Eleanor Louise Butt

Eleanor Louise Butt

Eleanor Louise Butt makes process led paintings using a personal language of recurring shapes, negative space and distinctive colour. Built-up forms act out movements that describe, however abstractly, a personal cartography. Sketches and gestures create links and pathways. Through these applications and erasures, Eleanor’s canvases become a diaristic site for posing questions and receiving answers, generating agency through an intimate and reciprocal relationship between artist and object. Eleanor has a Bachelor of Fine Art (Honours) from the Victorian College of the Arts.

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‘Delara’, oil on linen, 2016, 46 x 41cm. Photo by Matthew Stanton.

Eleanor Louise Butt, ‘Untitled (shifting constellation #2)’, oil on linen, 2017, 138 x 113cm. Photo by Matthew Stanton. [Cross polarised Linear 15 5 1] copy.png
‘Untitled (shifting constellation #2)’, oil on linen, 2017, 138 x 113cm. Photo by Matthew Stanton. [Cross polarised Linear 15 5 1] copy

Forthcoming shows:
Carlsberg Byens Galleri & Kunstsalon [CGK Gallery], Copenhagen: September 8-22 (group exhibition)
c3 Contemporary Art Space, Melbourne: September 20- October 5 (group exhibition)
LON Gallery, Melbourne: Nov 5-25 (solo exhibition)