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Amy Wright

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Amy Wright’s paintings are packed full of botanical tang. As a painter of ample and overgrown gardens, it is unsurprising that for Amy everything begins and ends with flowers. The marriage of close observation and well honed graphic skills, needed for botanical illustration, with looser observational drawing focussing on texture, colour and collage inform her decorative approach to painting.

In wright’s paintings the viewers eye is constantly moving about the picture plain – moving from one succulent patch of foliage to another, hovering, unable to find a resting place – in ‘The sun through a glow across the garden’ The glow space is a yellow green ochre neither projecting or receding – we are left in suspension. Her colour palette is predominately warm, bringing to mind the flushed putty colours of the Bloomsbury Group painters Vanessa Bell and Duncan Grant.

Pattern as form epitomises Wright’s paintings (see ‘Mountain of Mysticism’) They are resemblant of the post impressionist paintings of Edouard Vuillard, who was influenced by Hokusai and the flat pictorial space of Japanese woodblock printing. With Amy’s love of fractured textile surfaces her paintings are jig-saws – baroque landscapes of earthly delights.

EXHIBITION HIGHLIGHTS

SOLO

2019: “Near And Far” – Enough @ Signed and Numbered – Prahran VIC
2018: “Suburban Requiem (Works on Paper)” – The Corner Store Gallery – Orange NSW 2018: “Roadtrip” – Boom Gallery – Geelong VIC
2017: “Narrative” – The Coach House Gallery – Geelong VIC
2016 – 2017: “Arrangement Series” – Ivy Muse Botanical Emporium – Melbourne, VIC 2016: “Movement Series” – Kit and Ace – Melbourne VIC
2016: “Fallowland” – Brunswick Street Gallery – Melbourne VIC
2015: “Into the Fields” – Turner and Lane – Melbourne VIC
2015: “Marine Botanicals” – Works To Live By – Online www.workstoliveby.com.au
2009: “Selected Drawings” – Design A Space – Melbourne VIC

GROUP

2019: “Studio Direct Take Over” – Michael Reid Gallery, Sydney, NSW
2019: “Gardens of Mind and Myth” – Temperance Hall, Ceres, VIC
2018: “No Peace in Quiet” – Charity Auction (livin.org / The Project Agency – Melbourne VIC 2018: “Schools A Gift, A Peace Of Art”- Charity Auction – Fenton and Fenton – Melbourne VIC 2017: “Art For Epilepsy” – Epilepsy Action Australia – Fundraiser Auction – Melbourne VIC 2016: “A Peace of Art” – Fenton and Fenton – Melbourne VIC
2016: “Hunting Collective” – Hunting For George – Melbourne VIC
2016: “Inaugural Gallery Show” -Tortoiseshell Gallery – NSW
2016: “Dusk Landing : Phantom Paradise” – Saint Cloche – Paddington NSW
2009: Postcard show – Linden Art Gallery – St. Kilda VIC

AWARDS

Little Things Art Prize Finalist – Saint Cloche Gallery – NSW, Australia

John Leslie Art Prize Finalist – Gippsland Gallery – VIC, Australia

DOWNLOAD LOOK BOOK

CLICK HERE to request available artwork by Amy Wright.

For all sale enquires please contact:

lucy@circlecontemporary.co.uk

01208 813 220

EXHIBITION HIGHLIGHTS

SOLO

2019: “Near And Far” – Enough @ Signed and Numbered – Prahran VIC
2018: “Suburban Requiem (Works on Paper)” – The Corner Store Gallery – Orange NSW 2018: “Roadtrip” – Boom Gallery – Geelong VIC
2017: “Narrative” – The Coach House Gallery – Geelong VIC
2016 – 2017: “Arrangement Series” – Ivy Muse Botanical Emporium – Melbourne, VIC 2016: “Movement Series” – Kit and Ace – Melbourne VIC
2016: “Fallowland” – Brunswick Street Gallery – Melbourne VIC
2015: “Into the Fields” – Turner and Lane – Melbourne VIC
2015: “Marine Botanicals” – Works To Live By – Online www.workstoliveby.com.au
2009: “Selected Drawings” – Design A Space – Melbourne VIC

GROUP

2019: “Studio Direct Take Over” – Michael Reid Gallery, Sydney, NSW
2019: “Gardens of Mind and Myth” – Temperance Hall, Ceres, VIC
2018: “No Peace in Quiet” – Charity Auction (livin.org / The Project Agency – Melbourne VIC 2018: “Schools A Gift, A Peace Of Art”- Charity Auction – Fenton and Fenton – Melbourne VIC 2017: “Art For Epilepsy” – Epilepsy Action Australia – Fundraiser Auction – Melbourne VIC 2016: “A Peace of Art” – Fenton and Fenton – Melbourne VIC
2016: “Hunting Collective” – Hunting For George – Melbourne VIC
2016: “Inaugural Gallery Show” -Tortoiseshell Gallery – NSW
2016: “Dusk Landing : Phantom Paradise” – Saint Cloche – Paddington NSW
2009: Postcard show – Linden Art Gallery – St. Kilda VIC

AWARDS

Little Things Art Prize Finalist – Saint Cloche Gallery – NSW, Australia

John Leslie Art Prize Finalist – Gippsland Gallery – VIC, Australia

DOWNLOAD LOOK BOOK

CLICK HERE to request available artwork by Amy Wright.

For all sale enquires please contact:

lucy@circlecontemporary.co.uk

01208 813 220

Featured Artworks

Featured Artworks

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Works On Paper

CIRCLE have a selection of original paintings on canvas and works on paper available by Amy Wright. Please contact us for framing, delivery or sale enquiries.

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