FrancesGoldstein

Frances Goldstein artist | designer | painter

London, England 27 Sales On Etsy since 2015

FrancesGoldstein

Frances Goldstein artist | designer | painter

London, England | 27 Sales

Frances Goldstein

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Frances Goldstein

Announcement    AW18 COLLECTION IS HERE!
Take a look at the 22 interesting, abstract designs in this collection.

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Last updated on 18 Sep, 2018

AW18 COLLECTION IS HERE!
Take a look at the 22 interesting, abstract designs in this collection.

About FrancesGoldstein

Sales 27
On Etsy since 2015

Exploring colour, texture, pattern through painting and design

Hello and welcome!

I grew up in a family environment where music, art, sports and politics were encouraged and celebrated. These combined influences informed my imagination then, and continue to do so now.

Since my early childhood, I've had an interest in making and creating. I was fortunate enough to go to a secondary school that had a very good arts and crafts department. This was fantastic for me because I had the opportunity to learn about textiles, painting, drawing, lino-cutting, silk-screen printing, metal and woodwork. I was in my element!

So, given the above, it seemed naturual for me to follow a creative path after completing my schooling. However, my aptitude for computers led to a career in Administration and IT... and so, I immersed myself in the technical world for many years, and my art took a 'back seat'. Although, I did practice my art from time to time as a hobby.

i decided to pursue my art interests following redundancy, and so here I am. I launched my website in September 2014. Since then I've had one exhibition and sold several paintings. As well as painting, which is my primary practice, I create designs for reproduction on gift tags and greeting cards. Every year I make a collection of Christmas cards and Christmas gift tags. I produce and print these myself.

It may seem obvious, as a painter, to focus on colour, texture and pattern, and other elements of art; and it is up to a point. It's more about 'how' the colours are used in conjunction with various tools or equipment to create marks. For instance, to use copious amounts of paint and other materials that will produce wonderful textures. As an abstract artist, these elements are important to me. There is a skill and technique involved as to how to use these elements to make good quality artworks.

When I choose a paint, I want to explore the colour, 'play' with it for a while. I want to see how I can manipulate the colour by using objects; objects that are meant for purpose and objects that are not meant for purpose. This is the beauty of painting. There is no fixed way of doing things. It's about finding out what can happen and having fun while doing that. Once I'm in the moment, something magical happens. I discover something else that I had not imagined and so I go with that. I'm taken on a journey of tangents. Unknown. Delightful.

So, painting, for me, is an intensely exquisite process. It’s about having fun, to play and to experiment. I want to see what will happen if I try something that I haven't tried before; to approach the work using different techniques. What will happen if I try this or try that? If I make a mistake or an accident happens, I will embrace it. This is because there’s a good possibility that something wonderful or interesting may happen. Something that couldn’t be formed from a direct plan or idea. The artistic freedom to explore those possibilities is joyous!

Frances Goldstein
artist | designer | painter
http://www.francesgoldstein.com/

Thank you!

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    September 2014, launched website www.francesgoldstein.com

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Last updated on 24 May, 2018
I'm Frances Goldstein, an artist based in London. I explore colour, texture, pattern through painting and design.

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Access. You may have the right to access and receive a copy of the personal information I hold about you by contacting me using the contact information below.
Change, restrict, delete. You may also have rights to change, restrict my use of, or delete your personal information. Absent exceptional circumstances (like where I am required to store data for legal reasons) I will generally delete your personal information upon request.
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Complain. If you reside in the EU and wish to raise a concern about my use of your information (and without prejudice to any other rights you may have), you have the right to do so with your local data protection authority.

How to Contact Me

For purposes of EU data protection law, I, Frances Goldstein, am the data controller of your personal information. If you have any questions or concerns, you may contact me at frances.go.art [!at] gmail.com.