Chris Pritchard

The Beach
acrylic on canvas

Self taught I presently follow a career at sea where I work as a ship's Captain. I see my art as an escapism from the reality of my full time occupation. Largely influenced by the Bauhaus movement I try to paint with a sense of balance and order in either the subject matter or in the application of the paint itself. To this extent I paint from a 'mechanical' point of view, visualizing the subject as a manufactured process. For me painting is an expression of one's own creative ability and imagination.