Gardner Muirhead

Inspired by regular trips to Europe (mostly Berlin), my artwork concerns itself with found imagery, collage, colour, balance and space; reflecting my love of modernism, typography, Weimar and cold war aesthetics. I create art in a range of media including paint, Japanese woodblock, lino print, digital, and collage.

Travel is integral to my creative process; I’m always searching for authentic source material in flea markets, antique shops and junk yards. I use these found treasures – photographs, vintage magazines and print ephemera alongside my own painting, photography and printmaking to create juxtapositions, assemblage, and