Artist Alison Thomas

In the Night Garden

Alison Thomas

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Media Oil
Type Figure/Life
Price £725.00 / $965.12
Size 39 x 47 cm
Ref 20325

The Performer

Alison Thomas

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Media Oil
Type Figure/Life
Price £950.00 / $1264.64
Size 56 x 56 cm
Ref 23335

Young Man

Alison Thomas

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Media Oil
Type Figure/Life
Price £725.00 / $965.12
Size 40 x 47 cm
Ref 22609

Geppetto

Alison Thomas

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Media Oil
Type Figure/Life
Price £725.00 / $965.12
Size 40 x 47 cm
Ref 22606

Juliet

Alison Thomas

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Media Oil on board
Type Figure/Life
Price £725.00 / $965.12
Size 38 x 42 cm
Ref 22608

Dreamtime

Alison Thomas

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Media Oil on board
Type Figure/Life
Price £725.00 / $965.12
Size 38 x 44 cm
Ref 22607

Education

1992-96 Duncan of Jordanstone College of Art, BDes (Hons)

Exhibitions

RGI Annual Exhibition 2010
Harbour Arts Centre, Irvine 2010 (Solo Show)
Resipole Gallery, Argylle 2010
Blairmore Gallery, Dunoon 2010 (Two person show)
North Ayrshire Annual Open Arts Exhibition 2010
Merchant Gate Gallery, Glasgow 2010
Loch Green House Charity Event, Troon 2010
RGI Annual Exhibition 2009
Blairmore Gallery, Dunoon 2009
Harbour Arts Centre, Irvine 2009 (Two person show)
The Gallery, Stewarton 2009
The Gallery, Troon 2009
Resipole Gallery, Argylle 2009
North Ayrshire Open Arts Exhibition 2009
Glasgow Art Fair 2008
Cambridge Art Fair 2008
Art Exposure Gallery, Glasgow 2007
Malcolm Sargeant House Charity Event, Prestwick 2007
Harbour Arts Centre, Irvine 2004 (Solo show)

Artist’s Statement

I am attracted to the bright colours, patterns and characters associated with the circus. They recall magical memories I have of visiting the circus as a child and my excitement when the circus came to town. I particularly loved seeing the horses - beautiful animals which have always appeared in my artwork.

However, I am also interested in looking past the very flamboyant and glamorous surface and connecting with a deeper meaning. The performers represent to me people of today’s hectic society, constantly rushing around, juggling various jobs and going round and round in circles, but also sometimes just enjoying life. The horses symbolize hard work and independence, the elephants endurance and strength.

I paint in acrylic and often include various textures and materials.