MADE OF AIR – A series of paintings by Ele Pack
“My art is a form of restoration in terms of my feelings to myself and to others.”
“Art is a way of recognizing oneself”
With this series of work, she wanted to create paintings filled with air, light and life. Intricately drawn marks with broad swathes of intense colour. A clarity of line speaking to directness and powerful intention.
She sees her paintings existing in the same space as music or poetry. Experiences to be felt on an emotional level. In the space where words escape us, where visual language becomes more truthful, disclosing our real selves, through mark and metaphor.
We are revealed in the marks we make, through our hands to the canvas. It is either an attempt to say more, to be more truthful or to lay bare things unknown to ourselves.
Ele Pack received her degree from Loughborough College of Art. She now lives and works in Brighton. Her work has been exhibited by various UK galleries and overseas, and her work is owned by many collectors in the US, Japan and Europe.
Ele Pack has worked from her studio in Hove, East Sussex for the past ten years. It used to be an old dairy. It is a light, airy space that is walking distance from the sea, and she is used to the sound of seagulls dancing on the roof.
Please view the film below for a look behind the scenes whilst Ele prepares for her solo exhibition.