Rose Scott

MediaPainting, Printmaking

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Artist's StatementBorn in Suffolk, I studied Fine Art at Norwich School of Art and Goldsmiths College. My career as an Art and Art History teacher spanned 40 years and throughout that time I continued to develop my own ideas and work. In my studio at St Barnabas Press I am constantly pushing the boundaries of possibility in exploring new ways to realise my vision through the medium of silk screen print. My inspiration currently comes from land/seascapes in North Norfolk, Suffolk, the Fens, the South of France and the East Coast of Scotland. Through layering I am interested in simplifying, abstracting and capturing the effect of different weather fronts, seasons and times of day on familiar land/seascapes. Although my prints are sometimes part of a series each one is different and whatever the format I always stress the horizontal as I aim to produce images that have a peaceful, almost meditative effect on the viewer. My small, very detailed, gouache ‘conversation’ paintings of shells and pebbles (painted during lockdown) were inspired by Henri Fantin -Latour’s composition and use of black and white in his studies of a ‘teacup’ and a ‘candle holder’ in the Fitzwilliam Museum. Similar to my screen prints I wanted to achieve a sense of stillness and calm both in the imagery and in the onlooker.

Art StyleAbstract, Representational, Contemporary, Traditional

Art SubjectsAbstract, Landscape, Still Life, Seascape, Coastal, Nature, Fens

Art Materialsacrylic, gouache, ink, paper

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