Autumn was in full glory last week. The lush greenery of summer morphed into a fiery blaze of reds, oranges and yellows. Leaves bursting off of tree branches and dropping onto rainy reflective pavement. Saturday’s final kaleidoscopic swan song foretold of the gusty winds of winter conquering Sunday, lowering down a veil of icy darkness. A dissonant seasonal melody that propels us all in; indoors, into hibernation mode, and introspectively into ourselves.
Before embracing your impulse to snuggle up with a hot tea and a book, shedding the summer extrovert cape for the old hibernal cloak, let Amelia Alcock-White take you on an enlightening contemplative journey, one that will get you through winter. Entitled Solitudes the work from her exhibition at Petley Jones Gallery offers visitors several portals into other realms.
Alcock-White’s painting series distills an earthen vision of solitude. Within each work, solitary figures meander and connect to their environment through contemplative and physical immersion. A telluric world where one ultimately, finds solace by reconnecting themselves within the natural world. …READ THE REST OF THIS ENTRY>>>