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Tina Walton

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Roots

Roots. Whats left behind

Roots. TheBlack Mountains

Roots: Black Hill

Roots: Trauma

My body in my hands.

What 3 Words : Salt crystals on board.

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

My work is ever changing and covers sociopolitical areas as well as more personal led work. I am currently driven by an interest in my personal heritage, place and belonging. Why do we palce so much importance on family history and heritage and what does it mean to be the end of a blood line ? Where are our 'Roots' ?

For you what does being an artist mean?: 

It means seeing the beauty and design of life in everything, everyday, every moment.

Describe what you call yourself/your practice?: 

I am a multi disciplinary artist. Im curently looking at the subject of 'Roots' in all their forms and with all their meanings, literal and metaphorical.

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

My studio is based in Hereford and I also run a textile recycling and arts centre in Hereford, called Rose Tinted Rags. I run ongoing creative arts workshops working with neurodivergent adults and those with disabilities. Occasionally I run workshops for the general public.

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

I trained as a Packaging & Graphic designer .

Exhibitions in the last 3 years: 

My Body in My Hands. Stroud.
Bleached . Gods House Tower, Southamptom.
Peoples Choice Winner. Hereford Open 2021
Vulgar Earth. Canwood Gallery
Vulgar Earth. Thaetre Brycheiniog, Brecon.

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