Approved: 16.08.2006

Caroline Doyle

Artist, Maker, Teacher

Approved: 16.08.2006

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      Artist Statement

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       My work is held in private and public collections, in the UK and the USA - Please contact me for further details of available work and commissions, including residential and commercial propertty developments
      It seems to be about going to find 'it' but also letting 'it' just come, whether abstract or figurative, nests or other subjects. Switching off the mind & letting the heart dictate, for the flow to happen. The work is something already within, already there in some form' from the surface to deep within.
      The 'Nest Series'  - The nests are not alien or new to me but startlingly familiar like my soulmate / twin flame. They are older then the beginning of time. I have a memory of nests. They have captivated me for as long as I can remember.

      Le Nid tiède et calme The warm, calm nest ( Ou chante l'oiseau) In which a bird sings (Rappelle les chansons, les charmes) Recalls The songs, the charms, (Le seuil pu ) The pure threshold (De la vielle maison) Of my old home. by Jean Caubère.

      Objects, dreams, thoughts all swim in and out of us diffusing the edge of things and us. 'How' and 'where' do we exist? There is a simultaneous state of things within & outside of us. In our minds and in our skin we hold the all the universe & more. Nests are the point of origin, the centre of us. A place to be, older than before time began. Caroline Doyle

      Influences include;  Piero Della Francesca, Odilon Redon, Marc Chagall, Phillip Guston; Giorgio Morandi; JMW Turner; Gaston Bachelard;

      Art is a life long path & I have continued to create in one form or another since leaving art school.

      I have always loved and needed to feel the wind. The energy and life force I feel from it. It is a language in itself.

      Paintings and prints sold, hired and exhibited in this country and also the USA, Asia other parts of Europe.
      My design based work (Greeting Cards) have been published and sold in Liberty of London, & more recently Fortnum & Mason London along with other Galleries & Design shops.
      Printmaking is something I have also been working on more regularly since 2014. I have also delivered art workshops for children and adults.

      Please contact me with any enquiries including sales and commissions.

      CV & Education

      2021 Artiq Consultancy art loan
      2020 Artiq Consultancy art loan
      2019 Artiq Consultancy art loan
      2018 Artiq Consultancy art loan
      2017 Artiq Consultancy art loan
      2015 NOA at Harrogate International Arts Expo (Hive) 20-22nd Nov.
      2013 Christmas Exhibition, Bedford Boys School, Bedfordshire
      2013 Cadogan Contemporary, New Year Show, 87 Old Brompton Rd, London.
      2008 Cadogan Contemporary, Summer Show, 87 Old Brompton Rd, London.
      2007 Cadogan Contemporary, Summer Show, 87 Old Brompton Rd, London.
      2006 Cadogan Contemporary, Country Manor Farm ,Malmesbury, Wiltshire.
      2005 Cadogan Contemporary, Country Manor Farm, Malmesbury, Wiltshire.
      2004 Cadogan Contemporary, New Year Show, Draycott Avenue, London.
      2004 Cadogan Contemporary, Christmas Show, Draycott Avenue, London.
      2003 The Ropewalk Gallery, 'Narrative' Barton Upon Humber, Lincolnshire.
      2002 Cadogan Contemporary, Summer Show, Draycott Avenue, London.
      2001 Cadogan Contemporary, Summer Show, Draycott Avenue, London.
      2001 Cadogan Contemporary, New Year Show, Draycott Avenue, London
      2000 Cadogan Contemporary, New Abstracts, Draycott Avenue, London.
      1992 ‘Fresh Art’ The National Fine Art Degree Fair, The British Design Centre, London.
      1990 The Leicestershire Collection for schools &colleges Exhibition, Beaumanor Hall, Loughborough.
      1990 Central St Martin's School of Art at Academia Royal Des Beaux Arts, Brussels, Belgium
      1999 Bedfordshire Arts Touring Exhibition.
      1998 Russell and Chappel, Covent Garden, London, Painting of the Month, 1998.