"How do you paint a picture of timelessness? How do you capture the feeling of being weightless? Stand before the work of Barbara Cole and you’ll see.⠀
Throughout her 40-year career, Cole has focused on celebrating female strength and beauty, both in her working relationships and in her art. One of her new projects, Shadow Dancing, explores a woman’s relationship with herself through the art of tintypes. In another work-in-progress, Surfacing, Cole takes her camera and her models underwater again, but this time even deeper. Against the mysterious backdrop of the ocean, she captures shimmering figures, arising from the depths. At first glance they seem like magnificent fish, but a closer look reveals women in colourful sequin dresses, moving up towards the surface with fortitude and grace..."⠀
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