February 24, 2024

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Meet The Others: Sigrid Patterson

Meet The Others: Sigrid Patterson

Satisfy Sigrid Patterson, the even now-lifetime artist telling tales about the everyday via the language of flowers. 

Even though inspiration is everywhere, it is probably the indigenous Australian bouquets grown in both equally her and her neighbor’s gardens that is Sigrid&#8217s biggest source. Getting notes from the tradition of even now-everyday living painting, the native flowers depicted in Sigrid’s operates are both equally a literal depiction of an everyday item and agent of broader meanings. Listed here. Sigrid&#8217s will work invite the viewer to replicate upon not only the aesthetic and decorative benefit of the flower but its significance as a image of social narratives and environments.

For Sigrid, the flower interprets to obtaining hope and resilience and the sustainability of our foreseeable future. 

Sigrid Patterson in her studio

 

“Flowers are utilised throughout cultures to signify key events and milestones in our lives and to relay emotions &#8211 births, deaths, relationship, enjoy, celebrations, friendship, sorrow, regret. I lengthen the story telling component of bouquets to represent my social commentary and observations.”

Delight, Oil on Canvas, Dimension: 50 W x 50 H x 1.5 D cm

 

In her work ‘Pride Painting,’ Sigrid depicts a hybrid of Australian bouquets and vegetation &#8211 with eucalyptus leaves, flannel flowers, billie buttons and grevillea to rejoice the once-a-year Sydney Mardi Gras. Like varied communities, Sigrid notes that a respect for difference final results in a “beautiful symbiosis” of factors. 

Of course you CAN, Acrylic on Canvas, Size: 33 W x 33 H x 4 D cm

 

Although her initially really like was oil paint, Sigird works by using acrylic for setting up up layers and delivering depth. Dependent in the subtropical environment of the northern NSW hinterland, Sigrid notes that acrylic is most ideal when working with a wet palette. As for the color palette, Sigird’s paintings depict the blue greens and the inky shadows of the Australian bush which she usually juxtaposes with a shiny tin can vase (or my preferred &#8211 the spam can).

the bots, Acrylic on Canvas, Sizing: 44 W x 55 H x .1 D cm

 

Returning to The Other Art Fair this December 1-4, Sigrid Patterson will have a new sequence of even now existence painting contemporary off the easel, featuring her recognisable bouquets, indigenous plants and vessels of distinction &#8211 all nodding to the bordering Barangaroo reserve.