IlluminationBy Melanie Gooi
Acrylic, Acrylic on raw canvas
Dimensions: 78cm (H) x 68cm (W) x 2cm (D) / 30.7" (H) x 26.8" (W) x 0.8" (D)
Note: Actual colours may vary due to photography & computer settings.
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Please note that this item is unframed and will be shipped flat
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The artwork belongs to a collection of paintings created on raw canvas with acrylic paints and acrylic inks. The title of the whole series is Raw & Vulnerable, as it captures a moment of those feelings when I created the pieces during the COVID-19 pandemic between March-May 2020. I was trying to capture hope and light onto the canvas amid uncertainty and fear. In doing so, I found it helped to soothe my anxieties and brought a certain sense of calm. Through painting, I embraced change and uncertainties with a sense of hope and faith that all things will come to pass. It is my wish that whoever views the artwork will also receive a sense of calm and serenity in those moments of enjoying the painting.
Hometown: Kuala Lumpur
Based in: Singapore
Melanie Gooi is a Malaysian born, Singapore-based artist who began her creative journey later in life honouring decades-long forgotten interest to be an artist. Since beginning her artistic practice, it has unexpectedly become a healing journey of self-discovery and brought on a new sense of aliveness in her.
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