An interview with our artist Frances Bildner

Our artist Frances Bildner lives in Bristol, UK, talks about their latest work.

Please describe your artwork style
My style is expressionist.

What’s your background?
I have been painting for many years. When I was 13 years old Sir Charles Wheeler wanted to buy my painting which had been entered into an art competition. I won first prize!

How long have you been an artist?
Since I was eighteen

Who or what are your biggest influences?
The abstract expressionists and the German expressionists

How have you developed your career?
Through exhibitions online and regular galleries and through private collectors and corporate investors

Where do you create your work?
In my studio

What do you feel is the role of the artist in society?
To change and educate.

What techniques / mediums do you use?
Acrylic/canvas

Which is more important to you, the subject of your painting, or the way it is executed?
The process.

What project are you working on now?
A large Abstract

Any current or up-coming exhibitions?
A large hotel commission is in the pipeline!

Where do you find your ideas for your work?
In my imagination

How do you feel when you are letting your emotions loose on the canvas?
Great!

Is there an artwork you are most proud of? Why?
An Abstract which shows off my strengths as a colourist.

How do you know when a work is finished?
My eye tells me.

See more of Frances’ work at: www.francesbildner.com, www.expressiveartsltd.com

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