A selection of my lastest Shelf-Portrait oil paintings will be on show at
with Nicholas Bowlby Gallery at stand F8
‘Sarah’s Room’ ©rsw2019 oil on canvas 12×16″
‘Artists in Crime’ ©rsw2019 oil on canvas 16×16″
”Public accomplishments and hidden secrets. Old Friends and loves lost. Simple jokes and profound truths. This bookshelf encapsulates half a century of the inside of my head. More intimate and more telling than any facial portrait could ever be.
As tromp d’oeil, only the larger than life scale gives the game away. Roo’s talent is to both abstract and reproduce the worn history of these much loved books. Working with Roo was a delight, her care and artistic judgement shining through at every step.”