Sean Hewitt’s paintings, abstract acrylics on canvas, exude zest and vivacity. Bright colours mesh, merge and move, as if in a dance or somehow to represent the sounds of music. They’re immediately compelling, the antidote to the greyest of days, and yet as much as they’re bold and confident, they possess a subtlety, something hard to define, but which again reminds me of music – of, say, a minor chord played softly in a jazz ballad.
“Absolutely,” says Hewitt. “I couldn’t be without music. It informs my work and influences everything I do. When I’m listening to music I get completely absorbed and disappear into it. Sometimes Hilary will be talking to me but if I’m in that kind of state, I won’t even hear her.”
Alex Wade. Arts Editor. Cornwall Today.
Sean is a an Academician with the South West Academy of Fine and Applied Arts , a member with St Ives, Plymouth and Penwith Society of Artists. He is an an Award Winner with the internationally acclaimed East West Group and exhibits widely in the South West of England and London. His work is in collections in Spain, The Netherlands, The Republic of Ireland, Wales and the USA.
He lives and works in South East Cornwall.
Sean lead a drawing workshop at LMF2017 and designed our limited edition t-shirts.