2018 Group Show Stella Downer Fine Art Gallery
“Family Matters” explores the ideas of family portraits and the unpredictable dynamics oftentimes lurking in families. I have tried to reveal the ambiguity of the documentary process and the experiential nature of the characters and their relationship to the artist as creator In these works. These works evolved from a fascination with the works of the Old Masters and I have used Francisco Goya, Pieter de Hooch, Johannes Vermeer, Thomas Gainsborough, Diego Velazquez and Gabriel Metsu. I have reimagined the historical genre paintings and rethreaded the past within a contemporary framework. In remembering and reinventing I mesh past and present, fantasy and reality .
Xmas Show A.K.Bellinger Gallery