Adam Share | Thames Paintings

March 8, 2017 1:19 pm Published by

 

We’re delighted to host the current exhibition of new work by painter Adam Share, open from the 7th – 10th of March. 

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Share graduated from Chelsea College of Art in 2000 and participated in a selection of Group exhibitions. Following this, he focussed on other endeavours within property and conservation which led to him being awarded the title of FRSA, a fellow of the Royal Society of Arts.

Having recently moved to a new studio space right on the Thames, the presence of the river sparked a return to painting.

Autumn Napalm

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“In this new body of work I have been exploring the beauty of the River Thames – its vibrant natural colours, the different textures created by erosion, as well as the reflections of neon lights and man-made structures that are reflected on the water.

I started painting these during a period of grieving and self-reflection when I took long walks along the riverbank and explored the riverbed itself.

The Thames is in constant flux, impacted by both nature and the modern world, in a perennial state of conflict.The tension this creates is captured by the textures and colours in my paintings.

The contrast between nature, the vivid colours of moss and mud blended with natural stone, and man-made debris, discarded wooden crates and plastics littering the shore line, fascinated me.

The colours, natural and artificial, are ever changing and energising. Even in the black of night, colour breaks through the darkness.”

 

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River Blooms, oil on canvas, 120 x 120cm

Darkness Descends

Darkness Descends, oil on canvas, 119 x 150cm

Power Station Dusk till Dawn

Power Station Dusk till Dawn, oil on canvas, 119 x 150cm

Grey Fog

Grey Fog, oil on canvas, 119 x 150cm

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River Punk, oil on canvas, 101 x 101cm

Autumn

Autumn Napalm, oil on canvas, 114 x 146cm

 

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