ABOUT THE ARTIST

Bea Last is currently based in Dumfries and Galloway Scotland. Her practice is process led and presently she is exploring drawing in its broadest sense, creating sculptural drawing installations using recycled materials , paper, newspapers and plastics. These she documents using a phone camera or I-pad as part of her creative process and this documentation is taken forward in the form of photographic stills and 30sec/ 1min experimental film.

The Artist is a professional Mentor under the umbrella of UpLand Arts cic and is a Tutor for Glasgow School of Art, Widening Participation Open Studio Programme

” Exploring drawing and experimenting with the use of recycled materials, plastics and paper to draw with. In this case a found strip of yellow silk becomes the actual drawn line. The recycled fabric becomes the drawing TOOL. The land, the support that the mark’s are made on are like canvas is for oil paint. It is important for me to work with the given location as part of the whole, exploring the spaces inbetween, relationship and dialogue.

#Paper #worksinprogress – where the ripped and torn edges are themselves the drawn line. The Paper once the support for charcoal or pencil becomes the brushstoke itself…..

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