Meet The Others: Sigrid Patterson

Satisfy Sigrid Patterson, the even now-life artist telling tales about the everyday as a result of the language of bouquets. 

Although inspiration is in all places, it is most likely the indigenous Australian flowers developed in both her and her neighbor’s gardens that is Sigrid&#8217s greatest source. Having notes from the tradition of still-life portray, the indigenous flowers depicted in Sigrid’s is effective are each a literal depiction of an daily item and representative of broader meanings. In this article. Sigrid&#8217s works invite the viewer to mirror upon not only the aesthetic and decorative price of the flower but its importance as a symbol of social narratives and environments.

For Sigrid, the flower interprets to having hope and resilience and the sustainability of our foreseeable future. 

Sigrid Patterson in her studio

 

“Flowers are employed across cultures to signify important activities and milestones in our lives and to relay emotions &#8211 births, fatalities, marriage, really like, celebrations, friendship, sorrow, regret. I lengthen the tale telling element of flowers to depict my social commentary and observations.”

Pleasure, Oil on Canvas, Dimension: 50 W x 50 H x 1.5 D cm

 

In her get the job done ‘Pride Portray,’ Sigrid depicts a hybrid of Australian bouquets and plants &#8211 with eucalyptus leaves, flannel bouquets, billie buttons and grevillea to rejoice the once-a-year Sydney Mardi Gras. Like various communities, Sigrid notes that a regard for variation results in a “beautiful symbiosis” of features. 

Indeed you CAN, Acrylic on Canvas, Dimensions: 33 W x 33 H x 4 D cm

 

Even though her 1st enjoy was oil paint, Sigird utilizes acrylic for constructing up layers and delivering depth. Centered in the subtropical ecosystem of the northern NSW hinterland, Sigrid notes that acrylic is most excellent when using a damp palette. As for the shade palette, Sigird’s paintings depict the blue greens and the inky shadows of the Australian bush which she routinely juxtaposes with a shiny tin can vase (or my favored &#8211 the spam can).

the bots, Acrylic on Canvas, Sizing: 44 W x 55 H x .1 D cm

 

Returning to The Other Art Good this December 1-4, Sigrid Patterson will have a new series of nevertheless existence painting fresh new off the easel, that includes her recognisable bouquets, indigenous crops and vessels of difference &#8211 all nodding to the surrounding Barangaroo reserve.