Making Our Mark
March 10 @ 10:00 am - March 17 @ 5:00 pm
A new body of work by local artists, Sandy Campbell and Audrey Imber.
10 – 17 March 2018 10am-5pm
Opening Reception: Saturday 10th March 2pm with drinks and nibbles
Mark making has been described as the lines, dots, textures and patterns used by an artist to create an artwork. Whether painted, drawn or even scratched onto a surface, an artist can use gesture to express their feelings and emotions in response to the world around them.
The Wynd Gallery is therefore proud to present Making Our Mark, a new body of work by local artists Sandy Campbell and Audrey Imber.
Having met whilst at Art School and finding mutual inspiration in the work of the St. Ives group of painters, Campbell and Imber have both been heavily influenced by their own observations of the landscape. Working across a range of techniques and media, figuration and abstraction, their practices are nevertheless united by their need to peer beneath the surface… revealing their own personal interpretation of the substance or essence of physicality and place.
Sandy Campbell is an abstract painter whose practice is firmly rooted in her experience of the declining urban landscape. The abandonment and decay surrounding her first studio in Luton influenced the development of the highly textured and complex surfaces that she creates, as well as inspiring her 3D works using recycled materials.
Audrey Imber captures the moment and atmosphere of a place and describes to the viewer how the place feels through gesture, texture, mark making and colour. The landscape is more than just scenery, it is made up of layers of history, layers of geology, seasons and weather; it can affect our senses and emotions.