Amy Pennington is a northern artist & illustrator based in London. Working primarily with drawing and people she often ventures off the paper into mediums such as film, installation and conversation. Most recently she undertook residencies with The Mildmay Collective (London), In-situ (Manchester) and has shown work at Project Row Houses, Houston, USA
Amy’s Q & A
What do you like?
Drawing, Making work with people, Laughing, Discos, hanging out with my sausage dog
What don’t you like?
Emails……of the boring variety
What’s the best thing about being an artist?
Being your own boss and working with lots of different types of people
If you could have any artwork in your house, what would it be?
If I had a spare room Id love to open the door and see Olafur Elissaon ‘Water Pendulum’ every now and again ….it’s beautiful
What’s your advice for young artists?
Never stop making work , Do , Do , Do , Do
Artist website www.amypennington.co.uk
illustrator website www.amythedrawer.co.uk
Amy’s work for Children’s Art School
Amy will lead our book illustration course with Ania Bas in October.
She led How to be a Visual Storyteller in 2016
Amy returns to Lead Animation Station in February 2017