Studio Sale | Rachel McDonnell22 FEB 2021 12:00 AM - 16 MAR 2021 7:00 PM
20. Rachel McDonnell
Dark Woods III
Signed (on reverse)
Oil and gesso on canvas
100 x 80 cm.
Painted in 2008
This work is unframed
£700 - 900View shipping estimates
“The view through the dark into the light. This painting took on added meaning after the event, when these woods, a childhood haunt, became a victim of a phytopthora infection. Nobody is allowed into them any more, for fear of spreading the plant disease.” - Rachel McDonnell, 2021
Education: Foundation, Art and Design, City and Guilds of London Art School. BA, Philosophy, Politics and Economics, St. Anne’s College, Oxford.
Solo Exhibitions: Menier Gallery, London, 2012. James Wray & Co, Belfast, 2009. 54 The Gallery, Shepherd Market, London, 2008. 54 The Gallery, Shepherd Market, London, 2006. Bell Gallery, Belfast, 2005. The Mill Gallery, Lyme Regis, 2004
Group Exhibitions: RA Summer Exhibition 2016, 2019. RWA Open, Bristol, 2015, 2016, 2017, 2019
Awards and Prizes: National Open Art Prize. Winner of the Be Smart About Art Award. Shortlisted for: Sunny Art Prize, BEEP painting prize, Bath Art Prize, Black Swan Open, Wells Art Contemporary and Derwent Art Prize.
Rachel is a part of the Walking the Land artists' collective and RWA Artist Network.