Lisa Traxler

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Statement

Lisa Traxler will take part in Sculpture Network's START'18 in January 2018 with fellow artist Karen Karen in a WWII Radar Bunker, Isle of Wight, UK.

Lisa Traxler MRBS, RWS, combines painting and 3D form within her practice exploring associations with construction, assemblage and components. Her abstract work traverses the two and three dimensional divide. Materials include vitreous enamel on steel and stitched paper sculptures.

‘The geometric shapes within Traxler’s steel structures look to have been lifted from the blueprint of a technical drawing documenting a secret architectural design. Lightly interlocking, carefully constructed, these fragmented compositions are slotted together, each piece interacting with its neighbour. The cut edges of steel function as lines in space interplaying with the surface mark making. These cryptographic sculptural drawings reference dazzle camouflage and radar, the hidden messages of warfare.’ BUILD touring exhibition 2017 & 2018.


Collaboration with LMA Architects, vitreous enamelled steel mural painted on house exterior featured on national television (Grand Designs, Channel 4, 2010/12) and Awarded at the Architects Journal Awards, London (2011) by architect Will Alsop.  Collaborated with furniture designer, Steuart Padwick, on the 'Muriel' table, a folding, hand painted enamelled steel table that folds to hang as wall art, exhibited at the London Design Festival (2016).



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Vita

Studied: Croydon Art College and Birmingham Polytechnic. Graduated with a BA Hons degree in Fashion & Textiles. Previously worked in London as a fashion editor (IPC Publications) and costume designer. Member of Royal Watercolour Society (elected 2015), Royal British Society of Sculptors (elected 2017), National Acrylic Painters Association (elected 2009).

Selected exhibitions: include the London Group Open 2017, Royal Watercolour Society Contemporary at Bankside Gallery, ING Discerning Eye at Mall Galleries, Royal College of Art, Cork Street, the Crypt Gallery, St. Ives, the Bath Society of Artists, the London Design Festival 2016 & 2017, Palazzo Ca' Zanardi, Venice, Italy, The Greenhouse, Berlin.

Awards: include Adrian Henri Award (2017), ProArte Award (2014), Colart Award (2012) Golden Award (2010) for her paintings at the NAPA National Exhibitions, The Crypt Gallery, St. Ives. Shortlisted and published in Aesthetica Creative Art Award Annual (2012). Collaboration with LMA Architects, vitreous enamelled steel mural painted on house exterior featured on national television (Grand Designs, Channel 4, 2010/12) and Awarded at the Architects Journal Awards, London (2011) by architect Will Alsop.  Collaborated with furniture designer, Steuart Padwick, on the 'Muriel' table, a folding, hand painted enamelled steel table that folds to hang as wall art, exhibited at the London Design Festival (2016).

Public art commissions:
include the multi panelled enamel and steel wall mural, entrance foyer to the Art & Design College, Stourbridge, West Midlands (2011). Enamel and steel triptych situated in the double height space of the entrance foyer of Vestas Technology Centre, IW (2011), and a multi panelled folding wall at Briddlesford Education Centre, IW (2010). A further public art commission surface design was chosen for the ‘Making Waves’ sculpture & tourist trail, the National Marine Aquarium, Plymouth (2013).

Solo Exhibition:
‘DECADE’ + ‘LIVES of SPACES’ paintings & sculptures, toured from the West Gallery, Quay Arts, IW (2014) to the Apthorp Gallery, Artsdepot, London (2015).

Ich arbeite mit

  • Installation
  • Metall
  • Mixed media
  • Papier
  • Public Art

Einzelausstellungen

2017

'BUILD' Penwith Gallery, St. Ives, Cornwall, UK

'BUILD' at London Design Festival, Surface Matter, Hackney, London, UK

2014/15

'DECADE' West Gallery, IW & Apthorp Gallery, London, UK

2012

'LIVES of SPACES' West Gallery, Quay Arts, IW, UK

Gruppenausstellungen

2018

Sculpture Network's START'18 in January 2018 with fellow artist Karen Karen,
WWII Radar Bunker, Isle of Wight, UK.

2018

FLUX Exhibition 11 - 15 April, Chelsea College of Arts, London, UK

2017

'STIMULUS' ArtNumber 23, The GreenHouse, Berlin

'PAPERSCAPES' Platform Projects, AAF, Battersea, Lonsdon, UK

2016

'Future Landscapes -BORDERS' Liquid International, Palazzo Ca' Zanardi, Venice

'London Design Festival' Collaboration with Steuart Padwick Designer, Old Truman Brewery, London

Lisa Traxler

Vorname

Lisa

Nachname

Traxler

Kategorie

Künstlerin

Straße

The Bunker, Old Park Road

PLZ

PO38 1XR

Ort

St. Lawrence, Ventnor, Isle of Wight

Land

Großbritannien

Telefon

++44 (0) 7931 617429

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