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- Really delighted that my ‘Berlin 1’ piece has been named for 1st prize in the ‘Our Changing World’ summer exhibition at the D31 Art Gallery. One third of a very personal response to spending time in this extraordinary city.I've written about my living sculpture ‘Green Fuse' in this blog piece (you will need to copy and paste the link) - https://susan-isaac.co.uk/2021/08/30/the-green-fuse-part-of-the-living-landscape-project. Part of the Living Landscape artists trail, curated by Angie Atmadjaja and @rebeccajblackwood - at @the_hopbarn from 1 Sept to 28 Nov.I've just sent out a newsletter with a summary of what I'm up to at the moment (there is a link on my website via the bio or copy and paste this: https://mailchi.mp/dc46d7136417/summer-round-up).Another glimpse of my living sculpture, 'Green Fuse', in progress at @the_hopbarn for their Living Landscape trail. This is the third part of what I have come to think of as a narrative triptych, highlighting the latent power of the natural world.The second piece I have in the @wirksworthfestival 'Online Art Prize' is my painting of "Newstead Abbey from across the Lake". This Gothic ruin was part of Lord Byron's home in Nottinghamshire. It retains its beautiful façade facing out over the ornamental lake - the dissolving tracery and hollow spaces letting in the autumnal colours of the woodland beyond.
Category Archives: St Ives
I’m busy feverishly painting and preparing for our open studio event this weekend (23-25 May). It’s a lovely occasion for me as I really enjoy meeting visitors, friends and customers old and new. It’s good to be joined again by … Continue reading
Here are two more paintings completed for the Affordable Art Fair’s Wren Gallery stand. In these Cornish works, the high sun illuminates the atmosphere in both, but the shadows are orchestrated differently according to the lay of their respective coastlines. St Ives … Continue reading
I couldn’t resist the beautiful lines of this sailing vessel with its towering masts puncturing the vast blue canopy above it and the scoop of its mooring ropes, like lead reigns, drawing the viewer in. It dwarfs all other boats … Continue reading
This viewpoint is in St Ives, standing on Smeaton’s Pier and looking back towards the foreshore – it is one that I return to often. The backdrop to the composition has a very characteristic grouping of houses that stand where the pier … Continue reading
I have five works as part of a ‘pop up’ exhibition entitled ‘Art for Youth Sheffield‘ at the Millenium Gallery in Sheffield. Its on just until this Sunday and sales commission goes to UK Youth – a youth development charity. The … Continue reading