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Expressive moments to melancholy reflections - Adam Riches
4th June, 2021

Expressive moments to melancholy reflections - Adam Riches

Adam Riches' number one fan is our General Manager Sylwia, so we are super excited to be displaying his work amongst 4 other incredible artists at The Pilgrm this summer in our lounge. Stop by and take a look yourself whilst enjoying a cocktail or two.

Adam is an emerging artist best known for his characteristically stylised portraits and figurative works. He uses both pen on paper and oil on canvas to explore the human psyche and the effects of current issues upon individuals. Riches’ work is usually spontaneous, he starts drawing and the work begins to show itself and uncovers figures, not necessarily known people.

How would you describe your artistic style in 5 words? Monochromatic, happenstance, order, chaos, balance

What was your route into art – is it something you have always loved from an early age, did someone guide you in that direction…? I have vague, early memories of drawing with my father, so it probably started there. 

Where do you draw your inspiration from? I get inspired by photography, painting, literature, but mainly I’m inspired by the process of making the work.

What is your favourite piece of artwork by another artist and why? ‘The Third of May 1808’ by Francisco Goya is a particular favourite of mine.

What would your advice be to young creatives? Persevere with what you’re doing and make sure that people see your work.

You can find out more about Adam via his website - https://adam-riches-artist.myshopify.com/

Expressive moments to melancholy reflections - Adam Riches Expressive moments to melancholy reflections - Adam Riches Expressive moments to melancholy reflections - Adam Riches

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Christopher Fernandez is a London-based photographer who specialises in portrait photography with an atmospheric style, often described as cinematic documentary.

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If you’ve popped in to see us recently you may have seen a delicious new addition to our menu; cured meats from our friends at Tempus.

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1st June, 2021 Vouchers at The Pilgrm

Get in their good books with a gift voucher for The Pilgrm. Whether you are looking to spoil an old friend, get out the dog house or impress your mother-in-law, they’ll be getting an unforgettable experience and well-earned break.

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21st May, 2021 Introspective work of Joseph Loughborough

Joseph Loughborough spent his formative years exploring the derelict boatyards and creeks of Portsmouth, on the south coast of the UK. Each work of art formed depicts movement, sexuality and emotion; attempting to grasp an understanding of the human condition. Joseph’s art can be seen at The Pilgrm now and throughout the summer!

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17th May, 2021 Updates at The Pilgrm

We are OPEN again! Our guests can always expect the warmest of welcomes and a most comfortable stay.

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7th May, 2021 Art at The Pilgrm

This summer, we have not only 1, but 5 artists showcased throughout the building. So, whether you are coming for a night or two away, popping by for a spot of brunch or catching up with friends over a coffee, you can sit back and admire the incredible gallery surrounding you.

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