We’re pleased to present DooMBAR: Paintings and Prints, an exhibition by Heatherleys print technician Helena Moock.
Monday 31 October 2022
6pm – 8pm
Monday 31 October – Friday 11 November
Location: Heatherleys School of Fine Art
The exhibition takes place on the ground floor and in the conservatory on the first floor.
Works from the exhibition
Helena Moock (b.1997) did her Foundation at the Royal Drawing School (2015-2016). She completed a BA in Painting at Edinburgh College of Art (2019), later completing a traineeship at The London Print Studio.
The most recent works in this exhibition are small still life paintings exploring a muted colour and chine-collé linocuts. The print ‘Dexter’ juxtaposes fine colour tissue with bold black and white markmaking. It’s the largest of Helena’s linocuts utilising this technique and the second print of her uncle’s Basset hound.
“Selecting objects of sentimental value, some handed down from generations, such as old suitcases and teapots, there is a careful regard to ancestral lineage to Moock painting practice. Using painting as a vehicle of connection to previous family members, whilst also juxtaposing disposable beer cans and objects synonymous to capitalism’s industrial scale, there is a mirroring going on of the personal scale and the societal. Trying to evoke atmosphere and tone more in these closely studied micro-dramas is something she is working on currently”… Read More.