Rick Sanderson is a professional artist working near Sancreed, in the far west of Cornwall, for whom painting is "a celebration of life and all its layers, rhythms and relationships".
His Facebook page provides an additional way for people to engage with Rick about his paintings.
Rick comes from a background in humanistic psychology with an eclectic interest in mythology and Eastern philosophical ideas. Whilst continuing to paint, he is a trained therapist in the field of Gestalt Psychology rjsgestalt.co.uk.
Drawing trips to S.E.Asia and India in the late nineties, during which he made over 500 sketches, had a strong bearing on a body of work ranging from smaller pastels to large oils.
'Racing Horses Between The Lines' is an ongoing series begun in 2006 with impetus from drawings at race meetings in the West Country.
An important focus for painting in recent years has been frequent visits to Cornwall and the development of painting through Gestalt influence. This led to a 2010 solo exhibition in Cornwall, Travellers Tales.
Rick's work reflects his immersion in a breadth of experience of place and subject and response to the moment upon moment impact of events - 'I happen upon something and something happens upon me'. This evolution layers experience and memory in the retelling, in the music of paintings emerging out of the whole of the journey.
All paintings are shown with studio prices and are available direct from the artist. Many paintings are also now available as limited edition prints. Please telephone or email if you would like to view paintings at the house and studio outside of any exhibition periods or to order prints. More details on the 'Limited Edition Prints' and the 'contact' pages.