Artist Profile - Russell Frampton

Cornflower Patch II
Three Gold Trees
Cream Rose and Cornflowers
Waggle Dance
Lone Rose
Prawle
Rose Bowl
Acacia, Cornflower and Jug
Iron Tree Seeds
Alchemical Landscape no 2
Acacia and Cornflower
Cornflower at Fields End

Cornflower Patch II

Medium: Mixed Media

Measurements: 36 x 21cm unframed

Year: 2018

Price: Sold

Three Gold Trees

Medium: acrylic and mixed media on board

Measurements: 44 x 49cm

Year: 2020

Cream Rose and Cornflowers

Medium: Mixed Media

Measurements: 30 x 18cm unframed

Year: 2018

Price: £275 Plus Delivery

Waggle Dance

Medium: mixed media on board

Measurements: 51x51cm

Price: £2200 Plus Delivery

Lone Rose

Medium: Mixed Media

Measurements: 26 x 15cm unframed

Year: 2018

Price: £250 Plus Delivery

Prawle

Medium: 49 x 43cm Framed

Measurements: Acrylic and Mixed Media on Board

Price: £1800 Plus Delivery

Rose Bowl

Medium: Mixed Media

Measurements: 20 x 44cm unframed

Year: 2018

Price: £400 Plus Delivery

Acacia, Cornflower and Jug

Medium: Mixed Media

Measurements: 25 x 27cm unframed

Year: 2018

Price: £350 Plus Delivery

Iron Tree Seeds

Medium: 44 x 49cm Framed

Measurements: Mixed Media on Board

Price: £1800 Plus Delivery

Alchemical Landscape no 2

Medium: acrylic and mixed media on board

Measurements: 45x38cm

Price: £1400 Plus Delivery

Acacia and Cornflower

Medium: Mixed Media

Measurements: 31 x 16cm unframed

Year: 2018

Price: £260 plus delivery

Cornflower at Fields End

Medium: Mixed Media

Measurements: 30 x 25cm unframed

Year: 2018

Price: £350 Plus Delivery

Cornflower Patch II

Medium: Mixed Media

Measurements: 36 x 21cm unframed

Year: 2018

Price: Sold

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About Russell Frampton
Artist Statement

Cornflower Patch II
Three Gold Trees
Cream Rose and Cornflowers
Waggle Dance
Lone Rose
Prawle
Rose Bowl
Acacia, Cornflower and Jug
Iron Tree Seeds
Alchemical Landscape no 2
Acacia and Cornflower
Cornflower at Fields End
Cornflower Patch II
Three Gold Trees
Cream Rose and Cornflowers
Waggle Dance
Lone Rose
Prawle
Rose Bowl
Acacia, Cornflower and Jug
Iron Tree Seeds
Alchemical Landscape no 2
Acacia and Cornflower
Cornflower at Fields End

Biography

Russell Frampton, painter and musician, was born in 1961 in Hampshire. He was educated at Portsmouth and at Exeter Art Colleges (BA), later taking his MA in fine Art at the University of Plymouth and is now living in Devon. He has exhibited widely in the South West and London, including the major London Art Fairs, Dublin Art Fair and have work in private collections in Europe, Japan and the USA. 


Artist Statement

My landscape-based abstract paintings are concerned with layering and texture to produce almost archaeological substrata appearing quarried from the raw materials of the landscape itself. I use collage and small obsessively detailed areas of drawing to build up surfaces that have both formal compositional elements and take advantage of chance occurrences in the painterly process. 


 


My time as a painter is split between a studio in mid Devon and a workspace in West Brittany, both elemental areas that provide the basis for many of my works, as well as trips to Scotland. My mother is Scottish, hailing from Ayr originally and my maternal line is Gaelic speakers from the Highlands. I am deeply interested in the light and colour that reside in the wild places, from the sea cliffs of West Brittany to the Moorlands of Devon and Highlands of Scotland. I attempt to synthesise the many elements of a place into a final work building complex surfaces using layering techniques, retaining both detail and clarity, and creating a charged union of the formal and textural aspects. The division of the painted space using a ‘horizon’ is a strong theme in the work, depicting both an actual line of disappearance and acting as a metaphor for the balance that resides in the natural world.   


 


I have also been working with the depiction of interior spaces searching for the sublime in the mundane through arrangement and colour, infusing the paintings with light to allow areas of colour to spark against the brightness of large areas of white.