Back to Galleries

Wendy Smith

Current paintings reflect experiences, memories and journeys. The colours within each painting have an emotional attachment and response to a situation or subject, capturing the atmosphere of a place or scenario.

The paintings are a reflection, combining memory and everyday ‘happenings’ and occurrences, dressed up with the vibrancy of colour and the expression of emotion. The main focus is dealing with a direct response and physicality of that place, whether landscape or seascape. Indian textiles and a vibrant Eastern palette have previously influenced the paintings, creating a surface that is sumptuous and inviting.

Painting on linen and hessian, adds another dimension and rawness to these works and contrasts with the richness of colour and partly glossed surface finish. Each work develops its own identity and personality, to reflect the narrative or event that initially inspired the subject within the painting.

Contact: wendyart@gmail.com

Web: www.wendysmith.co.uk


www.wendysmith.co.uk

 

Hastings Arts Forum
36 Marina
St Leonards on Sea
East Sussex
TN38 0BU

info@hastingsartsforum.co.uk
+44 (0) 1424 201636

Hastings Arts Forum Ltd is a charity registered in England and Wales Number 1142575

Copyright © Hastings Arts Forum Ltd 2016

sm_icons_f_4040   sm_icons_t_4040

Website & Branding by Junction44
Junction44 is a design agency based in Hastings