Shrouded Perceptions – New Print from Tom French

This is the first print taken from a new series of oil paintings by Tom French

Its screen printed onto Somerset 300gsm White Satin (100% cotton rag, acid free with four deckle edges), measuring 29cm x 41cm, and can be found at Zero Cool Gallery from December 14th

Tom French

Born in 1982, Tom French grew up in Newcastle Upon Tyne, North East England. Tom began his studies at the Newcastle School of Art and Design and went on to graduate from the Sheffield Institute of Art and Design achieving a first class BA Honors in 2005. His works are predominantly figurative. He carefully combines detailed photorealism with strong elements of abstraction and surrealism, focusing on the reflection of the conscious and subconscious mind. French’s work often treads the fine line between the beautiful and unsettling, combining technically tight, classical charcoal drawings with carefree, loose and ostensibly unfinished abstract forms. By fusing the technical with lively abstraction French brings life and movement to his compositions. His work seamlessly merges the use of academic tradition with contemporary urban realism. Tom has been featured in Arrested Motion, Beautiful Decay and Artist of the Day to name a few.

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