BEE BARTLETT

Bee is constantly searching for a way to find a balance between the composition of a painting and the physical engagement in the handling of materials as a way of expressing her sensibility. Her work divides loosely into two subject areas, the first being the study of the figure where an integral part of the practice is the constant use of a sketchpad. She makes rapid, gestural studies of people, which are then used as source material for development into paintings. The intention is to capture a moment and for the paintings to maintain the same immediacy and spontaneity as the original sketch. Her new figure pieces are an excellent example of this energetic built up layering of paint.

Skipping Along
Skipping Along

Edition size: 75 Dimensions: 300mm x 420mm

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Rainy Morning off to Work
Rainy Morning off to Work

Edition size: 75 Dimensions: 300mm x 420mm

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Red Wellies
Red Wellies

Edition size: 75 Dimensions: 300mm x 420mm

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Snow Walk
Snow Walk

Edition size: 75 Dimensions: 300mm x 420mm

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Early Morning
Early Morning

Edition size: 75 Dimensions: 300mm x 420mm

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