For our first physical show at the gallery after lockdown, we are pleased to present a solo exhibition for the British painter Sikelela Owen. The show presents a group of Sikelela's most recent paintings following her residency at the British School at Rome.
Sikelela Owen paints the people that give her a sense of belonging, ranging from family and friends to other Londoners in her community. It is a human landscape, the kind that is reproduced endlessly online to the point that such images start to lose their value. In this era of digital excess, Sikelela uses painting to capture...