Biography

Education –

1989-92 – Napier University, Edinburgh – B.A Photography (Distinction).

2013- 14 – Duncan of Jordanstone College of Art and Design, Dundee – MFA Art, Society and Publics.

As an artist my practice is rooted in landscape. I walk, draw, paint, write and film my encounters through the urban environment and the rural. I grew up in the West country, a place of beauty, boredom and economic division. The most exciting thing for us as teenagers was the local disco on a Friday night and waiting for the Top 40 on a Sunday tea-time, trying to tape it on our mono tape recorders. This lack of adventure led to walking, away from home. There were particular routes I would take often, places I got to know in detail. It was a kind of ‘mapping’ , charting the unknown parts of my surrounding landscape. To this day it is something I do on arrival in a new place, except now I make things that articulate what I find as artefact, as document as re-imagined memory of place. The teenage girl is still there, I can’t quite seem to shake her off, but its comforting to know I am still as curious and awkward and persistent.

In 2018 I have been walking and drawing in a wood in Fife and am now to be found on a farm, walking the fields and drawing the far wide views across the Forth.

Dominique 20th Feb 2018 Picture by Gary Doak Photography

 

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13 Replies to “Biography”

  1. Hi Dominique
    It’s Audrey Stenson, Andrew’s wife. We are still on holiday and Andrew has managed to break his phone. It was to say we will be on Pittenweem this coming Monday (26th) , visiting the Dory Bistro for my mum’s birthday treat. If it is convenient for yourself we could pop in and pick up the Farm paintings. We are booked in for 6.00pm so could drop in before or after. No problems if it’s not convenient . Best regards Audrey

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