Victoria King

Contemporary painter, Manchester, UK

Radiance
Radiance

Oil on canvas 30x30cm £600

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Summer Storm
Summer Storm

Oil on canvas 18x13cm £400

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Floating World I
Floating World I

Oil on canvas 50.5x50.5cm £1700

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Floating World XII
Floating World XII

Oil on canvas 50x50cm £1700

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Channel Lights XI
Channel Lights XI

Oil on canvas 30x40cm £800

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Channel Lights IX
Channel Lights IX

Oil on canvas 30x24cm £700

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Depths IX
Depths IX

Oil on canvas 70x70cm £1700

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Depths VII
Depths VII

Oil on canvas 50x50cm £1200

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Vale Autumn III
Vale Autumn III

Oil on canvas 40x30cm £600

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Vale Autumn I
Vale Autumn I

Oil on canvas 50x50cm £1100

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Lachrimae IV
Lachrimae IV

Oil on canvas 40 x 40cm £950

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Lachrimae III
Lachrimae III

Oil on canvas 66 x 45cm £1700

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Lachrimae V
Lachrimae V

Oil on canvas 40 x 40cm £950

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Lachrimae I
Lachrimae I

Oil on canvas 60 x 60cm £1700

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Floating World IV
Floating World IV

Oil on canvas 40x40cm £950

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Floating World XI
Floating World XI

Oil on canvas 40x40cm £950

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Carmine Flowering
Carmine Flowering

Oil on canvas 40x40cm £950

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About the artist

Dr. Victoria King is a painter, sculptor, photographer, essayist, poet and passionate gardener who emigrated from America to England in 1972 to study art and philosophy. She was a senior university lecturer in Fine Art and has exhibited her artwork extensively internationally in 14 solo exhibitions and many group shows over the past 40 years. In 2005, she was honoured with a large curated Australian museum retrospective of thirty-years of her paintings.  She has spent extensive periods of time working with Aboriginal women artists and received a PhD for her thesis Art of Place and Displacement: Embodied Perception and the Haptic Ground. Her artwork and writing have been published in many books and international journals.

“My paintings are celebrations of the extraordinary life force in nature and the power of colour at its most abstract to communicate space and emotion. They are inspired by glimpses of unexpected beauty: the juxtaposition of vibrant and subtle colours and forms of flowers, of reflections in water, vistas within vistas, harmony spontaneously self-sown rather than imposed. Just as seeds take time to germinate and flower, so, too, do my paintings. With persistent nurturing, deep attention and often outrageous risk-taking, surfaces often take years to build up until a painting resonates with an embodied experience of perception and being-in-place. My hope is that they will convey to the viewer a meditative sense of stillness, presence and joy.”