Artist in Community Studio: Mildmay Park Extra Care Unit
Natalie Lazarus is on a yearlong studio residency at Mildmay Park Extra Care Unit where she works on her own visual practice of abstract, text-inspired oil paintings alongside delivering creative workshops for the residents of Mildmay Park. Natalie also teaches a short course at Central Saint Martins and has exhibited her work UK-wide.
My work mainly involves painting; using oil on canvas, but I also draw and make abstract works using a typewriter. I paint in an abstract and gestural manner. The act of mark making is quite fast and fluid, it is in the lengthy pauses between adding paint to canvas that I examine composition and colour and consider where to go next. I regard my paintings as invitations to look somewhere else…
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