Holding a Paintbrush

ABOUT

Artist Statement

Sammi Fletcher's research investigates the traumatized female gaze through process-based media. Exploring concepts of memory through figuration in paint. Her surfaces are often abraded, figures unearthed like forgotten memories. Her luminous paintings evoke unease through gesture and violent treatment of surface.

 

Bio

Sammi Fletcher (b. 1972), lives and works in Gloucestershire. She received her Foundation Diploma in Art and Design from Gloucestershire college in 2018. She is currently in her third year of her BA(Hons) in Fine Art at the University of Gloucestershire. Recently she has curated the Safari and Red exhibitions at the Hardwick gallery (2022). She has exhibited in a number of shows across the region since 2017. Her degree show is upcoming in June 2022.