John Creighton

These prints are made digitally, mainly on the ipad, using several apps, including art rage and procreate.
Sometimes I export the images to another computer for further work in other software before returning them to the ipad to continue. This process can get quite involved and allows me to build complex and rich layers and textures, working freely and intuitively.
The pieces are involved with exploring the process and structure of appearance which emerges when several pictorial elements interact, and are enriched by accident and impulse.I am interested in the poetry of relationships which this process brings about. A poetry which is by turn allusive, illusive and ambiguous.

Biography

1979BA Honours Degree in Fine Art (Painting)Manchester Polytechnic

1976Foundation Course in Art & Design Scarborough Technical College

1956Born in Scarborough, North Yorkshire

Selected Exhibitions

2018 Studio Eleven Hull. Exhibition of prints

2017 INPRINT 2017 Hull City of Culture Group show

2017 The Call of the Land. Ryedale Folk Museum Gallery

2017 NYOS open studios. Solo show

2017 According to McGee, May. York. Group exhibition

2017 According to McGee, January. York. Group exhibition

2017 Ferens Art Gallery Hull. Open (Year of culture)

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