Cornwall Contemporary 1 Parade Street, Penzance

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Maggie Matthews - Colour and Light

14 July - 6 August 2016

“Throughout this latest series of Cornish landscapes I’m exploring my interest in colour and light.
I have always been amazed by the effects of dazzling sunshine across a field of bluebells, or the warmth of the orange light from a setting sun on a cliff top carpeted with sea pinks. The yellow gorse with its intense coconut scent overpowers us on sunny afternoon walks through still valleys; these are all starting points for my paintings.
Through the continual experimentation of textural painted layers of colour, or a drawn line to generate depth and focus, I’m trying to recreate the effects of shimmering light across fields of intense colours.
My work as a painter has always relied upon being in the landscape and being connected to nature, where there is always something new to be discovered.”


Maggie Matthews, June 2016

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Cornwall Contemporary
1 Parade Street
Queens Square
Penzance
Cornwall
TR18 4BU

Telephone: 01736 874749

opening times:
monday - Saturday  10 - 5

Gallery Director:
Sarah Brittain-Mansbridge
sarah@cornwallcontemporary.com

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