Studio Sale | Grace Crabtree

17 JANUARY 2022 - 08 FEBRUARY 2022
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11. Grace Crabtree

Mirror, Mirror

Oil on canvas
30 x 30 cm
Painted in 2021


£150 - 300

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“The woman has a faraway look in her eye, and is faintly mirrored in the fragment of reflection, while the space beyond drifts into haloed light and pattern, framed by a dark arc." – Grace Crabtree, 2022

Grace Crabtree is a figurative painter whose work shifts between historical and contemporary references, and between the human figure and landscape. Grace draws from traditions of fresco and icon painting, developing an individual style using egg tempera, which provides the paintings with a delicate and luminous quality. This studio sale offers some earlier works which bring a contemporary twist to ancient myths and stories, and more recent paintings inspired by the landscapes of West Dorset and the Lake District.

Grace Crabtree is an artist based in Bridport, West Dorset. Since graduating from the Ruskin School of Art in 2019, Grace has exhibited in a number of group exhibitions, and undertaken two artist residencies (DRAWinternational, Caylus, France, and Zaratan AIR, Lisbon, Portugal). She is currently enrolled on a second year of the Turps Correspondence Course.


Turps Correspondence Course (2021-22; 2020-21); Ruskin School of Art (BFA Hons) (2016-19); Falmouth School of Art (Foundation) (2015-16).

Selected Exhibitions: The quick brown fox jumps over the lazy dog, Turps Correspondence Course 20/21 (online), 2021. SWAc Annual Open Exhibition, South West Academy, Devon, 2021. Small Pleasures II, All Mouth Gallery (online), 2021. Life on Venus I (2020), II & III, The Tub & virtual auction at The Auction Collective (online), 2021. New Narratives, Literary and Scientific Institute, Bridport, Dorset, 2020.

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