Damien Hirst

#CroydonLitFest: Who wants to help put on Croydon’s first literary festival?

Posted on January 23rd, by Jonny Rose in Culture. 2 comments

A call to arms for local bookworms to follow in the footsteps of #Croydon #TechCity

In 2017, Croydon stands as one of the most exciting places in the UK to be right now.

Croydon is currently experiencing an arts renaissance. We now host exhibitions from the likes of Banksy and Damien Hirst. We have gained four new art galleries in the space of one … Read More »

How Croydon’s grass roots art scene bloomed

Posted on October 30th, by Sean Creighton in Culture. No Comments

Grass roots artistic revivals, like that in Croydon’s new arts quarter, are part of a proud tradition, says Sean Creighton

The Damien Hirst artworks on show in Croydon have been brought to us by Kevin Zuchowski-Morrison of the RISE gallery in St George’s Walk. He has shown that those involved in art can bring high priced items to those without the money to pay to … Read More »

RISEgallery and Kevin Zuchowski-Morrison: art, inspiration and surprised faces

Posted on November 26th, by Bernadette Fallon in Culture. 1 Comment

Bernadette Fallon meets the Croydonian with Damien Hirst on speed-dial

There was a quote I read by Kevin Zuchowski-Morrison, owner of Croydon’s newest gallery space RISE, that stuck in my head for weeks before I met him. Speaking to local media at the launch of his gallery, he said that it was his ‘gift’ to Croydon.

What sort of a man was this – … Read More »