Louise Davies new works
We were delighted when artist, printer and painter Louise Davies got in touch last week to share with us some of her most recent work and update us about the new direction she is taking.
Louise’s work is primarily concerned with the landscape. Some of the prints are based on childhood memories, reflecting on the countryside and coast of England. The work is intuitive. She works directly from her sketch books onto the etching plate. She will often use 3 plates in which to build up the vibrant colours. She has a strong use of colour combined with an individual and sensitive line drawing.
Louise graduated with a Fine Art Degree from St Martins and then completed an M.A. in Printmaking from Camberwell College of Art. She is a Fellow of the Royal Society of Painter- Printmakers. She was awarded the Curwen Print Prize for 2012 and then the Zenith Print Purchase Prize in 2013.
Louise uses layers of translucent colour and calligraphic marks to emphasis the fluidity of the ever changing elements of nature. Her work is inspired by places she visits or those that surround her, including Blackheath and Greenwich.
She has much of her work displayed in private collections such as St Georges Hospital and Lewisham Town Hall as well as in galleries throughout England, including here at For Arts Sake. For more images of her latest work click over to our photo gallery on our Pinterest page just here.
We are delighted to announce that Louise will be exhibiting at For Arts Sake in May 2015 alongside artist Gail Brodholt.