The Souk 1 is an oil on canvas painting by Marie Boyle.
Marie was born in France 1966. She studied graphic design in Paris (E.S.A.M) and worked in advertising for a time before moving to Oxford. She took up painting under the tuition of Prue Pardue RA, and the St Ives School of Art. She also has a strong interest in photography and ceramics. She is a member of the Oxford Art Society and associate member of the Penwith Gallery in St Ives. "My inspiration comes from things observed, but I paint mostly from memory. I am interested in the evolving relationship between shapes, colours and texture. The subject vary, I enjoy playing with the compositional and material elements of a painting until they resolve themselves in ways that are difficult ...
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