Sea & Skyscapes
Fleeting moments of weather and light created with paint mixed with Angela’s signature material, the River Severn mud, and danced onto the canvas using her hands and fingers.
two crosses · eight points · one centre (2008)
A series of paintings based on trips to the eight cardinal points of the UK coast over the course of a year. Each journey was timed to coincide with the Celtic and Christian festivals that punctuate the calendar and to reflect the related time of day/night.
|N||December: Winter Solstice / Christmas||12 midnight|
|NE||February: Imbolc / Candlemas||3am|
|E||March: Spring Equinox / Easter||6am|
|SE||May: Beltain / May Day||9am|
|S||June: Summer Solstice / Mid-summer||12 noon|
|SW||August: Lugnasadh / Harvest||3pm|
|W||September: Autumn Equinox / Michaelmas||6pm|
|NW||November: Samhain / All Hallows||9pm|
Mixed media using local sand and River Severn mud to mark a shift in focus from the outer manifestations of light and weather to the inner essence of time and place.