Elmi Terjavjainen

Elmi Terjavjainen

“Elmi has been drawing for as long as she can remember, and it has always been a big part of her life. She started drawing alongside her brother, spending hours creating their favourite characters from books, films and cartoons – their dad still has a big...
Bev Jones

Bev Jones

Bev Jones is a Croydon artist who paints colourful scenes of local Croydon life and turns them into eye-catching prints, cards and t-shirts. She started painting in 2012 and first showed her work with the Croydon Arts Society the following year, moving on to exhibit...
Jada Bruney

Jada Bruney

Teen speak and the streets of South London have inspired several creative projects for one of Made in Croydon’s youngest members Jada Bruney. Attending the Brit School in South London, she became aware of all the contrasting voices around her, all of the disparate...
Maxine Alleyne

Maxine Alleyne

Maxine’s photographic journey started with some enforced downtime. At the age of 14 and home sick one day, she started taking photographs – just random images of things around the house that caught her interest, she explains – and a new passion was born. Things really...