Tom Bishop-de-Main Painter

Tom Bishop-de-Main

Summer Artfest ’16 – Saturday 18th June – Inverkeithing Civic Centre

Bo’ness artist Tom Bishop-de-Main’s eventful life inspires him to create his wonderfully colourful and vivid paintings. You can see Tom’s work at many exhibitions and gallery spaces throughout Scotland. He can claim to be a true renaissance man as he is also a musician, and a writer, having written children’s books, television, radio scripts and poetry.

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Tom Bishop-de-Main will be at the Artfest ’16 Summer Art & Craft Market on Saturday 18th June, 11am-4.30pm at the Inverkeithing Civic Centre, Queen Street.

Tom Bishop-de-Main – Man of Many Colours

“Tom Bishop-de-Main, born in the East End of London two years before the end of the war. Working from the tender age of 7 on a horse drawn bread cart. Tom has seen a colourful life from market worker, fairground attendant, rag and bone man to the Merchant Navy.” (from Tom’s website)

Painter Tom Bishop-de-Main’s eventful life inspires him to create these wonderfully colourful and vivid paintings. He can claim to be a true renaissance man as he is also a musician and writer, having written children’s books, television, radio scripts and poetry. Tom’s work is regularly exhibited and sold at the Glen Gates outdoor art market in Dunfermline.

We are looking forward to welcoming and getting festive with Tom at the INVERKEITHING FESTIVE MAKERS MARKET, 11AM – 4.30PM, Inverkeithing Civic Centre, Queen Street, KY11 1PA.

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Tom Bishop-de-Main – a colourful life

Artist Tom Bishop-de-Main, born in the East End of London two years before the end of the war. Working from the tender age of 7 on a horse drawn bread cart. Tom has seen a colourful life from market worker, fairground attendant, rag and bone man to the Merchant Navy. (from Tom’s website)

Tom is also a musician, and has dabbled in writing, from children’s books, television and radio scripts to poetry.

A colourful life and a man of many colours, we are delighted to welcome Tom back to Inverkeithing to jam with us at the ART:JAM Art & Craft Market on Saturday 12th September, 11am-4.30pm in Inverkeithing Civic Centre.

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JAMMY PIECE OF ART RAFFLE

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Just as with our previous two Art & Craft Markets, a major feature of the day on 12th September at the ART:JAM will the fantabulous Art Raffle. The chance to win a handmade piece of art or craft for a mere £1 for a strip of 5 tickets. Jammy!

All of the participating artists will be contributing a piece of their work to the raffle:

Annsdoodles, The Alchemist’s Forge, Tubular, Karen Trotter, Filo di Lana, Seacycle, Earthen Images, Tom Bishop-de-Main, Lainy Allison, Serenity, Tartan Hearts, Yellowboots, Barbary Wood, Boxoftrix, Elaine Bews, Norman Bews, Bigbyrd Designs, Maria Hickman.

The ART:JAM Artist Listings

IAI are delighted to announce the Artist Listings for the ART:JAM Art & Craft Market, 12th September 2015, Inverkeithing Civic Centre

The ART:JAM will consist of: Annsdoodles, The Alchemist’s Forge, Tubular, Karen Trotter, Filo di Lana, Seacycle, Earthen Images, Tom Bishop-de-Main, Lainy Allison, Serenity, Tartan Hearts, Yellowboots, Barbary Wood, Boxoftrix, Elaine Bews, Norman Bews, Bigbyrd Designs, Maria Hickman.

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images: Filo di Lana – Lainy Allison  

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images: Tartan Hearts – Seacycle 

And, for the first time, We will be exhibiting and selling our own work at the ART:JAM. Our individual artistic practice feeds into and informs what we do as Inverkeithing Arts Initiative. We are: Michelle Denholm, Jane Francis and Mary Farrell.

Many thanks to all applicants – do keep in touch if you didn’t make it to the final line-up – we plan to hold many more Art & Craft Markets in our very special town in the future!

The Colourful World of Tom Bishop-de-Main

IAI welcomes back another favourite artist from our Art and Craft Fair last year. Tom Bishop-de-Main’s paintings were much appreciated by the public and we’ll be delighted to see some of his new work for the Bloomin’ Marvellous Spring Into Summer event on May 2nd, 11am -5pm, at Inverkeithing Civic Centre, Queen Street, KY11 1PA11am-5pm.

Tom tells us he’s been working on a new collection with the title ‘The Humour of Art’. We can’t wait!

Here are some examples of recent works by Tom.

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