Emma Whigham | About Me
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About My Work

My work explores shape, form and balance – specifically the tension that exists between them. I am interested in a variety of artistic techniques with which to convey my ideas and feelings. Much of what I make is borne from a desire to express an abstract aesthetic – a sentiment which conveys a relationship between form and feeling.

I am principally motivated by materials and my training in the crafts and applied arts shapes the way I approach my work – whether it is a pencil drawing or a large scale installation.

About me

I am a Scottish artist living in the South West of France.

After studying Jewellery Design at Edinburgh College of Art and the Royal College of Art in London, I now work principally with drawing, collage, printmaking and paper.

Two years ago I became able to devote more time to my work and have since been re-establishing my practice as well as teaching part time.

My craft training has shaped the way I work today in whichever medium I am working.


2018 Abri d’Art, France

2017 Papier Plumes, Angoulême, France

2017 Office de Tourisme, Aubeterre, France

2017 Comptoir des Images, Angoulême, France

2017 Journée Européennes des Métiers d’Art, Monolithic Church, Aubeterre, France

2016 Zou #8 édition, Hameau de la Brousse, Sers, France

2016 Journée Européennes des Métiers d’Art, Monolithic Church, Aubeterre, France