Daniel Fletcher depicts the complexity of human emotion through layers of abstract mark making. The presence of faces and expressions are the cornerstone of his practice and the starting point from which paintings and prints are developed. Specific emotions are reflected through the fundamental and often ambiguous forms of a portrait; the suggestions of eyes and a mouth using either line or shape. What cannot be captured through the these crude representations of basic features can be expressed by the use of colour, application of paint and the nature and pace of the mark making.
This silkscreen print is built up from layers of hand painted and drawn marks onto film.
Daniel Fletcher is an artist currently living and working in London. He splits his time between working in his studio and running Foolscap Editions. Foolscap Editions is a self started, independent publisher that works in close collaboration with emerging artists to release books and special editions. Daniel Fletcher has exhibited work in the UK and Los Angeles and participated in residencies at the University of the Arts London and Peckham Print Studio. Forthcoming/ Recent exhibitions include: All Things Hang Like a Drop of Dew, Plymouth Art Weekender, funded by ACE (2020); Idle Thoughts, Soho Revue (2020); GIFC Worldwide (2020); Anti Matter, The Cave (2019).
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