Lorna Sinclair (b. 1994 in London, UK) lives and works in Glasgow. She graduated with a BA(Hons) in Fine Art from Duncan of Jordanstone College of Art & Design in 2017. Her practice primarily involves painting, drawing and printmaking. Her paintings are inspired by her European, Scottish and Irish travels, as well as scenes from her everyday life.
Having lived in the Mediterranean area for a year post graduation, as well as recently completing a six-week art residency in Cyprus, her colour palette has been heavily influenced by the vibrant hues of her local surroundings. Every painting is directed by colour, for it is colour that inspires and moves her to paint. The Fauvists have greatly impacted her artistic style and perception of painting; using uninhibited pure colour, rich textures and applying a spontaneous energy to her work is fundamental to her practice. Lorna aims to excite and transfer this energy to the viewer through gestural brushstrokes and the thick, physical layering of oil pastels which she predominately uses. Ultimately, through her colourful compositions, she hopes to evoke and welcome an emotional response from the viewer, as they enter a new place or state of mind through an individual interpretation of her work.