Meet The Others: Sigrid Patterson

Meet Sigrid Patterson, the nonetheless-life artist telling tales about the each day by way of the language of bouquets. 

While inspiration is in all places, it is possibly the native Australian bouquets grown in the two her and her neighbor’s gardens that is Sigrid&#8217s biggest supply. Having notes from the custom of continue to-life painting, the native bouquets depicted in Sigrid’s functions are both equally a literal depiction of an each day item and representative of broader meanings. Listed here. Sigrid&#8217s is effective invite the viewer to replicate upon not only the aesthetic and ornamental value of the flower but its importance as a symbol of social narratives and environments.

For Sigrid, the flower translates to owning hope and resilience and the sustainability of our potential. 

Sigrid Patterson in her studio


“Flowers are made use of throughout cultures to signify main situations and milestones in our lives and to relay feelings &#8211 births, deaths, relationship, really like, celebrations, friendship, sorrow, regret. I extend the tale telling aspect of bouquets to depict my social commentary and observations.”

Pleasure, Oil on Canvas, Dimensions: 50 W x 50 H x 1.5 D cm


In her function ‘Pride Portray,’ Sigrid depicts a hybrid of Australian flowers and crops &#8211 with eucalyptus leaves, flannel flowers, billie buttons and grevillea to rejoice the once-a-year Sydney Mardi Gras. Like numerous communities, Sigrid notes that a respect for big difference effects in a “beautiful symbiosis” of aspects. 

Yes you CAN, Acrylic on Canvas, Dimensions: 33 W x 33 H x 4 D cm


Whilst her initial really like was oil paint, Sigird employs acrylic for building up levels and furnishing depth. Based in the subtropical environment of the northern NSW hinterland, Sigrid notes that acrylic is most perfect when utilizing a soaked palette. As for the color palette, Sigird’s paintings depict the blue greens and the inky shadows of the Australian bush which she regularly juxtaposes with a shiny tin can vase (or my favored &#8211 the spam can).

the bots, Acrylic on Canvas, Dimension: 44 W x 55 H x .1 D cm


Returning to The Other Artwork Good this December 1-4, Sigrid Patterson will have a new sequence of nonetheless life painting clean off the easel, that includes her recognisable flowers, native plants and vessels of distinction &#8211 all nodding to the encompassing Barangaroo reserve. 


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