Julie Roberts, artist with a connection to Wales (North Wales)
Julie RobertsTrained in Wrexham, London and Glasgow. Against alternating strips of solid colour, Julie Roberts sets sinister objects (e.g.: mortuary tables with shrouded corpses). Painted in oil paint with some agitation and manipulation, which at a distance has a powerful naturalism against the pulsating acrylic colour.
Connection: Born in North Wales.
When questioned in 1995, Julie Roberts said that Velaquez was the artist living or dead with whom she would most like to have a conversation.