Meet The Others: Sigrid Patterson

Meet Sigrid Patterson, the still-lifetime artist telling stories about the daily through the language of bouquets. 

Whilst inspiration is everywhere you go, it is possibly the indigenous Australian bouquets grown in both of those her and her neighbor’s gardens that is Sigrid&#8217s finest supply. Getting notes from the tradition of nonetheless-existence portray, the indigenous bouquets depicted in Sigrid’s operates are both of those a literal depiction of an each day item and agent of broader meanings. In this article. Sigrid&#8217s will work invite the viewer to reflect upon not only the aesthetic and decorative price of the flower but its significance as a image of social narratives and environments.

For Sigrid, the flower translates to owning hope and resilience and the sustainability of our potential. 

Sigrid Patterson in her studio


“Flowers are used throughout cultures to signify big events and milestones in our lives and to relay emotions &#8211 births, deaths, relationship, really like, celebrations, friendship, sorrow, regret. I extend the story telling ingredient of flowers to represent my social commentary and observations.”

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


In her do the job ‘Pride Painting,’ Sigrid depicts a hybrid of Australian bouquets and vegetation &#8211 with eucalyptus leaves, flannel bouquets, billie buttons and grevillea to celebrate the once-a-year Sydney Mardi Gras. Like numerous communities, Sigrid notes that a regard for change outcomes in a “beautiful symbiosis” of elements. 

Yes you CAN, Acrylic on Canvas, Dimensions: 33 W x 33 H x 4 D cm


While her initial enjoy was oil paint, Sigird makes use of acrylic for building up levels and giving depth. Based in the subtropical environment of the northern NSW hinterland, Sigrid notes that acrylic is most suitable when using a damp palette. As for the colour palette, Sigird’s paintings depict the blue greens and the inky shadows of the Australian bush which she routinely juxtaposes with a shiny tin can vase (or my favorite &#8211 the spam can).

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


Returning to The Other Artwork Reasonable this December 1-4, Sigrid Patterson will have a new collection of still life portray refreshing off the easel, showcasing her recognisable bouquets, indigenous crops and vessels of distinction &#8211 all nodding to the encompassing Barangaroo reserve. 


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