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Inspired By Asia – Art Exhibition Of New Works

By September 5, 2019 Jessica Zoob's Latest News
Inspired By Asia - Magic In The Water

Magic In The Water ~ 30x30cm

I have been lucky enough to spend the last few winters travelling throughout Asia and setting up a studio in Hong Kong.

I will be showing the first collection of paintings created there at my East Sussex Studio September 21 & 22.

Experiencing Asia is immersive and overwhelming. This collection of painting is a distillation and reflection of my adventures. There is so much beauty and life in texture and the details, decay and jewel like corners.

The challenge and exhilaration.

The complicated fragile heat soaked chaos and the rare oases of calm are endlessly inspiring.

Travelling through Asia is a dance with jarring notes and ragged edges, exhausting, stimulating, magical, mysterious and full of beauty.

Inspired By Asia - Jessica Zoob

I constantly take photographs but when I paint I do not attempt to copy, but rather to ‘capture the essence’ of this dynamic muse.

When in Hong Kong I am able to give in to my need to create and paint for days, I get up in the morning, I paint all day. I sleep for a while then paint some more.

The layers of work that create these miniatures is exciting. Textures that may have taken years to create are obliterated in seconds, in pursuit of a moment of ‘elation’ when I know the painting is complete. This moment is precious,  unique and rare, sunshine on purple skies.

I’ve loved working small again because recently a lot of my pieces have been huge. I’m aware that when paintings are too large they becomes physically out of reach and also financially out of reach for lots of people, and I don’t want that. This whole collection is made up of works that you can pick up and take home on the bus!

I have created an ebook with a selection of paintings and inspirations from the collection. Click here to view

Everyone who visits my Open studio over the weekend September 21 & 22 will have the opportunity to enter a free prize draw to win a limited edition print from my unique metal lily collection

I will pick the winner at random at the end of the weekend and announce on my Instagram account.

Jessica Zoob Metal Lilly Print Collection now available to buy from my online store

‘INSPIRED BY ASIA’ OPEN STUDIO

Original miniatures from £700, Limited edition prints from £69

21 & 22 September 2019

Banff Farm, Upper Clayhill, East Sussex, BN8 5RR. Get directions

12 – 6pm everyone welcome with no pressure at all to buy and no appointment necessary

Private Previews available from September 15th. The 16th & 17th are now fully booked but there are still spaces available on the 19th & 20th. If you are interested please book as soon as possible via  – info@jessicazoob.com or call 07966 572204

 

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