Lindsay Chambers’ work has become a fast favourite of mine. As described on her website “Her work explores the delicacies of the human condition through paintings based on crumpled paper sculptures.” As described by me…her work is very freaken’ cool.
It’s fair to say I’m far less eloquent.
When I reached out to Lindsay Chambers asking to feature her on my Artist Spotlight series, she replied saying she’d been following me as well! Completely made my day!
Let’s get to know Lindsay Chambers…
To this day, I prefer to work with grey scale and consider myself a process painter, focusing not on realism but in the manipulation of materials and layers.
Subject matter was secondary to my interest in the way light was presented and reality became abstracted.
There appeared a beauty in the ambiguity of the illegible text. The vague concept that one’s most private thoughts are present just within the folds of the paper.
“Operator, number please, Its been so many years Will she remember my old voice While I fight the tears? Hello, hello there, is this Martha? This is old Tom Frost And I am calling long distance Don’t worry ‘bout the cost ‘Cause it’s been forty years or more Now Martha please recall Meet me out for coffee Where we’ll talk about it all”
- Boardgames on a quiet afternoon
- Pilates with my amazing instructor
- A snuggly reading session with my three littles who are 8, 6 and 2
- Podcasts and audio books which have revolutionized my studio environment