Kate Brinkworth - bespoke games
Art Chess by Kate Brinkworth. Photography courtesy of Bartholomew Hawkins

Kate Brinkworth is a highly respected and internationally exhibiting British artist who is represented by Alon Zakaim Gallery on the prestigious Cork Street in Mayfair, London. Brinkworth graduated with a First Class Honours degree in Fine Art from Nottingham Trent University in 2000 and works predominantly in oils. Her fascination with the themes of games, vice and the art of cinematography continues to provide great artistic stimulus.

In addition to Purling London, Brinkworth’s recent collaborations have included Coca-Cola for the brand’s museum and LVMH’s favourite luxury street-wear brand, Supreme for a bomber jacket print which sold out within a few days.

“Coke and Stripey Straw” by Kate Brinkworth
Red and gold chess pieces

Dice chess sets

My recent chess sets have the theme of casino dice. There is always that question of which influences life more, careful planning or chance and luck?

Chess is a game of pure strategy and skill, whereas a game played with dice cannot be planned. Such a game relies on chance, is heavy with risk and is unpredictable. The chess pieces are painted with designs based on the dice I use in my paintings, echoing this very aspect: luck and chance vs strategy.

To find out more about Kate Brinkworth visit: www.katebrinkworth.com

Painting by Kate Brinkworth "Cannery Row"
“Cannery Row” by Kate Brinkworth

Meet artist Kate Brinkworth. Source: Coca-Cola

Golden Coke chess set

My first chess set design was influenced by a previous painting of mine depicting brightly lit, ‘Golden Coke’ bottles. The unique design of each individual piece is inspired by reflections, patterns and contrast of tones found in these glass objects. I am especially interested in the effects of light, shadow, focal points and reflections and I am fascinated with the contrast between transparent and opaque objects.”

Kate Brinkworth

glossy chess pieces
Art Chess by Kate Brinkworth “Dice” Red v Gold
Art Chess by Kate Brinkworth “Coca-Cola”

We are delighted to be able to offer a bespoke service for our Art games. If you would like to enquire further about commissioning Kate Brinkworth to create a unique hand-painted Art Chess, Backgammon, Checkers or Chutes/Snakes & Ladders set specially for you, please get in touch via our Contact Form below.

“Red Tops”, “Golden Coke” and Art Chess set (Inspired by Coca-Cola) by Kate Brinkworth
artwork by Kate Brinkworth
Kate Brinkworth at work (photograph courtesy of Bartholomew Hawkins. “Binions” by Kate Brinkworth. Art Chess by Kate Brinkworth “Dice”

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