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Kathy McCarthy's Sculpture

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Kathy McCarthy's Sculpture

 

Kathy McCarthy makes sculptures in a variety of materials including clay, jesmonite, fiberglass and wood. She says, “The physicality of materials and making objects has increasingly yet slowly grown more important to me. Whether it is clay with its malleable and slippery texture or fibreglass with its strength and rigid texture, I struggle, tear apart, stick and rebuild to invent a place where only these materials can belong.” 

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A Paper Tundra | New Collage by Sara Breinlinger

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A Paper Tundra | New Collage by Sara Breinlinger

 

We are delighted to present new work by London-based painter and collage-maker, Sara Breinlinger. Moving away from her more representational practice, Sara explores the world of abstraction through the means of collage. Sara studied fine art at Middlesex Polytechnic but then went on to pursue a career as a psychotherapist. For the past twenty years, she has been sharing her time as both a psychotherapist and as a practicing artist, and so it’s no surprise that her artwork draws on the human condition.

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Getting to know Irish artist Laura McMorrow

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This June, we caught up with Laura McMorrow a multi-disciplinary artist living and working in Leitrim, Ireland. Working across painting, collage, film and sculpture, Laura makes work that draws on nature. She has a Masters in Fine Art from the University of Ulster in Belfast, and in 2017 was awarded the Burren College of Art 'Emerging Irish Residency Award.'

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Blemish | Solo Exhibition of Work by Roddy MacNeill

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Blemish | Solo Exhibition of Work by Roddy MacNeill
Roddy MacNeill presents 'Blemish' a solo exhibition of art, which he made almost exclusively while in lockdown. Enlightened by his time spent outdoors, examining patterns and textures found in both nature and the urban environment, Roddy's mixed-media works reveal a new heightened awareness of his surroundings. Interested in the visible affects of time, using a range of materials and methods, Roddy replicates weathered surfaces like rusty metal, peeling paint, and sun-bleached wood.

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Rue Asher | An Abstract Journey

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Rue Asher | An Abstract Journey
Since gaining her degree in Illustration from Brighton University, Rue Asher has gone on to receive national recognition for exhibiting at the Royal Watercolour Society and The Royal Institute of Painters in Water Colours, and being shortlisted in 2015 for The Sunday Times Watercolour Competition. As a recent addition to Broth Art stable, we wanted to learn more about Rue's artistic practice and the inspiration behind her work.

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