Patricia Swannell: Memories for the Time Being

Patricia Swannell: Memories for the Time Being

7 November - 30 November 2013

jaggedart is delighted to present Patricia Swannell’s first solo show at the gallery. Swannell’s works start from the idea of time, with the ever-moving present providing the only vantage point to the past and future. Through paintings, drawings and prints, paying attention to the particular expression that each medium allows, she looks closely at the commonplace. The works focus on moments of exquisite balance and beauty in nature that are receding from experience to memory, perhaps forever.

The paintings were inspired by a coastal marshland. The area, with its indeterminate boundaries of land and sea, earth and sky has been associated since 650AD with St. Botolph, the patron saint of portals and doorways. The site of his ancient religious order was chosen because it was felt that this ambiguous te