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Louise M S Morgan

Louise M S Morgan

Coventry University (Masters Degree in Fine Art )

My work was once described as like “jazz” by a lecturer at university ... a seemingly unconnected, random series of images when viewed singly but, when viewed as a whole, create a holistic body of work that inexplicably are recognisable as my work


I create what inspires and moves me in a way that best expresses the soul of my subject.. the essence

Whether it be in ink on paper in my tiny paintings (reminiscent of the photo slides my mother used when I was a child) or acrylic or oil paint on canvas, creating an indoor window to the outside world; the landscape is always at the heart of my work


Growing up on a farm, on the side of a hill, the views extended for miles; the constant changing of light and colour below ever-changing clouds in the sky

The horizon line: sky above, earth below

Whether it be a realistic representation of a landscape and skies or a conceptual painting distorted to abstraction, the earth and sky are always present in my work

I want people to be moved by my work, to become part of it

I hope my work speaks to people

For the viewer to have a conversation with it

To be reminded of a place, a memory, or even a feeling

I don’t like to explain my work

I don’t like to tell the viewers what they are looking at

I don’t want to tell you what you are seeing



I want to let you “see” and “feel”


Our brains store trillions of images

Everywhere you’ve been

Everything you’ve ever seen

And when we see something new our brains call upon all these stored memories and try to make sense of what it is in front of us based on our prior knowledge and experience

This is where the conversation starts and where you make connections so that the image in front of you starts to make sense

To become personal to you and mean something ... to become yours


As an artist I am constantly exploring the boundaries of what makes a landscape painting a landscape painting


As I work a painting starts to become: to develop into something, an image is revealed

Sometimes this happens as I make my first marks and I know it’s time to stop

Sometimes it can take months; layers upon layers; it just doesn’t seem to get there

And sometimes it appears as I clean my brushes on an empty canvas....

My painting’s are finished when I stop working on them


Art is subjective


The conversation starts here


50 × 50 × 3.8 cm
  • £500.00
61 × 51 × 3.8 cm
  • £550.00
61 × 61 × 3.8 cm
  • £600.00
70 × 70 × 3.5 cm
  • £800.00
61 × 61 × 3.8 cm
  • £600.00
40 × 40 × 3.8 cm
  • £400.00
120 × 100 × 3.8 cm
  • £1,500.00
50 × 50 × 3.8 cm
  • £500.00
40 × 40 × 3.8 cm
  • £400.00
77 × 50.5 × 3.8 cm
  • £750.00
100 × 100 × 3.8 cm
  • £1,000.00
56 × 46 × 3.8 cm
  • £450.00
50 × 50 × 3.8 cm
  • £500.00
61 × 61 × 3.8 cm
  • £650.00
50 × 50 × 3.8 cm
  • £500.00
50 × 50 × 3.8 cm
  • £500.00


   Renewal: Leamington Spa studio artists Group exhibition: 11th February to 4th March 2014  Repre Residency with Degree Art, Vyner Street London 29th july to 9th September 2013    Repre 2 Silwex Studios London 12-14 April 2013    Repre 1: St Martins-in-the-Fields, London 1 -13 May 2012  150 Group Exhibition: December 20th 2011 to January 6th 2012  The Lock Gallery Contemporary Christmas Exhibition: December 14th 2011  The Art Show: Holiday Inn Kenilworth: 25th November to 27th November 2011  October 2010 to September 2011 Watch this space Architects Space Exhibition  23rd september 2010 to 29th September 2010 MA Art Exhibition in the Basement of the Graham Sutherland Building Coventry University   2nd April 2010 to 13th June 2010: Coventry Open Herbert Art Gallery & Museum: Jordan Well Coventry  25th March 2010: Glass Box: Herbert Art Gallery :Coventry: Group Exhibition  Herbert Gallery Coventry: May 2009 Group exhibition   5th July - 20th July  2008: Warwickshire Arts Week, Mobs Wood Farm, Ansty, Coventry.  May 30th to June 6th 2008: 63°  Coventry University Degree Show, Graham Sutherland Building Coventry University.  February  to March 2008:  RBSA 'New Horizons' an exhibition of student work in Birmingham for a second year.  January 2008: 0.5 Degrees: Exhibition of third year student work in the Lanchester Gallery Coventry University Graham Sutherland Building  May 10th to May 24th 2007, Coventry Building Society Proposal Exhibition, Coventry Building Society, Head Office, Coventry  April 17th to 20th 2007: Something To Get Your Teeth Into, Concourse Art Gallery Graham Sutherland Building, Coventry University  February 24th to March 10th 2007: Jane Powell Art Studio, Kenilworth, 'Personal Viewpoint', a solo exhibition  February 26th to March 12th 2007: RBSA 'New Horizons' an exhibition of student work in Birmingham .  September 7th to 14th 2007 Student Group Exhibition at the 'Glass House' part of the Herbert Art Gallery Coventry.  2006: Jane Powell Group Exhibition: Portrait Open  2006: Jane Powell Group Exhibition:  Open

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