Grafton Regional Gallery | Chris Hazell: Cynosure
Image: Chris Hazell, ‘Waiting’, 2016, courtesy of Grafton Regional Gallery and the artist.
In her exhibition titled Cynosure, Clarence Valley artist Chris Hazell explores a range of themes including social issues such as marriage equality, environmental concerns and animal cruelty. The elements included in her portraits hint at these themes each making use of ranging subject matter, colour and symbolism.
In addition to this Chris’s portraits also investigate pattern, colour and design. Each painting’s composition combines both three dimensional techniques that allude to depth and flat patterns that sit alongside the more detailed sections of the works.
Chris Hazell has been working as a full-time professional artist specializing in realist portraiture for the past ten years.
She has won several Awards including overall winner in the Southern Cross Arts and Crafts festival and overall winner in the Godfest Exhibition.
Chris has works hanging in private and public collections both in Australia and overseas and her works have been featured on the internet, television and newspapers both locally and state-wide.
Chris has also taught Drawing through the Grafton Community College, in addition to studio and commissioned works.
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