Jill Rock exhibited with me last year in Greenwich. She showed a series of painted found sculptures retrieved from beside the Thames in London. Two works from the series are illustrated here.
Jill Rock – Artist Statement::
In 1997 in the Australian outback I had the opportunity to spend time with some aborigine artists. This experience re-connected me as an artist with nature. On my return to London I picked up a piece of tree bark, cleaned and painted it. My life as an artist had evolved from geometric abstractionist to painter of objects, a sculptor in colour.
From that time on I have painted on natural found objects and geometric forms. My work has been shown in exhibitions in London, UK, USA, NYC, Brazil, Chile, Italy, Holland, France, Germany, Spain, Beirut, Australia and Hong Kong. I have collaborated with poets, musicians, performance artists, playwrights, scientists, mathematicians, social scientists and…
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