There are few artists in this day and age who can give two years’ of intensive work to a little more than a dozen original works. Equally there are few paintings produced in this our modern world that breath stillness and silence. Trained in a traditional Parisian atelier where she learnt to translate what she sees in the world in a slow, intimate way into works that pulsate with life.
"Gillespie’s new drawings take us to the liminal boundaries of dawn and dusk, asking us to become crepuscular beings sensitive to the coming of light. She asks us to wander through a world that is no longer solid, but transformed into a tidal zone of flux and flow; where borders are blurred and indeterminate, swans dissolve into ripples of darkness, blackbirds become black holes in the fabric of space, and dry land has not yet emerged from the sea.“