West Norfolk Artists Association


Julie Clark

Painter

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Artwork 1 by Julie Clark

Out There
Mixed Media

Artwork 2 by Julie Clark

Snowdrift
Ink, Acrylic & Resin

Artwork 3 by Julie Clark

The Journey
Acrylic & Ink

Artwork 4 by Julie Clark

Ahoy
Ink, Acrylic & Resin

Artwork 5 by Julie Clark

Memory
Mixed Media

Artwork 6 by Julie Clark

Eventide
Watercolour, Ink & Charcoal


Artist's Statement

My journey into art started as a therapeutic activity whilst adapting to a complete change of life after I survived a life-threatening subarachnoid haemorrhage caused by a ruptured aneurysm.

Leaving a hectic London life and BBC career behind for the inspirational shores of coastal Norfolk, I am now lucky enough to enjoy walks on the beach with my dog, and a slower pace of life.

I have explored many creative techniques, inspired by an invaluable art group, through study, and with much experimentation and practice.

Painting with a mostly limited palette, I like to experiment with textures and a variety of materials, such as acrylic paint, ink, resin, watercolour and textured mediums to create subtle, fluid effects. My aim is to convey and capture light, atmosphere and movement in a loose, flowing, suggestive style.

I'm especially interested in the natural environment and our connection (or disconnection) to it; how it fluctuates and can be viewed as both powerful and fragile at the same time. The sea, in particular, is a recurring theme, and features prominently in my work. The beautiful and ever-changing Norfolk coast is a great source of inspiration.

My work has been featured in exhibitions and galleries across the UK and overseas.

In 2017, I started ‘Art in the Hut’, a exhibition of original art on a postcard, donated by artists across Norfolk and beyond, in aid of the Norfolk Hospice, Tapping House. The exhibition is held in a beach Hut on Old Hunstanton beach and will be back by popular demand for summer 2019.

Contact this Artist

Email: julie@julieclarkart.co.uk

Web: www.julieclarkart.co.uk