About: patricia wilson smith
OR FIVE years ago I began to paint, after a break of many years during
which I had focused almost exclusively on a digital creative path, making
original artworks, and short video films.
does an artist balance the information before her eyes with pre-existing
ideas? Place, or ‘landscape’, is not simply a physical fact:
it is how we experience it on a particular day, what we know of its history,
archaeology and geology, why we are there, and what emotional investment
has been made in being there.
"An artwork should point in more than one direction, not be this sort of placating, self-demonstrating, witnessing element." Luc Tuymans
is impossible for me to make a painting which has no reference to the
powerful environment in which I live."
instinctive in a certain kind of painting...It's like a nervous system.
It's not described, it's happening. The feeling is going on with the
task. The line is the feeling, from a soft thing, a dreamy thing, to
something hard, something arid, something lonely, something ending,
"I found I could say things with color and shapes that I couldn't say any other way - things I had no words for." Georgia O’Keefe
are many realities"