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Much of Faye Dobinsons’ work investigates the notion of place and the spaces we inhabit. This preoccupation has taken her to Mongolia and Tibet, where she exhibited, and other countries with topographies dramatically different to the London where Faye lived and worked. Ultimately she was drawn to a wilder space and settled in West Cornwall, while studying at Falmouth University.
The resulting works were densely layered with marks evolved from direct observation in the landscape and the lexicon of symbols to be found on maps. The built up surfaces hold a sense of accrued time, reflected in the working and re-working that reveal the varying strata of line, colour and volume of paint that have gone before.