Tika Gilbert

Born and raised in Bermuda, Tika moved to London in 2008 and studied Architecture at Kingston University, London where she currently resides. Tika began constructing models in Sinait plaster and using charcoal drawing to represent her ideas especially when focusing on architectural detailing. Her influences and inspiration is a juxtaposition between abstract expressionism and architectural craftsmanship. Her palette remains within plaster, charcoal with an introduction of iron filler as a color. The plaster is used as the primary medium to underpin the structure of texture and gives her the freedom to build in three dimension and focus on delicate details as necessary. Using the entire canvas to tell a story, the details aim to explore a subjective narrative, whilst creating a tangible embodiment of vitality. In doing this she hopes to communicate with the basic human emotion and ideas. Moreover, has exhibited in London and her art was selected in the first round of the Royal Academy of Arts Summer Exhibition 2017.

Website: www.tikagilbert.com

Email: info@tikagilbert.com 

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