Heidi Sharp

iLLUSTRATOR - PRINTMAKER - Fine Artist

Colchester, eSSEX

Studied BA Fine Art (Hons) in Essex.

Exploration of the theme of identity within social media. 

Tombow illustration and screen printing.

Artist Bio

I am an Essex based multidisciplinary artist whom predominantly specialises in illustration, printmaking and painting. Interested in the contemporary social mirrors embedded within today's society, I use social media to feed my inspiration and tend to reflect my themes in a contrastingly physical environment.  

Artist Statement

My practice explores the themes of social media, consumerism and the sense of self. The growth of social media has impacted our ideas of self-curation, its poignant existence within modern society has adapted our perceptions of common imagery as well as changing how we discover new relationships and maintain existing ones. The overwhelming presence of the internet and all that comes with it is prevalent in defining who we are today and is something I am keen to challenge and comment upon. The inclusion of humour is important in contrasting and coping with the politics challenging our everyday existence.  

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Latest Exhibitions

2019 // Hypermedia - Free Range Show 

Group Exhibition

The Truman Brewery

Brick Lane, London

2019 // No Boundaries - Summer Show 

Group Exhibition

Colchester School of Art

Colchester, Essex

2018 // Antifrieze - Broke

Group Exhibition

The Minories

Colchester, Essex

© 2018 by Heidi Sharp

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