Tile Kiln Studios is Mychael Barratt, Tom Crew, Danielle Eubank, Colin Moore, and Jazmin Velasco-Moore who lived and worked in Tile Kiln Lane, Highgate, and Crouch End, London. The group was named after the lane, and modernist houses designed by architect Peter Beaven Borough. The artists held an annual Open House 2001-2012 at number 6 Tile Kiln Lane.
Mychael Barratt was born in Toronto, Canada, however, considers himself to be a Londoner since arriving for what was supposed to be a two-week stay thirty years ago. He is a narrative artist whose career making original prints covers virtually every possible technique. During his term as President of the Royal Society of Painter-Printmakers he curated many international exhibitions and was responsible for launching two annual open submission print exhibitions held at Bankside Gallery - the National Original Print Exhibition and The Masters.
He was an artist in residence for Shakespeare’s Globe Theatre throughout Mark Rylance’s reign as Artistic Director as well as being a commissioned artist for Liberty of London. In 2011, just prior to the 2012 Summer Olympics, he was commissioned by T. V. Edwards to paint a 10 x 8 metre mural on an external wall of their headquarters on the Mile End Road. He has written three books: Intaglio Printmaking, published by A & C Black; The Master’s Muse: Artists’ Cats and Dogs, as well as London Map of Days, both of which were published by Unicorn Publishing. His work is held in many important collections including: The Royal Collection; the British Museum; the British Library (permanent collection of maps); Ashmolean Museum; V & A Museum; Canada House (UK Canadian Embassy); the National Art Museum of China, Beijing; and the Jiangsu Museum of Contemporary Art, Jiangsu, China.
Danielle Eubank explores the relationship between abstraction and realism through painting water. She is a recipient of the Pollock-Krasner Foundation Grant.
Eubank conceived One Artist Five Oceans, a 20-year project where she sailed and painted the waters of every ocean on Earth to raise climate awareness.
Eubank is the Expedition Artist for the Phoenicia Ship Expedition, a replica 600BCE ship that circumnavigated Africa. As Expedition Artist in the UNESCO approved Borobudur Ship Expedition she traveled with the replica 8th century Indonesian boat from Indonesia to Ghana. Eubank has sailed to Antarctica and aboard a barquentine tall ship to the northernmost settlement on Earth.
Eubank was a Creative Climate Award nominee and the awardee of the WCA/United Nations Program Honor Roll Award. A film documentary about her work premiered at the Newport Beach Film Festival.
Danielle Eubank holds a Master of Fine Arts degree from the School of Arts from UCLA.
Colin Moore was born on the West Coast of Scotland in 1949. He studied
architecture in Glasgow, and worked in architectural practice for thirty years before dedicating himself full-time to art in 2004. He has lived in Spain, Venezuela and London, and currently lives in Dorset.
He makes prints using a multi-block linocut technique. The work is mostly British landscape, often coastal subjects. In recent years Colin has carried out a number of public mural commissions, notably for Guy’s Hospital in London, a new Hilton Hotel in Bournemouth, and SAGA.
Colin is the author of “Propaganda Prints. Art in the service of social and
political change”, which was published by Bloomsbury in August 2010.