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Selected works from my final, major project for my BFA (Sculpture and Painting) 2019

What if paint could lead an alternative life, one where it is more than a wet substance clinging to a support. Despite its extensive history in art and its fundamental importance in painting, it is rarely considered capable of independence.

The work exploits the inherent flexibility in dried paint to create threads. When woven together the warp and weft interchange provides reinforcement and allows the paint to transform into an unsupported object. Free from frame, the focus shifts to the materiality of paint and process.

This series assists paint to break free from the canvas and stand alone as a structural material.
My medium of choice is house paint, an everyday, easily obtainable material that is coaxed from its humble origins of surface decoration and into a world of elegant dimensionality.

woven paint tapestry deconstructing the canvas
Acrylic paint and canvas
59 x 20cm
woven paint tapestry on wooden stretcher bars
Acrylic paint and wooden stretcher bars
57 x 26cm
woven paint tapestry by Julee Latimer
Acrylic paint and wooden stretcher bars
Woven deconstructed paint tapestry by Julee Latimer
Acrylic paint and wooden stretcher bars
48 x 35cm
Yellow paint tapestry by Julee Latimer
Paint
86 x 43cm
Blue woven paint tapestry by Julee Latimer
Paint
80 x 50cm
Faux 4
Paint
180 x 120cm
Woven red and gold paint tapestry by Julee Latimer
Paint
180 x 60cm
Faux 2
Paint
170 x 50cm
blue and orange woven paint tapestry by Julee Latimer
Paint
105 x 105cm