Oil on canvas
Born in Norway, Kristin Vestgard studied a BA in Fine Art at Falmouth College of Art in 1997. Three years later her studies culminated in a sell-out degree show. Although she continued to live in Cornwall for a another ten years, her paintings are becoming increasingly sought after by galleries in both London and the West Country. One instantly senses the indefinably Nordic quality of her work. Like the silence of snowflakes settling on fir trees, or the ephemeral appearance of the aurora borealis, her paintings whisper to us magic, dreams and times spent in playful contemplation. Her figures, for she is essentially a figurative painter, seem somehow to be part of a narrative that is never ...
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