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Orlanda Broom

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Degree: MA Fine Art
University: Winchester
Graduation Year: 1997

New Blood Art Statement

Florid, rich colour creates a visual entrapment in the works of Orlanda Broom. Wildly blossoming, excessive jungles are exuberantly portrayed in a whirlwind of colour. The paintings themselves warn of temptations. Tempestuous juxtapositions are explored through the human desire to explore yet the dangers that we should inevitably fall upon; not just in the nature we explore, but also, consequently in the losing of ourselves. The intoxicating use of colour, may lead us astray with their bewitching beauty. The paintings are a testament to human desire whilst also satisfyingly leaving no proof of our, or other animal existence. These works beseech a world untouched, unblemished, blooming and completely unattainable.

Orlanda Broom has exhibited regularly in London and Internationally. Her paintings have been selected for curated shows and competitions including Threadneedle Prize, NOAC, BEEP and the RA Summer Exhibition. In 2016 Orlanda completed a major commission (4m x 4m) for the lobby of the Four Seasons Hotel in New York.

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Artist Statement

I have two bodies of work: lush, exotic landscapes and contemporary abstract pieces. Connecting these bodies of work is a strong sense of colour, references to organic forms and the exploration of the mediums I work with. The abstract paintings are created through a process that involves no intervention with tools or brushes, just the flow and manipulation of the canvas and medium. There is an immediacy and freshness borne out of this way of working which is complementary to the layered aspect of my landscape painting technique. The landscapes are timeless places that are wild and abandoned, initial joyousness and allure is tempered by the sense of entrapment should you find yourself in such a place. I use resin in my work, which has a high-gloss glasslike finish and adds to the three dimensional quality of my paintings.

Solo Exhibitions

2018, Ambiguous Nature, Sunny, London
2017, Lost Land, Stephanie Hoppen Gallery, London
2015, Paintings from a Small Island, Art in the Yard, South Africa

Group Exhibitions

2019, RWA Annual Open, RWA, Bristol
2018, Fresh Paint, Messums, Wiltshire
2018, After Eden, Herrick Gallery, London
2016, Beauty is the Garden, Long and Ryle, London
2015, Finding Paradise, Lacey Contemporary, London
2014, Diamond Bullet, James Freeman Gallery, London

Competitions, Prizes & Awards

2017, Dentons Art Prize
2017, RWA Annual Open
2016, Columbia Threadneedle Prize
2012, RA Summer Exhibition
2011, Threadneedle Prize
2015, Griffin Open

Original works:

Capronian Shore

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£650

Cool Intruder

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£850

Levee Break

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£400

Blue Blades (on aluminium)

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£550

Lava Coral (on aluminium)

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£550

Manga Plume (on aluminium pane...

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£950

Eli

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£275

Chilly Disco (on aluminium pan...

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£950

Lena

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£6000

Heat Pang

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£2450

Moonlight Linings

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£5400

Two-fingered Scoot

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£750

Crackle Vine (on aluminium)

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£2950

Hyper Glade

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£500

Spider Plant

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£550

Ribbon Weed

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£550

Crouch

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£550

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Cacti City Limit

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Rum's Yard

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Reverb

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Moss Bloom

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Veluvana

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Calabash and Breadfruit

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Gossamer Boundary

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Left to Umbra

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Melba Clouds

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Torso

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The Lick

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Hedgerow

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Ray in Love

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Flower Scrum

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Orchid Leap

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Looming Blue

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Canyon

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Happy Happy Devil Tree

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Ono

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Murmuration

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Event Horizon

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Diver

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The Upside

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Small Event Horizon

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The Chocolate Log

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Flower Spit

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Stolen Veil

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Humming

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Petal Seat

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Cutting Up the Blue

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Umbra Shades

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On the Turn

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Mischievous Puck

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Fox Gloves

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Cacti Constellation

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Petal Kiss

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Forget Me's

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Comporta

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Pink Fit

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Peachy Buffer

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Parents

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Buried Gold

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Zut Ginger Lillies

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Make Not a Bond

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Loop Shoots

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The Pass

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The Outsider

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Prim Blush

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Empty Shadow

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Two Eared Cactus

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Bring On the Feathers

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Plume

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The Fizz

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Blucreeper

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Torto

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Saddleback

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Flower Hustle

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Tide Rising

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Slip Route

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Hugger

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Pirouette

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Oyster Hills

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Toxic Crust

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Sulfur Dunes

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Tangerine Dream

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Lula-On-Wye

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Pom Pom Tree

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Horn Fern

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Land Coral

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Oyster Leaves

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Funnel Sprig

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Ripple Wave

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Spotted Fir Pair

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Fluro Dream

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Zampa Fly By

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Teasing Zampa

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Hot Earth

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Sea Grape Tangle (on aluminium...

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Dot Lovers

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Chat

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Birky

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