About

Louise Hampson uses line to create precise, absorbing drawings. In addition she is concerned with time, fault and perfection. Her laborious method deploys technical drawing pens on paper and translucent film. Consequently, resulting in a repetitive pattern using simple lines. The types of line are varied. Not only does she often uses a ruler to create a uniform, consistent line that evokes precision, but also she draws using small, freehand lines to create accumulating, flowing patterns. 

Louise generally combines large surfaces and small marks. Therefore, there is a sense of mass and a larger image. Simultaneously, playing on micro/macro relations.  Her work explores the potential of faults and errors in both hand-made and mechanised drawing. Louise investigates repeated action as a means of producing geometrical forms.

Experience

RBSA Open All Media 2019 – 14 March – 13 April 2019

Group Exhibition, RBSA Gallery, Birmingham, United Kingdom

New Art West Midlands – May 2018

Group Exhibition, The Herbert Art Gallery & Museum, Coventry, United Kingdom

Show and Tell – 2017

Degree Show Fine Art Exhibition, Staffordshire University, Staffordshire, United Kingdom

Cosmic – 2016

Group Exhibition, Stoke on Trent, Staffordshire, United Kingdom

Empty Words – 2016 

Airspace Galley, Hanley, Staffordshire, United Kingdom

Kaleidoscope – 2016

Group Fine Art Exhibition, Middleport Pottery, Staffordshire, United Kingdom

24/7 – 2015

Group Exhibition, Staffordshire University, Staffordshire, United Kingdom

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May 2019

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April 2019

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July 2019

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May 2019