Paintings

A Friend In Need Is A Friend Indeed. Aesops Fables. 2010

A Friend In Need Is A Friend Indeed. Aesops Fables. 2010

Still Life With Eggs

Still Life With Eggs

Painted when the artist had an Acme Studio, Porthleven. Most of the objects she has chosen to use have a personal significance or family history.

Oil on board. 1998

Mothers Weep, Chechnya

Mothers Weep, Chechnya

The war in Yugoslavia is the subject of this work. The young woman carries a basket of fish on her head, souls gathered to sustain others, at her waist are some of those sons and fathers lost in the war.The repeat figure of a woman weeping expresses this repetition of experience for so many Mothers, Children and Wives.

Catching Angels

Catching Angels

In this work ,the child and lamb play a game together, catching angels, the cart is there to carry the catch home.
Here she explores the nature of friendships in childhood, and what is real.

Oil on card

Sleep

Sleep

A figure sleeps in the landscape, a white dove flies from her head, resting on a pillow of fish, (a symbol for the souls of the dead). Behind her, a figure stands with a blackbird, waiting. Here the artist tries to record where we go in our sleep, where reality and dreams meet, and how it links us
to the past.

Oil on board. 1996

The Little Nurse

The Little Nurse

Returning to the nature of childhood relationships and power.
Oil on board. 2003

The Painters Daughter

The Painters Daughter

The series was intended to be a celebration of her life, and recalls Zoes experience as a child living with her Grandmother the Matriarch of the family. This painting is based on her Grandmother as a young woman, her gentle father was a scenic artist, who was killed working as a stretcher bearer in 1917.

'The Three Wishes', Aesops Fables. 2010

'The Three Wishes', Aesops Fables. 2010

David & Goliath.2015. Detail ,Pilgrims & Shrines. All Saints Church, Marazion.

David & Goliath.2015. Detail ,Pilgrims & Shrines. All Saints Church, Marazion.

Syria. 2014.Central Panel Of A Triptych

Syria. 2014.Central Panel Of A Triptych

This painting was inspired by a news report I heard in June 2014 , a woman living in Syria told the reporter that in the morning she was making breakfast for her family when she heard a helicopter flying over her house, they dropped a bomb, it destroyed her home and her husband lost a leg.

The Poets Muse

The Poets Muse

The Twin Towers disaster happened at the time she began this group of paintings, which she calls her Truth and Lies series. In this work the figure holds a dagger, behind her are written the tender words of her Poet lover whom she discovers has betrayed her.

Naughty Gordon

Naughty Gordon

A Modern Fable with political content, Gordon Brown is spanked by his mother.
Oil on board. 2009

Children Looking At A Naked Chicken

Children Looking At A Naked Chicken

This painting is about the progress and cost of science . The invention of a bald or featherless chicken was in an article about making convenience food more convenient to the farmer and consumer. Zoe says I wanted to have the children participating in a small ceremony of some kind, a mock wedding, at school, mimicking adult behavior, then I wanted the chicken to pass by, lost and naked. We don’t seem to see what we have in life and how fragile and valuable it is.

Girl With Donkeys Monkey

Girl With Donkeys Monkey

Girl With Donkeys Monkey – the circus has arrived, not in view, the child walks some of the animals after their journey.This is another of her paintings in which she observes the fragility of relationships and power in childhood.

Cornish Flowers

Cornish Flowers

Although rarely shown, every spring / summer the artist paints cornish grown flowers , many from a farm in Hayle. Cameron said “It is a real challenge trying to capture the effect a vase of flowers has on our senses’.

Oil on Canvas 2006

Child With A Pram

Child With A Pram

2012 . Oil on board. – Lessons of childhood, playing at being an adult and learning the need for courage.

How to live a good life

How to live a good life

How to live a good life – Aesops fables. Colour Catalogue Available from Avalon

Recognise The Value Of Knowledge & Learning & Study Hard Something That Makes You Happy.2010.

Recognise The Value Of Knowledge & Learning & Study Hard Something That Makes You Happy.2010.

Loyalty

Loyalty

Cameron continues to observe power within a relationship, who holds it, can they be trusted with it. Moral questions and subject matter frequently explored in her other work.
Oil on board, 2007. Part of the “Fragile Lives” series.

Don't Carry Regrets From The Past

Don't Carry Regrets From The Past

Don’t carry regrets from the past.
Oil on board. 2009

Girl With Cat

Girl With Cat

Girl with Cat – 2005. oil on card. 23 x 32 cm From the Fragile lives series

Show Respect & Consideration For All Living Things. How To Live A Good Life.2010

Show Respect & Consideration For All Living Things. How To Live A Good Life.2010

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