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Eileen Richardson's abstract-realist paintings and drawings speak a visual language of mediated perception. Many are explorations of ambiguous spaces, visually linking the refraction and dispersion of light to an uncertainty of figure and form. Others convey a heightened awareness of self in place and time as a moment of wonder triggered by light.

Eileen holds a Bachelor of Arts (Fine Art and Visual Culture) with Distinction (Curtin University, Australia; including four Faculty Commendations and twice membership of the Vice-Chancellor's List of the top 1% of students) 2022, and a Certificate IV in Visual Arts (Great Southern Institute of Technology, Australia). Eileen has been short listed in the Discerning Eye 2020 exhibition (selected by London art critic Tabish Khan), Mall Galleries, London, and as a finalist in a national Australian art prize. Recipient of an Emerging Artist Award, Eileen has held a solo exhibition and participated in several group exhibitions and Open Studios; her work is held in private collections in the UK and Australia. ​

 

As well as pursuing her own projects for exhibition and sale, Eileen welcomes commission work.

Eileen has lived in Australia, the UK, Ireland, Sweden and Singapore, and now resides in Hampshire in the UK. She is qualified in Landscape Design and has run her own landscape design business. Eileen  also holds a PhD in Sociology (La Trobe University, Australia), a Master of Arts (University of Cambridge, UK), and a Bachelor of Arts in Anthropology (First Class Honours, University of Western Australia), and has taught at universities in Australia and the UK.

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