Between "Painted with oil on canvas, this captivating work reverberates with an elusive fluidity more commonly associated with watercolour. Exquisite, nuanced and leaving plenty to the viewer's imagination, it is a masterclass in knowing just when to stop."
Felicity Milburn Judge 2017 - The ARTS WHAKATANE AWARD at the Molly Morpeth Canaday Awards 2017
ARTS WHAKATANE AWARD 2017
at the Molly Morpeth Canaday Award
120 x 100cm
Oil on canvas
The image for Between emerged from Raewyn’s practice of spontaneous undirected drawing. The forms carry their own hidden narratives, brought together by association within the picture space. Each with separate viewpoint, they interconnect in trinitarian relationship.
Paused in a moment in time the painting’s meditative quality becomes a visual metaphor for the inner spaces of the imagination, inviting the viewer to engage in its thought space.
Raewyn's art practice is drawn from a philosophical viewpoint, which explores ideas and notions of existence, of "being". This incorporates her interest in contemplative thought - and that there is a 'wholeness at the heart of everything'.