Zoe MacDonell – “Synergy”

Starting bid: $1,500.00

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I fuse layers of silk and paper together, these then become my canvas to draw and paint upon. The textures and forms in this work are inspired by intimate landscape details. In this work the abstracted form is derived from playing with old fishing nets on an isolated beach. My own interpretations of reality have merged with my imagination through the creative process. I am interested in how the physical landscape can mirror and affect the personal landscape. In this sense I examine the relationship that we have to our environment. I question the nature of reality and the layered perceptions of that reality.

Medium: Acrylic paint, pastel, colour pencil on layers of silk and paper

Dimensions: 100 x 67cm

RRP: $4,500

Item condition: New

Time left:

Auction ends: 31/05/2018 9:00 pm
Timezone: Australia/Sydney

Starting bid: $1,500.00

Description

Zoe MacDonell’s practice spans across various mediums of drawing, painting and textiles. She was born in England, and lived in Africa and America before settling in Australia in 1993. She received a Bachelor of Applied Arts (hons) from the College of Fine Arts University of New South Wales and taught at COFA UNSW and at the University of Technology, Sydney for many years.

Zoe has exhibited her work across Australia and internationally. She has been the recipient of numerous artist in residency scholarships and programs including in Australia at Artspace Contemporary Art Centre; Hill End through the Bathurst Regional Art gallery; Bundanon, Arthur Boyds property; aboard the Marina Svetaeva in Antarctica; and the Royal Overseas Leagues in London and Scotland. Zoe has received numerous grants, including from the Australia Council for Arts; Arts NSW and the National Association for the Visual Arts; works have also been finalists in the Fleurieu Biennale and the Mosman Art Prize. Zoe is represented in Sydney by Nanda Hobbs gallery and has had 4 successful solo exhibitions there between 2014 and 2018.

Website: http://nandahobbs.com/artist/zoe-macdonell
Instagram: www.instagram.com/zoemacdonellartist

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