This piece was exhibited in the #14 Exhibition before Christmas, it was a last moment thing due to the fact I was organising and curating the exhibition with fellow members. I had arrange everyone else's but had left this last piece to the end, quite frankly to the last day! It was the rash, quick, subconscious actions of collecting items, scribbles and drawings I had scattered across my studio desk, mixing and infusing 2D with 3D a marriage I am trying to work on. The overall construction was then carefully thought out, playing with composition, colour and subconsciously adding a subtext, like many of my pieces it looks aesthetically pleasing could almost say pretty but then there are undertones of quite dark and unearthed themes.
Wednesday, 2 January 2013
The last month of 2012 was a tad hectic to say the least! I was busy with my husband creating, promoting and selling our DyfalDonc goodies at various local Christmas craft markets across North Wales as well as cleaning, painting and preparing Bocs's new gallery space in Ty Glyndwr.
The 6th of December marked a turning point for this small art group based in Caernarfon, the new Bocs space will hopefully become a hub for young creatives. There's lots of work to do and not alot of financial help for this not-for-profit organisation but the potential is great. I have been very lucky to actually get paid to do things that I enjoy, it may be time consuming and taking me away from my own practice but I do need to put food on the table too! So we opened the ground floor of Bocs with a Bocs members exhibition - #14 is a collective mix of processes, methods and mediums which is distinctive to each Bocs member. In their fusion of differences they collaborate in their dedication for contemporary and experimental arts in the North Wales art scene. From graphic illustrators to musicians to installation artists, Bocs members provide an innovative and thought-provoking showcase to a much anticipated exhibition.
Bocs members are: Gemma Bourne, Nerbert Chicanza, Osian Efnisien, Cathryn Lowri Griffith, Morgan Griffith (Sonomano), Dion Hamer, Rebecca F. Hardy, Gethin Wavell Lloyd Jones, Rhys Lloyd Jones, Nader Kohbodi (Mr Kobo), Sarah McEachran, Sarah Louise Owen, Yvonne Tsang and Charles Yorke.
To view some images from the exhibition follow this link to the Bocs facebook page http://www.facebook.com/pages/Bocs/37960418215
I will add some images of my work onto the blog soon, for now let me wish you a Happy New Year // Blwyddyn Newydd Dda