Family Artwork by Melissa Spratt

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Family

Melissa Spratt

Australia

New Media

Size: 39 W x 39 H x 0.8 D in

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About The Artwork

This body of work titled Family has been created during a year of experimentation. These artworks, each unique, represent a family relative. The colours and patterns speak to that individual and also the original artworks they emerged from. The original artworks were constructed of finger-knitted lengths, either on board or woven on copper pipe. Once completed they were then photographed and edited using various surface design techniques to produce the final pattern. Then sent to print on a collection of different fabrics; Crepe, Cotton Canvas, Chiffon and Linen. Presented here as a set, they are also charming on there own. Serving as a Family portrait of history, contemporary style and creative endeavors.

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New Media:Digital on Soft (Yarn, Cotton, Fabric)

Original:One-of-a-kind Artwork

Size:39 W x 39 H x 0.8 D in

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Melissa Spratt is an emerging artist who lives and works on the Gold Coast. Melissa studied at the Queensland College of Art where she completed her Bachelor of Digital Media with Honours, majoring in Fine Art. In 2015 Melissa undertook an exchange at the Leeds International Summer School at the University of Leeds, UK. Spratt has worked with various mediums including painting, photography, drawing and printmaking, but has found most enjoyment in the realms of installation and sculpture. Recently exploring textile and surface design elements in sculpture and working closely with different yarn making techniques, where she is most well known for her finger-knitted artworks. Spratt was the winner of the RADFLY Youth Art Prize in 2017, finalist in the Border Art Prize at Tweed Regional Gallery in 2016 and again in 2018 at M-Arts Precinct. She facilitated workshops and was a finalist in the 2018 Swell Sculpture Festival. Spratt was the 2018 artist in residence at The Walls Art Space in Miami, where she had a solo exhibition titled Essential Existence. Melissa has incorporated painting techniques into her practise during her time as the 2019 AiR at 11th Ave Creative in Palm Beach and went on to be the first AiR at Relative Creative for 4 months at the end of 2019, where she showed work as part of the ‘Gold Coast City Futures Forum’ at The Walls. She also participated in The Other Art Fair - Melbourne, in May 2019. Spratt has recently been successful in achieving another place at The Other Art Fair - Sydney in March 2020 and is also taking up another 3 month residency at 11th Ave Creative in Palm Beach. She looks forward to more collaborations and exhibitions in the near future.

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