by Beatrice Mar
mixed media on card
100 x 70 cm
Beatrice explains that the "Psychograph" series was inspired by Albrecht Dürer - the renowned German painter, printmaker, and theorist of the German Renaissance - who said that paintings become psychographs of the artist, in the form of internalised portraiture.
Born in 1989, she completed a BFA degree at the University of Sydney in Australia and acquired an Master of Arts degree in Drawing from Oxford Brookes University in the UK. She has exhibited in group shows around the UK, in Australia and in Greece.
Beatrice explores the relationships between color, mark-making and form, working across many materials and mediums. The patterns and colors are influenced by experiences in the everyday and reveal narratives in abstract landscapes.
Writing and drawing are the two fundamental processes in her practice, working interchangeably to create a narrative between visual ideas and written meaning. The dialogue between color, form and mark-making reveal otherworldly, abstract landscapes. These paintings are informed by elements in the natural enviro