Welcome to EverybodyWiki ! Nuvola apps kgpg.png Sign in or create an account to improve, watchlist or create an article like a company page or a bio (yours ?)...

Yvonne Coomber

From EverybodyWiki Bios & Wiki
Jump to navigation Jump to search

Yvonne Coomber
BornAugust 1964 (age 55)[1]
Alma materBrighton University
WebsiteOfficial Website

Yvonne Coomber is a British artist[3] who works en plein air and is best known for her depictions of the English countryside.[4] Many of her paintings are inspired by the Devon landscape,[5] with particular focusses on the natural world and colour.

Early life[edit | edit source]

Coomber was raised on a farm and spent a part of her youth in Ireland. She spent time living and working in the Middle East, Australia, Africa, the United States and Europe.[6] She also studied philosophy and literature at Brighton University.[7]

Career[edit | edit source]

Coomber's work is created en plein air, often using using mixed media - such as glitter, gold leaf, pigments and paint[8][self-published source?] - to depict subjects like wild hedgerows, tangled meadows, open moorlands and dense forests.[9] She uses paintbrushes, sponges, rags, palette knives and her fingers.[citation needed] Her influences include impressionism, abstract expressionism and colour field painting.

It has also been displayed at Brownston Gallery in Modbury,[10] Azure Gallery in Sidmouth,[11][third-party source needed] Imagianation in St. Ives,[12][third-party source needed] Paragon Gallery in Exeter,[13] the Edgar Modern Gallery in Bath,[14][third-party source needed] Store Street Gallery in London and at Dart Gallery in Dartmouth.[15][third-party source needed]

Coomber's first solo exhibition took place at isendyouthis Gallery, Ashburton, in 2004.[16][third-party source needed] In 2014, Coomber had a solo show at Brighton's Art5 Gallery.[17] In April of the same year, Yvonne Coomber Art was incorporated.[18][non-primary source needed] She returned to Art5 Gallery in March 2016 for an exhibition called "Paradise".[19]/ She has also exhibited at the Country Living Christmas Fair.[20][non-primary source needed]

In 2016, Coomber appeared on the BBC's Countryfile in an episode about British meadows.[21] She also launched a collection of fine art cushions at Birmingham NEC's Spring Fair.[22]

Personal life[edit | edit source]

Her gallery and studio are based in Totnes, Devon,[citation needed] where she lives[23].

References[edit | edit source]

  1. "YVONNE COOMBER LIMITED - Officers (free information from Companies House)". beta.companieshouse.gov.uk. Retrieved 3 January 2017.
  2. "Ytene Gallery | Contemporary British Art". www.ytenegallery.co.uk. Retrieved 3 January 2017.
  3. Preston-Ellis, Rom. "South Devon beauty spot to appear on BBC show Countryfile". Torquay Herald. Retrieved 2 January 2017.
  4. Clemence, Ruth. "Devon artist makes television debut". Devon Life. Retrieved 2 January 2017.
  5. "Devon artist Yvonne Coomber on combining colour, nature and life experiences in her work". Somerset Live. 9 August 2014. Retrieved 5 January 2017.
  6. "All work: Yvonne Coomber". Fizz Gallery. Retrieved 2 January 2017.
  7. "Yvonne Coomber: Abstract flower paintings". Art5 Gallery. Retrieved 2 January 2017.
  8. "Yvonne Coomber | Create Cornwall". www.createcornwall.com. Retrieved 2 January 2017.
  9. Clemence, Ruth. "Devon artist makes television debut". Devon Life. Retrieved 2 January 2017.
  10. "Best of the West: South Hams art galleries". Western Morning News. Retrieved 2 January 2017.
  11. "Framed Prints". Azure Sidmouth. Retrieved 2 January 2017.
  12. "Yvonne Coomber". Imagianation. Retrieved 2 January 2017.
  13. "Exeter Living". Exeter Living. Retrieved 2 January 2017.
  14. "Art Gallery | Edgar Modern | Bath". www.edgarmodern.com. Retrieved 5 January 2017.
  15. "Yvonne Coomber". Dart Gallery. Retrieved 2 January 2017.
  16. "Previous Artist Events that Featured Yvonne Coomber". www.yvonnecoomber.com. Retrieved 10 January 2017.
  17. "Yvonne Coomber's show at Art5 Gallery -". The Latest. 4 March 2014. Retrieved 2 January 2017.
  18. "YVONNE COOMBER LIMITED - Officers (free information from Companies House)". beta.companieshouse.gov.uk. Retrieved 3 January 2017.
  19. "Paradise: Yvonne Coomber Solo Show". insideSUSSEX. Retrieved 2 January 2017.
  20. "Yvonne Coomber Art - Countrylivingfair xmas". Countrylivingfair xmas. Retrieved 2 January 2017.
  21. "BBC One - Countryfile". BBC. Retrieved 2 January 2017.
  22. "Bring the Wild into Your Home - Cornwall Home & Lifestyle Show". Cornwall Home & Lifestyle Show. 7 March 2016. Retrieved 2 January 2017.
  23. "Yvonne Coomber". Sky Bristol. Retrieved 2 January 2017.

External links[edit | edit source]

This article "Yvonne Coomber" is from Wikipedia. The list of its authors can be seen in its historical and/or the page Edithistory:Yvonne Coomber. Articles copied from Draft Namespace on Wikipedia could be seen on the Draft Namespace of Wikipedia and not main one.

Cannot find HTML file FacebookLikeButton.html

Compte Twitter EverybodyWiki Follow us on https://twitter.com/EverybodyWiki !