The Life Of Objects

Free Stencilling Workshop

Thursday 25 March @ 2pm via Zoom - book here

The Life of Objects explores the making of images, the processes to do this and the reuse of abandoned material.

Blurring the lines between fine art, craft and illustration, Lucy Turner has created a body of work that has a strong narrative inspired by her locality, world travel, poetry, flora and fauna. These coexisting fragmented and seemingly insignificant memories merge initially as drawing in black felt tip pen, the drawings being decorative and detailed but spontaneous and free.

Relief prints from these drawings involve a process that requires concentration and solitude. The artist utilises recycled lino including leftover linoleum from industrial fittings, the material being coarse and dense. Turner works mainly in her camper van, always at first light, therefore a physical connection to the landscape is embedded in the work. She prints on Irish linen using bolt ends or recycled linens with the ink seeping deeply into every fibre. Lucy says “I like to think of new life in abandoned materials.”

About The Artist

Lucy Turner is from Bangor, Ireland, and holds an MFA from the UK’s University of Ulster. She has exhibited her work locally, nationally and internationally in group and solo shows. Her work is held in a number of collections including those of the Arts Council of Northern Ireland, the Allied Irish Bank, the Guinness Collection and Microsoft in Dublin.
Registered with The Charity Commission for Northern Ireland NIC106350
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