The Cambridge Art Book
The city through the eyes of its artists

Edited by Emma Bennett

The Cambridge Art Book
Hardback, 128 pages £14.99
Published: 20th July 2017
ISBN: 9781906860769
Format: 196mm x 160mm

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The Cambridge Art Book contains a unique collection of contemporary images of this most beautiful city, from the grand architecture of its historic university to its more intimate corners. Alongside the drama of its fine buildings, the tranquillity of its green spaces, the city's artists uncover the quirks that make it an unending delight.

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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

Susan Abbs

Contemporary mixed media paintings.

Debbie Bellaby

Illustrating in mixed media, drawing is at the heart of all my work.

Emma Bennett

Emma is the editor of the city art book series. She is a collage artist, creating vibrant intricate hand-cut collage pictures using minute details. Her fascination with design and recycling leads to beautiful collages, as in the cover of this lovely book.

Emma Bennett

Emma is the editor of the city art book series. She is a collage artist, creating vibrant intricate hand-cut collage pictures using minute details. Her fascination with design and recycling leads to beautiful collages, as in the cover of this lovely book.

A J Blustin

Linocuts: forms, structures, patterns, connections, light and shade.

Sam Boughton

Ink and Pastel Pencil

Anna Brown

Illustrations and prints featuring mostly rabbits, polar bears and assorted woodland creatures.

Clare Caulfield

City inspired mixed-media paintings and prints in a lively drawing style.

Andy Dakin

Images from real life in oil and charcoal.

Naomi Davies

Pen drawings often with watercolour. Loves bikes. Urban sketcher.

Roxana de Rond

Illustrations in ink and gouache featuring the humorous and the everyday. 

Caroline Forward

Oil paintings in a range of subjects including portraits, places and abstracts.

Peter Halford

Architecture and landscape, graphic art and photography.

Kate Heiss

Contemporary Printmaker and Designer creating limited edition screen prints and linocuts.

Pam Hinton

Painter in a variety of mediums. Mainly architectural and floral subjects.

Jeremy Hogarth

Paper-cut collage illustration

Amy Hood

Pen and watercolour on paper.

Alison Hullyer

Professional printmaker, illustrator and designer specialising in drypoint and relief prints.

Lynsey Hunter

Mixed media illustration and textile work.

Emily Kiddy

Cambridge based fashion designer with a passion for graphical print and illustration.

Alison King

Oils, cold-wax techniques, and printmaking, inspired by local scenes and big skies.

Malcolm Lane

Digital images, drawings and acrylic paintings of a variety of subjects.

Beth Lievesley

Hand-cut collage using mix of old books, maps, vintage & patterned papers.

Marion Lindsay

Children's illustration using ink and collage.

Maureen Mace

Colourful, intricate, dreamlike paintings of trees, people and Cambridge.

Pamela Marshall Barrell

Bicycles, alleyways, buildings and leaves in mixed media.

Iryna Masko

Digital Art and photography

Tim Middleton

Digitally enhanced photo montage.

Sam Motherwell

Pen, Ink, Pastel and Collage.

Cathy Parker

Trees and landscapes, various media, painted outdoors or semi-abstracted in my studio.

Barbara Peirson

A background in theatre influences an evocative artistic description of everyday life. 

Clare Phillips

Digitally Illustrated Giclee Fine Art Print

John Preston

Atmospheric etchings and paintings, mostly of buildings and landscape. 

Jennifer Priaulx

Painter and print-maker.

Anna Pye

Original lino cuts, screen prints and mono prints.

Sue Rapley

Vibrant and expressive sea & landscape paintings in a range of media.

Ophelia Redpath

Surreal, colourful oil paintings, pen and ink graphic posters and illustrated books.

Justin Rowe

Paper sculpture hand-cut from vintage books.

Jenny Seddon

Handmade, limited edition screen prints.

Sue Smith

Pen and watercolour scenes of Cambridge. Also various works in other media.

Rebecca Stark

Mixed media collage.

Isobel Stemp

Painter in Acrylic and Gouache

Vanessa Stone

Hand cut reverse layered collages inspired by English towns and countryside.

Glynn Thomas

Member of Royal Society Painter/Etchers, specialising in etching and illustration.

John Tordoff

Former actor, resident in Cambridge from 2009. Works mainly in mixed media.

Rosemary Trestini

Oil paintings on canvas in a range of subjects.

Jo Tunmer

Visual artist specialising in solarplate etching and oil painting.

Claire Turner

Drawn and stitched images on silk.

Sonia Villiers

Funky views of familiar scenes in acrylic and alkyd colours

Colin Wiles

Painter in oils, on board or canvas.

Publication Details:

Binding: Hardback, 128 pages
ISBN: 9781906860769
Format: 196mm x 160mm

Binding: Electronic book text
ISBN: 9781906860776
Format: PDF

Binding: Electronic book text
ISBN: 9781906860783
Format: EPUB

Binding: Electronic book text
ISBN: 9781906860790
Format: Kindle

BISAC Code:  ARC024010, ART000000, TRV009070
Imprint: UIT Cambridge Ltd.

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