Deep Purple Grid
"This current body of work has become bas-relief sculptures made by accumulated lines drawn with paint. Paint, and its properties as a medium, historical references and traditions from different cultures inspire me as do handiwork and textiles. I consider myself a painter who is exploring the visual vocabulary of painting within in a personal experiential framework."
Christou’s dimensional paintings are constructed by repetitive weaving of colour to create optical play and intricacy. She builds her abstract compositions with layers of acrylic paint or oil pastel, forming surfaces with incredible depth and texture.