-earned prize. But ugly is only skin-deep of course, as the princess duly discovers when her temper frays.

The Frog King is available exclusively from The Other Art Fair Shop.

BParker The Frog King web

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Good news! My artwork has been selected for The Other Art Fair, an amazing artist-led exhibition which will take place in London next 22-25 November.
I have already started working on some new ink and graphite pieces. Watch this space for more details.
In the meantime, get your tickets here:

The Other Art Fair

The Other Art Fair


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