The Black Moon and the Lonely Boat
, 2014, oil on archival board, 18x18cm
Sue Munson's work can be viewed as minimal yet sculptural. Following the strictures of Modernism, planes are articulated precisely, edges defined sharply, colour differentiated subtly. Munson's layered application of paint allows her construction method to be read and understood as glimpses of colour are slowly exposed at the surface. The works are serene and contemplative, and for Munson, whilst they represent flight and freedom, they also speak of containment.
Munson has lived in both the USA and Canada, where she studied textiles before returning to the UK in 1993 to study contemporary and traditional embroidery methods at Guildford College. She has been included in the Royal Academy Summer Exhibition, and group shows at Orleans House Gallery, the Royal West of England Academy Open and the Cork Street Open, amongst many others. In 2012, Munson held a solo show at the Sunbury Millennium Gallery, Surrey.
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