About me / exhibitions / contact

Tony Blackmore lives and works in London. He graduated with a first class BA (Hons) in Fine Art Sculpture from Kingston University in 1993, a Postgraduate Diploma from the Cyprus College of Art in 2004 and an MA in Fine Art from the Wimbledon College of Art in 2013.

Tony’s Blackmore’s ‘Paperfolds’ explore movement and light in the form of folded relief compositions based on grid patterns and numerical sequencing.  When working in monochrome, each relief is created from a single sheet of polyester-based drafting film using a process of drawing, scoring and folding.  Due to the matte transluscent quality of the film, subtle illusions of shapes and patterns appear to gradually change in tone as the angle of view or illumination changes to create additional depth and movement in the artwork.

Tony has also created smaller artworks in colour by adding underlying layers of photographic lighting gels so the artwork’s surface colours also appear to change.

Since 2018, Tony has been represented by Cube Gallery, London. In the same year he also became a Member of the Royal Society of Sculptors (MRSS).  In 2019, he completed a commission for the penthouse suites at the five-star St.Ermins Hotel in central Venice.

You can watch an introduction to Tony’s practice here.

Contact and sales

Tony is available to undertake commissions. If this is of interest to you, please contact [email protected] for an initial conversation as to the style and size you think you would like. You may have more ideas by following his activities and artwork on Instagram at @tonyblackmoreart.

You can also purchase the smaller artworks in colour directly from the artist. Additionally, his signature large format paperfolds are exclusively sold by Cube Gallery, London.  Please contact Cube on [email protected] or call +44 (0)20 7935 2600 for further details.

Selected exhibitions

2022  Grosvenor House Suites, Mayfair
2021 / At a Tangent / Cut Gallery, Halesworth, Suffolk
2020 / Cut, Fold, Burn / Cube Gallery / London
2019 / Iterations / Arthouse 1 / London
2019 / Possible Architectures / Stephen Lawrence Gallery / London
2019 / Royal Society of Sculptors (RSS) Summer Exhibition / RSS HQ / London
2018 / ING Discerning Eye / Mall Galleries / London
2018 / Wild / Quaker House Gardens / London
2018 / Royal Academy Summer Exhibition / Royal Academy / London
2018 / The Momentum / Angus Hughes Gallery / London
2018 / Brighton Open Houses / Studio 93a / Brighton
2018 / Saturation Point Summer Salon / ACME Studios
2017 / A Many-Sided Thing – a residency of collaborations, / Wimbledon Gallery / London
2017 / Folded Geometries / Walthamstow Village Window Gallery / London
2017 / Sacred Geometry / St.Peter’s-in-the-Forest Church / Epping Forest, London
2016 / On our Way to Where, with ‘Drawing Connections / hARTslane Project Space / London
2016 / GX Revolving Gallery / GX Gallery / London
2015 / Making Waves / Walthamstow Village Window Gallery / London
2015 / Static Motion / Orso Major Gallery / London
2013 – Down the Dori / Tokyo Wondersite / Tokyo
2012 – Wunderkammer / The Nunnery / London
2012 – TRUST/ Morden Hall Park / London