Georgina Talfana is a professional fine artist, illustrator, art tutor and mother, based in Woking, Surrey.
Her practice always begins with observational drawing, particularly on location and focuses on the intensity of the city and its resulting oceanic feeling. She explores the way that we navigate the city whilst being bombarded with images and noises and combines this with maps. She enjoys collaging images together using both traditional and recent techniques such as sewing and layering in Adobe Photoshop, literally cutting, pasting and stitching her images together. Many of her drawings are large scale in order to evoke her feelings of her overwhelming experiences on to her audience. Georgina’s work also engages in the unreliability of memory. Spending time revisiting and recording her childhood memories in the city, she makes sculptures and artists books from her sketches.
Georgina teaches beginners and intermediate drawing and painting at weekly classes in Surrey, sharing her knowledge with adults and children about different materials, techniques and styles.
Threads, Espacio Gallery, London, 2018
Secret Art Sale, Richmond Adult Community College, London, 2017
Letterinmind, gallery@oxo in London, 2015, 2017, 2016, 2014
Threads, Dundas Street Gallery, Edinburgh, 2017
She Will Need Her Sisterhood, Floating Gallery, Leeds, 2017
Threads, Espacio Gallery, London, 2017
Affordable Art Fair, Cranleigh Arts Centre, Surrey, 2017
Drawn Together, Kaleidoscope Gallery, Sevenoaks, 2016
In the Frame, Wimbledon College of Art, London, 2016
Shoreditch Art Wall, London, 2016
Out of Line, Centre for Recent Drawing, London, 2016
The Body & City in Print, Lantern Arts Centre, London, 2016
We All Draw, Bargehouse Gallery, London, 2015
Just for the Day, The National Gallery, London, 2015