Artists >> Williams Petra

I work with the deconstruction and reassembling of an image, the subject being a sudden glimpse ,a reflection of light, a scene which I apply in paint then cut out, then reapply, in constant movement and research within the decided frame.

My use of plaster and oil creates a confrontation in the layering,the dimensions, I'm inspired by the expression "less is more".

I draw with a cutter in free form, and create a confusion between what’s negative and positive in an image, between the figurative and abstract.

The themes explored are ideas surrounding our social institutions such as family, traditions , also nature versus construction.



Qualifications
2000 Core Year National College of Art and Design, Dublin Ireland
2001-2003 Bachelors Degree Esmod, Womenswear design Paris France


Exhibitions
2012 Open Day Atelier Camille Flammarion Paris France
2013 Galerie Pôle Art 13 Exhibition "Plans, Espaces, et Matières" Paris France
2013 Les Hivernales Montreuil Exhibition "L'art est vivant" Paris France
2014 Municipal college of Art Rueil-Malmaison " Drawing Now" France
2014 Château de la Petite-Malmaison "Botanic'Art" France
2014 Municipal college of Art Rueil-Malmaison Solo exhibition "Bow" France


Other Activities
1999 In art residency The Burren Ireland
2012 In studio at the ateliers of Camille Flammarion Paris France
2014 In studio at the ateliers of the  Municipal College of Art Rueil-Malmaison France


Personal Website
www.petrawilliams.com

Williams Petra
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