AN artwork exhibition depicting the ‘influence the north west had experienced on a life time of portray, printmaking and drawing’ is on screen in Cheshire.
Situated at the Castle Park Arts Centre in Frodsham, David Atherton’s Drawing Aside the Journey will be on show till early August.
Born and brought up in Northwich, David’s operate is described by the centre as: “Using a broad vary of media – from pencil to paint, and printmaking to blended-media – this special display encompasses twenty a long time of ‘everyday life’ to show points that have amazed, impressed or fascinated the artist.
“The get the job done explores the themes of landscape, portraiture, social remark and industrial heritage, in intense, unconventional and usually humorous techniques, inviting the viewer to travel in tandem with him to notice and replicate on our at any time-transforming world.”
David included: “Having used 18 formative yrs in the bustling current market town of Northwich – and possessing famous many adjustments in it over close to 40 extra – the exhibit will depict and reflect the affect that the north west has experienced on a life time of painting, printmaking and drawing.”
Just after shifting absent from the city, in 2019 David used extra time in Northwich with his mom who was in the previous couple of months of her everyday living, which motivated him to reflect on his time in Cheshire and its great importance, stating ‘it created an interesting journey’.
Introducing his exhibition, David pressured how the viewer’s emotions when seeking at his function is just as important as his individual emotions when making the items.
“I feel that the work need to stand up by alone, without having the necessity of an data sheet to aid it,” he explained.
“True, each individual piece will have a story guiding it – a story that the title of the piece will give a clue to and a tale that, if pressed, I could very easily recall – but there will be other stories, other ideas, thoughts and emotions that the viewer may convey to them and that is just as critical to me as my possess thoughts, if not a lot more so.”
Talking about his encounter in the art sector, David claimed: “I have usually labored in the arts and instruction.
“As an artist, you can never ever seriously afford to reside just as an artist and you have an additional occupation.
“In my circumstance, I labored in instruction, but I have constantly stored doing art in parallel with this.”
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