Dominique Cameron

BA – Distinction – Photography – 1992

MFA– Duncan of Jordanstone College of Art and Design –  Art Society and Publics- 2014.

As an artist my practice is rooted in landscape. I walk, draw, paint, film and write about my encounters whilst walking.

The work I created for the Whitehouse Gallery is specific to Galloway. It centres on a walk from a friends house in Borgue to the shores at Carrick. I was particularly drawn to the soft lushness of the landscape, the way one is drawn always to the shore and how it unwinds itself in gentle undulations and curving paths.

I felt the presence of other landscape artists, and visited the Kirkcudbright galleries to look at the wonderful collection of nineteenth and twentieth century landscape painters being particularly drawn to Jessie M King and Ernest Taylor in particular which provided further inspiration. I hope I have managed to capture something of this place, and feel certain I shall return to continue my walking and painting this quietly beautiful landscape.

 

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