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The Cambridge Art Book
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The Cambridge Art Book showcases one of the most beautiful cities in the world. Inspired by Cambridge's unique architecture and historic university, over 50 artists have produced a unique collection of contemporary images illustrating all aspects of the city and surrounding area. The city is shown in a new contemporary light through a range of media, from screen print and computer-aided design to hand-cut collage.
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About the Author

Emma is a qualified teacher and full time commercial collage artist in the city of Cambridge. Emma creates vibrant intricate hand-cut collage pictures using minute details to recreate familiar Cambridge scenes. She runs a voluntary art group for the elderly helping them find their creative side. Emma lives in central Cambridge with her husband Craig, (CEO of Friends of the Earth), children William and Molly and Labrador Barney. Handmade, limited edition screen prints. Linocuts: forms, structures, patterns, connections, light and shade. Professional printmaker, illustrator and designer specialising in drypoint and relief prints. Oils, cold-wax techniques, and printmaking, inspired by local scenes and big skies. Pen and watercolour on paper. Images from real life in oil and charcoal. Illustrations and prints featuring mostly rabbits, polar bears and assorted woodland creatures. Original lino cuts, screen prints and mono prints. A background in theatre influences an evocative artistic description of everyday life. Hand-cut collage using mix of old books, maps, vintage & patterned papers. Oil paintings in a range of subjects including portraits, places and abstracts. Trees and landscapes, various media, painted outdoors or semi-abstracted in my studio. City inspired mixed-media paintings and prints in a lively drawing style. Drawn and stitched images on silk. Digitally Illustrated Giclee Fine Art Print Painter in oils, on board or canvas. Illustrating in mixed media, drawing is at the heart of all my work. Cambridge based fashion designer with a passion for graphical print and illustration. Member of Royal Society Painter/Etchers, specialising in etching and illustration. Digital Art and photography Painter in Acrylic and Gouache Paper-cut collage illustration Visual artist specialising in solarplate etching and oil painting. Atmospheric etchings and paintings, mostly of buildings and landscape. Former actor, resident in Cambridge from 2009. Works mainly in mixed media. Paper sculpture hand-cut from vintage books. Contemporary Printmaker and Designer creating limited edition screen prints and linocuts. Mixed media illustration and textile work. Children's illustration using ink and collage. Digital images, drawings and acrylic paintings of a variety of subjects. Colourful, intricate, dreamlike paintings of trees, people and Cambridge. Pen drawings often with watercolour. Loves bikes. Urban sketcher. Surreal, colourful oil paintings, pen and ink graphic posters and illustrated books. Painter in a variety of mediums. Mainly architectural and floral subjects. Bicycles, alleyways, buildings and leaves in mixed media. Architecture and landscape, graphic art and photography. Mixed media collage. Oil paintings on canvas in a range of subjects. Illustrations in ink and gouache featuring the humorous and the everyday. Ink and Pastel Pencil Pen, Ink, Pastel and Collage. Funky views of familiar scenes in acrylic and alkyd colours Vibrant and expressive sea & landscape paintings in a range of media. Contemporary mixed media paintings. Digitally enhanced photo montage. Hand cut reverse layered collages inspired by English towns and countryside. Pen and watercolour scenes of Cambridge. Also various works in other media. Painter and print-maker.

Reviews

"How necessary and wonderful to see ancient and beautiful Cambridge singing with new life, colour and vitality through the works of contemporary artists. A book to treasure." -- Stephen Fry "How completely magnificent to see Cambridge through the eyes of 50 brilliant contemporary artists. Some of the pictures vividly remind me of my time there. Bikes and wind basically. This book looks utterly lovely." -- Claudia Winkleman "Cambridge is an inspiring city, rich in all kinds of beauty. It's wonderful to see such a joyous celebration of the architecture, life and personality of this special place." -- Dame Fiona Reynolds, Master of Emmanuel College, Cambridge "A stunning contemporary look at the city of Cambridge through the eyes of the artists who are inspired by its architecture, green spaces, people and sense of history." -- Sir David King "A brilliant new look at contemporary Cambridge. A wide selection of local artists have captured the energy, quirkiness and historic beauty of this wonderful city." -- Jackie Ashley, President of Lucy Cavendish College "Just gorgeous: I found it irresistible." -- Joanna Lumley

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