Recent Work, a solo show by Stephen Snoddy at ArtistsWorkhouse.
Fri 11th November – Sunday 27th November 11.00am – 4.00pm (closed Mon & Tues)
Preview Evening Thursday 10th November 6.00pm – 8.00pm
Stephen Snoddy shares Matisse’s lifelong obsession with a visual conversation between inside and outside and often uses the window motif as a formal device to construct work.
Snoddy was born in Belfast, NI and currently lives in Manchester. He trained as a painter at Belfast College of Art where he graduated with an M.A. in Fine Art. He exhibited at the Royal Ulster Academy last autumn and has had a recent solo exhibition, ‘Looking Out’ at the Roberto Polo Gallery, Brussels and currently is showing Monotypes at Rabley Drawing Centre, Marlborough and he has a forthcoming solo exhibition at Southampton City Art Gallery in February, 2017.
His work is in the following collections: Art Care, NI; Craig Gardner & Co. Dublin; Department of the Environment, NI; Frank Cohen Collection; Hertfordshire Education Authority; Lisburn Borough Council; The Priseman – Seabrook Collection and Ulster Television, Belfast.
He is currently Director of The New Art Gallery Walsall.
Click HERE to read an abridged text from an essay ‘Looking Out’ by historian and critic Richard Cork, published in the catalogue for his recent show at the Roberto Polo Gallery, Brussels.
Richard Cork is a British art historian, editor, critic, broadcaster and exhibition curator. He has been an art critic for the Evening Standard, The Listener, The Times and the New Statesman as well as the editor for Studio International.
Image: Stephen Snoddy, ‘Untitled 104 (after Matisse)’, 2015, 32.6 x 46.6 cm, Mixed media on paper mounted on blockboard.