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Sandy Dooley

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Sandy Dooley

EDUCATION
Art Foundation. St Martins School of Art 1983-84
Ba Hons. St Martins School of Art 1984-87

WORK
Since graduating Sandy has worked prolifically using many different media. Sandy has worked as a freelance commercial artist, producing a wide variety of work, including more than 80 greeting card designs for Catch Publishing. These sold more than 80,000 over a four year period. Sandy has also created 65 papier-mache bowls and decorative packaging, commissioned by the style magazine Elle Décor (Benelux edition). Sandy has also been involved in the creative design of several websites.

PERSONAL STATEMENT 
I live and work in Kent, and always take my materials with me when I travel. I work with landscapes, from which I draw my inspiration. The play of light and shadow, and the in-the-moment experience of absorbing the world around me inform my work. I am also drawn by my memories of a childhood spent outside, the visual impact and pleasure of that still resonates with me. I love colour and texture and in my work am always attempting to use these elements to create a harmonious balance. I enjoy working in an experimental way with different materials, at the moment beautiful metallic and interference acrylic paints on paper and canvas. Mark-making is something that intrigues me, I frequently throw paint at my canvas, and work with the canvas on the floor, dripping paint onto it. The spontaneity that gives me very valuable.

TRAINING
Art Foundation. St Martins School of Art 1983-84
Ba Hons. St Martins School of Art 1984-87

SELECTED EXHIBITIONS
2011 Affordable Art Fair, Battersea Park, Battersea Park, London
2011 McAllister Thomas Fine Art Naive Britain
2010 Dart Gallery, Dartmouth
2010 Seascape Gallery Christmas and New Year Exhibition
2010 Lyndhurst Gallery, Hampshire
2010 Brighton Art Fair
2010 Cambridge Art Fair
2010 Kent and Sussex Art Fair, Rolvenden
2010 Affordable Art Fair, Battersea Park, Battersea Park, London
2010 Summer Show, Seascape Gallery, Godalming
2009 The Kent and Sussex Art Fair, Rolvenden
2009 Spring Show, Southdown House, Leigh 
2009 Fragile Landscapes, The Architect's Gallery, Teddington
2008 Hampshire Art Fair-Winchester 
2008 Brighton Art Fair 
2008 Rye Art Gallery Lush and Lavish Light. Group Exhibition 
2008 Kent and Sussex Art Show Rolvenden Kent
2008 Group Exhibition at Anthony Gold Offices, London
2008 Paintings at BMW Showroom, Tunbridge Wells
2008 Chase Charity Exhibition at the Royal College of Art 

REPRESENTATED BY
Pond Gallery, 26 the Pavement, Clapham Old Town, London SW9
Architects Gallery, The Powder Rooms, 69-71 Broad Street,
Teddington,TW11 8QZ
McAllister Thomas Fine Art (formerly Seascape Gallery), Godalming

COLLECTIONS
Private Collections in the UK, Europe, and America.

CORPORATE COLLECTIONS
Bridgewell Group Ltd. 
Starnes Property Development, UK.


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