Michelle Heron 'Woolies, Margate' (2019)
Limited Edition Giclee print on high white smooth archival paper 315gsm
29 x 42 cm
Limited edition of 50 signed and numbered by the artist
"Woolies, Margate" is from a new series of paintings exploring the coastal towns of Britain and issues of urban decay, towns in transition, gentrification and closing shops. I was exploring Kent during filming for Sky's Landscape Artist of the Year in the summer of 2018 and noticed so many old shops that were either closed or still surviving. Woolworths closed 10 years ago this year (2019) and this shop has remained empty and unchanged ever since". - Michelle Heron
Michelle Heron as been shortlisted for The John Ruskin Prize twice: For the 2015/16 Prize: Recording Britain Now: Society and again in 2019 for Agent of Change.
Michelle's works will be on display as part of The John Ruskin Prize 2019: Agent of Change at The Holden Gallery, Manchester until 24 August 2019: https://www.ruskinprize.co.uk/exhibition