Lot 150 - Lindsay Mapes - Starlite
Lot 150 - Lindsay Mapes - Starlite
Lot 150 - Lindsay Mapes - Starlite

Lot 150 - Lindsay Mapes - Starlite

Oil Paint and Tapestry Wool on Paper

2022

A6 (15x10cm) Original Artwork

Signed on Verso

ARTIST INFO

 

About 

 

Originally from the USA, I studied Painting at San Francisco Art Institute (1996–2000) and Studio Arts Centre International, Florence (2006–07). I then went on to receive my MFA in Painting at the Slade School of Fine Art, UCL, London (2008–10). I am currently enrolled in Turps Off-Site Studio Art Program in London (2021-2023). 

 

https://www.lindsaymapes.com 
 
 

Education 

 

The Slade UCL MFA 2010, SACI Florence, Italy Post-Bacc. 2006, San Francisco Art Institute BFA 2000 

 

Select Exhibitions/Awards 

 

Contemporary British Painting Prize. Hudderfields Gallery and Thames-side Gallery (2022)  
Royal Academy Summer Exhibition (2022) 
We The Muse mentorship award with Artist Support Pledge, Studio In View (2022) 
10 Gresham Street with VJB Art London (2021/2022) 
Extraordinary Extensions, Channel4- episodes 1 and 4 (2021) 
Winter Group Show, Linden Hall Gallery, Kent, U.K. (2020) 
 

Gallery Representation 

 

New Blood Art 

 

Statement about AOAP Submitted Artwork   

 

My work explores themes of truth. The truth about painting. The truth about surface. The truth about making and the process that evolves around that. Mistakes are made and left on view. The rawness of the material is just as active as the paint floating or sinking on/into the surface. I am intrigued by repetition of mark making in all its forms, from the contour line of a figure to the patterns of textiles recreated with paint or the sewing of wool through and around the surface. Colour is the focus point of my work, understanding how these combinations melt together or scream in separation. Creating space and openness in the work lets each object be itself. There is evidence of traces by previous mark-marking, revealing the changes made during the painting process. In this way, I examine how a thought process can be realized in paint and form. 

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