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Patricia Cain | A Gateway to the Internal Mind

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Patricia Cain | A Gateway to the Internal Mind

 

We are delighted to present new work by multi-award-winning artist Patricia Paolozzi-Cain. Based in rural Dumfries and Galloway, Patricia Paolozzi-Cain's often large-scale works of art form an active and shaping force that exists between the artist and her physical environment. Tangled tree branches, dense hedgerows, a fusion of fallen leaves, sedges and thickets are the preamble to Paolozzi-Cain's abstracted compositions. Getting lost in nature's cosmos is for Paolozzi-Cain a means to look inward, to introspect. In her own words, she says, "I focus on nature as a gateway to the internal mind." Using a process of intense scrutiny, where she transposes and edits what she sees before her, Paolozzi-Cain turns observations into a rich, meditative language that is as much rooted in place as it is in consciousness.

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Patricia Cain | The Interchange Between Representation and Abstraction

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Patricia Cain | The Interchange Between Representation and Abstraction

Patricia Cain is a multi-award-winning artist living and working in rural Scotland. Widely recognised for her large-scale pastel drawings that vacillate between figurative and abstract art, Patricia tells readers about why she sees herself as more of a 'drawer' than a 'painter' and how her immediate environment is central to her practice.  You are a practicing artist living and working in the beautiful countryside of Dumfries and Galloway, Scotland, but previous to that you lived in Glasgow. Why did you decide to relocate and has the change of environment influenced your work? I lived in Glasgow for about 13 years...

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