Approved: 28.12.2012

Claire Meharg

Artist

Approved: 28.12.2012

I am not concerned with reproducing an ‘obvious visible’ ‘but an emerging invisible’, that comes from the act of painting and drawing, and the dialogue that develops between the paint and painter.  My work is not a representation of the world as such, but a search for an inner emphasis that cannot be illustrated in an obvious object.   It is the observations and thoughts between the obvious that result in the making of work.

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  • Location: Exeter, South West
  • Artforms: Drawing
 

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    Artist Statement

    I am not concerned with reproducing an ‘obvious visible’ ‘but an emerging invisible’, that comes from the act of painting and drawing, and the dialogue that develops between the paint and painter.  My work is not a representation of the world as such, but a search for an inner emphasis that cannot be illustrated in an obvious object.   It is the observations and thoughts between the obvious that result in the making of work.

     

     

     

    CV & Education

    MA Fine Art, University of Plymouth 2012

    BA (Hons) Fine Art, University of Plymouth 2009

    2019       Artizan Collective CIC, Fleet Walk, Torquay, Devon 2019

                   Devon Open Studios, Artizan Gallery, Torquay, Devon        

    2019       HeARTS Exhibition,  Torbay Hospital, Devon

    2019       'Our Place in the Seven Heavens',  Artizan Gallery, Torquay, Devon

    2018       Artizan Winter Exhibition, Torquay,  Devon        

    2018       Artizan Summer Open Exhibition, Torquay,  Devon

    2017       'Emergence', group exhibition, The Old Clay Factory, Plymouth

    2016       'Liminal Places'  solo exhibition, Ariel Gallery, Totnes, Devon

    2016       Artizan Gallery, Torquay

    2015       'A New Place', solo exhibition Devon Open Studios

    2015       Shortlisted Open Exhibition, Plough Arts Centre, Devon

    2014       'RETRACING THE GROUND - 62 DRAWINGS', PRELIMINARY SHORTLISTED FOR                    JOHN RUSKIN PRIZE  

    2014      'Seeing Beckett', group exhibition,  Liverpool John Moores University, Liverpool Irish                        Festival, Contemporary Art Space, University of Chester

    2012      'Lumina', MA exhibition, Peninsula Art Gallery, Plymouth

    2012      'Sensum', MA exhibition, University of Plymouth

    2011      Commission, Illustrations, Harper Collins 'To Die For-Is Fashion Wearing out the World?'                (Lucy Siegle)

    2011      'Drawing Crowds', group exhibition, The Stone Place, London 

    2009     'First Steps', Duchy Square Centre for Creativity, Dartmouth, Devon

    2009     'Swan Song', group exhibition, Vyner Street Gallery, London.

    2009     'Pixellism' part of group exhibition, Royal William Yard, University of Plymouth Plymouth

    2008     'Big Mouth', group exhibition Royal William Yard, University of Plymouth

    2007     'The Miller's Path Project' part of group exhibition, The Gallery, Dartington Arts, Devon 

    2007     'The Displaced Suitcase', part of group exhibition, The Gallery, Dartington Arts, Devon

    2006     'Look Behind the Label', group exhibition, Plymouth College of Art and Design, Plymouth