BLOG

MEET THE ARTIST

Paula Coulthard

MEET THE ARTIST

Paula Coulthard - Wairarapa, New Zealand   My flag paintings try to capture or resonate with our emotional connection to place. I love the way there is timelessness in our landscapes. The landforms are recognisable even with the addition or subtraction of trees and buildings. My processes are very tactile. I stone wash and age the canvas I am painting on to relax it and give it life. My landscapes are often suggestive but still very recognisable. Sometimes the paintings symbolise an event that exists in memories of the landscape, real or imagined.     The New Zealand flag has...

Read more →