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Newcastle upon Tyne


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Image shows a cropped section of a painting by Abby Rooney

Abby Rooney

Part of the New Light Prize Exhibition 2020

Abby Rooney is 21 years old and from West Lancashire. She is currently studying a Fine Art Degree at the University of Central Lancashire, going into her 3rd and final year of her BA(Hons).

Abby has always had a deep interest in Art however, it is mainly through her studies her love for it has blossomed. She works with multiple mediums, but her strengths and interests lie with oil painting, having been introduced to it during 6th form and developing her skill in University. Focusing mainly on portraiture, she uses found photography, reproducing them in a painting to be experienced differently by her audience.