001 In the Studio Natalie Knowles Art 2022

In The Studio

In the run-up to our June exhibition, RESONANCE, it has been a delight and an inspiration to do art practice in the phenomenal studio of an inspirational multidisciplinary artist: Andy Hornett. Experimentation with materials and working with found objects is a new dimension to my creative work and I'm finding the spontaneity a breath of … Continue reading In The Studio

The Old Shoe Factory Project Week

From the crumbling brick nooks to the miles of cables on rusty girders, The Old Shoe Factory a.k.a. St Mary's Works is a building that impresses at every scale. I love the electrical power box where thick black cables converge. It's a building that inspires and a fabulous space to create in. I was delighted … Continue reading The Old Shoe Factory Project Week

Night Into Day | Meditations | Natalie Knowles © 2021

Meditations

Hours become days; it's been months - nearly a year - with an empty diary. All the freneticism of a wonderfully social and hectic life had to be rechanneled into an interior world. Retracting a muscle all the way back into a deeply creative soul, in order to cope with the long stretch of time.Drawing became a form … Continue reading Meditations

033_Anne_Boleyn | Natalie Knowles 2020

Six Queens

These are large scale drawings, in biro and pencil, over 5ft in length. The six wives of Henry VIII. I began this project in October 2020 and it is ongoing. Queen Anne Boleyn Queen Catherine Parr Queen Katherine of Aragon (work in progress) Three Tudor queens, completed between October 2020 and April 2021. Over 15ft … Continue reading Six Queens