bio.

A graduate of Central Saint Martins College of Art, her work has been featured in the Telegraph, the Times, Campaign Magazine and Livingetc. Magazine

 

She has been exhibited in Selfridges, The Vibe Gallery, The Green Gallery, Clerkenwell, Through the Pane Exhibition, Concrete and Glass festival, Shoreditch, as well as in Womankind Exhibition for International Women’s Day, No Barking Art Biennial, The Marmite Prize, Nasty Women UK and shortlisted for the Secret Art Painting Prize 2019. 

inspiration.

Lucy's artwork takes a critical view of socio-cultural subjects  referencing the visual vernacular from contemporary modern life. Exploring the complex relationships between pop culture kitsch and fine art, she crafts perfect messages imperfectly. On closer inspection her photo realist style, is simple mark marking , strokes, scratches, scribbles all layered evidence of the passage of time. 

 

Her subject matter is rendered through a hyper-real colour palette with a dark underbelly railing against the idealism, a shadow over the idyll to remind us of the transitory nature of experience. 

 

The subject matter of each body of work determines the materials used, it is not unusual for some paintings to languish inactive for several years until they find the path to completion.

 

Retro aesthetics are channelled through her work the 80's being a particular influence with a nod to the ubiquitous graphics of Memphis design aesthetic, Syd Brak Athena posters. 

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