Calais-The Jungle 2016
I have tried to show the awfulness of the camp, and the plight of the refugees starting from the finding of the little boy's body on a Turkish beach, and from darkness towards the light of the "promised land" of Europe and in particular England. The name Iona refers to a young lady helper at The Jungle who spoke very movingly about the camp and the crisis.
About the Artist
I have returned to painting over the last few years having relocated from Cardiff to the Cotswolds in 2009 and joined the Guiting Power Art Group. Although I did a year's Foundation Course at art college after leaving school, I hadn’t painted much in the interim, except for a few attempts here and…View full profile