June Shapter

Melrose Hall, Melrose Avenue, Hoylake CH47 3BP

I`m a Maximalist Collage Artist who paints with paper.  Using mono-printed papers created with acrylic paints, hand-cut stencils and Gelli plates I can create highly coloured, textured, layered raw materials to work with.
A relate counsellor for many years, the transferable skills of deep intuitive listening and responding help me build an interactive, energetic conversation between visual elements which then evolve naturally in a quietly dynamic process.

Always more drawn to seeing `the hand of the artist` over technical precision, I love it when I find something I want to touch, turn and feel what the artist felt in a deeply personal moment of creation.  This is what I seek to create, especially in my 3D collages. They are both visually exciting and immensely tactile.

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