I think about many elements when I think about art and painting; sensation, surface, composition, content, colour and concept.- MATTHEW SCHOFIELD
Schofield also views the world through colour. He is able to translate the colour of the intangible such as shadow, reflection, weather and mood. His works capture the essence of light at certain times of the day so perfectly that we feel the moment in front of us.
© Gregory Crewdson
Schofield's paintings are not staged like Crewdson; he photographs his subjects candidly, but is equally discerning in his selections. His scenes are active and imply a narrative beyond what is observed.
I need to be excited and challenged by my choices. I try to move away from expectation or derivation, painting the things that I have not seen painted before.- MATTHEW SCHOFIELD