Banteay Kdei

Mixed media on canvas, 40 x 28″ (100 x 70 x 3 cm) I worked on this from photos and memory of a visit to this temple in the Angkor Archaeological Park in Cambodia a couple of years ago (as part of a half-year of travelling adventure with my husband and children). The ruinous remains […]

Candle-Caught Braid and Anaglypta

Candle-Caught Braid and Anaglypta

Candle-Caught Braid and Anaglypta

16 x 20″ (40 × 50 × 3 cm) Mixed media on canvas. This was inspired by a variety of things – stately homes, draped textiles, embroidery, candlelight, the work of John Piper, ageing and fading… Random things that excited my magpie mind and came together in a fairly spontaneous abstract work. I was also […]

Saturday Afternoon, Best China and Dainties

Saturday Afternoon, Best China and Dainties

Saturday Afternoon, Best China and Dainties

24 x 24″ (61 × 61 × 4 cm) Original – Mixed media collage – acrylic, paper, textiles and found objects. Saturday Afternoon, Best China and Dainties is part of a series of mixed media collages exploring the abstract possibilities of household items. Inspired by a love of charity shops and thrift sales, vintage fashion […]

Nicki MacRae, Artist

The Way I Work

Nicki MacRae, Artist

It’s that time again, time to review the ~~ Artist Statement ~~, that most toe-curling of jobs – not least because its a rare person that enjoys writing about themselves, but also because you find yourself trying to condense years of work into just a few sentences, and because you really have to think about […]

Rust Patterns in Japan

Travelling around Japan I snapped lots of images of patterns in every day objects – this rust was on the side of an electrical / meter cabinet outside a building near Kyoto.

Decay 3

12 x 12″ (30.5 × 30.5 × 4 cm) Original Artwork – mixed media on canvas. Third in a series of abstracts which I created for a body of work named ‘Ruin’ . This work was exhibited at Eden Court, Inverness in September 2012. These works look at the many textures and unexpected colours found […]

Decay 1

8 x 20″ (21 x 51 x 4 cm) Original Painting – mixed media on canvas. Decay 1 is part of a series of abstracts created for ‘Ruin’ a body of work and an exhibition at Eden Court, Inverness in September 2012. These works explore the textures and unexpected colours found in peeling paint, aging […]

Decay 2

12 x 24″ (31 x 61 x 4 cm) Original Canvas – mixed media on canvas. Decay 2 is the 2nd painting in a series of abstracts created for ‘Ruin’ which is a body of work and exhibition at Eden Court in Inverness ( September 2012) These paintings explore the various textures and unexpected colours […]

Decay 5

18 x 24″ (46 × 61 × 4 cm) Original Canvas – mixed media on canvas. Decay 5 is the fifth in a series of abstracts paintings that I created for ‘Ruin’. This was a body of work and exhibition at the very lovley Eden Court in Inverness in September 2012. These abstracts explore the unexpected […]

Decay 4

20 x 20″ (51 × 51 × 4 cm) Original Painting – mixed media on canvas. Decay 4 is part a series of abstract paintings that I created for ‘Ruin’ which is a body of work and an exhibition at the lovely Eden Court in Inverness in Sept 2012. These abstract works explore the many […]