My work investigates the relevance of touch in the creation and experience of an artwork.
My interest in the identity-orientated use of fingerprints stems from research into the proliferation of touch-screen technology and the paradoxical dilemma of physical interaction with others through a digital medium. Georges Seurat’s conception of pointillism and the impressionist style of mark-making has influenced my practice, as well as the initial stimulus of a personal desire to reject the ‘do not touch’ stigma surrounding traditional art; paintings in particular. This, alongside my belief in the imperative role of touch as a means of communication, led me to seek a dialogue with the audience through the work.
Placements / Work Experience:
Publicity Co-ordinator for Loughborough Christian Union March 2015 - March 2016
Classroom Assistant at Ashmount School, Loughborough October 2014 - June 2015
Workshop Leader at Loughborough Library January 2015
Exhibition Assistant at Ruthin Craft Centre August 2014
Workshop and Artist Assistant at Ruthin Craft Centre August 2013
‘Don’t Look Now’ Venice Pop-Up Exhibition, Loughborough
Braille Portraits, Brighton Torch Trust Centre
’Raising the Bar’, Ruthin Craft Centre
Publicity Co-ordinator for Loughborough Christian Union March 2015 - March 2016.