Photo: Julie Umerle in London

Julie Umerle

Artist

Julie Umerle's paintings exist at the meeting point of decision and accident, as indeed do our lives. Colours are chosen to oppose and confound while the exact materiality - the weight of the paint - interferes, patterning its own trajectory. The chromatic disharmony in paint and the friction between these rivulets of colour summons up a quite different reality, matching the glimpses of infinity behind the slashes in Fontana's monochromes; as the action of gravity, magnetising the flows of paint, closes or widens the gap between these streams of time and the space that opens whenever they part or fail to meet. Michael Keenan, studio1.1, London. 

 

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Location London
Activities Private commissions, Exhibitions programme, Studio practice
Artforms / type of project Mixed Media, Painting
Tags painting, abstract, process, material, chance, minimal, commissions, contemporary, Artist, 2D work
Website http://www.julieumerle.com

News & Events

  • Artist Residency

    Julie Umerle's artist residency at The Marriott Hotel, Canary Wharf, London begins at the end of July 2015.

  • Arts Council England Award

    2015: Arts Council England Award, Grants for the Arts.

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