Holding Her From Behind, Original Artwork by Caroline Walls
Holding Her From Behind, Original Artwork by Caroline Walls, Charcoal on Paper, Framed in Tasmanian Oak, 800mm x 600mm, 2021
About the work:
Holding Her From Behind, Original Artwork by Caroline Walls.
This piece is part of Chromatic Retreat, a group exhibition showcasing the work of 17 Australian artists exploring their practice within the limits of a largely achromatic palette.
“Holding Her From Behind was created within a larger body of work of mine titled Shades Of Her, where I used charcoal on paper to explore the ambiguity of time and a longing for human connection during 2020. Having never previously explored the use of black on white shading within my drawing practice, I found the process of slowly and methodically building up the layers of charcoal to create depth and darkness provided a sense of calm and purpose within the disquietude of the year. The black and grey tones within the piece underscore the intense emotions I was feeling at the time and without the use of any colour the artwork offers no true concept of time or place,” Walls says.
About the Artist:
With a strong sense of colour and graphic form, Caroline Walls is a visual artist who creates work with a skilled and fluid approach to aesthetics. Working across a number of mediums such as painting, print-making, illustration and sculpture her work underscores her love for the female form. She has a degree in Visual Communications (Honours) from Swinburne University and a Graduate Certificate in Visual Arts from the Victorian College of the Arts (VCA).
– Charcoal on Paper
– Framed in Tasmanian Oak
Charcoal on Paper
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