Art on a Postcard x St Wilfrid's Hospice: The Postcards II

14 SEPTEMBER 2023 - 03 OCTOBER 2023
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231. Adam Bridgland

The After Party

Digital Print and Crayon

2023

A6 (10x15cm)

Original Artwork

Signed on Verso

This auction is raising proceeds for St Wilfrid's Hospice Eastbourne

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Art on a Postcard x St Wilfrid's Hospice: The Postcards II (231/133)

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About

Since graduating from the Royal College of Art in 2006, Adam Bridgland has used a diverse range of materials and working methods to pursue an incisive and often witty exploration of distinctively British sentiments, externalising the underlying sense of loss and nostalgia that permeates our memories. Vignettes of British back-packer’s holidays, old-fashioned bus-tours, and childhood seaside breaks that figure strongly in his visual repertoire are often tinged with this feeling of time having passed too quickly, our memories gradually fading. Twinned with this however, is an upbeat celebration of themes distilled from children’s colouring books, paint-by-numbers kits, old public transport posters and kitsch postcards, which he imbues with the kaleidoscopic richness of carefully chosen and thickly applied primary colours. These every day, almost mundane subjects are treated with the importance and status of emblems; centred in each work and often encapsulated within related text or target-like circular borders that focus our gaze.

Education

Royal College of Art

Select Exhibitions/Awards

2023
Small Tom, Middle Tom, Floor Tom, Crash, Jealous Gallery, London (solo).
2021
Reap What You Sow, Circle Contemporary, Cornwall (solo).
Time Spent Together In Your Head, Jealous Gallery, London (solo).
2019
Royal Academy Summer Show.

 

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