Refried Beans, Studio 2, Todmorden
21st April - 26th May 2018
This Show featured a large painted, CNC machined mdf piece titled ‘Willard and Vaughn’ with designed and digitally printed Minky fabric and painted polymer clay sculptures. The other wall pieces made from digitally printed and designed satin are combined with framed drawings created using pen and airbrush.
Excerpt by Linda Pittwood
“On another day with a cloudless sky, I ascend the stone steps to Matthew Houlding’s gallery. The artists have been experimenting recently with software that translates drawings into smooth, mechanical cuts in large sheets of fibreboard. These are displayed on a wall partially painted in purple, with textile and other objects hanging and peeping through holes. The push and pull of 2 and 3 dimensions. The pieces are large and heavy, but they have the quality of preliminary sketches.”
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