Studio Sale | Rachel McDonnell

22 FEB 2021 12:00 AM - 16 MAR 2021 7:00 PM
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Studio Sale | Rachel McDonnell - Lot 23, Rachel McDonnell, Line In the Snow
Studio Sale | Rachel McDonnell - Lot 23, Rachel McDonnell, Line In the Snow

23. Rachel McDonnell

Line In the Snow

Signed (on reverse)
Mixed media on canvas
60 x 60 cm. 
Created in 2009 
This work is unframed

ESTIMATE

£400 - 600

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Studio Sale | Rachel McDonnell (23/30)

Notes

“When blood falls on snow, it freezes, and remains bright red, rather than drying and turning brown.  This piece is musing on ethnic and religious conflict, particularly in the former Yugoslavia, and the way in which ancient (and to some degree invented) differences and conflicts remain fresh in the mind, and that the only way to move forward in such conflicts is perhaps to draw a line in the sand (or snow).” - Rachel McDonnell, 2021

Accolades 

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.

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