Tommy Penton is best known for his Cover Artwork in the music Industry.
Working for artists like Embrace, Babyshambles, New Order, Morcheeba and Talvin Singh.
Creating poster, album and CD artwork as well as work on Nationwide advertising campaigns.
Other advertising work for major brands include British Airways, Kenzo, Virgin, Fabric, CIMA
& Edinburgh Film Festival.
With work published in Pentagram’s 'Pen and Mouse' & 'The Picture Book'. The British Art Council’s 'Picture This' with its group tour REFILL & the D&AD and Creative Review among others.
His work shows an intelligent yet fresh approach to perspective art.
It has a bright and fluid style with a gentle sense of humour.
2011 The Apart London Summer Show.
55-57 Great Marlborough St, London W1F 7JX
2011 Battersea Arts — Works with Henrietta Cartwright, London SW11
2010 ‘Below the Surface’ An Urban Art exhibition.
Group show at Victorian Vault, Rivington House, London EC2
2010 Solo Show
Tommy Penton Sketches Frank West at the MoMA
Project Space, 65 Alfred RD, London W2
2010 Apart's International Group Show. 10 Years of the Apart Gallery
133-137 Westbourne Grove London.
2010–9 Cancer Research UK Sound and Vision Event at Abbey Road Studios.
Exhibition and Silent Auction of music memorabilia. contributors including David Bailey, Julian Opie, Jamie Hewlett among others.
2008 Nokia Yamake Art Project, London W11— 48 artists present their interpretations of the Nokia 'Yamake' character in an Apart curated show.
2008 Menier Gallery SE1 – Tate to Tate. Recent works including
a 30ft gicleé print showing a visual walk along London's South Bank.
www.tatetotate.net to view work and Limited edition hand-bound book.
2007 Gibson Guitar Town London — 30 10ft high guitar sculptures will be displayed at the Mayor of London City Hall office, London SE1. From June 1st 2007 for twelve weeks. With a charity auction connected with The Prince’s Trust, Nordoff-Robbins Music Therapy and Teenage Cancer Trust.
2007 Open Studios at Great Western Studios. With over 70 artists.
2007 The art book at the Serpentine. A celebration of original art and binding for the Society of book-binders. Exhibition held in York.
2006–8 Cancer Research UK Sound and Vision at Abbey Road Studios.
Exhibition and Silent Auction of music memorabilia.
02/2005 MC, San Francisco — solo print exhibition.
09/2004 Apart Gallery, London — Inspiration.
04.2004 AKA, Covent Garden, London — Probe. Large canvas work.
08/2003 Woollahra, Paddington, Sydney — Brett Ballard Gallery
06/2003 SYDNEY -FirstDraft
Photography and illustration.
03/2001 AKA, Covent Garden, London
Chevrons. Large Artworks .
06/2000 No U-turn Warehouse Exhibition, London.