Mairi Clark is a professional artist with many years experience in fine art. Her work is in many private collections in the UK and worldwide. She has always been greatly influenced by the great artists including Van Gogh, Turner and Joan Eardley.
Working primarily in oils in a semi-abstract form, she is inspired by Scottish sea and landscapes with their varying colours, atmospheric conditions and the interplay between the two. Mairi's childhood memories of salmon fishing holidays in the North West Highlands and on the North East Coast of Scotland have enabled her to appreciate these scenes from an early age.
Mairi lives and works on the East Coast of Fife and her artwork has a highly individual style, using bold colours, textures and washes. Chiefly painting in oils for their rich, deep and subtle qualities, she says “...............it is a very versatile medium, so many effects can be created by using it. I enjoy using different layers, then scraping back into the paint to produce dramatic results.”
Most recently she has been working on ideas taken from travels to Venice and Tuscany and enjoys taking photographs for future reference. Although Mairi mainly works from memory she likes to have photographs around her studio - “I like to capture the mood and feel of a place that viewers can identify with.”
Private visits to Mairi Clark's studio can be arranged by telephoning or emailing to make an appointment.