Lot 9 - Lily Snowden-Fine - Josephine
Lot 9 - Lily Snowden-Fine - Josephine
Lot 9 - Lily Snowden-Fine - Josephine

Lot 9 - Lily Snowden-Fine - Josephine

Acrylic on Paper

2022

A6 (15x10cm) Original Artwork

Signed on Front and Verso

ARTIST INFO

 

About 

 

Lily Snowden-Fine is a British/Canadian painter currently based between London and Vancouver. Her work is inspired by faces and hands, and the subtle emotions that can be given away by intricate poses. She draws from her love of antiques, found imagery and family photographs, while using playful colours inspired by the joy and warmth of 20th century painting. Her use of colour, brush strokes, and subtle poses communicate to the viewer an image of nostalgia for a fleeting moment; mundane memories inflated into cherished imagery after life has moved far enough away for them to feel like a relic of a past life. 

 

Education 

 

2022-2023, The Drawing Year postgraduate program, The Royal Drawing School, London, UK 
2015-2019, OCAD University, Bachelor of Design, Illustration, Toronto, ON 

 

Select Exhibitions/Awards 

 

2022, Royal Watercolour Society Open 2022, Bankside Gallery, London, UK 
2022, Jackson’s Painting Prize, Shortlist 
2020, Royal Institute of Painters in Water Colours, Mall Galleries, London, UK 

 

Statement about AOAP Submitted Artwork   

 

The four portraits began as quick pastel studies, gathering the essence of each person in broad strokes. The original reference was then removed, using only the intuitive studies as a guide, in an attempt to diminish the pressure of detailed accuracy and use memory as a guiding force. 

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