My work explores the interplay of formal relationships, and the bringing together of two separate and opposing elements to form an innate whole.
I have for a long time been drawn towards the model or plan stage of an idea, as opposed to the end result. Be that in sculpture or architecture I respond to the simplified methods of construction, the reduced nature of scale, form and materials.
It is the sense of potential that interests me. An awareness of the central core of an object forming the basis for its development and growth.
I am currently working on a series of sculptures whereby porcelain geometric planes are constructed into architectural forms. I am also produciing a series of collagraph prints which look at structural qualities on paper.
Working within the restraints of ongoing series allows me greater freedom to explore an aesthetic rooted in each mediums physicality. Through compositional adjustments to form I am able to observe relationships between -
-Independence / Interdependence
-Fragment / Whole
-Internal / External
With the aim always one of simplicity.
CV & Education
Name Susan Phillips
Address Pentrejack Farm, Brilley, Herefordshire, HR3 6JS
Phone 01544 327629
Email [email protected]
Education 1996-1999 Falmouth College of Arts, BA(hons)Studio Ceramics
Exhibitions 2015 The National Eisteddfod, Meifod
Six, Gallery Ten, Cardiff
Mostyn Open 19, Oriel Mostyn, Llandudno
Spring Show, Beardsmore Gallery, London
2014 The National Eisteddfod, Llanelli
Soho Sculpture Prize - shortlisted artists, London
Oriel Davies Open 2014, Newtown, Powys
2013 Christmas Exhibition, Beardsmore Gallery, London
Ceramics, Beardsmore Gallery, London
Awards 2014 The Gold Medal for Craft and Design, Eisteddfod
Publications 2015 Art Habens - Interview
Homes and Gardens, July
2014 Lancia Trend Visions