Gerri Grogan at the Cafe Gallery

Gerri Grogan at the Cafe Gallery


Date(s) - 14/09/2017
10:00 am - 5:00 pm


Brunel Museum

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“At Work” by Gerri Grogan

Artist statement:

‘At Work’ is a continuation of a preoccupation with the River and its industrial role, both past and present. Looking at the ever-decreasing active working factories along the river, I have felt compelled to record in particular the still-functioning Tate & Lyle Factory. Seeing the moving cranes, loading and unloading, the array of vibrant colours moving against an otherwise grey and uninspiring backdrop has given me both a sense of history and a real physical enjoyment of colour for its own sake.

Most of my work is done from direct observation, trying to capture a fleeting sense of light, weather and time as well as elements of more solid and substantial industrial machinery, using oil paints, oil pastels and other drawing materials.


About Gerri:

BA Fine Art Painting Wolverhampton Polytechnic
MA Art and Archaeology in Asian Art and Architecture
Art Teaching 11-18 Year olds over 20 years
Restarted practice February 2016
Open Studios – Thames Side Studios, Woolwich 2016 and 2017
Painting Open 2016 – No Format Gallery, Deptford

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