Arcadia Revisited. 2014. Oil on Board. 140x120cm

Solo Exhibition – As Far as the Eye Can See

5th March – 28th March 2015

“As Far As The Eye Can See”
A solo exhibition at Compass Gallery, Glasgow
178 West Regent Street, Glasgow, G2 4RL
Open mon-sat 9.30-17.30

The paintings in this exhibition originate from both (landscape) observation and imagination. The Scottish coast and tidal mud flats of the Low Lands are finding their imaginary form in map fragments and in close scrutiny of the surface; the places where cracks can appear suddenly, where we might of might not glimpse what lies beneath. “Ou topos”, the not named, not known, uncontrollable place, the “no-place”. These are the places where things might happen, insights are gained and change is possible. The surface of the canvas is of course a mere illusionary expression of that desire.

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