RED IX

The method used is gestural abstraction where the action becomes the artwork.

It is zen like as a process: the action being almost 'other-wordly' - an out of body experience. No conceptual constraint stands in between the hand with the chalk and the emotional response of the artist.

The colour red becomes a sensory experience because of the lack of any compelling compositional elements. This leaves the work open for others to interpret it as they will - based on their own perception of it.

Media are Schminke chalk pastel on

300 gsm cotton rag Fabriano paper.

Shortlisted for the Parkin prize 2018