10th-17th of March at De Koffie Pot, Bridge Street, Hereford HR4 9DG
Ria often focuses on certain facial features in her paintings, including the mouth. ‘
Artist and Musician Ria Parfitt has created a self-exploratory collection called‘February – 28 Paintings in 28 Days’ A challenge she set upon herself to create and complete paintings in an allocated time frame that wasn’t very generous. She successfully completed her daily tasks which then transformed into a deeper, more profound journey of self reflection as to how she approached her work gaining an enlightened understanding that she was more confidant than she had perceived herself to be.
Her work has roots in surrealism but not in the classic sense, she embraces Magic Realism, but I also notice Pop Art influences. I think of Ria’s art and music with her band Mexicolaas one of those summer fairs full of bright lights, lovers…
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