As a member of both The St Ives Society of Artists, the Plymouth Society of
Artists and also an Academician to the South West Academy of Fine and Applied
Arts, Sean Hewitt exhibits widely in the South West as well as regularly in
London galleries with The United Society of Artists.
His early childhood and formative years were spent in the Mediterranean and
Middle East and its easy to see the influence of hot yellows and azure iridescent
blues splashed into his work.
Colour is everything. Sensuous, sweeping shapes are punctuated with
energetic vibrant colours that dominate the moods and emotions in my
paintings. I try to match those early childhood adventures with colour with
the emotional and physical elements around me.
Its hard not to notice the massive litter of hundreds of Cd cases around the studio
amongst tubes of paint and brushes and the constant stream of music playing
in the studio and that the titles of work that foster well chosen lyrics of lines from
Music too plays an integral and essential part of my life and I can't live
without it - something is always playing in the background when I am
working and naturally that affects the outcome. Essentially my work is an
emotional response to the people and places I love. I guess the music is
just a hook to hang it on."
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