Sarah Kudirka

Art

The art I make is focused on the shapes and edges of stuff, things I am fascinated by including buildings, furniture, shells and domestic objects.
My work is distinctively low-tech and characterised by obliterated, incised, scraped and layered paint surfaces, often painted over Polaroids.

Part of my childhood was spent in Kenya, and my work is still informed by visiting a dig site in Tanzania where the earliest human remains had been found in the ’70s. It left me with the positive idea that not only are we all from Africa, but we are also outlived by things; the ordinary belongings we use, choose, make and inherit or pass on that link us to place, time and culture.

Untitled

unframed City Skies paint + pencil on Polaroid image by Sarah Kudirka

London City Sky Block + Blue

2 City Skies unframed paint on polaroid images by Sarah Kudirka

Oranges & Lemons – City Skies London (pair)

Saffron – London City Skies

Teal Orange Purple

HiddenLaneColours 19.20 diptych

HiddenLaneColours #48

Red Orange Purple

Words You Cannot Read I

Magenta Wides

Beach

OrangePink series

London, Pudding Mill Lane

Paradise Row

One Day in Shoreditch print

One Day in Shoreditch (I met my love)

Magenta Wide

Sarah Davenport, Archipelago, oil and ink on canvas, 85x195cm, 2010

Archipelago

Witness (Beslan Tryptich), 2005

Witness (Beslan) triptych

Twinkle

Ottoman

Furniture 2005, Drawings

Furniture

Repetition Drawings

City Skies Edinburgh

City Skies Dundee

Berlin City Skies series of 81 paint + pencil over Polaroid images

City Skies Berlin series

Glasgow polaroids

Rest and Be Thankful, oil paintings diptych by Sarah Kudirka, award winning contemporary artist

Rest and Be Thankful

Waves Weave

Dialogue (Post-colonial)

Block (Post-colonial)

Machine (Post-Colonial)

Mustang

Reliquaries 1

Reliquaries I

Reliquaries II

HiddenLaneColours #112

HiddenLaneColours #111

HiddenLaneColours #64 #63

HiddenLaneColours #51

Hidden Lane Colours

City Skies, 8 paintings on polaroids by artist Sarah Kudirka

City Skies London – Fringes

oil paintings on polaroids by Sarah Kudirka

City Skies London – Sunshine

City Skies London – Square Mile

City Skies 16 painted images in grid

City Skies London – East

Belongings 1 and 2, 2002, each 50 x 100 cm

Belongings 1 and 2, 2002

Belongings series 3, 4, 5, 2002, each 50 x 100 cm

Belongings series 3, 4, 5, 2002

Architecture 2005

Architecture 2005

Shallow (Sometimes)

Good, painting, 2008

Good

Inventory Landscape 2009, Paintings, Sarah Kudirka Davenport

Inventory Landscape

Sarah Davenport, Inventory I, oil and ink on canvas, 61x91.5cm, 2009

Inventory I

Sarah Davenport, Inventory II, oil and ink on canvas, 61x91.5cm, 2009

Inventory II

Sarah Davenport, Collective, oil and ink on canvas, 85x195.5cm, 2010

Collective

Shapes and edges

Standing together, staying ourselves

Dropping stitches and catching on

No overlaps and no connections

Leave room for others to stand

We are all beautiful bubbles (and would pop without each other)

We’re all so special

Fields

City Skies Dundee #1

City Skies Dundee #2

City Skies Dundee #3

City Skies Dundee #4

Bookish

Mug

Tea cup

Coffee mug

City Skies Glasgow #23

City Skies Glasgow #20

City Skies Glasgow #17

General (Selling Colours to Pinochet)

Offering