Allan Banford produces abstract paintings, installations as well as music and video productions, his art follows the concept of the artist’s obligation to not maintain a single cohesive style developing a perpetual evolution.

By contesting the division between consciousness and reality, he absorbs the tradition of remembrance into a material practice isolating movements, characters, emotions and objects. New sequences reveal an inseparable relationship between motion and space were a multi-layered abstract scenario emerges, involving the viewer with a physical texturized communication.

His works directly respond to the surrounding environment and use everyday experiences to visually represent them, often these are framed instances that would go unnoticed in their original context but by applying the abstraction by his laceration technique, he finds that movement reveals an inherent awkwardness and conceptualization that echoes coherency.

His paintings and digital artworks don’t reference recognisable forms at first glance but the result is deconstructed to the extent that the meaning is shifted and a logical interpretation becomes multifaceted by questioning the concept of space and perspective. He creates intense personal pieces, masterfully completed by his rules and omissions, acceptance and refusal, luring the individual’s perception to flow.

“Aesthetically resilient, thematically interrelated elements of subconsciousness and reality”–  ArtSant Prize

World Citizen Artist award winner, commemorating the first anniversary of Nelson Mandela’s death and legacy. His artworks are also included in numerous private and public collections such as The Mona Flat series commissioned for The Andy Warhol Art Exchange by Saatchi Gallery and The Perspective Scenarios series featured at RA Summer Exhibition, acclaimed by critics and public alike.

Exhibitions

  • King of Second Chances Closing Event ∙ Library ∙ London.
  • King of Second Chances∙ Library ∙ London.
  • The Prophet and his Court ∙ SkyArts ∙ London.
  • A Series ∙ Supreme Gallery ∙ Tokyo.
  • The Prophet and his Court ∙ Milroys ∙ London.
  • A moment with Klimt ∙ Glasscade Gallery ∙ Stockholm.
  • A Series ∙ Glasscade Gallery ∙ Stockholm.
  • Rhetorical Series ∙ The Vault ∙ London.
  • Rhetorical Series ∙ Holland Park Av ∙ London.
  • Light Burner and Monkeys ∙ We are sweet art ∙ London.
  • Velvenoir ∙ Virtual Dimensional Luxury ∙ Austria.
  • Mona Flat ∙ Solo Exhibition at the Mansion ∙ London.
  • Today series continued ∙ Est JUL.10,2014 ∙
  • Global EXHIBBIT ∙ Solo Virtual Exhibition ∙ Global.
  • Summer Exhibition ∙ Castle Fine Art Gallery ∙ London

Awards

  • Circus ∙ Artsland ∙ New York.
  • Canonromo ∙ Video Art Award White Box ∙ Paris.
  • EGO ∙ ArtSlant Showcase Winner Award ∙ New York.
  • Elizabeth ∙ Spring Saloon Exhibition ∙ London.
  • Rhetorical Series ∙ Holland Park Av ∙ London.
  • Mona Flat ∙ Degree Art ∙ London.
  • Mona Blue ∙ 1st Place Absolut Art Exchange UK ∙ London.
  • World Citizen Artists Award ∙ Belgravia Gallery ∙ London.