December 1, 2023

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Meet The Others: Sigrid Patterson

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Meet The Others: Sigrid Patterson

Meet up with Sigrid Patterson, the continue to-lifestyle artist telling stories about the each day as a result of the language of bouquets. 

Whilst inspiration is almost everywhere, it is probably the indigenous Australian bouquets developed in both her and her neighbor’s gardens that is Sigrid&#8217s best supply. Having notes from the custom of nevertheless-everyday living painting, the indigenous flowers depicted in Sigrid’s operates are both of those a literal depiction of an day-to-day item and agent of broader meanings. Here. Sigrid&#8217s will work invite the viewer to mirror upon not only the aesthetic and ornamental value of the flower but its significance as a symbol of social narratives and environments.

For Sigrid, the flower translates to owning hope and resilience and the sustainability of our future. 

Sigrid Patterson in her studio


“Flowers are applied throughout cultures to signify important situations and milestones in our lives and to relay thoughts &#8211 births, fatalities, relationship, like, celebrations, friendship, sorrow, regret. I lengthen the story telling ingredient of bouquets to depict my social commentary and observations.”

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


In her work ‘Pride Painting,’ Sigrid depicts a hybrid of Australian flowers and crops &#8211 with eucalyptus leaves, flannel bouquets, billie buttons and grevillea to rejoice the once-a-year Sydney Mardi Gras. Like various communities, Sigrid notes that a regard for difference results in a “beautiful symbiosis” of aspects. 

Of course you CAN, Acrylic on Canvas, Dimensions: 33 W x 33 H x 4 D cm


Although her to start with like was oil paint, Sigird makes use of acrylic for developing up levels and supplying depth. Based mostly in the subtropical ecosystem of the northern NSW hinterland, Sigrid notes that acrylic is most perfect when making use of a damp palette. As for the color palette, Sigird’s paintings depict the blue greens and the inky shadows of the Australian bush which she regularly juxtaposes with a shiny tin can vase (or my favourite &#8211 the spam can).

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


Returning to The Other Artwork Truthful this December 1-4, Sigrid Patterson will have a new series of nonetheless lifestyle painting refreshing off the easel, that includes her recognisable flowers, native crops and vessels of difference &#8211 all nodding to the surrounding Barangaroo reserve. 


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