Artist Statement


My studio led investigation currently revolves around themes of degradation, vanitas and the literal and the metaphorical depiction of still life and motifs that reference the transience of life and passing time. I am drawn to the symbolic and formal elements of decay and residue left after an object has been affected and is a metaphor for the human condition dealing with decay, loss and death. Referencing past iconography and techniques of vanitas painting I have aimed to explore recurring figurative motifs to reveal the inherent qualities within a contemporary framework.

Amanda Fuller