Smart Art Galleries

South Yorkshire's Leading International Fine Art Specialists, Representing Contemporary International Artists including: Rolf Harris, Doug Hyde, Fabian Perez, Anna Razumovskaya, Henderson Cisz, Bruno Tinucci, Kerry Darlington, Mike Jackson, Ruby Keller, George Somerville, Ben Payne, Rebecca Lardner,Sherree Valentine Daines, Danielle O'Connor Akiyama, Paul James, A. J. Callan and Rozanne Bell.

Exhibiting a collection of notable local artists:
Lizzy Jackson, Jasper Prachek, Kate Jackson, Matt Wood, John Paul Cooke, Dennis Middleton, Trevor Neal, Lynne Wilkinson, David Renshaw, Nigel Cooke, and Stuart Dunn. and highly collectable and desirable artists: Sir Peter Blake, Leonard Rosoman, Carel Weight, Bruce Mclean, Alexander Millar, Jack Vettriano, and L. S. Lowry.

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5 October 2010

Kerry Darlington Originals at Smart Art Galleries

Born in 1974 on a coastal town of North Wales, Kerry Darlington's talent was fuelled by beautiful old picture books (Rackham, Dulac and Beardsley were favourites) which developed into gaining a degree in illustration in 1996. Following university she left the UK to work in Bolivia, South America, an adventure which intensified the vibrancy and creativity of her work.

On her return to Wales she worked as a designer for an exclusive company specialising in sculptured clay murals for private residences in the Middle East, United Arab Emirates and the U.S.A.

Kerry now works independently, from her studio at home in North Wales, using all of these influences and her artistic flexibility to create pieces of art on a wide variety of subjects.

Her acrylic paintings are uniquely formed upon board or canvas first, using texture and gessos. The colour is then built upon in layers to create depth. Her abstract pieces were initially based upon satellite photographs of Earth which created the 'Volcanic' collection in 2005/2006. This has since diversified to include contemporary landscapes and figure work, all carrying her unique style.

Kerry's work has become increasingly sought after by collectors, and in 2007 she was a finalist in the 'Best Up-and-Coming Published Artist' category in the Fine Art trade Guild Awards, as voted by sales in UK Galleries.

Her work continues to evolve, and she is currently experimenting with figurative oil paintings, using her contemporary style alongside the realistic painting.

Her work has been sold widely in galleries across the UK and interest is rapidly increasing in her work.


(featured)

"Autumn Fire"

ORIGINAL on mixed media.

image size: 24cm x 24cm
framed size: 53cm x 53cm


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