Miranda Joy Summers
BIO - 2023
Miranda Summers is a multi-disciplinary artist born in Melbourne and raised in
Sussex, England, with a background in both art and theatre production. She
worked as a Theatre Prop Maker for London’s West End, Opera Houses and
Television before moving to Sydney and pursuing a career with Opera Australia.
Alongside her theatre career, Miranda is a passionate oil painter exhibiting with
several galleries in Australia, showcasing her unique and distinctive style inspired
by the Australian landscape. In 2023, she successfully made her artistic debut in
London at The Brick Lane Gallery following a Solo exhibition with Grainger
Gallery in Australia’s Capital Territory. Miranda looks forward to directing Verdi’s
Otello for West Australian Opera in June and then to assist Wagner’s, Ring Cycle
later this year in Brisbane.
STATEMENT - THE BLUE OF DISTANCE
Inspired by Australia's World Heritage Listed National Park, The Blue Mountains,
Miranda presents this newest series of impasto oil paintings, 'The Blue Of
Distance', a symbol of mystery and wonder, evoking a sense of yearning and
reminding us of the limitless potential of our imaginations. This brilliant hue is a
visual representation of the infinite possibilities of the future and a call to
embrace the unknown with courage and hope. Whether it's a distant horizon or
the depths of our own imaginations, the blue of distance inspires us to reach for
what lies beyond, to dream big, and never stop exploring,” Miranda Summers.
Miranda's artistic approach combines Impressionism with Contemporary
Landscape Painting, utilising negative and positive space to create an interplay
between foreground and perceived distance. This dynamic technique reduces
spatial distance and invites the viewer to engage with the present moment,
questioning their own perception of the landscape and ‘The Blue Of Distance’.
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