SOYSHEM, ART HOUSE WOMEN INTERVIEW

SOYSHEM, ART HOUSE WOMEN INTERVIEW

SOYSHEM, ART HOUSE WOMEN INTERVIEW SoyShem is a fine artist based in London. Born with the gift of being able to inspire and empower through her bold and bright paintings depicting powerful people of colour in her community.  ​SoyShem paints on canvas, using only...
ISIS NAVARRO, ART HOUSE WOMEN INTERVIEW

ISIS NAVARRO, ART HOUSE WOMEN INTERVIEW

ISIS NAVARRO, ART HOUSE WOMEN INTERVIEW Isis Navarro is an artist from Barcelona specialising in collage and mixed-media techniques. She has worked more than ten years as a biologist in research until she left science behind to devote herself to her passion. She...
HELEN BLENCOWE, ART HOUSE WOMEN INTERVIEW

HELEN BLENCOWE, ART HOUSE WOMEN INTERVIEW

HELEN BLENCOWE, ART HOUSE WOMEN INTERVIEW Helen Blencowe is an artist living in the Stroud valleys, UK. She grew up by the sea in Cornwall, where she fell in love with painting and studied art to foundation level. She then took a different path moving to Bristol to...
CLARA LEWIS, ART HOUSE WOMEN INTERVIEW

CLARA LEWIS, ART HOUSE WOMEN INTERVIEW

CLARA LEWIS, ART HOUSE WOMEN INTERVIEW Clara Lewis is an illustrator living in Cardiff, Wales. She is from Johannesburg, South Africa where she lived until 2012; she moved to London just before the Olympics games. Clara decided to take the leap into full-time...
K DAWN, ART HOUSE WOMEN INTERVIEW

K DAWN, ART HOUSE WOMEN INTERVIEW

K DAWN, ART HOUSE WOMEN INTERVIEW Originally from Kansas and now living in Utah, K is a mixed media artist. She has a BA in Art History and a certificate in Residential Planning.  Tell us about a moment that affirmed to you that you were meant to live a creative life....
EMZ FINCH, ART HOUSE WOMEN INTERVIEW

EMZ FINCH, ART HOUSE WOMEN INTERVIEW

EMZ FINCH, ART HOUSE WOMEN INTERVIEW Emz is a contemporary artist, living and working from her home studio in South West London.  She has a particular interest in impressionism and likes to make paintings that focus on bold colour and striking marks.  Emz was an art...
CRYSTAL MCLAIN, ART HOUSE WOMEN INTERVIEW

CRYSTAL MCLAIN, ART HOUSE WOMEN INTERVIEW

CRYSTAL MCLAIN, ART HOUSE WOMEN INTERVIEW After ten years of keeping her art and massage therapy gigs separate, Crystal McLain finally decided to combine the two. She’s excited to be expressing her experience of mind/body work through her art and to be building an...
MICHELLE GALLAGHER, ART HOUSE WOMEN INTERVIEW

MICHELLE GALLAGHER, ART HOUSE WOMEN INTERVIEW

MICHELLE GALLAGHER, ART HOUSE WOMEN INTERVIEW Michelle Gallagher is an interdisciplinary artist, who’s practice encompasses ceramics, printing and drawing. She often uses clay mixed with traditional printing techniques.  After gaining her Sculpture and Art &...
HANNAH KAPLAN, ART HOUSE WOMEN INTERVIEW

HANNAH KAPLAN, ART HOUSE WOMEN INTERVIEW

HANNAH KAPLAN, ART HOUSE WOMEN INTERVIEW Hannah Kaplan is a multidisciplinary artist located in Toronto, Canada.  She graduated from Ontario College of Art and Design with a BFA in Interdisciplinary Arts: Life Studies in 2017, part of the first class to graduate from...
MINDY SUE WITTOCK, ART HOUSE WOMEN INTERVIEW

MINDY SUE WITTOCK, ART HOUSE WOMEN INTERVIEW

MINDY SUE WITTOCK, ART HOUSE WOMEN INTERVIEW Mindy Sue Wittock is an artist and mother who works out of her home studio in Cedarburg, Wisconsin. She makes soft sculpture and textiles that explore nostalgia and the pain of no longer being a kid.  She has an MFA from...
BERTILLE DE LESTRADE, ART HOUSE WOMEN INTERVIEW

BERTILLE DE LESTRADE, ART HOUSE WOMEN INTERVIEW

BERTILLE DE LESTRADE, ART HOUSE WOMEN INTERVIEW Bertille de Lestrade is a French mixed media artist living in Ireland.  Her childhood was a happy mess of paint, clay, paper, glue, threads, textures and colours, art and crafts in all their forms. She grew up in France...
RUTH WALDRON, ART HOUSE WOMEN INTERVIEW

RUTH WALDRON, ART HOUSE WOMEN INTERVIEW

RUTH WALDRON, ART HOUSE WOMEN INTERVIEW Ruth Waldron is an Irish artist living near Albi, France.  After university she pursued a career in Interior Design for 17 years, working in Ireland and the UK.  In 2009 she moved to Shanghai, China, with her husband and spent...
THE PAGES SERIES

THE PAGES SERIES

THE PAGES SERIES I started painting on book pages at the end of last year.  I’d used up all my canvases and couldn’t justify buying more.  I was already using old volumes as my sketchbooks, so I tested out the paper of an old 1950s annual I had sitting on the shelf. ...
LIFT THEM UP

LIFT THEM UP

LIFT THEM UP Lift them up.  Not because of what they might do for you.  But because their successes are your successes too. I wrote this in my Instagram stories last week because I had been thinking a lot about how proud I am of so many women, both friends, but also...
MY KIDS FORCED ME TO PAINT

MY KIDS FORCED ME TO PAINT

MY KIDS FORCED ME TO PAINT I’m a mother and I am an artist.  I am a lot of other things too; but Mummy and Artist are the two identities that shout the loudest.  And I wouldn’t be an artist now if I hadn’t been a mum first. My kids forced me to paint. Of course, this...