Variations on a Vase

  • By Kat Wood
  • 18 May, 2017

Exhibition - Sunny Bank Mills, Leeds - 19th May to 2nd July


These new works were produced especially for the Lifelines exhibition at Sunny bank Mills . Exhibition from 19th May to 2nd July 2017.

Begun in Sri Lanka and completed while on an Artist residency at Burton Agnes Hall in East Yorkshire in the Elizabethan garden.
 
They experiment with new forms of mark- making derived from the patterns and impressions of plant forms. Using colours, printing techniques and gold leaf, the works are highly decorative abstractions which play with cross cultural ideas of ornamentation.

A short film of the creation of the work by Emilie Flower of PICA studios York is available to view online, please see below:
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I've been painting out in the fields around Huttons Ambo in this boiling hot weather. Quite excited about this new work which has reached places I have never been before.
By Lesley Seeger 05 Jul, 2017
During my residency in Burton Agnes Hall, Emilie Flower created the above video, documenting how I developed the range of paintings, 'Variations on a Vase.'
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We have been sailing around the Saronic Islands and the Argolic Gulf in Greece. In-between pulling ropes I sometimes manage to squeeze in a few quick sketches to work into paintings when I return.
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