Biddy Hodgkinson OAS

This listing is from the 2022 Festival.

when the levee breaks - Hodgkinsons work is made by using veg/flowers-organic materials she is obsessed with  lack of culture of death in the Western World  and its perpetual obsession with anti-ageing - she brings our attention to the beauty of decay and the inevitability of our mortality
Region: 
Watlington - South & Vale
Artform: 
Mixed Media, Painting

Hodgkinson graduated from Chelsea College of Art with a BA(Hons) Fine Art - as a mature student in 2012. Her degree show was a sell-out - she then went on to have 3 shows in New York - collectors in Tel Aviv - Sydney & Vienna - she was appointed artist in residence in Lincoln Cathedral in 2014-16 - this was during the 800th anniversary of the Magna Carta and the appointment of the first woman Bishop - Libby Lane - Hodgkinson's work focuses on her deep rooted interest in the lack of culture of death in the Western World - by using organic materials she brings our awareness to the beauty of ageing and decay - she loathes the culture of extending life for the sake of it - a conversation she feels is constantly avoided - she is a passionate student of all things anthropological and relishes in the alchemical process of turning plant to pigment - she admits to spending much of her time watching paint dry

Venue

Vine Cottage
11 Shirburn Street
Watlington
OX49 5BU
Telephone: 
07887 960887
Instagram: 
Email: 
biddy.hodgkinson@me.com
Facilities available: 
Open Studio

Opening Dates and Times

May 2022
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Times: 
11am-6pm