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The Small Paintings Group

In 1989, during a discussion at the Chelsea Arts Club, a group of artists including Sandra Pepys, Peter Peterson, Dennis Gilbert, Cinzia Bonada, and others, noted their preference for creating small-scale paintings. They felt it would be beneficial to have a platform to exhibit such works. After discussing potential members, they established the Small Paintings Society, later renamed the Small Paintings Group.

They approached Duncan Miller, who then ran a gallery in Hampstead, proposing an exhibition exclusively for small paintings. The first exhibition took place at the Duncan Miller Gallery in December 1991,…

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