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Samantha Lesley

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City By Night 2011, 2011 Mixed Media on Canvas 100 X 70cm © Samantha Lesley
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Untitled Acrylic on Canvas 90x60cm © Samantha Lesley
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Untitled , 2012 Acrylic on Canvas 100x70cm © Samantha Lesley
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Untitled 2012 Acrylic on Canvas 30x20" © Samantha Lesley
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Mountains , 2012 Acrylic on Canvas 20x16" © Samantha Lesley
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Into The Forest (Part 1) Acrylic on Canvas 100x70cm © Samantha Lesley
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Into The Forest (Part 2) Acrylic on Canvas 100 X 70cm © Samantha Lesley
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Quick Facts
Birthplace
London
Schools
Foundation Art and Design - Southgate College, 2008, PASS
BA Fine Art - Middlesex University, 2011, 2.1
Tags
mixed-media, abstract
About The Artist

My name is Samantha I specialize in abstract painting, born in London.
I graduated from Middlesex University after studying BA Fine Art in 2011.


Using a mixed palette, my work shows the physical gesture in the way I scrape the paint in different directions, to create a textured piece which the audience can interpret in their own way.
I am interested in the process of painting and how different colours are mixed together to create a ‘torn’ effect. I started to look at cityscapes from a bird’s eye point of view, as a starting point. Throughout researching different artists I have been looking at Peit Mondrian as he has a big influence on me from past works I have produced. Gerhard Richter was another artist who has given me a lot of inspiration for using the scraping technique as this became a very important in my work.

I hope that you enjoy looking at my artwork, below are a few links:

My blog: www.sammieartwork.blogspot.com


Facebook page: https://www.facebook.com/pages/Samantha-Lesley-Abstract-Painter/176960842380684?bookmark_t=page

Tumblr: http://sammieartwork.tumblr.com/



Exhibitions


- 2012 -

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A Side B Side Gallery
Hackney Downs Studios
London
19-25th September 2012

Breathe and Reboot

Vyner Street Gallery (First Thursdays)
London
1 May - 6 May 2012

- 2011 -

“Platform” – Truman Brewery (Brick Lane) 2nd– 6th June

BA Fine Art Degree show, Middlesex University - Cat Hill 17th – 19th May

Protest, Politics and Propaganda - Middlesex University, London

Events Day 2011- Middlesex University, London

- 2010 -

Fine Art level 2 Final Show - Middlesex University, London

Events Day 2010, Middlesex University, London

- 2009 -

Fine Art Level 1 Final Show , Middlesex University, London

The Foundry (Basement) – Old Street. “S7”Seven artists, seven sins - 19th February

- 2008 -

Foundation Art and Design Show, Southgate College, London

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