• Marilyn Kyle

    Marilyn Kyle (UK, Surrey) The Mending (2013) Cast porcelain with on glaze artist made transfers, found objects ARTIST STATEMENT: As an artist, rooted in printmaking, I use a variety of media and processes dependent upon the needs of the work …..

  • Magda Stawarska-Beavan

    Magda Stawarska-Beavan (UK, Lancashire) Mother Tongue (2009) Set of 3 screen-prints with sound installation ARTIST STATEMENT: In Mother Tongue I am trying to represent the passage of time and preserve the ephemeral moments in the development of a child’s relationship …..

  • Laura James Wray

    Laura James Wray (UK, Cornwall) Bound and Controlled (2011) Slip cast white earthenware, smoke fired and bound with rubber inner bungy cord ARTIST STATEMENT: Twenty five weeks pregnant, my first experience of crowning was a cruel and brutal introduction to …..

  • Tareg Morris

    Tareg Morris (UK, Cornwall) Fathers for Injustice (2012) Ceramics ARTIST STATEMENT: I document my time of struggle, vulnerability and injustice as a single mother trying to protect my young child, exploring the feelings and experiences of my journey inside the …..

  • Hester Berry

    Hester Berry (UK, Brighton) Summer Evening (2014) Oil on board ARTIST STATEMENT: I was fiercely adamant that I would not let my painting slip once I became a mother. I had a week off from my work after the birth, …..

  • Helen Sergeant

    Helen Sargeant (UK, West Yorkshire) Don’t Scribble Me Out (2014) Digital collage ARTIST STATEMENT: This self-portrait depicts me as both mother and child. Sticking together two moments in time it plays with ideas within my wider practice that are concerned …..

  • Ruth Gray

    Ruth Gray (UK, Derbyshire) When They Told Me – View From The Operating Table (2007) Lino print ARTIST STATEMENT: This piece came about in 2007 from a desire to express the initial numbness of being told I was to have …..

  • Josie Beszant

    Josie Beszant (UK, North Yorkshire) Mending (2015) Mixed media (fabric, thread, pill capsules, ink, pins, paint) ARTIST STATEMENT: My work explores the beauty that can be found in the broken and damaged, in stories that we carry through the objects …..

  • Debbie Lee

    BROOD FILM FEST 2016 OFFICIAL SELECTION: Debbie Lee (UK, Dorset) Forceps (2015) Acrylic on paper ARTIST STATEMENT: “As a mother, artist and art therapist I am interested in helping to de-marginalise the areas of play and parenthood by elevating their …..

  • Clare Archibald

    Clare Archibald (Scotland, Burntisland) Gift Wrapped (2015) Poetry installation & performance (audio) ARTIST STATEMENT: The actual idea for this work came from my own personal experience of giving birth to a baby that I knew would either be born dead …..