This year Emma is exhibiting in two group shows for Oxfordshire Artweeks. You can find her at The Earth Trust, venue 436 at Wittenham Clumps and also in the heart of Abingdon in St. Nicholas's Church, venue 464.
Emma makes colourful, decorative, semi-abstracted images based around the themes and symbols of the sea, local prehistoric landscape and its archaeological finds.
Emma grew up in rural Devon between coast and moorland, visiting both of these environments were formative experiences in her childhood. The countryside that surrounds her now in Oxfordshire informs her art and she is interested in how humans have used this landscape for millennia. She explores pre-historic sites and researches archaeological finds in museums. She is a great believer in sketching from life, and always has her sketchbook in her bag! She is also an avid beachcomber, mud lark and field lark meaning that her pockets are always full of bits of 'treasure' both man-made and natural. She uses a variety of materials, creating artworks in layers, reminiscent of the layers of history found in the landscapes around her.