Ann Churchill

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Year 1974
Medium Pen and ink on paper
Dimensions 29.9 x 21 cm

About the work

Ann Churchill started her automatic drawings in 1965. She views the inspiration for her works as unknowable, and so continues exploring…

About the artist:

Born 1944 London, Ann Churchill lives and works in Bath.

Churchill is a self-taught artist and maker whose output encompasses drawing, painting, knitting, batik and beading. Churchill views her practice as a meditative process that supports her own inner, spiritual journey. Her practice developed during the 1960s through daily black and white automatic drawings. During the 1970s Churchill’s process grew to encompass vibrantly coloured inks, creating complex works on paper which combine swirling, interlacing lines and forms with passages of labyrinthine pattern. Her most recent works evoke the natural world, incorporating earthly forms, invented landscapes and sacred imagery. Made without intention or plan, the works unfold and develop automatically through the intricate and subtle interplay between the hand and the unconscious.

Selected exhibitions include Not Without My Ghosts: The Artist As Medium, Drawing Room, London (2020); Ann Churchill: Works on Paper: 1974-78, curated by Elizabeth Neilson, Director of the Zabludowicz Collection, Richard Saltoun Gallery, London (2019); and GRANDINE, London (2018).

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