MEET THE MEMBER – Justin Hawkes
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What led you to start painting?
Seeing the work of Paul Cezanne when at school visiting the Fitzwilliam in Cambridge.
Do you have a preference for painting style? If so, can you describe it?
Free association watercolour painting
Describe your perfect weekend
Playing Jazz and Painting
If you could give your teenage self one piece of advice, what would it be?
Look for your own politics
My favourite place to paint is (and why)?
A surface such as a table rather than an easel – The easel I associate with classical art. I paint on the surfaced that will help me free up painting from gravity.
Artists who inspire you
Frank Bowling, Jeremy Moon, Bridget Riley
The gallery I would always travel to visit is
Your favourite colour to paint with?
Grey (made without black or white)
Best piece of advice you were ever given about art
There is more to do on some paintings
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