Photo: Rachel Gibson in Carlisle, North West

Rachel Gibson

Artist, Film-maker, Writer, Lecturer / academic

Rachel Gibson's work reflects an intuitive involvement with imagery and ideas that are central to the notion of memory, sense of place and personal experience. She works with different drawing and painting media and techniques, sometimes combining them with text, video and sound to create imagery which is both subtle and mysterious.

'I am interested in experimenting with materials to create a quality of surface on both paper and canvas which 'suggests' imagery. This is an exploration of material and process that acts as a physical link between thought, experience and language. Through layering, drawing, erasing and redrawing the surface of each piece carries its own history.'

Rachel Gibson is an artist who lives and works in Cumbria.

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Location Carlisle, North West
Activities Practice-based research, Creative writing
Artforms / type of project Animation, Book Works, Drawing, Painting, Text
Tags nature, sense of place, memory, experience, drawing, animated poem, nest, cup and ring marked stones, ancient places, landscape

News & Events

  • GROUND - a group exhibition

    15/09/2014 – 28/09/2014
    Florence Mine, Egremont, Cumbria, CA22 2NR

    GROUND is a group exhibition which explores the use of natural earth pigments developed by Florence Paintmakers. The exhibition is part of C- art Open Studios Preview Friday 12th September

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