An online vote for inclusion in a show set within the elegance and glamour of the Meliá White House, ARTROOMS is an interactive showcase of today’s most thought-provoking artists.
My submission details can be found by following the link below:
“Artist Interrupted; a portrait of Rozanne Hawksley”
oil on canvas with copper wire, feathers and iron nails. 112x91cm
“Shortly after moving West Wales in the early 2000’s, I came across two assemblages by Rozanne Hawksley. My initial response was that here were the products of a first-rate intelligence. My second musing was why I had not seen her art back in London when I was living there. Why, in a lean period for British art -all seductive surface but gravitas
All works in progress: Screenprint and freehand acrylic on canvas All A1 size The image derives from self-portraits drawn from a mirror, and then reworked paintings onto acetate sheets. The acetates were transferred directly onto the silkscreen using a photo-sensitive emulsion. The acrylic colour backgrounds were applied through a worn, partially blocked screen producing a range of diagnostic marks and reflecting the weave of the cotton duck canvas. Details are picked