An exhibition of new paintings celebrating the sport of downhill skiing. We’re going back to its origins, to a time of adventurers, risk-takers, tricksters, acrobats and romantics... on minimal equipment. 

Legend has it, the artist’s father lost a stripe while serving in the Second World War as a flight instructor, flying low in a no-fly zone. He flew his Tiger Moth too close to town and dipped his wing for Fenton’s mother to see. He broke the rules.

Such is love and war.

Hats off to those guys and gals who dip their wing, who do the flips, backscratchers, twisters, daffies, somersaults and double-doubles... all in an effort to catch the eye of one they love.

Mitchell Fenton’s exhibition SKI celebrates the golden age of Skiing and Romance!

Fenton’s paintings borrow colour, characters and tone from vintage ski posters from the 30’s and 40’s. They all have details taken from countless historical photographs, and are laid over images of Modern-day freestyle skiers taken from the World Wide Web.

Several of these paintings we're calling "Turners". They have no horizon lines and can be hung any which way up, and work well like any good composition should!

Luckily, as with Love, there are no rules in Art.

"Vive l'exhibitionist"!