KEITH PARKINSON

Freelance Artist and Educator

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ARTIST AND EDUCATOR

Freelance Artist making art for exhibition and sale, working extensively in schools and with Community Projects.

Following a 24 year career as Teacher and Headteacher I studied for a BA in Fine Art and have worked as a Freelance Artist ever since. My personal practice usually consists of drawing and painting, with the occasional foray into sculpture and print making. I also use my teaching skills by delivering workshops and residencies in school and community setting, and teaching adult art classes. I also paint murals, particularly in school settings.

 
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There’s a particular moment of excitement, and sometimes trepidation, as I stand in front of my canvas, brush loaded and poised for that first mark. It might be in my studio, on a beach or up in the hills, that frisson is always there and manifests itself in the hover – the hanging over the canvas, bobbing the brush tip up and down like a snooker player lining up a shot – then the dart and sweep of the first marks.
I endeavour to represent a sense of people and place through landscape, portrait and abstract drawing and painting, and from time to time sculpture. I use visual starting points, mathematical patterns, often poetry, to convey a more philosophical or spiritual sense in the way people and society interact with each other and the place.

 

CONTACT

Please get in touch if you want further information, to ask for a quotation or arrange a purchase.

07738997566

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