Joan Ford Artist

Joan Ford Artist

I try to capture the essence of an object or scene as I have experienced it at a particular time. I look for the unusual aspect, the fleeting image, the interesting juxtaposition, repeated shapes, and those which are partially obscured. Although I make drawings, and perhaps photos, the image remains mostly in my thoughts for a while where much of the initial process takes place. I work mainly in oils on canvas, enjoying the freedom this gives me to build up layers of paint, creating soft tones and textures which allow the work to evolve. This too can take place over a period of some weeks or months.

I believe that this contemplative process is reflected in the tranquillity of the finished painting.

EXHIBITIONS 2014

TAKING SPACE, THE CRYPT GALLERY, NORWAY SQUARE, ST.IVES. APRIL 12TH-25TH 10 30AM -5.30PM

MEMBERS'  EXHIBITION ,ST.IVES ARTS CLUB,WESTCOTT'S QUAY, ST. IVES. MAY 24TH-JUNE 6TH 10 AM -5PM

TAKING SPACE, LIFEBOAT ART STUDIO, PORTHLEVEN  JUNE1ST-13TH 10AM-5.30 PM

TAKING SPACE, THE MILLENIUM ROOMS, ROSELAND VISITORS CENTRE, THE SQUARE, ST. MAWES, TR2 5AG, JUNE 26TH-JULY 9TH, 10,30- 5 .00 PM

TAKING SPACE, ST. IVES ARTS CLUB, WESTCOTTS QUAY, ST. IVES  JULY19TH-1ST AUGUST 10.30  AM– 5.OOPM

TAKING SPACE, THE BAY GALLERY,  THE BAY HOTEL,  BRITON'S HILL, PENZANCE, AUGUST 9TH- SEPTEMBER6 TH

MEMBERS' EXHIBITION, THE POLY, 24 CHURCH STREET, FALMOUTH, TR11 3EG AUGUST 7TH-23RD OPEN DAILY EXCEPT SUNDAYS 10AM-5.00 PM

MEMBERS' EXHIBITION, AFFORDABLE ART, ST.IVES ARTS CLUB,  WESTCOTT'S QUAY, ST. IVES  AUGUST 16TH -29TH 10.AM-4PM

MEMBERS' EXHIBITION, SEPTEMBER FESTIVAL, ST IVES ARTS CLUB, WESTCOTTS QUAY,  ST. IVES  SEPTEMBER13TH-26TH 10 AM - 4 PM

 

 

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