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About lindaswinfield

Linda Swinfield is a contemporary artist who works across printmaking, photographic traditions and digital media and currently sits at the intersection between figuration and abstraction. Her art practice commenced in the 1980s within the academic traditions of drawing, painting and photography and now incorperates elements of memory, family, symbolic motifs, regeneration and death.

Closer to family: after 18 years

Before leaving Newcastle I was gifted an exhibition in 2017 at Newcastle Art Space that enabled me to survey as selection of works to say farewell or adieu…. The title of the exhibition was Closer to family: after 18  years. Closer to … Continue reading

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Seeking family again: Florence’s story 2017- 2018

Following on from researching my grand Aunt Ada Hart (nee Swinfield) in Katoomba early in 2017 I continued in the later part of the year my familial focus in the same area of The Blue Mountains. My art making research … Continue reading

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Sydney Contemporary: a postscript

In September I was very blessed to be invited as one of 6 artists within HUNTER PRINTS to exhibit at Carriageworks in Sydney within “Paper Contemporary” during Sydney Contemporary. Here are just a few images taken over a hectic 4 … Continue reading

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Hart house: the beginning of a new journey

In early 2016 I begun researching a grand-aunt named Ada Hart (née Swinfield). One of my grandfathers sisters and if you have been following my research you may remember Concerned with Henry series and my Dwelling series: Henry’s house series. Ada … Continue reading

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Interview ART ZINE July 2017

Also in the July edition of Studio La Primitive Art ZINE  I was interviewed about my art making history. There were a few curly questions… however most of them were easy to answer. Included  below is the interview with some … Continue reading

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Studio La Primitive ARTS ZINE: July 2017

Sincere thanks to Robyn and Eric Werkhoven for inviting me to write an article  for their online ZINE. They have included a short written review of my residency stay at Hazelhurst Regional Art Gallery in April that outlines my current … Continue reading

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Sydney Contemporary/ Paper Contemporary 2017

Hello everyone This is very exciting news and we would like you to save the date/s to visit us at Carriageworks in September there are six artists based  in the Hunter Valley are bringing their work to Sydney during the … Continue reading

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