oil on linen
Image size: H:137 cm x W:152 cm
Complete Size of Unframed Work: H:137 cm x W:152 cm x D:4cm
Please note that insitu images are purely an indication of how a piece may look
Extra Large Oil on linen .
I attempt to create spaces that are simultaneously physical and mental . Professional quality pigments and mediums are used to ensure longevity and lightfastness of colour and surface . High grade linen and primer used .The painting has evolved through an intuitive process inspired by colour , movement , music and the performative nature of painting - colours are selected to resonate on both an emotional and aesthetic level . The painting is constructed with an energising and harmonised palette of warm and soft hues built up with intense fields of bright pigment overlaid with soft veils of semi transparent glazes - the whole effect giving a dynamic impact which then draws the viewer in to subtly layered depths . Can be shipped by crate or tube .
Peggy Cozzi, Artist, Original Oil Painter
Peggy Cozzi experiments with colour and is endlessly fascinated by how it can transport
us to such a variety of moods , memories and associations within the psyche . She makes
abstract paintings , predominantly oil on canvas , with a focus on the interplay between
gesture and colour , using loose , open , expressive mark making mediated through an
experimental yet balanced and harmonising colour palette . Cozzi leverages the textural
properties of pigments to fashion (ambiguous) spaces ; terrains unknown yet arrestingly
familiar which seem to exist in both a physical and psychological realm .
Peggy Cozzi’s paintings are distinctive for their dynamic sense of movement and
unconstrained fluid possibility ; experimental yet carefully calibrated , vigorous gestures
are played out against a soft and harmonising pallette referencing what she describes as
"internal landscapes" -
Artist Quote :
“I am interested in how the medium of paint can evoke imaginative responses and
psychological states ; images grow out of the process and my interaction with the
materials , I follow a journey with the painting to a point where colour and mark begin to
trigger emotive associations , where the paint appears at once tactile and concrete yet
simultaneously having the potential for illusion and the capacity to draw on the
Peggy Cozzi is an abstract painter based in Dorset.
She studied Fine Art painting at Portsmouth Polytechnic and completed a Fine Art MA at
the Arts University Bournemouth in 2014 . She has undertaken solo and collaborative
exhibitions, residencies and curatorial projects in the UK . Her work is held in private and
corporate collections in Europe , USA , Asia and Australia .