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Artwork for Sarah Amatt

Suminagashi monoprint.

Hand marbled suminagashi lampshade

Hand marbled suminagashi lampshade (detail)

Hand marbled suminagashi lampshade

Hand marbled suminagashi lampshade

Large suminagashi monoprint.

Small suminagashi monoprint framed

Hand marbled suminagashi lampshade.

Details

Telephone: 
07964 448203
How would you describe the work you do and why?: 

The pieces I create are spare and minimal, informed by a process of allowing the materials to interact with one another.

For you what does being an artist mean?: 

The essence of suminagashi is spontaneity with the process led by the materials and the weather of the day, both inner and outer. This practice allows me to express things I cannot put into words.

Describe what you call yourself/your practice?: 

I am a suminagashi artist, creating unique monoprints using the ancient technique of Japanese paper marbling.

Your practice & activities include e.g workshops, teaching: 

I make large pieces of suminagashi on paper and washi mainly using black ink. I use Tosa washi to create unique lampshades. I also create suminagashi monoprints which are abstract and minimal in design.
I have taught several workshops at Westhope and have run a few of my own in South Shropshire.

Exhibitions in the last 3 years: 

Marches Makers 2021
Cluster London October 2020
Ludlow Art Trail 2020
H'Art 2018 and 2019

Venues Confirmed: 
Yes
Venues Description: 
St Michaels nr Tenbury

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