The winner and finalists of The 2018 Columbia Threadneedle Prize have been announced, with a realist painting by Ana Schmidt taking the main award.
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When I began this residency, I promised myself I would not overthink. I would not attempt to resolve conceptual concerns. I would remain open to possibility in everything I did. And I would only do what I wanted to do, […]
Well over halfway into this residency. A daily routine is nicely established, and interesting insights emerge every day. First, magic happens after at least five or six hours play-work on a variety of meditative tasks (another layer of papier mâché […]
What’s special for me about working in this space in this residency? What’s to stop me clearing out my usual studio space of all old stuff, and committing to a month of new exploration there instead? Leaving aside the obvious absurdity […]
Over a week in, and the vast space has been shape-shifting and swallowing all and any work I make. My residency goals have been revised three times already, because I’m frankly so overwhelmed by the open-ended possibilities of this month […]
A couple of days in, and the excitement and anticipation is quickly buried under a layer of an anxious sense of vulnerability and raw exposure. My priority this first week is to leave aside all thoughts of underlying conceptual concerns […]
Exploring colour, form and painting techniques in figurative and abstract art.
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