Published 16/11/2016 | Updated 14/08/2019
My lifelong fascination with bands has more or less defined my relationship with imagery. The works represent and embody the unattainable, a figure of prominence witnessed from afar, fixed by a gaze imploding with desire and compulsion.
Studio drawings 2018 - 2019
MES (Behind the counter) 2019 - 150 x 125c, oil and acrylic on canvas
You will soon recover 2019 - 160 x 140cm, oil and acrylic on canvas
Bremen nacht 2019 - 200 x 160cm, acrylic on canvas
Sir Mark (VI) 2019 - 150 x 105cm, acrylic on paper
Bushes are in disagreement with the heat 2019 - 200 x 140cm, oil on canvas
MES (Voxish II) 2019 - 200 x 200cm, oil and acrylic on canvas
Curlywurly 2019 - 160 x 140cm, oil and acrylic on canvas
Jim and Bobby 2018 - 46 x 35cm, oil and acrylic on canvas
The Fall 2018 - 24 x 30cm, oil and acrylic on canvas. Private collection, London
Mark (IV) 2018 - 24 x 20cm, acrylic on canvas
What is it about your studio space that inspires you?
It's an island that you can go to where anything can happen.
What is your favourite material to work with? How has your use of it evolved throughout your practice?
Oil and acrylic paint, its complexity never fails to surprise me.
If you could only have one piece of art in your life, what would it be?
A 'Dirty Words' photo scultpure by Gilbert and George
If you weren´t an artist, what would you be doing?
What are your favourite places besides your studio?
Restaurants, bars, bed.
Scenes from The Tempest
Inside Out, Sis Josip Galerie, The Hague
'Inside Out' - Sis Josip Galerie, The Hague, The Netherlands
The Good, the Bad and the Ugly, Helicopter project space, The Hague
Douglas Park: Post-Terminal & Ex-Ultimate, (guest interviewer) WEST, Den Haag, Netherlands
Gallery artists, Sabine Wachters Fine Arts, Knokke, Belgium
Stedelijk Museum, Stedelijk Musem Amsterdam, Netherlands
Sabine Wachters Fine Arts | http://www.sabinewachters.com/index.php?article_id=6
2013 STROOM Pro Deo Award, Den Haag, Netherlands
2010 FONDS BKVB Basis Stipendium, Netherlands
2005 FONDS BKVB Basis Stipendium, Netherlands
1987 - 1988 Cardiff College of Art & Design, South Glamorgan Institute of Higher Education, UK
1988 - 1992 Slade School of Art, University College London, UK
1994 - 1996 De Ateliers, Amsterdam, Netherlands
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