Image of Philomena Harmsworth Title in Mistral Font

I have to be deconstructed for the birds to soar out of me.

Portrait Photo of Philomena Harmsworth in front of a painting

There is a glittering menace running through the newest collection of art ‘My Death Star’, the menace is a shadow that darkens my doorways lurking by the bed at night and sitting by my feet under the studio table. This ceremonial exhibition of oil paintings and ceramics is peppered with artwork that imposes on the viewer by entering a space beyond the imaginings of the surface of the canvas- they stick out at you. I am reworking paintings by crossing boundaries the art is made of; as a painter of 25 years the pieces are becoming 3D portraits reworked with shed, cut mirror, burnt sticks and torn canvas. Read more..

 

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My Death Star

I have to be deconstructed for the birds to soar out of me. There is a glittering menace running through the newest collection of art ‘My Death Star’, the menace is a shadow that darkens my doorways lurking by the bed at night and sitting by my feet under the studio...

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“So Far…”

“So Far...” is a piece of artwork in the guise of a book. There needed to be a book, everything that had happened in my life to date culminated in that understanding. My publisher father would pull stories from thin air at night, my art teacher taught us about...

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Dancing Vessels

Philomena’s Uckfield art studio is open again for one weekend only this December. With her new 3D vision, the art work is currently racing through the territory of ‘women as vessels’ - female figurines made up of traditionally thrown, domestic ware. But this time,...

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