Julia Chance

Northern Fells I
Oil on board
24x24cm framed
£350
Series of 3 from time spent near Carrock Fell / High Pike in Cumbria.
Full series £900
Northern Fells II
Oil on board
24x24cm framed
£350
Series of 3 from time spent near Carrock Fell / High Pike in Cumbria.
Full series £900
Northern Fells III
Oil on board
24x24cm framed
£350
Series of 3 from time spent near Carrock Fell / High Pike in Cumbria.
Full series £900
Shore
Watercolour on paper
framed
image 13x17cm, frame 30x34cm
£250
Ullswater, Spring
Oil on board
30x24cm
£445
View to the Fells
Oil on canvas board
35x45cm
£495
City Sketch
Oil on paper (on mount board)
Framed.
Image size 18x15cm, Frame size 24x22cm
£250
Northern Street
Oil on board
Framed
Image size 24x30cm, Frame size 39x46cm
£350
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Gunwalloe, August I
Acrylic and watercolour pencil on board
Painted at Gunwalloe Beach near Helston, Cornwall
34x34cm framed
£300
Gunwalloe, August II
Acrylic and watercolour pencil on board
Painted at Gunwalloe Beach near Helston, Cornwall
34x34cm framed
£300
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Julia Chance Artist Bio 

Julia completed a Foundation Course in Art and Design in 1984 and then went on to qualify as an Architect in London. She worked in architectural practices in London, Sydney and Munich and after many years of practising, teaching and writing about architecture, she moved to the North West in 2001 and began painting again. 

Buildings and cityscapes influence one strand of her work. Rather than trying to compete with the camera to reproduce a particular image of a scene or an experience, the intention has been to respond to the opportunities offered by the paint while she works. The process is a to-ing and fro-ing between the desire to record an experience or image and the recognition of the possibilities that the qualities of the paint itself and the act of painting on a particular surface, present along the way.

In other works, the image viewed is less obvious and she engages more directly with the expressive potential of the paint, using texture, colour and gestural strokes to record responses to being in the landscape. The intention is that these works suggest rather than depict an experience and thereby leave an opening for the viewer to see and interpret the image in their own way, thus hopefully enabling a resonance with their own memories and experiences. The aim is that through this intuitive way of working, a possibility is opened up for the painting to take on a life of its own.

Julia has shown regularly at Open Studio events at Local Creation in Altrincham, Greater Manchester

© 2015 by Saul Hay Fine Art
Manchester, UK
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