Approved: 16.08.2006

Pamela Knight

Approved: 16.08.2006

Concepts
My interest is in expressing the beauty and mysterious qualities within landscape -colour, light and pattern. Expression is fairly loose and non literal, moving more towards abstraction.
Influences
Earliest-Samuel Palmer's sepia ink drawings; Nash, Lanyon, Hitchens - but for colour, Matisse and Bonnard and for colour and texture - John Walker.
Influences also include

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  • Location: York, Yorkshire
 

Biography

Concepts My interest is in expressing the beauty and mysterious qualities within landscape -colour, light and pattern. Expression is fairly loose and non literal, moving more towards abstraction. Influences Earliest-Samuel Palmer's sepia ink drawings; Nash, Lanyon, Hitchens - but for colour, Matisse and Bonnard and for colour and texture - John Walker. Influences also include being a former professional theatre designer. Career path Initial training in Fashion Design at Manchester Polytechnic (1968-72 Dip AD 2/1) included work placement at RSC and decision to pursue a career in Theatre Design (Bristol Old Vic Theatre School 1972-73). Worked as set and costume designer until 1986 (this included BBC TV experience). From 1983-86 Part-time course in Ceramics at Goldsmiths College, University of London. 1986 move to York working in exhibition design, specialising in costume research. In 1994 studio set up in York producing collagraph prints and paintings.

CV & Education

Solo exhibitions 2011 - York Open Studios 10th Anniversary, Artist's Studio, York 2010 - Pamela Knight - Personal Landscapes, Duckett and Jeffreys Gallery, Malton 2007 - Pamela Knight - Paintings and Prints, Trevelyan College. University of Durham, Durham 2004 - Orienteering, Bianco Nero Gallery, Stokesley Group exhibitions 2011 - Rob Moore and Pamela Knight, Gallery 49, Bridlington 2011 - York Open Studios, Yearly Open at artist's own studio since 2001, York 2010 - David Patrick and Pamela Knight - Paintings, Prints and Drawings, Pocklington Arts Centre, Pocklington 2010 - Far From the Madding Crowd, The Gallery, Masham. Yorkshire 2010 - York Open Studios 2010, Artist's own studio, York 2009 - Four Seasons in One Day, The Gallery , Masham. Yorkshire 2008 - Three Printmakers, Bianco Nero Gallery, Stokesley 2008 - Untitled Artists Fair, Old Town Hall, King St, Chelsea. London 2007 - Five Artists, Norman Rae Gallery, Langwith College, University of York 2006 - Great Art Fair, Alexandra Palace, London 2005 - 'Approaches'- four artists, Ropewalk Gallery, Barton on Humber 2005 - Summer Exhibition, Plockton Gallery, Scotland 2004 - York Open Studios, artist's studio, York 2003 - Dial Gallery, Warkworth, Northumbria 2003 - Redhouse Gallery, Bedale 2002 - Christmas Show, Pyramid Gallery, York 2002 - Christmas Show, Zillah Bell Gallery, Thirsk, Yorkshire 2001 - Christmas Show, Castlegate House Gallery, Cockermouth, Cumbria 2001 - Four Artists, Cross Keys Gallery, Perth, Scotland 2001 - Two Artists, Peter Potter Gallery Trust, Haddington, Scotland 2001 - York Open Studios : 2001-2011 incl. , Artist's own studio, York 2000 - Kingfisher Gallery, Edinburgh 2000 - New Artists for a New Century, Hanover Fine Arts, Edinburgh 2000 - Seven York Printmakers, Treasurers House, York 1999 - Inside Out, Art Co, Leeds