Lot 192 - Heloise O'Keeffe - Lady in Blue II
Blue Pencil on Paper
A6 (15x10cm) Original Artwork
Signed on Verso
Heloise is an artist based in South London. Her work is predominantly based around the human form which she first became fascinated by while studying in Amsterdam. After moving back to the UK and wanting to pursue her studies she went on to study the Sight-size technique at Sarum Studio, Atelier of Fine Art in Salisbury, Wilshire, and later at the London Atelier of Representational Art (LARA).
Heloise's work has been exhibited all over the UK, she is member artist of ArtCan, a non-profit arts group founded by Kate Enters and has recently been selected as a finalist for the BCA Awards 2022.
2017 - 2018 LARA, London Sight-Size Training.
2016 - 2017 Sarum Studio, Atelier of Fine Art, Salisbury. Sight-Size Training.
2015 - 2016 MK24, Amsterdam. Model and Emotion Life Drawing.
2022 Society of Graphic Fine Art, Mall Galleries, The Mall, London
2022 Eye of the Beholder, 508 Gallery, Kings Road, London, UK
2022 Framing Our Future, ArtCan (Online Gallery)
2021 Christmas Exhibition, Eastwood Fine Art, Stockbridge, Hampshire
2021 Verdant, ArtCan (Online Gallery)
2021 Notre Temps ArtCan and La Condamine (Online)
2019 The Young Artists' Christmas Exhibition, Guggleton Gallery, Dorset
2019 Chelsea Secret Art Sale, National Army Museum, London
2018 The Young Artists' Christmas Exhibition, Guggleton Gallery, Dorset
2017 Secret Fundraiser, Messums, Tisbury, Wiltshire
2017 Studio Open Day, Sarum Studio School of Fine Art Salisbury, UK
Eastwood Fine Art
Statement about AOAP Submitted Artwork
These two pieces are part of a series of line drawings I have been working on looking at form and the simplicity of lines within the human figure. Finding the beauty of the female form in just a few lines is something which I am drawn to time and time again. The composition for me was really important, as I wanted it to fill the page, drawing the eye to that specific section of the body rather than the body as a whole.
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