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Nicki Stewart
Featherston - New Zealand
Mixed Media & Collage - Abstract

I have been painting full-time since 1998 painting in acrylic/mixed media and encaustic on canvas or ply panels.

My background in textile design has had a profound effect on the work with texture being vital to the finished image.

Each piece is carefully constructed, built up layer by layer using structural material, adding extra dimension to the work with rough surfaces and layers of colour. It is then richly embellished with metal leaf lending a spectacular intensity to the finished image creating an iconic presence in the work. The consequences of this process are beautifully constructed and powerful compositions, strong in their use of both form and colour.

The paintings reflect light and colour in an almost three dimensional way, giving each work many different qualities, depending on the fall of light and the time of day.

A deeply felt sense of ‘unity’ and ‘wholeness’ expressive of a global symbolism is expressed, balancing colour, form and composition to create an iconic...
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