Maggie LaPorte Banks. Three arches. Original contemporary art.

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  • About this work of Art

    Maggie Laporte Banks. Three arches , Is a painting based on the iconic three arches at St. Ives Cornwall. A place where I have spent many happy times drawing on the slipway by the sloop inn.
    Oil paint , collage & mixed medium on linen canvas
    Rooted in the Cornish landscape this work measures H.70 cm. x W. 50 cm., and is unframed.
    These insitu images are purely an indication of how a piece may look.

    Maggie LaPorte Banks artist comments: “My Art is routed in landscape, influenced by childhood memories of Donegal, by Lough Swilly, surrounded by dark mountains. I spent ten years living near to the Brecons Beacons and painting using a tent as a studio in all seasons. For over thirteen years I was an artist in residence in a cottage on the end of Cape Cornwall overlooking the Brisons at different times of the year. Therefore, I have a vast amount of passion for the skies, sea and mountains which I love to involve within my paintings. My recent works have been developed from these roots and are becoming much more abstract, focusing on ‘the essence of place’ through the colours I use and emotions I have created. I work mainly in oils, acrylic and mixed media, sometimes adding unique materials such as sand, carborundum, iron fillings and many other products I feel the work dictates.

  • Additional information
    • Size : H 50 cm x W 70 cm
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