Kit Clarke

kclarke@nscad.ca



Communications

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Phone: 902-826-7693

Website: http://www.visualarts.ns.ca/artist-pages/kit-clarke/

Medium: painting
Years in Business: 25+
Address: 5 Christies Rd
City: Boutiliers Pt. NS
Postal Code: B3Z 1S2
Geographic Location: Coast-and-Country-West
Hours of Business: By appointment, please call



Bio

My love affair with collecting papers (especially with text) began when I was a child. I had the wacky notion that if I carefully stored them under my bed that, by osmosis, I would learn to read. My work is all about paper(s): torn, coloured, layered every imaginable kind. Currently I am exploring painting on translucent surfaces. Over the years I have collected scores of paper, photographs and small artifacts. What inspires me most as subject matter are everyday objects I live with and landscapes of places I’ve visited. Born in Montreal, Canada, Halifax-based artist Kit Clarke is a graduate of Nova Scotia College of Art and Design, Central Technical School in Toronto and Art Institute of Chicago



Description of artist's work

Kit produces narrative based collages or paintings, using a wide variety of found and digitally altered materials often constructed using translucent papers on printed surfaces.




Title: Cosy chair by mirror
Copyright © 2019
Medium: Paint on Vellum
Title: Bridge at The Point
Copyright © 2018
Medium: Paint on Vellum
Title: Black Grid Window
Copyright © 2018
Medium: Paint on Vellum



Title: White Chair
Copyright © 2018
Medium: Paint on Vellum
Title: White Dresser
Copyright © 2019
Medium: Paint on Vellum
Title: Church Boy
Copyright © 2014
Medium: Acrylic on canvas

 

 

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