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    Drawings with r-stamps and natural diy ink
    This series of drawings stamp and ink signed and numbered limited edition prints of 20 were made last year for an exhibition at Soomaal House of Art.



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      Numbi Auction

      Friday, May 15th, 2020

      with Hercules Fisherman and Friends
      The works are donated by Numbi group of artist

      🤗🤗🤗Donated to funds to help Numbi create the first Somali Museum and archive in England to showcase 400 years of Somail history in this country. Be in to win these orgianal art works and prints by the group of artist associated with Numbi group

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      Auction of works by Sue Tilley

      Friday, April 24th, 2020
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      Hercules Fisherman and Friends: LIVE! 17 April

      Sunday, April 12th, 2020

      Fri 17 Apr 2020 7:30 pm – 10:00 pm

      Online, Zoom


      Social distancing getting you down? Feeling trapped inside your home? Bursting with unused creative energy? Does your cat wish you’d just leave?

      We have a solution for you!
      Come see some amazing people to support some great causes at:

      Hercules Fisherman and Friends: LIVE!

      Every week we will put together a lineup of poets, artists, actors, mucisians, ventriliquists, you name it, to showcase on ZOOM every Friday at 7:30pm.

      Tickets are available here free of charge, but with an optional donation. Your ticket will include a link to the ZOOM meeting. 

      Proceeds will go to East London Mosque Foodbank, XR UK and performers, all of whom have seen their funding dry up in these difficult times.

      In order to raise funds for the above causes we are also be raffling of paintings by Hercules Fisherman, which are drawn live on the night! Portraits from previous nights are displayed.

      SPECIAL GUEST: Jessica Winters


      Art Auction for the Homeless Tower Fire

      Saturday, June 24th, 2017


      Become a Patron! 

      This group is set up to help the homeless from the Grenfell Tower fire, we are calling upon artists to donate works for the auction; for now, you could pledge a work and register your interests in helping. The plan is to have an art auction with the proceeds to go to the Homeless from the Grenfell Tower fire.
      We will be discussing plans for the auction, which we would like to hold as soon as possible – so getting galleries and auction houses interested would be good.
      Do please make suggestions and how you could help either as a volunteer or donating works for the auction or both. It is likely that we would work through one of the charities heavily involved already.

      so far the list of contributing artist that have pledged works, listed works or already have sent works as follows


      Gilbert and George

      Great honour to have Gilbert and George also donating to this charity art auction

      Stay tuned for more details


      Mark Wardle

      Bowie ‘Gold Flash Aladdin’ life mask sculpture by Mark Wardel 2017

      Bowie ‘Gold Flash Aladdin’ life mask sculpture by Mark Wardel 2017
      hand signed and dated on interior

      (complete with certificate of authenticity)
      medium, acrylic and spray paint on plaster cast
      dimensions, 216 x 125 x 74 millimetres
      reserve price £500
      specially created for the Grenfell Tower charity Art Auction. 

      Hercules Fisherman

        London Cityscape view over Canary Wharf
      Sumi Brush and Ink on Canvas

      Sophia Wallace Dunlop

      Sophia Wallace Dunlop


      Desdemona Varon

      by Desdemona Varon

      40×40 cm framed 
      Picture printer in paper 


      Stuart Ridley

      Untitled AY 65

      2017, acrylic on cotton canvas 12 x 16 x .6″ inches


      Kirsty Harris

      Banana Tree

      Archival giclee print (edition of 50)
      A4 (unframed)

      Twitter: @KirstHarrisArt


      Daniel Hooper


      Socially Divided
      An ironic look at society today ….

      Kim Appleyard


      ‘Goddess’ Oil on canvas










      Jonathan Wright

      Title: Long AK47 Date: 2017 Medium:Rubber, chalk Size:110cm x 15cm




















      Jessica Bailey

      Community Spirit II (Truth reflection) Date: 19/06/2017 Medium: Acrylic on Canvas Size : 20cm X 20cm








      Phoenix Rising Date: 19/06/2017 Medium: Acrylic on Canvas Size : 20cm X 20cm










      Pete Mountford

      Title: 1,One/3
      Medium: Acrylic, crayon on canvas
      Size: H 27 cm X W 60 cm
      Date 2007












      Jonty Hurwitz

      Title: Yoda and the Anamorph #6 of 9
      Date: 2017
      Medium: Resin, Plaster and Steel
      Size: 35d x 25w x 50h cm


      My site:


      Instagram: @JontyHurwitz








      Annie Zamero

      Title: Blue Warrior Date: 2015 Medium: Monoprint Size:30×42 cm















      Christopher Clack

      Title: three crosses Date: 2015 Medium: Pigment print on cotton rag paper Edition this is 2 of 5 size aprox 46×46 cm image size framed size 60x60cm can be provided in a frame













      Jude Cowan Montague (Montague Armstrong)

      Title: Kite Sea
      Date: 2013
      Medium: Monoprint 100 x 70cm (unmounted)











      Debbie Elliot

      Title-The Unicorn and Maiden Date 2016 Medium-cardboard and clay inside a glass case.


      Jennifer Binnie


      Pernille F. N Fraser

      pledges awaiting submission

      Sumi cityscape painting & calligraphy

      Friday, June 2nd, 2017

      Every Sat 1-4 pm

      London Landmarks & cityscapes

      at the penthouse view  overlooking London most iconic landmarks such as Canary Wharf and London 02

      Workshop for Chinese calligraphy

      And  Sumi Cityscape painting

      Tutored by native Chinese artist and calligrapher Sun Yi
      & Hercules Fisherman professional painter and artist that has worked in the far east, Japan, China, Vietnam, and Thailand learning Traditional Sumi painting and techniques.

      This first class is free,  donations welcome

      Paper and drawing material brushes available or bring your own

      Class will run from 1-5 pm

      the place has stunning views over the Thames river and overlooking the London cityscape, photographers are also welcome.

      9th Floor, Anchorage House, 2 Clove Crescent, E14 2BE London, United Kingdom

      3D Scan and Draw

      Saturday, March 25th, 2017

      3DScan and Draw

      We have a special trat
      This is a life drawing session with a twist that includes  3D scanning and 3D printing along side.

      Each attendee will have a chance to be 3D scanned for free as part of the participation at the workshop with Scanners provided and sponsored by 3DScanbot.

      by 3DSCANBOT
      on Sketchfab

      from one of the previous sessions

      We will choose a pose by the model to 3DScan and to be able to compare the drawing and the digital model.

      There will be an option to get the 3dprint of the model or order the bust of yourself at the event.

      Free tea/ coffee and biscuit

      occasionally wine and nibbles occasionally
      3d printers available on the evening.

      Every Monday at Trampery
      The Trampery Republic
      9th Floor, Anchorage House, 2 Clove Crescent, E14 2BE London, United Kingdom
      Monday 3rd July

      It will cost £10  for the session

      Conc £7
      We hope to see you there on Mondays

      please book


      Saturday, March 25th, 2017

      Hercules Fisherman

      Sumi Live Paintings and Workshops

      Hercules will be exhibiting his work and will be painting live by appointment — in his distinct and special pop-up atelier style drawing traditional Sumi Painting — using his much-loved Ironing Board support which he has chosen and pioneered as an ideal adjustable worktop surface on which to create artwork. This will be booked by appointment in Square Gallery London.

      Hercules will also be doing popup live paintings across the festival at different indoor and outdoor venues.

      Hercules Fisherman is a multimedia visual artist, exhibition and event originator and presenter, publisher and technologist. All-around and adventurous creator and entrepreneur.

      3a9578117d15edca1e2281249faca80c_thumbCheck back daily during the festival for details.



      Square Gallery London 

      9b Battersea Square  SW11 3RA              

      8th May 2017  to 10th May 2017 12.00PM to 9.00PM


      Doddington & Rollo Community Roof Garden 

      Charlotte Despard Avenue SW11 5HD     

      5th May 2017 to 19th May 2017  9.30AM to 5.30PM

      Pop-up portraits or live drawing workshops are booked individually – the location and venue may change depending on the weather and availability at the time



      Universe of Eternal Nothingness

      Monday, February 13th, 2017

      Anselm Kiefer – Walhalla

      White Cube

      Upon entering the White Cube, visitors are filed into the show, where security hands them a warning letter; a disclaimer that they enter at their own risk. It is a gateway to another dimension; everything is in a solid state — even the air, the void is thick with lead. Anselm Kiefer’s prophetic vision of the cataclysmic future, the Trumpian mentality triumphing over reason, with its futile exertion to accumulate stockpiles of golden nuggets; in this place, such concepts becomes meaningless as is life and death or good and evil.

      a warning letter; a disclaimer that they enter at their own risk. It is a gateway to another dimension;

      In some nooks and crannies, the gold may shine, interspersed amongst debris leftovers from the apocalypse. There is no one to value it or mine it for any purpose. The family is in a room, with the couples on the “Kingsize bed” congealed into a big molten blob, their soul frozen in mid-flight, there is no heaven to escape to, the angels’ wings are feeble. Their children and pets turned into cute little boulders. Here, is devoid of time-dimension, all eerily stand still.

      the couples on the “Kingsize bed” congealed into a big molten blob, their soul frozen in mid-flight there is no heaven

      In the archival vault, a dense atmosphere is entombed. The total sum of knowledge, science, history, and art; pulverised to smithereens.

      Maybe noticeable is the protruding barrel of a machine gun made from some exotic material spared destruction; it stands out looking shiny and new. An ineffectual instrument of death, that has lost its purpose, with no one left to operate it, kill or train upon. Its archivist aptly labelled it “Nothing”, so thus only a whimsical relic.

      The crafty serpent (The Devil) – is no more In this universe

      Here, the “Garden of Eden” has been turned on its head, the “Apple Tree” phosphorised to ashen white, with all its branches dry, no fruits or leaves, barren to its roots. The crafty serpent, (The Devil), is no more. In this universe, there is no place for playful Biblical interactions. The dark angel drained of all its cunningness turned into a rusty mush suspended in a state of eternal boxed nothingness.

      White Cube – Bermondsey, 144 – 152 Bermondsey Street London SE1 3TQ

      The Art of Attribution / Artribution

      Saturday, January 28th, 2017

      Q PARK, 39-41 Whitcomb Street, London WC2H 7DT

      open Sat 12 – 6pm

      Closing party 2-5 Sunday

       The participating artist link 

      see below some of the 3DScans made last Sunday


      Order yours now contact for booking requests

      le coq artistes
      by 3DSCANBOT
      on Sketchfab

      World-class art framer and fabricator Mark Darbyshire and product designer Steve Cooke ended up in discussion and working with each other towards quality-improvement and problem-solving to technology for artwork authentication, provenance history and property protection.

      That’s what led to Tagsmart coming about.

      Tagsmart for artwork authentication, provenance history and property protection.

      Then, came the addition to this venture of CEO Lawrence Merritt (former PhotoBox, Yahoo!, etc) and support from a dedicated board, so Darbyshire-Cooke branched out and grew, involving leaders from the worlds of security, art conservation, software and materials science.

      Tagsmart at London Art Fair 17

      Before too much later, the Tagsmart equation got entered by none other than Hercules Fisherman. For those unfamiliar, Hercules Fisherman is a veteran (but never “established” or “formula” — always progressing and innovatory!) independent renaissance polymath of many parts. Multimedia visual artist, exhibition and event originator and presenter, publisher and technologist. All-around and adventurous creator and entrepreneur. While also advisor and consultant in these and other fields. As well as being active and diversifying, Fisherman’s track record has been and still is well covered and documented. Yet another facet is being Tagsmart official brand ambassador.


      After promotion, launch event appearances and much positive exposure at London Art Fair in Islington’s Business Design Centre — as one of the sponsors of the art fair attended by over 20,000 visitors — Tagsmart’s next manifestation is during the Chinese New Year of 2017,

      The map of China has been said to resemble a chicken. We are about to enter the Year of the Rooster.

      Chinese Open this time is named Le Coq, 2017 (Year Of The Rooster), with over 100 artists invited from various practices in art, painting, sculpture, performance and music installations. And curated by Montague Armstrong, in association with The Geoff Leong Foundation, taking place Q-Park, Whitcomb Street, in Central London’s Chinatown District.

      With the opening private view this Sunday and a closing party next Sunday, It is open daily from Jan 29th Till 5th of Feb.

      Hercules will be live painting — in his distinct and special pop-up atelier style drawing traditional Sumi Painting — using his much-loved Ironing Board support — which he has chosen and pioneered as an ideal adjustable worktop surface on which to create artwork.

      Each portraiture made shall have a Rooster-themed 3D Scan — and will be 3d printed on site with scanner and printer courtesy of and sponsored by

      3DScanbot — who have already 3d scanned more than 5,000 figures and portraits at many local and international events.

      There will be a feedback terminal supplied by DrVoxx a startup originated in Australia who has been collecting voice of customers at public places and international destinations for a few of years. One such location at Brisbane Airports where DrVoxx system gathers and gauge customer satisfactions in real-time with actionable insights on the data collected, it is a first time being applied for collecting visitors feedback in an exhibition context.

      Roosters are persuasive, wile and vigilant. Strutting and crowing, they wake up the world.

      Installation/light/sound/art/movement/robots/roosters and anti-roosters. Science, construction, art and creation taking place in the deepest floors of an undercity car park beneath Leicester Square.

      Roosters are energetic and loud, calling the world to attention. What have we missed? Are we still asleep, dreaming the planet into another dimension?

      The 4th Chinese Open is a multimedia arts event which takes place on two levels of this modern multi-storey underground car park

      Established by Vanya Balogh and supported by arts patron Geoffrey Leong, it will feature over 100 international creatives and new works in all media including performative live acts and site-specific video and sound installations.

      This year’s event is curated by artists Montague Armstrong.

      Opening party will take place on Sunday from 12 until 6 pm. Soho will be closed to traffic and we highly recommend a brisk walk from Chinatown to view this exquisite show presented in a unique setting.

      Blog post article

      by Douglas Park, U.K based and internationally active visual artist, author of literary prose and critical essays, also exhibition curator, as well as all practices combined

      For the Chinese open contact 

      CHINESE OPEN 2017

      Year of the Rooster


      Over a hundred underground artists.

      Q PARK, 39-41 Whitcomb Street, London WC2H 7DT

      Exhibition Levels 1 & 2

      Private View Sunday 29 January 12 noon until 6pm

      Exhibition runs 29 Jan – 5 Feb

      Closing party Sun 5 Feb 2pm-6pm

      sponsored by Tagsmart, DrVoxx, Artlyst, QPark, ResonanceFM and 3DScanbot

      established by Vanya Balogh and Geoff Leong

      curated by Montague Armstrong

      in association with Geoff Leong PR

      linkedin syndicated blog post here

      Participating artists are

      Aerial Sparks • Alice Herrick • Alina Gavrielatos • Anita Bryan • Ansell Cizic • Antoine Brutel • Alina Gavrielatos  • Apple Tart • Ashley Scott Fitzgerald • Austin Von New • Ben Urban • Bruna Mush • Caroline Gregory • Cassandra Mahoney • Cedric Christie • Charlie Fox • Chris Simpson • Christopher Clack • Chandra Selvam • Clive Shaw • Collide • Daniel James Ross • Daniel Lehan • Danny Pockets • Debbie Elliott • Deborah Bee • Dou_Ble_You • Douglas Park • Eilidh Watson • Eldi DundeeEldi Hablo • Fiona Mcauliffe Artist Forte • Glenn Fitzy Fitzpatrick • Grassy Noel Macken • Gzillion Artist • Harrison Pearce • Hercules Fisherman • Ibby Doherty • Ilia Rogatchevski • India Roper-Evans • Jack Catling • Jake Haynes • Janet Milner • Jessica Holmes • Jim Racine  •  Jo T Colvert • Joanna Mccormick • Joe Fergey • Jonathan Wright • Joseph Sakoilsky • Julia Maddison • Julian Firth • Julie Pickard • Jonathan Wright • Katy Binks • Keith Ball • Lee Edwards • Lee Maelzer • Lena Lewis-King • Liz Harris • Lorenzo Belenguer • Lucy FurlongLucy Samantha Martin • Mandee Gage • Mandy Prowse • Maria Teresa Gavazzi • Mario Varas Sanchez • Mark Gilfilian • Martin Sexton • Matt Armstrong • Matt Gee • Maurice The Dodo • Mia C O’shea • Michael Shaw • Miyuki Kasahara • Michelle Lewis-King • Mona K Art • Natalie Itinov • Negin Vaziri • Oli Epp • Paola De Ramos • Pascal Rousson • Paul Sakoilsky • Phillip Raymond Goodman • Rachel Bert Irons • Rachel Megawhat • Raul Pina • Rebecca Scott • Rekha Sameer • Roger Clarke • Sarah Doyle • Sarah Elizabeth Jarman • sarah Pager • Sian-Kate Mooney • Sooz Belnavis • Sophie Corbelet • Spizz Energi • Stacie Mccormick • Susana Sanroman • Taline Temizian • Tereza Buskova • The Deadends The Lake Twins • Thomas J Ridley • Tiziana Mandolesi • Toni Gallagher • Valeriya N-Georg • Vanja Karas • Vanya Balogh • Victoria Margarita Ahrens • Zoe Landau Konson