Mary Sewell

This year I’ve been working in oils and mixed media. Focusing my attention on abstract mark making, using objects from my direct environment.

One of the main themes in my current work is being with the place or space I occupy both externally and internally; my physical environment and personal inner space. I use both photography and drawing as an integral part of my practice collecting details of shapes, colours, and textures of the environment I occupy. I have been using objects from my direct environment to make marks and allow spontaneous play to emerge. I am inspired by the work of abstract expressionism, exploring gesture, shape, line, light and dark to evoke emotion and movement. This currently gives form to my painting which aims to express that which is dynamic and the movement of where we are now.

Open days

  • Saturday 29th April
  • Monday 1st May (Bank Holiday)
  • Saturday 6th May
  • Sunday 7th May

Studio location

Portland Works

Randall Street

Sheffield
S2 4SJ

About this studio

I work from a large bright studio shared by other artists. It’s part of Portland Works an former cutlery works.

  • Visitors to the studio will be able to buy my art
  • I’m happy to undertake commissions – please ask!
  • Workshops and private tuition available

Contact me as follows:

m: 07903 375 797
w: www.marysewell.co.uk
e: me@marysewell.co.uk

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