Ian Palmer

Ian Palmer

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St. Jean du Bouzet (82), France
71 works

Graphic designer, software developer, draftsman and artistic director, Ian Palmer has always been a “creator”. Born in London in 1964, he moved to the hills of Lomagne with his family in 2005 and opened his studio wherein he gives life to his works which are driven by abstraction.

The journey to dreamlike representation

In his creations, Ian Palmer favours movement. This allows the viewer’s gaze to escape their immediate surroundings and for their mind to travel into a dreamlike atmosphere. The artist’s vision is to create a space of freedom of expression and emotion.

Through the use of a brush, knife or sponge, he transforms his canvases into a space that is conducive to the vagrancy of the mind. A perfect control of the balance of the composition offers a simple space where one can contemplate and acknowledge their emotions.

The state of our souls, an appropriation

Ian Palmer’s states of mind are reflected in all of his works. Through lyrical abstraction, he arouses feelings, expressing his thoughts on the social and political events happening around him. The artist’s energy conveys a message that is free to be interpreted however the viewer would like - it is an expression that can be re-appropriated for all.

TRAINING Diploma, Plastic Arts, Worthing College of Art (England) Licence, Animation Draftsman, Lancaster Polytechnic (England)

Graphic Designer, Software Designer, Art Director - CCL Live Events Designer and Partner, Big Twist Designers Designer and Independent Art Director, 10-44 Design Consultancy

July-August 2015: Condom, Zambezi One Gallery - Summer Expo

August-September 2015: Summer Show - Valence D’Agen

November-December 2014: Albi, 36 Autumn Exhibition in Albi

September-November 2014: Condom, Zambezi One Gallery - Autumn Exhibition

November 2014: 24 Castelsarrasin Autumn Exhibition

October-November 2014: La Salle de Clairac, XXVth International Painting Exhibition of CLAIRAC

September 2014: Valence D’Agen, Salon Art et Garonne

July-August 2014: St Antonin Noble-Val, 37 Salon d’Art Contemporain

May 2014: Valence D’Agen, Espace Republique, Solo show

July 2012: Auvillar, Galerie Bleu Reglisse, La Chapelle Du Port, Solo show

March 2012: Montauban, Galerie Le Sphinx, Solo show

October 2010: Lectoure, City Hall, solo show

Ian Palmer's artwork

Line on the horizon (revisited no.7)
Line on the horizon (revisited no.7)
$2,576
Acrylic painting (120 x 140 cm)
Atacama desert (whales in the desert)
Atacama desert (whales in the desert)
$3,751
Acrylic painting (233 x 96 cm)
Line on the horizon (revisited no.11)
Line on the horizon (revisited no.11)
$2,593
Acrylic painting (140 x 120 cm)
Composition no. 12 (where the spirits fly)
Composition no. 12 (where the spirits fly)
$375
Acrylic painting (50 x 50 cm)
Composition no. 8 (garden of light)
Composition no. 8 (garden of light)
$364
Acrylic painting (50 x 50 cm)
Always present, always there...
Always present, always there...
$2,391
Acrylic painting (120 x 120 cm)
Scuba duba... op
Scuba duba... op
$168
Collage (14 x 20 cm)
Red bridge
Red bridge
$386
Acrylic painting (75 x 50 cm)
Strange fruit I
Strange fruit I
$386
Ink drawing (57 x 75 cm)
Strange fruit III
Strange fruit III
$386
Ink drawing (57 x 75 cm)
Strange fruit II
Strange fruit II
$386
Ink drawing (57 x 75 cm)
Déclin élégant
Déclin élégant
$1,232
Acrylic painting (100 x 100 cm)
Line on the horizon (revisited no.9)
Line on the horizon (revisited no.9)
$2,576
Acrylic painting (120 x 140 cm)
Whoosh!
Whoosh!
$1,288
Acrylic painting (93 x 94 cm)
Composition no. 9 - setting blue yellow rising
Composition no. 9 - setting blue yellow rising
$448
Acrylic painting (50 x 70 cm)
Aerials
Aerials
$286
Acrylic painting (50 x 61 cm)
Dolphins in my meadow!
Dolphins in my meadow!
$2,800
Mixed media (124 x 112 cm)
Polygon wood, third battle of ypres, ww1
Polygon wood, third battle of ypres, ww1
$2,234
Acrylic painting (143 x 100 cm)
Chateaux wood, ypres 1917.
Chateaux wood, ypres 1917.
$2,234
Acrylic painting (143 x 100 cm)
Quarry no.2
Quarry no.2
$319
Acrylic painting (50 x 50 cm)
P1505 - revisited
P1505 - revisited
$246
Acrylic painting (50 x 50 cm)
Black and bronze
Black and bronze
$224
Acrylic painting (50 x 50 cm)
Blue tide (diptych)
Blue tide (diptych)
$3,354
Acrylic painting (92 x 122 cm)
The rising
The rising
$2,016
Acrylic painting (96 x 162 cm)
Composition no.2
Composition no.2
$174
Acrylic painting (40 x 40 cm)
This perfect place
This perfect place
$1,960
Acrylic painting (100 x 100 cm)
Close to the here and now
Close to the here and now
$2,228
Acrylic painting (110 x 110 cm)
Not close enough
Not close enough
$2,228
Acrylic painting (110 x 110 cm)
Quarry no.2 - variant
Quarry no.2 - variant
$230
Acrylic painting (50 x 50 cm)
Untitled: white painting
Untitled: white painting
$2,234
Acrylic painting (140 x 140 cm)
Arethusa 'the waterer'
Arethusa 'the waterer'
$2,240
Acrylic painting (120 x 140 cm)
Untitled: past
Untitled: past
$2,800
Mixed media (140 x 140 cm)
Untitled: thamyris
Untitled: thamyris
$3,247
Mixed media (120 x 140 cm)
Untitled: erebus
Untitled: erebus
$3,807
Mixed media (152 x 153 cm)
Red standard 2
Red standard 2
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Acrylic painting (50 x 75 cm)
Red standard 1
Red standard 1
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Acrylic painting (50 x 75 cm)
Line on the horizon (revisited no.8)
Line on the horizon (revisited no.8)
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Acrylic painting (120 x 140 cm)
The highest point II
The highest point II
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Mixed media (80 x 80 cm)
Composition no.10 - three blue circles
Composition no.10 - three blue circles
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Acrylic painting (40 x 40 cm)
Composition no.8 - blue colored flight
Composition no.8 - blue colored flight
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Acrylic painting (40 x 40 cm)
Untitled : divergence
Untitled : divergence
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Mixed media (70 x 50 cm)
Aerials II
Aerials II
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Acrylic painting (50 x 61 cm)
Untitled : gold box
Untitled : gold box
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Mixed media (100 x 100 cm)
Untitled grey, blue and red.
Untitled grey, blue and red.
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Acrylic painting (70 x 50 cm)
Composition no. 5 (covered)
Composition no. 5 (covered)
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Acrylic painting (50 x 50 cm)
Untitled
Untitled
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Acrylic painting (70 x 50 cm)
Dissolution enders
Dissolution enders
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Acrylic painting (50 x 70 cm)
Untitled
Untitled
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Acrylic painting (50 x 50 cm)
Endless dream
Endless dream
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Acrylic painting (70 x 70 cm)
Black and gold
Black and gold
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Acrylic painting (50 x 50 cm)
Untitled: red & cyan
Untitled: red & cyan
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Mixed media (50 x 50 cm)
Yellow field
Yellow field
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Acrylic painting (50 x 70 cm)
Red field
Red field
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Acrylic painting (50 x 70 cm)
Breaking through
Breaking through
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Acrylic painting (110 x 110 cm)
The highest point
The highest point
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Mixed media (100 x 100 cm)
Collision in red and blue
Collision in red and blue
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Acrylic painting (147 x 147 cm)
Composition no. 3 (doubt and certainty)
Composition no. 3 (doubt and certainty)
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Acrylic painting (50 x 50 cm)
What's the point
What's the point
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Acrylic painting (70 x 50 cm)
Quarry no.1
Quarry no.1
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Acrylic painting (70 x 50 cm)
Subterranea
Subterranea
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Acrylic painting (50 x 50 cm)

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