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Contemporary sculpture, fine art & printmaking

About Skinny Lab Gallery

Skinny Lab Gallery is an online gallery that specialises in Contemporary art including sculpture, paintings and printmaking. With the long-term intention to support other artists in their journey of creativeness.

About the artists

David Mayer

David's work has its roots in his childhood, which he spent in rural north Staffordshire close to the moorlands of the Peak District National Park. Walking, climbing and simply being in one of the UK’s most evocative landscapes left a lasting impression. Later, whilst working in this environment, his appreciation deepened with the opportunity to study wildlife and experience nature’s changing seasons and infinite moods.

He draws on these experiences and his innate respect for and love of wild animals and the world’s wildernesses. He says, “Being outdoors and observing wildlife in its natural habitat inspires me as an artist and as a human being.”

His aim is to use the textures of clay to record the fleeting moments that reflect the essence of wild creatures and their relationships with their landscapes. Quite simply, his works offer a glimpse of the wilderness.

Helen Elizabeth Machin-Mayer

From a young age all Helen wanted to do was draw and after watching her grandfather draw the most beautiful vase of flowers on her chalk board she was hooked.

Helen's business background is in Graphic and Website design, her passion is illustration, painting and printmaking. Her prints range in subject matter, from flora and fauna in her distinctive style.

She is also a published fine art photographer, with artwork published to novels including the famous authors Ruth Rendell and John Grisham.

Helen excels at character design and has recently launched herself as a children's book illustrator.

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About Skinny Lab Gallery

Skinny Lab Gallery is an online art gallery within the UK that specialises in selling affordable original contemporary art including sculpture, paintings and printmaking.

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