Border-lands Ongoing Work

Saturday 19 October, 2019 - Sunday 27 October, 2019
11:00 am - 6:00 pm

Opening night: Friday the 18th of October 7pm – 9:30pm

The paintings in this exhibition are a group of ten works, a series based on the the
landscape of the Scottish and English border. Though a process of drawing and then
painting I am attempting to make pictures that extract an essence of the landscape I
am looking at. To reduce it to the rhythms of shapes and lines. To consider the
source, distill and reduce it while leaving the basic ingredients of what the Borders
landscape is.

The purpose of the exhibition was primarily to look at what I have achieved over the
last eighteen months and to see how the paintings look and work together free from
the confines of my studio.

I am also including some smaller work from my last solo show at the Doubtfire
Gallery in 2017.

Gallery 3

simon@simonrivett.co.uk 
www.simonrivett.co.uk

EDUCATION
1979-1980 Foundation Course, Central School of Art & Design,  London.
1981-1984 BA (Hons) Fine Art, University of London, Goldsmiths College.

AWARDS RECEIVED
1984-1985 Artist in Residence, Bedlington, Northumberland.
2013 Creative Scotland Award to work in Akureyri, Iceland
2015 Creative Scotland Award towards trip to Siglufjordur, Iceland.

SOLO EXHIBITIONS
1985 Camois Gallery,  Morpeth,  Northumberland.
1985 Mid-Nothumberland Traveling exhibition.
1985 Queens Hall Arts Centre,  Hexham,  Northumberland.
1985 Washington Arts Centre, Tyne & Wear.
1986 Bondgate Gallery,  Alnwick.
1998 Woodbine Cottage Gallery, Spalding, Lincolnshire.
2000-2013 Morven Gallery, Isle of Lewis
2011 ‘Sea Road’ The Airt Gallery, Aberdeen
2015  Northern Exposure, Doubtfire Gallery
2017  Home, Land, Rhythm, Doubtfire Gallery

Location

Gallery 3
St Margaret's House, 151 London Road

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