Meet The Others: Sigrid Patterson

Meet The Others: Sigrid Patterson

Meet Sigrid Patterson, the even now-life artist telling stories about the day to day by the language of flowers. 

Whilst inspiration is everywhere, it is possibly the indigenous Australian bouquets developed in both her and her neighbor’s gardens that is Sigrid&#8217s finest source. Having notes from the tradition of nonetheless-daily life painting, the native flowers depicted in Sigrid’s works are both equally a literal depiction of an day-to-day item and agent of broader meanings. Here. Sigrid&#8217s will work invite the viewer to mirror upon not only the aesthetic and ornamental benefit of the flower but its importance as a symbol of social narratives and environments.

For Sigrid, the flower translates to possessing hope and resilience and the sustainability of our future. 

Sigrid Patterson in her studio


“Flowers are utilised across cultures to signify significant situations and milestones in our life and to relay thoughts &#8211 births, deaths, relationship, really like, celebrations, friendship, sorrow, regret. I lengthen the story telling component of bouquets to depict my social commentary and observations.”

Pride, Oil on Canvas, Size: 50 W x 50 H x 1.5 D cm


In her operate ‘Pride Painting,’ Sigrid depicts a hybrid of Australian flowers and crops &#8211 with eucalyptus leaves, flannel flowers, billie buttons and grevillea to celebrate the annual Sydney Mardi Gras. Like numerous communities, Sigrid notes that a regard for variance final results in a “beautiful symbiosis” of factors. 

Certainly you CAN, Acrylic on Canvas, Size: 33 W x 33 H x 4 D cm


Although her initially love was oil paint, Sigird takes advantage of acrylic for building up layers and giving depth. Based mostly in the subtropical surroundings of the northern NSW hinterland, Sigrid notes that acrylic is most excellent when utilizing a wet palette. As for the colour palette, Sigird’s paintings depict the blue greens and the inky shadows of the Australian bush which she commonly juxtaposes with a shiny tin can vase (or my favourite &#8211 the spam can).

the bots, Acrylic on Canvas, Measurement: 44 W x 55 H x .1 D cm


Returning to The Other Art Truthful this December 1-4, Sigrid Patterson will have a new sequence of still life portray fresh new off the easel, that includes her recognisable flowers, native plants and vessels of difference &#8211 all nodding to the encompassing Barangaroo reserve.