How do groups of people fall into patterns? Watercolour artist Annabelle Shelton explores the psychodynamics of group behaviour. She observes how crowds participate in everyday activities. Shelton's people might be at the beach, or crossing roads or in the park. She usually paints onto an empty background of sprayed white aluminium, so that everything is eradicated except the human figures and…Show more their paraphernalia.
Shelton was picked up for gallery representation after being shortlisted for the Discerning Eye Drawing Prize in 2005. She exhibits internationally, and has a particularly strong following in Greece.Show less
"I enjoy the way negative space almost becomes the focus in Annabelle Shelton's works. We only start to recognise the patterns in the crowd and analyse their behaviour due to what she conceals about the scene/location. I find her work captivating. "
Rebecca Gordon - Rise Art Curator
Artworks by Annabelle Shelton
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