Virtual Exhibitions

Our Virtual Exhibitions pages will showcase exhibitions of artwork about suburbia and artists who are based in the suburbs.

Current exhibitions include:

Bus Stop Hyde Park Rd    ©Richard Sunderland

Bus Stop Hyde Park Rd ©Richard Sunderland

Sunday Paper Round Walks

Richard Sunderland is a landscape artist, with this particular set of paintings based on the urban landscape of Plymouth.

One of the images from this collection was used as the front cover of the special Cultures of the Suburbs edition of Riptide.






Faith in Suburbia

Photographs taken by senior members of faith communities in Ealing and Hanwell (London) for a collaborative photography project organised by UCL geographer Claire Dwyer and award-winning photographer Liz Hingley.

The original exhibition staged at UCL, South Cloisters 7 December 2012-31 January 2013 and at the Gunnersbury Park Museum from 16 February – 30 June 2013. See poster for details.


Levenshulme Baths

Levenshulme Baths

Manchester Suburban Areas

Neil Roland is a Manchester based author and photographic artist whose work emphasises the architectural detail of the urban and suburban surroundings of his home city.

Manchester Suburban Areas is a small selection of individual images of some of the suburbs in both North and South Manchester.


US-Mexico Border #4, 0km

Occidente Nuevo

A collaborative project by Anthony P. Marchetti and Laura E. Migliorino, which explores the architecture and human experience of Tijuana neighborhoods built almost entirely out of recycled architecture. These homes have been passed down generation-to-generation, and inhabited with pride.


Pyrmont Power Station from Miller’s Point

Pyrmont Paintings

A selection of paintings by artist Jane Bennett, of Pyrmont, an inner-city suburb of Sydney, New South Wales; an area slowly transformed from rust-belt slum to glitzy media hub.




Suburban Shadows

Mary Burke is a visual artist based in Dublin, whose subject matter centres on interpretations of the suburbs.

Suburban Shadows consists of a series of oil pastels depicting shadows cast on both the interiors and exteriors of suburban houses both day and night.