Original oil on canvas: Width 100cm Height 70cm or 39.5ins x 27.5 ins. Unframed. Signed. Comes with a certificate of authenticity
Evening Tide is inspired by the beaches in Devon. This is one in a series of paintings examining waves and the Devon and Cornish coastline. I work with oils because of their flexibility. Oils can give you a translucent effect for fast flowing water or a matt and flatter finish for the spray.
I am a Teignmouth based artist and live close to the ocean and Dartmoor. This proximity to the South West Coast and the wild untamed landscape of the moor has influenced my recent work.
Water is an ever-changing element that I find fascinating. In my oil paintings I aim to invoke an immersive feeling. I want to highlight the rapidly shifting colours of water from deep blue almost black to pale green nearly white. Following the initial painting and drying process I may apply glazes of oil paint to further enrich the surface of my work.
In conclusion, I am a member of the Devon Artist Network where you can see more of my work here https://www.devonartistnetwork.co.uk/catherine-kennedy-1. am a Geopark Ambassador Artist for the English Riviera UNESCO Global Geopark.
I graduated with a BA (Hons) in Fine Art in 2008 at the University of Plymouth
I have exhibited my paintings throughout Devon and gained an award at the Exeter Short Film festival. My films and photographs have been exhibited on the South Bank, London and in Italy. I was interviewed on BBC Radio Devon in September 2019.
Here is a link to my reviews and feedback from my collectors with some images of the paintings they have purchased insitu.
Commissions are welcome. If you would like to contact me about your particular space or project please contact me
Devon Open Studios 2023
Artizan Summer and Winter Open Exhibition, Torquay 2022, 2023
TAAG Summer Exhibition, Teignmouth 2022, 2023
Sussex Art Fair, Goodwood 2022
Contemporary Art Fair Newbury 2022
Bath Art Fair 2022
Contemporary Art Fair Newbury, Sandown and Windsor 2021
Winter and Summer Artizan Fleet Walk, Torquay 2020, 2021
Devon Artist Network Exhibition, Artizan Fleet Walk, Torquay 2019
Art Ambassador Show, Artizan Gallery, Torquay 2019
Wave Series, Teignmouth Pavilions 2019
Multimedia Art Show, TAAG, Teignmouth 2019
Artizan Gallery, Torquay 2018
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”