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Biography

Artist name: Scooby Hughes Interests: Art and photography with influences including Warhol, Banksy and Pollock. Music tastes from all decades: from the 60s - Rolling Stones and the Who to present day Stormzy and Coldplay. Further interests are theatre, photography, dogs, travel and family. Self taught artist and photographer from the Midlands. Over the past 3 years Scooby has been developing a portfolio of artwork and photography. This has been exhibited on the Talenthouse website where Scooby has an active and lively webpage. https://www.talenthouse.com/scooby-hughes Scooby regularly enters artistic invites and enjoys working with acrylics and charcoal. He was successful in an artistic competition entitled 'Create artwork celebrating the love and spirit of the LGBT community'. This piece and two others can be seen on the Arthouse website. https://arthouse.talenthouse.com/?s=Scooby He was also credited in an article based around the Cadillac/Warhol exhibition in Munich. http://www.daregreatly.eu/talenthouse Scooby has developed an Instagram Account where he also showcases his art and photography. scooby_hughes. Scooby is fund raising to support the UK based charity CALM - The Campaign Against Living Miserably (CALM) which is dedicated to preventing male suicide, the single biggest killer of men under the age of 45 in the UK. In 2015, 75% of all UK suicides were male. Signed prints of all artwork and photography can be purchased - just contact Scooby for details. 100% of all moneys raised will go towards the charity CALM and donations uploaded on a JustGiving page. Over the next few years Scooby hopes to improve to the extent that he may be able to complete a foundation course in Art and then on to an Art Degree. His ambition is to study in San Francisco, study graffiti and murals and work on large graffiti murals such as those created by Die Dixons or Nychos. Finally the dream would be to open a gallery in SF or LA. Scooby