The Human Form.
Contemporary artist ,Rosslyn Duncan has been fascinated with the human form all her life. .As she describes here;-
'the direct stare of the face must engage the viewer in order to say anything about life".
She describes herself as an artist that is;
" continually evolving as every new painting or drawing is treated as the first of its kind. "
The Sapient Paradox,oil on canvas 500x746cm 2016.These paintings are from a series of work titled:-'ANCIENTS AND HYBRIDS'.2016-17.
Recently awarded, " Beato Angelico Award ', for Artistic Recognition with a special award for Human Rights 2016 ,dedicated this year to 'Paul VI,Pope of Humanity.Awards for recognition in Cultural Events and engagement merits,artistic achievement, that the candidate has lavished with emotional energy,beyond the pictorial grammar fields,achieved with passion,ability and selflessness in the development of their disciplines in the 'Applied Arts, carried out during 2016,giving prestige and honor to the entire international community.Ceremony takes place in Lecce Italy,,December,17th, 2016.
Michelangelo International Prize 2015- Rosslyn has been awarded the prestigious prize to celebrate the Jubilee of Michelangelo's Moses statue. Truth and Liberty will feature in the exhibition to honour the anniversary of it's creation by the famous sculptor, Michelangelo Buonarroti.The awarding ceremony takes place in December 10th, at The Palazzo Cardinal Cesi ,in Rome, 2015.
Exhibition in Rome 26-28th October 2017 Palazzo Velli Expo. ROME
Exhibition in Kiev 2nd November 2017 ART EGO CULTURE CENTRE Kiev 2017
Contemporary Art in The Vatican, exhibition runs from 20th of May -8th of june 2015.
From Caravaggio to Modern Days, Exhibition at The Bramante Museum in Piazza Del Popolo, Rome. May 16-28th 2015.
Exhibiting at The Florence Biennale - X Florence Biennale- October 17- 25th 2015.
This coming January I have the honour of being invited to exhibit at The Bramente Museum in Rome,which is near the Vatican. The exhibition runs from 20-30th of January 2015.
I have saved my image of Truth and Liberty -on my website in response to the political events in Paris. This piece is for the celebration of the signing of the 'Magna Carta" which
seems very poignant in 2015!
Exhibited extensively throughout the United States and Europe.
Winner of The Chelsea Biennale in 2013 for oil painting.
Rosslyn is in these professional groups;
Portrait Society of America.
Allied Painters of America.
Pastel Society of the U.K.
Society of Scottish Artists.