"I wanted to see how my work is read by an audience," says Whelan. "My ideas come from nature to recreate the human form."
The two artists have been involved in the arts for more than a decade. In 2007, Whelan initiated an art project in Austria involving primary school children using Shakespeare's Midsummer Night's Dream.
Trimble, who worked for the Birmingham Post, Birmingham Mail and Sunday Mercury, has photographed events from London Fashion Week to the Birmingham Riots and charity workers in The Gambia.
P Café is a new space in the south side of Birmingham that brings together poetry readings, performance and art exhibitions.
P Café Art Gallery
1464 Pershore Road
Tuesday September 29 - Sunday October 25
Tuesday to Saturday 9am-5.30pm and Sunday 10-3pm.