Exhibition by 4 artists who met at the Bluecoat through its brilliant courses, skill shares and use of the studios.
Liverpool Pressgang - Ruth Ball, Susie Overill, Chris Waites & Loraine Waites
Private view - Thursday 5th September 5.30-8.00pm Exhibition continues until 28th September
fortuitous meeting at a workshop at the Bluecoat resulted in these four
artists collaborating and having fun on a regular basis.
by the alchemy of colour and versatility of enamel, Ruth creates
a wide variety of work. She uses the interplay between enamelling and
printmaking to develop exciting new pieces in both mediums.
is influenced by landscape, textures and colour which she interprets in
an abstract style using and combining different techniques. Travel is a
great source of inspiration, especially if a foreign workshop is
and Loraine fell in love with the magic of printmaking after joining a
workshop with Alan Birch in 1993. Chris is interested in both natural
and man-made forms. His work ranges from capturing the essence of
figurative subjects using the simplest of tools and materials, to
producing graphic geometric images using photosensitive plate. Loraine
is inspired by her love of nature and visits to museums. She enjoys
experimenting and discovering the best technique for a particular image.
think the range of techniques and approaches to printmaking shown in
these works promises an exciting and visually stunning show. Hope you