Gemma Compton

Bristol based artist Gemma Compton combines classic wildlife, popular culture and religious imagery with a strong illustrative style. Having grown up in The Cotswolds the English countryside has always informed her artwork. In 2008 Compton graduated from University of West England with a First Class degree in Fashion Illustration. This academic background has given Compton a traditional painter's dexterity and illustrator's eye. She works mainly in acrylic on canvas is also known for having created some stunning street art pieces.She worked with her husband, street artist Copyright, on a brilliant series of collaborative works titled "Union". Gemma Compton has been exhibiting throughout the UK and internationally since 2008.