May 24, 2024


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Meet The Others: Sigrid Patterson

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Meet The Others: Sigrid Patterson

Meet up with Sigrid Patterson, the nevertheless-lifetime artist telling tales about the day-to-day via the language of flowers. 

Even though inspiration is almost everywhere, it is perhaps the indigenous Australian flowers grown in each her and her neighbor’s gardens that is Sigrid&#8217s best supply. Getting notes from the custom of however-existence painting, the indigenous bouquets depicted in Sigrid’s is effective are both of those a literal depiction of an each day object and representative of broader meanings. Right here. Sigrid&#8217s functions invite the viewer to mirror upon not only the aesthetic and decorative worth of the flower but its importance as a image of social narratives and environments.

For Sigrid, the flower translates to getting hope and resilience and the sustainability of our long term. 

Sigrid Patterson in her studio


“Flowers are used across cultures to signify major functions and milestones in our lives and to relay thoughts &#8211 births, deaths, relationship, love, celebrations, friendship, sorrow, regret. I lengthen the tale telling ingredient of bouquets to signify my social commentary and observations.”

Delight, Oil on Canvas, Dimensions: 50 W x 50 H x 1.5 D cm


In her get the job done ‘Pride Portray,’ Sigrid depicts a hybrid of Australian flowers and crops &#8211 with eucalyptus leaves, flannel bouquets, billie buttons and grevillea to rejoice the annual Sydney Mardi Gras. Like varied communities, Sigrid notes that a regard for big difference effects in a “beautiful symbiosis” of aspects. 

Yes you CAN, Acrylic on Canvas, Sizing: 33 W x 33 H x 4 D cm


Whilst her 1st appreciate was oil paint, Sigird employs acrylic for setting up up layers and providing depth. Primarily based in the subtropical ecosystem of the northern NSW hinterland, Sigrid notes that acrylic is most best when working with a wet palette. As for the coloration palette, Sigird’s paintings depict the blue greens and the inky shadows of the Australian bush which she usually juxtaposes with a shiny tin can vase (or my favourite &#8211 the spam can).

the bots, Acrylic on Canvas, Size: 44 W x 55 H x .1 D cm


Returning to The Other Art Honest this December 1-4, Sigrid Patterson will have a new collection of nevertheless life portray fresh new off the easel, that includes her recognisable bouquets, indigenous crops and vessels of distinction &#8211 all nodding to the bordering Barangaroo reserve. 


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