Fremantle Palm with Shadow, 2017
oil on board
40 x 50 cm
Neridah Stockley distils landscape into simple forms. Within her paintings we see a vernacular articulation of space and shape, creating a recognisable short-hand that is both brief and resolved.
For Stockley, there is a persistent fascination with suburbia. Rooflines, hedges, pot-plants and chimneys; all forged with an apparent inelegance. But it is precisely this inelegance in which we find an enduring and satisfying complexity. Unlikely harmonies are found in both composition and colour.
Stockley has developed a…