b.o.b: 14/7/1978 ramsgate,kent. I am freelance artist in kent, I work mainly in schools or with community groups on various projects including murals, lanterns and carnival builds. Outside of this i paint and make rubber ducks!
Ramsgate based artist Emily Tull graduated from Kent Institute of Art & Design in 2000.Since then, she has exhibited in London, Birmingham, Weston Super Mare and regularly across East Kent in group and solo shows. Inspired by artists ranging from Lucien Freud, Cindy Sherman and the Pre-Raphaelites, the work covers a range of subjects based upon everyday life and mythology. Predominately portrait-based, each painting captures a moment in time where beauty blurs with the grotesque. From the 'ugliness' of meaty new-born babies, to the compelling, uncomfortable sexual qualities of sirens. Many of the images are severely cropped and large in scale to enhance the confrontation. These claustrophobic tendencies engulf the viewer so they are all consumed. As we gaze intently at them a combination of senses unfold and question. This questioning is the most important factor of the work, from the everyday issues of beauty being skin deep to a beautiful woman becoming a freakishly bizarre creature.…Read More