Lot 324 - Nan Collantine - Untitled (4)
Lot 324 - Nan Collantine - Untitled (4)
Lot 324 - Nan Collantine - Untitled (4)

Lot 324 - Nan Collantine - Untitled (4)

Mixed Media on Paper

2022

A6 (15x10cm) Original Artwork

Signed on Verso

ARTIST INFO

 

About  

 

Nan Collantine is an artist living and working in Greater Manchester. She works with assemblage and installation, although considers painting her primary medium. She is drawn to responding to place, using the language of painting to explore memory and hidden social and cultural politics that might shape perception, sentiment and feelings of belonging and exclusion. 

 

Education  

 

Nan Collantine completed a foundation in art in 1990 followed by 25 years working in the creative sector. Her self-taught art practice began as she and her family moved to Australia in 2016, on her return she joined the Islington Mill Art Academy, a year long peer-led art programme. From 2019-2020 Nan participated in the Turps Banana Painting correspondence course. 
 

Select Exhibitions/Awards  

 

Beep Painting Prize shortlist 2022 
Castlefield Gallery Award recipient 2022 
Solo exhibition at World of Glass St Helens 2021 
 

Gallery Representation  

 

New Blood Art 

 

Statement about AOAP Submitted Artwork    

 

Painting onto pages of the Futon catalogue is a favourite past time of mine. It's a rest from my large scale paintings and using oil paint. These are made using pencil drawings and gouache paint, which I love for its powdery texture. I enjoy playing around with the shadows that the catalogue images cast under the paint, and I collage the pages too in order to create abstract interior landscapes, each postcard is like a flattened, cropped intersection of space. 

 

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