Seascape painter based in Teignmouth, Devon. Fine Art Graduate Plymouth University and art ambassador for the English Riviera UNESCO Global Geopark. Large surfing waves of Devon and Cornwall’s coastline inspire her work. Another series explores the patterns and play of light created when the sunlight hits shallow turquoise water.
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Night Beach IIIby Catherine Kennedy
Original oil on canvas. Width 102cm x Height 76cm or 40 x 30 inches. Signed. Unframed. With a certificate of authenticity. Free shipping.
Original oil on canvas. Width 102cm x Height 76cm or 40 x 30 inches. Signed. Unframed. With a certificate of authenticity. Free UK shipping.
Night Beach III is inspired by the coastline of South Devon and Cornwall. It shows a large wave cresting, lit by evening lights turning the waves turquoise and with deep blue and emerald shadows.? It is late at night the sea is a dark midnight blue. There are distant lights from a town across the water in the background and white foam detail in the foreground churned up by the waves mixing with the pale yellow sand.
I like to work in oils because of their versatility. You can layer the paint so that it has a translucency. Also It is so robust a medium I can scrape the paint back or scratch into it too. This is another in my series of wave paintings which I started 5 years ago and numbering 50.
I graduated with a BA (Hons) in Fine Art in 2008 at the University of Plymouth. My exhibitions have been throughout Devon and one of my films was been exhibited at the South Bank, London and in Italy. I am a Teignmouth based artist.
In conclusion, I am a member of the Devon Artist Network and a Geopark Ambassador Artist for the English Riviera UNESCO Global Geopark.
Here is a video of my painting process
Artmazing, Powderham Castle 2018
Group exhibition Speculation Gallery, Brixham 2018
Solo exhibition Pavilions Teignmouth 2017
Group exhibition Harbour House, Kingsbridge 2016
Solo exhibition Blue Indigo, Teignmouth 2015
Devon Open Studios, Teignmouth 2014
Brownston Gallery, Modbury 2013
Flavel theatre, Dartmouth 2012
Blue Indigo, Teignmouth 2011
Blue Indigo, Teignmouth 2010
South Bank 2009 video
University of West of England, Taunton 2008 video installation ‘St.Piran’s Day march, Perranporth
Royal William Yard, Plymouth 2006 video installation ‘The sinking of the Napoli”