Have you ever wondered about the word woman? I mean just look at the word… wo-man… Linguistically I have long held the suspicion that as women we are nobodies. At least in English. In German and in most other languages I am semi familiar with we still are somebody – as females (yet another example).
I have recently had the great pleasure to work with Artiholics and Rebecca Wombell, who were interested in my background and my work. If you would like to read the interview for yourself, check out the link below or scroll down for reading:-) In the Studio with Artist Brigitte Watkinson from Make Slugs Beautiful
In between my MA degree work, commissions and other projects, Covid-19 is still playing a big part in our lives. In my series ‘Hanging by Thread’ that evolved from last year’s ‘I’m Still Alive’ I continue to explore my personal and emotional responses to the Covid-19 pandemic, with feelings of despair, hope, endurance and optimism.
Being commissioned by Stockport City Council to paint a human sized frog, I have spent a considerable amount of time over the past 6 weeks in an underground loading bay. I thoroughly enjoyed the project and can’t wait to see it outside somewhere in the city. Having been sworn to secrecy prior to the launch
I am terribly excited to be one of 11 artists represented in the Buxton Sculpture Art Trail as part of the Buxton Fringe Festival. My sculpture will be installed and ready for viewing from 1st July. Always trying to push boundaries and exploring materials and their properties I created a sculpture entirely made out of
You wonder what ‘Makeslugsbeautiful’ is all about? Some people ask me, some just say they like it, yes, that’s a cool name:-) and some don’t mention it at all. Are they just wondering quietly? If you are one of the ones who’s been wondering quietly, let me tell you: When I started out as a