In Hannah Buchanan's landscape paintings, she explores the ever-changing nature of the environment. Hannah seeks to portray the tranquility of a landscape with the absence of human interference to highlight our role within climate change; encouraging the viewer to think about their responsibility in keeping the climate stable. Her work explores Biocentrism, the idea that everything and everyone holds equal importance on the earth. Hannah shares some of the biggest lessons that have shaped her practise.
Rachel Camilleri works intuitively to capture the emotions felt in everyday life. She takes inspiration from what is around her, from music and street art to the architecture found in her home town of Manchester. She plays with the emotional qualities of colour, applying paint freely, with each movement dictating her next step. Art is Rachel's form of therapy, helping her to release and process emotion.
Mexico-based Artist Sonia Amelia Saldaña sets out to capture the 'non-perfect' condition of a rose. The moment a rose starts to mature symbolises how beauty goes far beyond perfection; it is in the flaws and in the ageing process where a rose reaches true vitality and power. In her large-scale paintings, Sonia evokes an overwhelming feeling in an "avalanche of beauty”. Sonia shares her creative process with us; the concepts and inspirations behind her pieces; and how she feels when she creates art.
Fine Artist Tamar Nachshon shares how her Israelian roots have led her to value land and nature. For Tamar, creating art makes her feel whole; her vibrant mixed media paintings are an expression of the emotions felt whilst she is immersed in nature. She expresses her appreciation for Interior Architecture as a marriage between creativity and functionality; using a variety of tools to create shapes and textured forms on surfaces such as wood, metal and canvas.