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Rachel Renton

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How would you describe the work you do and why?: 

Currently I draw to portray the UK's natural kitchen., to inform and to please the eye.
I enjoy repeat and flat printing on textiles as a good way to get drawing and art into people's homes.

For you what does being an artist mean?: 

I am Designer and illustrator and likely will be until I die.

Describe what you call yourself/your practice?: 

Illustrator / Print Designer

Your practice & activities include e.g workshops, teaching: 

I illustrate for pleasure and to please others, but also I illustrate to aid those that teach the natural world.

CV & Education, relevant & leading to your artistic practice: 

I don't have my CV to hand but I was a successful print designer in lingerie and fashion for 15 years, including working for Courtaulds. I got married 6 years ago and moved to the countryside, and finally I started drawing it and interpreting the foraging lifestyle.

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