Acrylic on Board “Gaucin with Vegetable Patch”, signed and dated '91, inscribed on “The New Academy Gallery of London” label verso.
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artist: Brenda Hartill RE (British 20th/21st Century)
The artist was born in London, England, before emigrated to New Zealand with her parents in the late 1950s and was educated there, graduating from the Elam School of Fine Art Auckland. She returned to London in the late 1960s to study at the Central School of Art and Design, specializing in Theatrical Design. She then worked as a freelance designer in UK theatre, including the West End, and the National Theatre. In the early eighties, she turned towards printmaking and has successfully published her own prints since. Hartill is a member of the Royal Society of Painter-Printmakers (RE). Notable awards in her resume include the 1965 New Zealand Arts Council Award to the Central School of Art and Design, the 1971 UK Arts Council award for young theatre designers to the Young Vic Theatre. In 2004 she wrote ‘Collagraphs and Mixed Media Printmaking’, published by AC Black, in 2012 she produced with Klaw Productions, ‘A Sculptural approach to Printmaking’, an instructional DVD. In 2001-12 she was featured in ‘Printmaker’s Secrets’ by Tony Dyson, in 2009 in ‘Installations and Experimental Printmaking’ by Alexia Tala, in 2008 in ‘Intaglio Printmaking’ by Mychael Barratt all published by A&C Black. Her exhibitions include at a major retrospective titled ‘Timeline’ in 2014 at Bankside Gallery, 11 solo shows from 1991-2013 at Curwen & New Academy Galleries, Windmill Street, London, solo shows in 2012 and 2015 at Saffron Gallery, Battle, three solo shows at Cambridge Contemporary Art, a solo show at St Georges Chapel, Windsor, a solo show at Hastings Arts Forum, several solo shows at Attic Gallery, Swansea and at Lane Gallery, NZ.
|Dimensions||71.755 × 51.435 cm|