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Sarah Spencer

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Degree: MA Fine Art Painting
University: Aberystwyth School of Art
Graduation Year: 2018

Artist Statement

This series is an exploration into the passage of time and the memories associated with the transition of one stage of life to another. The distortion evident in the paintings echoes the way such memories might become coloured by emotions and imagination over time - rather than seeing things as they actually are, we might see things as we are.

I have focussed on developing my use of colour and composition in my recent work. My compositional influences include Renaissance artist Piero della Francesca and film directors David Lynch and Stanley Kubrick.

Colour is important compositionally, in that it leads the eye through the image, and I choose my palette to generate an emotional response. In viewing these depictions of interior spaces, devoid of obvious human presence, I aim to evoke a sense that something has just happened – or is about to happen, leaving the final interpretation to the viewer.


Exhibitions

Original works:

Curtain Call

By Sarah Spencer

£1200

There is a Light that Never Go...

By Sarah Spencer

£1200

Threshold

By Sarah Spencer

£1100

Separation

By Sarah Spencer

£1100