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Helen Callaghan - 18 Aug 2019


The work gives an impression of the environment, and is intended to provoke contemplation and an emotional response.

Come and join Julie around the Campfire. She will be giving a talk about her work, her inspirations and her experimental arts practice that she has been developing over the last few years.

She will be showing how she uses the patination and heating of metal sheets (typically brass, copper, aluminium and stainless steel) as a foundation for her mixed media sky and landscape paintings. Playing with metal chemistry using acids, alkalis, fire and natural weathering brings out the luminance and radiance of her skyscapes. These experimental techniques can have unpredictable results and inspire the further development of her skies by adding and scraping away pastels and spray paints.

The resulting images are not intended to be exact records, like a photograph. Her work gives an impression of the environment and is intended to provoke contemplation and an emotional response by the observer. She will demonstrate the use of fire on metal at an actual campfire if weather permits.


Come and see Julie playing with fire and art at Campout 2019: 
WHEN: Thursday 29th August at 210 
WHERE: Campfire

Tickets can be purchased via Eventbrite 



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