Oils and Fresh Air: Ruth Corbett and Daniel Roy Sharples at Torrance Gallery Edinburgh

Daniel Roy Sharples, 'Another Rainy Day, Antigua Street'
Daniel Roy Sharples, 'Another Rainy Day, Antigua Street'

Title:
Daniel Roy Sharples & Ruth Corbett

Times:
Tue - Sat 11:00 - 17:30, Sun 11:00 - 16:00

From: 16 Sep 2023

To: 8 Oct 2023

Venue:
Torrance Gallery
36 Dundas St
Edinburgh
Edinburgh & the Lothians
EH3 6JN

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At Torrance Gallery in Edinburgh, showing together for the first time are two artists working in oils, but approach the medium in very different ways.

Daniel Roy Sharples paints en plein air, working rapidly in situ on boards positioned on street corners and parks. His cityscapes and street scenes are so vivid you feel you are standing next to him, seeing everything as he does.

Ruth Corbett creates highly representative still life works, mostly floral studies. She also enjoys en plein air painting for her dream-like seascapes and landscapes, which she finishes back in her studio.

Ruth Corbett, 'Ginger Jar and Blue Tits' oil on panel (detail)
Ruth Corbett, ‘Ginger Jar and Blue Tits’ oil on panel (detail)

The Gallery supports the Own Art finance scheme, which makes purchasing artworks more affordable through payment by instalments. 

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