University: Edinburgh University
Graduation Year: 2016
Based in bewitching Edinburgh, artist Niall Stevenson, creates enchanting renderings of his surrounding landscape.
An intriguing and dexterous artist - Stevenson uses short, gestural marks – carefully placed and cleverly layered. These small, buildable strokes, wonderfully insinuate where movement might happen; creating depth and tangible texture. Other times, he uses smooth line and clean contours. His work is characterised by the power of suggestion: suggesting a thought, a memory or a movement....