Susan Morland

Country: England

Title:  Winged Victory

Medium: Oil on canvas

Size: 198.1 x 152.4 cm

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Morland was born in Liverpool, England and she studied piano at The Royal Academy Of Music, London. Her painting life began much later in America when she attended model classes at the Art Students League, New York. In 1984, Morland moved to Herefordshire. In 1987, she traveled in India. In 1989, she traveled in Peru. From 1991 to '95, she was a member of the Executive Committee of the Women's Art Library, London. In 1992, she moved to Norwich, England. Her work alludes to biology, sex, gender and spirit through color, shape and movement. The female body is often present with nature. Music and Poetry influence Morland's work, which moves from the personal to the universal. She enjoys the scope of modern media, but feels that painting in oils is a necessity and passion.

Her selected solo exhibitions include: Touring exhibition, Hereford & Worcester Libraries, 1993; Video launch and paintings exhibition, Media Arts, Swindon, 1992; Three Choirs Fringe Festival, 1991; The Elements, Dudley Art Gallery, 1990; Childtime-Womantime, Walsall Museum & Art Gallery, 1990; Transformation, touring exhibition: Hereford City Museum 7 Art Gallery, Guildhall Arts Centre Gloucester, Liantamam Grange Arts Centre Wales, Ilkley Literature Festival 1989- '90; Hereford City Museum & Art Gallery, 1987; Wandle Gallery, 1983; Battersea Arts Centre, London, 1982; Balliol College, Oxford, 1980; and Woodstock Gallery, 1978 and '79.

Her selected group exhibitions include: Sharjah Arts Biennale, United Arab Emirates, 1995; With Your Own Face On, touring exhibition: Plymouth City Museum & Art Gallery, Nottingham Castle Museum & Art Gallery, Hereford City Museum & Art Gallery, Peterborough Museum & Art Gallery, Watermans Art Centre London, Kirklees 'One World' Festival, 1994- '95; Fantasy, Isis Gallery, Leigh-on-Sea, Essex, 1995; Fantasy, touring exhibition, United Arab Emirates, 1994- '95; Freedom In Imagination, Amnesty International, Lanchester Gallery, Coventry and Herbert Art Gallery & Museum, 1991; Art of Birth, Brixton Art Gallery, London, 1990; Peaceful Revolution, Cheltenham Literature Festival, 1989; and Kilvert Gallery, Clyro, 1987- '92.
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