Cara Brophy


Within my paintings the language of Geometric Abstraction emerges from my everyday encounter with Architectural Design. Using planes of vibrant colour I respond to various shapes and patterns that I see in structures to form abstract compositions. Horizontal and vertical lines collide with geometric shapes as they merge and diverge on the canvas bringing an element of tension within the layers of paint and pencil. Observed forms join utopian visions and simultaneously coexist in a real and imagined space.

Cara is a graduate of Crawford College of Art and Design, BA, Hons Fine Art (2018) and Edinburgh College, HND Photography (2005). Over the past number of years her work has been included in exhibitions at Lennox Contemporary in Toronto, Marchmont Gallery in Edinburgh, Tom Blau Gallery in London, National Botanic Gardens in Dublin and Lavit Gallery in Cork. Two of her paintings are in the collection at CIT, Cork. Cara works from her studio in West Cork.

Membership: Backwater Artists Network
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