Harbour by Lorenzo Gavarini
Lorenzo Gavarini
Shelly Perkins
Shelly Perkins
Jill Crowther
Jill Crowther
William Smith
William Smith
Catherine Van Giap - fish panel
Catherine Van Giap

Julie Cooper

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Artwork for Julie Cooper

Dog, Wolf, Fox

Wisdom and Vision Part 2

Sometimes the opposite is also true

Nyth Fach (Little Nest)

On the Nature of Things

And in the Forest I made a Home


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How would you describe the work you do and why?: 

My paintings are made gradually over many months, layer by layer, scraping back in places to reveal under layers, drawing into the paint and sometimes adding collage. I make paintings to express my experience of and concerns with the world. The paintings are always an emotional response to something that has moved me - music, poetry, nature, politics - which, hopefully, the viewer can connect with on some level.

For you what does being an artist mean?: 

Painting is my means of communication. It is a way to make sense of our increasingly troubled world and I believe artists can often provide solace, inspiration and beauty through their work.

Describe what you call yourself/your practice?: 

I am an abstract artist working in oil paint on canvas.

CV & Education, relevant & leading to your artistic practice: 

BA Hons Fine Art, University of Hertfordshire 1997

Exhibitions in the last 3 years: 

Abstract Edge Spring Show at Ludlow Assembly Rooms 2023
Camaraderie at Gallery at Home, Usk, 2022
Marches Makers, Kington 2022

Your gallery outlets/stockists: 

Gallery at Home, Usk

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