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Gordon Faulds


Gordon Faulds

Contemporary artist and Co-director of Crescent Contemporary, Taunton, Somerset

Recent work embraces three strands or themes

Future History - Works are based in still life and objective drawing of objects that i have collected and accumulated, usually their value is in a state of flux. Often they are, rich in metaphor, or they may, reference other artworks or artists work.

Clusters - 

I also view them as Tangles or Weaves. The forms and iconography is compelling for me, containing both metaphor and complexity. 

Woven strands have been a recurring form in my work for more than twenty five years, perhaps there is some connection to weaving and looms in my Celtic ancestry.

Tablets - 

Are works that are moving off the wall and into 3D space and objectivity - what i envisage is a way of working with surfaces that begin to come nearer to sculptural form and away from pictorial illusion and unique mark making - and more toward the enigmatic object.

Over the last five years Gordon Faulds has exhibited at:

National Open Art - 
The Festival Theatre, Chichester

RA Summer Exhibition - Royal Academy, London 

East End Promise - London Newcastle Project Space

The Art of Giving - Saatchi Gallery, London

The House of Fairy Tales Exhibition - Salisbury Arts Centre, Salisbury, Wiltshire

Exquisite Trove - Newlyn Art Gallery, Cornwall

Open Painting - RWA, Bristol

The House of Fairy Tales Exhibition - Millennium Gallery, St Ives, Cornwall

Selected Work - Hestercombe Gardens

Horn Of Plenty - Victor Wynd Fine Art, London

Exquisite Trove - New Art Gallery, Walsall

Something I Don’t Do (curator Cedric Christie) - Flowers Gallery, London

The Painted Garden (curator Geoffrey Bertram) - Musgrove Park Hospital, Taunton

and has two works in the forthcoming ING Discerning Eye at Mall Galleries, London


Earlier this year he had a one-man show Consequences & Clusters at
Crescent Contemporary, Taunton,

and was Artist in Residence at Hestercombe Gardens, Somerset in 2006-07

Gordon Faulds has work in Public and Private collections in UK, ROI, Japan and USA



Clusters & Tangles

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