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Richard Liley

De La Warr: Reflections Series -Winter Sun

De La Warr: Reflections Series -Winter Sun

A mixed media print employing ink tonked (tonking process) onto photographic paper and drawn with pitt pens, graphite and crayons.

Mixed Media on Photographic paper
27cm x 40cm


 A print that emphasizes the depth of field distortions in a photograph -



STATEMENT My paintings and constructions are part of a constant process of research which is concerned with depicting space (real and illusory), framing, repetition, ambiguity, dynamism and colour. I have recently began to reveal , conceal, substitute and destroy imagery in an effort to produce a contemporary realization of the palimpsest.


Richard Liley BA (Hons), FRSA, RTS Trained at the Hertfordshire college of Art & Design, St. Albans and at Reading University, studying Painting and Art History under Sir Terry Frost ( St. Ives School) and Neil MacGregor (Director of the British Museum). Richard Currently runs a Tuition business and he is also a Course Leader for the Open College of the Arts. Richard has exhibited work regularly, taking part in numerous exhibitions in Sussex including the Towner Art Gallery Eastbourne, Planahead Gallery Eastbourne, Stables Art Gallery, Hastings, Farley Farm Gallery, Farley Farm Trust (the Lee Miller collection and home of Sir Roland Penrose) in Chiddingly, Lewes and at the Thebes Gallery in Lewes. Richard was elected Chairman of the Eastbourne Group of Contemporary Artists, a group which consists of about fifty artists across Sussex in 2004 . Richard has a teaching studio in Eastbourne and has just been invited to join the Barbican Arts Group , Hertford Road studios (starting 1st September 2010) near Haggerston Station, London and will be taking part in the Open exhibitions.