“I’m fascinated by the mysterious way paint expresses things which can’t be put into words…”
Louise Balaam is a painter of expressive, gestural landscapes, which communicate an intense emotional response to the experience of being in the landscape.
The materiality and sensual qualities of oil paint are important elements of Louise’s process. “I love the way paint is simultaneously itself, essentially coloured mud, while also somehow evoking the space and light of the landscape . . .