Australian-born London-based artist Belinda trained in graphic design in Melbourne and painting at Sir John Cass School of Art, London. During the 1990s she read for a BA and MA in Art History and Archaeology at the School of Oriental and African Studies.
Her work draws strongly on Australian landscape traditions. She occasionally uses visual reference, but more often paints from memory and imagination. She enjoys experimenting with techniques such as masking out, over painting and scraping away or drawing into the compositions, frequently letting the materials dictate the image. Order and chaos in nature, both natural and man-made are some of the themes explored in her work.
In a historical moment of deep and sanguinary purging of the sense itself of 'making paintings', Bluer conceived his own code of versatile visual translation. He elaborated a stylistic figure generative of other numerous iconic morphologies. Far from certain ephemeral medial solutions of the new way of conceiving the 'art making' in our present society, in which creativity seems to become a synonym of artifice. In the conviction that painting might always be considered the most innovative expressive form...'http://www.bluer.net