Mixed Media by Louise Hensby Dixon
Rural Setting. Decorative Like A Wallpaper Of Nature
Louise Hensby Dixon
Louise Hensby Dixon was born in Wakefield, West Yorkshire. She attended Wakefield Art College, and then later studied Fine Art at The University Of Wales Institute Cardiff. She gained a First Class Honours Degree and qualified in 2002. Louise is now based in Brixham.
She is an artist who examines the process of contemporary Aboriginal painting. The creation of this discipline is often a result of wishing to convey a story, a journey and an informal relationship with landscape, nature and the environment.
Louise has found similarities with this, to her own interests in maps and aerial views. Through the painstaking hand application of over painted dots, linear structures and sequences, Louise visually expresses a notion of movement and energy within her art.
Louise Hensby Dixon is an artist who uses a painterly approach to record the natural forms and beauty of the landscape. Time after time Louise returns to the subject matter of trees. She has an interest in how woodlands are represented on maps. How a stick tree or a wooly, pom-pom like shape reads so clearly as a symbol for this environment, and how these tree symbols are often in groups of three