Event archives | 2019

With the new year came a brand-new series of exciting collection releases. There were no post-festive blues at Castle HQ as we followed on from a spectacular 2018, which saw the launch of Billy Schenck’s The New West and Emma Grzonkowski’s Eden.

Our jam-packed events and launches saw something for everyone: the weird and wonderful Eccentricus Britannicus by Peter and Jayne Smith tickled fans nationwide, while the stunning skyscapes of Richard Rowan ignited some serious wanderlust! Join us we take a look back at some of our exciting launches. 

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Capture the snare of social media in Hamish Blakely's iMasterpiece

With more of us than ever logging into social media accounts each day, Hamish Blakely experimented with the narcissistic styles of modern life. From Johannes Vermeer’s ‘Girl with a Pearl Earring’ to Banksy and Mickey Mouse, these original artworks see him experiment with Neoclassicism, Romanticism and Pre-Raphaelite styles.

Take a look at the full collection from our exhibition in Liverpool here

Peter and Jayne Smith kick off their UK tour

Ahead of the official launch, Peter and Jayne toured the UK to present their raucous release, Eccentricus Britannicus. Starting off in Meadowhall, they left guests wowed and astonished by the risqué collection. Intrigued to find out more? Take a look at their series of videos, which reveal the top-secret inspirations behind each piece. 

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The Twilight hour in Milton Keynes with Richard Rowan

From the twilight horizons of Thailand to the frosty mornings of Surrey, Richard Rowan’s Twilight collection captures the ethereal crossover between light and dark, night and day. Glowing beneath each artwork is a story and musical soundscape, which enchanted visitors during his artist appearance at our Milton Keynes gallery.

Take a look at the full limited edition collection here

Nigel Humphries' miniature superheroes hit Solihull

Since wowing the judges of our 2016 IN:SIGHT competition, Nigel Humphries' adorable miniature superheroes have wowed collectors around the globe. In 2019, he launched his chart-topping Mixtape collection, which features musical superstars from across the pop and rock 'n' roll genres. 

You can shop Nigel's latest collection here


From the blog

Discover iMasterpiece by Hamish Blakely


This beautiful selection of original artworks sees the painter experiment with Neoclassicism, Romanticism and Pre-Raphaelite styles. Get in touch to find out more.

Shop Twilight by Richard Rowan


The ethereal crossover between light and dark, night and day, is captured by oil painter Richard Rowan in his powerful Twilight collection.

Nigel Humphries' monsters and superheroes


Ever wondered what inspires our miniature superhero artist Nigel Humphries? We did some investigating…

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