ART BY PATTYB
Prints and original artwork are now available at selected stores and galleries around the U.K.
ABOUT THE ARTIST
I'm an artist, Ugandan by heritage, born and raised in Ethiopia and now based in Sheffield, UK. Using mixed media I create portraits to represent a nature I can relate to. Moving around alot through out my lifetime I have found a sense of home by creating art that explored the roots of who I am - a Black Woman. With each drawing I journey further into the history, the beauty and the power of the Black Woman. Through this journey I discovered that art and drawing black women helped me to understand myself and make sense of my experiences. I hope the pictures I create can do the same for others.
" Out of the huts of history’s shame
Up from a past that’s rooted in pain
I'm a black ocean, leaping and wide,
Welling and swelling I bear in the tide. "