North West, UK.
Lucy Sharkey is a textile artist based in the North West of England.
After studying fashion design at John Moores university, she began to explore the different ways of using fabric and stitch to communicate her thoughts on topics such as mental health, pop culture and death. She is is also a member of the Standish art group Cross Street Arts, and in addition to displaying work in many other exhibitions, she co-organised and exhibited in the Wigan Nasty Women show in 2017.

Her work has been described as "provocative”, “funny” and “a satirical look into the odd, emotional, sexual, and sometimes darker side of life.
ASK A STUPID QUESTION
We all have those days when sarcasm is the only response.

Textiles, hand embroidery.

VAGINA DENTATA
Vagina Dentata is a strangely under explored concept in horror. While researching the folklore of it, I noticed that a lot of the stories have rather a pro-rape slant to them. Rather than being a cautionary tale, the man is a hero who conquers the afflicted woman and cures her. The women in question is not given a choice in the matter.

Textiles, hand embroidery.

BRITAIN'S AT ITS BEST IN A CRISIS (part 1)
While I didn’t see any physical fights over toilet roll and pasta, the stockpiling that went on during the first lockdown was shameful to behold.

Textiles, multimedia, print.

BRITAIN'S AT ITS BEST IN A CRISIS (part 2)
While I didn’t see any physical fights over toilet roll and pasta, the stockpiling that went on during the first lockdown was shameful to behold.

Mixed media, Needlefelt, paper.

Mixed media, Needlefelt, paper.

Check out Lucy's Instagram here!
@lucysharkeyart
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