ARTISTS STATEMENT

Polly lives in the South Downs National Park and is constantly inspired by the landscape and the coastline and sea along the south coast.
Polly endeavours to capture the elements; sun, wind, rain and the effect these have on the land and sea.
The mark making is spontaneous and she uses various mediums to create work that is vibrant, energetic and atmospheric. Polly enjoys using a strong, recurring motif that abstracts the images into rhythmical patterns of colour and tone.
Polly often works by visiting the landscape a number of times, creating pastel and charcoal sketches to inform the final work. The larger scale paintings are completed her studio. Polly also may work quickly and spontaneously in the landscape to capture the changing light and create a painting in one session.

Polly's paintings are with private collectors throughout the UK, Holland, Australia and the U.S.