About the Artist
Loraine Monk’s visual arts practice derives from a sense of place and community. Originally a painter, she now creates images using both relief and etching processes. The ethnographic layers she addresses are carved and engraved into, and under, the surfaces of Lino, paper, metal plates and wood.
Previously exploring the inequality of power relations and occlude histories of certain people, places and ideas. Her most recent work concentrates on climate crisis and the threatened extinction of both animals and humans. Combining iconic imagery together to create narratives of transformation.
She has exhibited in London, Brighton, Sweden and Germany and completed a residency at Kingston Museum, London (January 2020).