Artist Profile - Beth Richardson

Glow
Swirl
Rise
Colour
Soaking
Scent
Worn
Rest
Dream
Witness
Silver
Load (G152357)
Rolled
Scrub
Cape
Find
Covered
Folded
Space
Blew
Fly
Play
Bow
Settle
Spin
Cover
Leap
Sky
Ride
Sweet
Golden
Gift
Dark Moon
Tease
Top
Green
Tow
Sunny
Delight
Load
Pave
Lining
Float
Near
Skirt
Winged
Magenta
Change
Fresh

Glow

Medium: Acrylic on Canvas

Measurements: 30 x 30cm framed

Year: 2022

Price: £660 Plus Delivery

Swirl

Medium: Acrylic on Canvas

Measurements: 30 x 30cm framed

Year: 2022

Price: £660

Rise

Medium: Acrylic on Canvas

Measurements: 125 x125 cm

Year: 2022

Price: £3600 Plus Delivery

Colour

Medium: Acrylic on Canvas

Measurements: 126 x 126cm Framed

Year: 2018

Price: £3600 Plus Delivery

Soaking

Medium: Acrylic on Canvas

Measurements: 127 x 127cm Framed

Price: £3600 Plus Delivery

Scent

Medium: Acrylic on Canvas

Measurements: 128 x 128cm Framed

Year: 2013

Price: £3600 Plus Delivery

Worn

Medium: Acrylic on Canvas

Measurements: 85 x 85cm Framed

Year: 2015

Price: £1500 Plus Delivery

Rest

Medium: Acrylic on Canvas

Measurements: 58 x 58cm

Price: £850 Plus Delivery

Dream

Medium: 125 x 125cm

Measurements: Acrylic on Canvas

Year: 2022

Price: £3600 Plus Delivery

Witness

Medium: Acrylic on Canvas

Measurements: 125 x 125cm framed

Year: 2020

Price: £3600 Plus Delivery

Silver

Medium: Acrylic on Canvas

Measurements: 128 x 128cm Framed

Price: £3600 Plus Delivery

Load (G152357)

Medium: Acrylic on Canvas

Measurements: 100 x 100cm Unframed

Year: 2019

Price: Sold

Rolled

Medium: acrylic on canvas

Measurements: 105 x 105 cm framed

Year: 2019

Price: SOLD please ask about alternatives

Scrub

Medium: Acrylic on Canvas

Measurements: 128 x 128cm Framed

Price: £3600 Plus Delivery

Cape

Medium: Acrylic on Canvas

Measurements: 30 x 30cm framed

Year: 2022

Price: £660 Plus Delivery

Find

Medium: Acrylic on Canvas

Measurements: 155 x 155cm Framed

Price: £5000 Plus Delivery

Covered

Medium: Acrylic on Canvas

Measurements: 128 x 128cm Framed

Price: £3600 Plus Delivery

Folded

Medium: Acrylic on Canvas

Measurements: 105 x 105cm framed

Year: 2019

Price: £2500 Plus Delivery

Space

Medium: Acrylic on Canvas

Measurements: 127 x 127cm Framed

Price: Sold

Blew

Medium: Acrylic on Canvas

Measurements: 56 x 56cm Framed

Year: 2010

Price: £850 Plus Delivery

Fly

Medium: Acrylic on Canvas

Measurements: 54 x 54cm Framed

Price: £850 Plus Delivery

Play

Medium: Acrylic on Canvas

Measurements: 128 x 128cm Framed

Price: £3600 Plus Delivery

Bow

Medium: Acrylic on Canvas

Measurements: 125 x 125cm framed

Year: 2020

Price: £3600 Plus Delivery

Settle

Medium: Acrylic on Canvas

Measurements: 150 x 150cm framed

Year: 2020

Price: £5000 Plus Delivery

Spin

Medium: Acrylic on Canvas

Measurements: 150 x 150cm framed

Year: 2020

Price: £5000 Plus Delivery

Cover

Medium: Acrylic on Canvas

Measurements: 80 x 80cm Unframed

Year: 2019

Price: £1500 Plus Delivery

Leap

Medium: Acrylic on Canvas

Measurements: 30 x 30cm framed

Year: 2022

Price: £660 Plus Delivery

Sky

Medium: Acrylic on Canvas

Measurements: 126 x 126cm Framed

Year: 2018

Price: £3600 Plus Delivery

Ride

Medium: acrylic on canvas

Measurements: 145 x 145 cm unframed

Year: 2020

Price: £5000 plus delivery

Sweet

Medium: Acrylic on Canvas

Measurements: 105 x 105cm Framed

Price: £2500 Plus Delivery

Golden

Medium: Acrylic on Canvas

Measurements: 128 x 128cm Framed

Price: £3600 Plus Delivery

Gift

Medium: Acrylic on Canvas

Measurements: 80 x 80cm Unframed

Year: 2019

Price: £1500 Plus Delivery

Dark Moon

Medium: Acrylic on Canvas

Measurements: 80 x 80cm

Price: £1500 Plus Delivery

Tease

Medium: Acrylic on Canvas

Measurements: 56 x 46cm Framed

Year: 2010

Price: £850 Plus Delivery

Top

Medium: Acrylic on Canvas

Measurements: 105 x 105cm framed

Year: 2021

Price: £2500 Plus Delivery

Green

Medium: Acrylic on canvas

Measurements: 54 x 54cm framed

Year: 2018

Price: £850 Plus Delivery

Tow

Medium: Acrylic on Canvas

Measurements: 105 x 105cm Framed

Year: 2015

Price: £2500 Plus Delivery

Sunny

Medium: Acrylic on Canvas

Measurements: 128 x 128cm Framed

Year: 2013

Price: £3600 Plus Delivery

Delight

Medium: Acrylic on Canvas

Measurements: 80 x 80cm Unframed

Year: 2019

Price: £1500 Plus Delivery

Load

Medium: Acrylic on Canvas

Measurements: 128 x 128cm Framed

Price: £3600 Plus Delivery

Pave

Medium: Acrylic on Canvas

Measurements: 125 x125 cm

Year: 2022

Price: £3600 Plus Delivery

Lining

Medium: Acrylic on Canvas

Measurements: 105 x 105cm framed

Year: 2021

Price: £2500 Plus Delivery

Float

Medium: Acrylic on Canvas

Measurements: 125 x 125cm framed

Year: 2020

Price: £3600 Plus Delivery

Near

Medium: Acrylic on Canvas

Measurements: 127 x 127cm

Year: 2013

Price: £3600 Plus Delivery

Skirt

Medium: Acrylic on Canvas

Measurements: 54 x 54cm Framed

Price: Sold

Winged

Medium: Acrylic on Canvas

Measurements: 30 x 30cm framed

Year: 2022

Price: £660

Magenta

Medium: Acrylic on Canvas

Measurements: 85 x 85cm Framed

Price: £1500 Plus Delivery

Change

Medium: Acrylic on Canvas

Measurements: 105 x 105

Year: 2021

Price: £2500 Plus Delivery

Fresh

Medium: Acrylic on Canvas

Measurements: 105 x 105cm framed

Year: 2021

Price: SOLD Please ask about commissions or alternatives

Glow

Medium: Acrylic on Canvas

Measurements: 30 x 30cm framed

Year: 2022

Price: £660 Plus Delivery

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About Beth Richardson
Artist Statement

Glow
Swirl
Rise
Colour
Soaking
Scent
Worn
Rest
Dream
Witness
Silver
Load (G152357)
Rolled
Scrub
Cape
Find
Covered
Folded
Space
Blew
Fly
Play
Bow
Settle
Spin
Cover
Leap
Sky
Ride
Sweet
Golden
Gift
Dark Moon
Tease
Top
Green
Tow
Sunny
Delight
Load
Pave
Lining
Float
Near
Skirt
Winged
Magenta
Change
Fresh
Glow
Swirl
Rise
Colour
Soaking
Scent
Worn
Rest
Dream
Witness
Silver
Load (G152357)
Rolled
Scrub
Cape
Find
Covered
Folded
Space
Blew
Fly
Play
Bow
Settle
Spin
Cover
Leap
Sky
Ride
Sweet
Golden
Gift
Dark Moon
Tease
Top
Green
Tow
Sunny
Delight
Load
Pave
Lining
Float
Near
Skirt
Winged
Magenta
Change
Fresh

Biography

Beth Richardson graduated, with a First, from the University of Gloucestershire with BA (Hons) in Fine Art in 2008.  Since then she has been a practising artist, working for much of that time in Portugal. She has returned to the UK to live this summer and is currently building both a new home and studio in Cornwall. Beth has been represented by The Greenstage since she finished her degree. Her work is in collections all over the world and she is regularly exhibited in the UK, Europe, Asia and the USA.  

Beth is best known for her large, colourful canvases depicting ordinary objects in largely empty spaces. Her work incorporates paintings and sculptures made in response to the nature and physicality of distinctive, found everyday objects that have ceased to function in their normal way.  She is particularly drawn to objects which have a strong visual history and human connotations; chairs, jugs and baths.

Her paintings explore these object's strangely human characteristics, both alone and in relation to each other with the use of ambiguous compositions and skewed perspectives.

Beth's preferred medium is acrylic on canvas. She creates large fields of flat/solid complimentary colours by building up layers of paint, often painting subject matter out until she is happy with the composition.

She cites Giorgio Morandi, Craig Aitchison, Mark Rothko, Barnett Newman and Rachel Whiteread among her artistic influences. It is possible to see where she has drawn inspiration from these artists, but the development in her work is mainly autobiographical, reflecting events in her life.


Artist Statement

 “Domestic interiors also become the subject of paintings in which I create psychological spaces and explore the strangely human characteristics the objects reveal both alone and in relation to each other.”
 
 
“I am interested in the area of transitional space between the 2-D, conventional use of painting and the move beyond the floor into amore inclusive, installation space.  Given the liberty to work on several pieces at once I assemble and alter familiar objects to generate new meanings and readings.  The space and nature of the work creates an installation environment, where the individual pieces and even the clutter on the floor can contribute to a whole piece.  This organic development of an environment continues to challenge my pre-conceived boundaries of what I believe constitutes a painting.”