Libby Scott

Website: http://www.libsscott.com/

Email: libsscott@yahoo.co.uk

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Storm Incoming - West, Watercolour mixed media, 40 x 80cm

Deluge West - Cloud East, Watercolour mixed media, 30 x 70cm

Dusk, and a Storm Comes Wandering In - East, Watercolour mixed media, 30 x 70cm

Snow Forest, Oil based mixed media on primed paper, 20 x 50cm

Pink Mist, Oil based mixed media on primed paper, 20 x 50cm

Land & Sky Merging, Acrylic mixed media on collaged papers, 35 x 65cm


Statement

Libby is often found in the landscapes wild places with her rucksack of art kit sketching, painting and photographing the conditions and taking written notes of the wind direction, her route and the surrounding environment. This is how her paintings begin, out on location sketching and painting directly from the scene before returning to her studio to complete the final pieces. She finds that this makes for works that are spontaneous, full of energy, movement and light. As she seeks to convey the symbiotic relationship between the elements of weather, land and the interplay of the hidden the revealed scene.

This is to conveys her sense of journeying through the landscape and her feeling of being part of the scene. She finds that this enables her to expresses her intuitive response to the energy and enfolding drama of the landscape, capturing a feeling of light, movement and wildness. In her work, she seeks to evoke a glimpse, a moment in time and the sense of mood of the land and place.


Biography

Libby is a visual artist based in Perthshire specialising in the artistic processes of painting, drawing and printmaking (monoprinting and collagraph). Libby graduated from Duncan of Jordanstone College of Art and Design in 2001 with first class Honours Degree in Design (Ceramics). Most recently she has exhibited her work in her second solo show, held at Birnam Arts. Her work was selected and shown at the 154th Royal Glasgow Institute annual show and she has also exhibited alongside Norman Ackroyd as part of a group show. She is a member of the print group Dundee Print Rooms as well as being a member of the print studio at Dundee Contemporary Arts.

CV

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