Kent, United Kingdom
About Sandy Dooley
I live and work in Kent, in the South-East of England. I work with landscapes, from which I draw my inspiration. The play of light and shadow, and the in-the-moment experience of absorbing the world around me inform my work. I am also drawn by my memories of a childhood spent outside, the visual impact and pleasure of that still resonates with me. I love colour and texture and in my work am always attempting to use these elements to create a harmonious balance. I enjoy working in an experimental way with different materials, at the moment beautiful metallic and interference acrylic paints on paper and canvas. Mark-making is something that intrigues me, I frequently throw paint at my canvas, and work with the canvas on the floor, dripping paint onto it. The spontaneity that gives me very valuable. I trained at St Martin's School of Art in central London (Sandy Taylor). I have artwork in both corporate and private collections in England, Europe, Australia and the United States.
St Martin's School of Art.
Art Foundation course 1983/4
Ba in Fine Art 1984/7
Interview with Saatchi Art 19/11/15
Solo show at The Milk House, Sissinghurst, Kent
Solo show at Bayham Hall, Tunbridge Wells, Kent
Solo show at the Serena Hall Gallery in Southwold, Suffolk. June 2105.