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Julia Blackshaw

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University: Michaelis, University of Cape Town

New Blood Art Statement

Almost exclusively portraying the female form, Julia Blackshaw aims to capture a moment of calm in her paintings, be it of a solitary hour or a figure deep in a dream. With an outline not dissimilar in approach to Alex Katz, Blackshaw gives us a limited backdrop, employing total focus on the women before us. As the viewer, we observe from afar, studying the female figures that seem lost in their own world. 

Artist Statement

As a painter I am fascinated by colour and the different atmospheres that they create. I'm concerned with femininity, the representation of women and the capturing of the emotional moment. As a mother of two daughters, I see in the feminine form the woman I am, was and they will become. I'm fascinated by the power of an image, that it can capture and freeze the instant into a perfect state. I paint people in intimate moments, unguarded as people are at their most vulnerable. Identity is withheld, eyes often hidden and yet emotion still felt. My muted tones speak of these stolen quiet reflective times - a momentary respite in our busy lives.

Original works:

When Darkness Falls

By Julia Blackshaw

£220

Places I've Never Been Before ...

By Julia Blackshaw

£220

Untitled

By Julia Blackshaw

£220

Red Shoes

By Julia Blackshaw

£375

The Bonds That Bind

By Julia Blackshaw

£375

Untitled

By Julia Blackshaw

£375

Longing to Meet You

By Julia Blackshaw

£375

Capturing Moments

By Julia Blackshaw

£220

Into the Distance

By Julia Blackshaw

£220

Red Stripes

By Julia Blackshaw

£175

Gently

By Julia Blackshaw

£220

Pause

By Julia Blackshaw

£220

Untitled

By Julia Blackshaw

£220

Untitled

By Julia Blackshaw

£220

Untitled

By Julia Blackshaw

£275

Peaceful

By Julia Blackshaw

£220

The Water Dance

By Julia Blackshaw

£375

Part of Nature

By Julia Blackshaw

£175

Just Us

By Julia Blackshaw

£220

Feel the Breeze

By Julia Blackshaw

£375

Forever

By Julia Blackshaw

£220

Above and Beyond

By Julia Blackshaw

£375

Dreaming of Waves

By Julia Blackshaw

£200

Better Together

By Julia Blackshaw

£200

Freedom

By Julia Blackshaw

£175

Getting Into the Swing of It

By Julia Blackshaw

£375

Crumpled Sheets

By Julia Blackshaw

£375

I'm Next

By Julia Blackshaw

£375

Surf Day

By Julia Blackshaw

£375

Beauty of Knowledge

By Julia Blackshaw

£175

Stick Together

By Julia Blackshaw

£200

Stretch

By Julia Blackshaw

£220

Immersed

By Julia Blackshaw

£220

Sweet Moments

By Julia Blackshaw

£175

Too Good

By Julia Blackshaw

£175

Love

By Julia Blackshaw

£220

Thankful

By Julia Blackshaw

£175

Such Fun

By Julia Blackshaw

£200

Autumn

By Julia Blackshaw

£200

I'm the Lucky One

By Julia Blackshaw

£200

Spontaneous

By Julia Blackshaw

£200

Brightens a Dull Day

By Julia Blackshaw

£200

One More Look

By Julia Blackshaw

£175

Drifting

By Julia Blackshaw

£200

Floating Along

By Julia Blackshaw

£200

Moment

By Julia Blackshaw

£200

Feel the Music

By Julia Blackshaw

£230

Mystery

By Julia Blackshaw

£200

Indulge

By Julia Blackshaw

£200

Summer

By Julia Blackshaw

£175

Curious

By Julia Blackshaw

£375

Unclear

By Julia Blackshaw

£175

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Heavenly

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Just About to

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The Reader

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Holiday

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My Little Dancer

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