April 17, 2024


Simple Impartial Art

Meet The Others: Sigrid Patterson

Meet The Others: Sigrid Patterson

Meet Sigrid Patterson, the continue to-lifetime artist telling tales about the every day by way of the language of flowers. 

While inspiration is in all places, it is most likely the native Australian bouquets developed in both of those her and her neighbor’s gardens that is Sigrid&#8217s best resource. Using notes from the custom of nevertheless-everyday living portray, the indigenous flowers depicted in Sigrid’s functions are both equally a literal depiction of an every day item and consultant of broader meanings. Listed here. Sigrid&#8217s works invite the viewer to reflect on not only the aesthetic and ornamental worth of the flower but its importance as a image of social narratives and environments.

For Sigrid, the flower interprets to having hope and resilience and the sustainability of our foreseeable future. 

Sigrid Patterson in her studio


“Flowers are made use of throughout cultures to signify important situations and milestones in our life and to relay feelings &#8211 births, fatalities, marriage, adore, celebrations, friendship, sorrow, regret. I lengthen the tale telling aspect of flowers to characterize my social commentary and observations.”

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


In her function ‘Pride Painting,’ Sigrid depicts a hybrid of Australian flowers and vegetation &#8211 with eucalyptus leaves, flannel bouquets, billie buttons and grevillea to celebrate the once-a-year Sydney Mardi Gras. Like varied communities, Sigrid notes that a regard for variance final results in a “beautiful symbiosis” of components. 

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


While her very first enjoy was oil paint, Sigird uses acrylic for setting up up layers and furnishing depth. Based mostly in the subtropical setting of the northern NSW hinterland, Sigrid notes that acrylic is most ideal when employing a moist palette. As for the color palette, Sigird’s paintings depict the blue greens and the inky shadows of the Australian bush which she routinely juxtaposes with a shiny tin can vase (or my favorite &#8211 the spam can).

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


Returning to The Other Artwork Fair this December 1-4, Sigrid Patterson will have a new series of nevertheless everyday living portray clean off the easel, featuring her recognisable flowers, indigenous plants and vessels of difference &#8211 all nodding to the surrounding Barangaroo reserve.