Materials and processes excite me. Combining media is a part of my process for making, as the same form will be inherently different in a new material. Sometimes what is possible is dictated by the context the artwork is destined for, such as a craft gallery or alternatively a fine art space. The versatility of paper as an expressive medium also runs through much of my ‘themed’ areas.
The History of Art in Five Parts
I found the accumulation of print ‘drawings’ on a calico backcloth resembled rock painting, in that arbitrarily, drawing or marks were laid on top of existing drawing without heed to what was already there. It was necessary to impose a definition to random marks and make each new composition work within its own terms.
History of Art, Part 1: The Beginning
History of Art, Part 2: The Islamic Period
History of Art, Part 3: Influence of the East
History of Art, Part 4: Art Nouveau
History of Art, Part 5: Seeds of Abstraction