Statements

  • Statement 1 Recent paintings since 2003 are as much influenced by modes of abstraction as they are by weathering patterns in Italian city buildings. Solid areas of warm, earth (mid toned) colours are a contrast to earlier work inspired by scouring patterns in nature in the ‘Rock Series’ and aqueous transparent colours in the ‘Water Series’. Photography continues ...
  • Statement 2 Since graduating from the Royal College of Art and taking a second post graduate teaching certificate at Hornsey College of Art. Rhonda began her career in ‘Kinetics’ working in collaboration with architect husband David. Their sculptures ‘Rotating Tubes and Rods 1 and 2’ were exhibited in London, Nottingham, Cardiff, Brighton, Royal Glasgow Institute of ...
  • Statement 3 From the lingering presence of the past in Australia to the contemplative depths of the River Waveney in Norfolk, Rhonda Whitehead captures the essence of place. She comes originally from Australia and – re-visiting – was stunned by the land; rife with subtle alteration and elemental shock. She responded to the shift of light, the ...