Artwork for Lois Hopwood Wales
The paintings and drawings that I make reference where I live . The small drawings of the Teme Valley have been the basis of my big landscape drawings , which in turn inform my large semi abstract paintings.
Self directed work . Sometimes when an invitation to join in with a themed exhibition such as the Spirit of Fire exhibition at St Michaels and All Angels Kingsland over Pentacost this year .I let the research take over and guide me. I am a member of Abstract Edge who are showing as a group at Discoed this year . Otherwise it is about putting together a series of pictures that talk to each other for an exhibition . So at the moment I have been in the studio every day making work for a show at The Table Hay opens 1st July 2023 and things are just beginning to surface, coalesce.
A painter, I draw and paint the landscape and then abstract it when the materials take over.
I exhibit my work in Galleries .
I have recently run drawing and Art workshops locally in Knighton with a foundation for oldsters and a series called 'Good morning drawing' at the Oriel Davies.
MA Screen Design NFTS RCA 2002
Chelsea Art school Interior Design Cert 1 yr 1993
Ba (hons) Fine Art Newcastle University 1986
The Art Shop and Chapel Abergavenny 2022
The Dog hangs well 2021
Judges Lodging House Presteigne 2021
Table at Hay Autumn 2020
Knighton Fine Art