Christy Burdock is an English artist. She is a graduate of Central St
Martins School of Art and the Royal College of Art. She is the recipient of many prizes and her
work has been exhibited widely in the UK, including two solo shows in London in
2018 and 2020.
Komachi Goto is aa Japanese artist based in Edinburgh. She has lived in
the UK since 1987. When she first arrived, she couldn’t speak English.
Consequently, drawing and painting became her language, a way that she could
communicate more easily.
Sally Roberts is an emerging artist who
works primarily in oils and is based in Lancashire, England. She paints
portraits usually of women from the perspective of a female artist, using
traditional techniques to represent the modern world. The artistic tradition
comes into tension with her own womanhood and female gaze.
Tess Glen is Scottish artist. Since graduating with a BA in Painting from Edinburgh
College of Art, Tess has studied on The Drawing Year at The Royal
Drawing School and has exhibited at the Royal Scottish Academy, Christie’s and
recently had her first solo show ‘Worship in the Neighbour’s House’ at Six Foot
Gallery in Glasgow.
Herxheimer is an artist and poet. She’s held residencies for The
Museum of Liverpool and Transport for London, among others. Her work has been shown at her local allotments, Tate Modern and on a giant mural along the seafront at Margate. Her
collection Velkom to Inklandt was a Poetry Book of the Month
in the Observer and a Sunday Times Book of the Year. Her book 60 Lovers
to Make and Do, was a TLS Book of the Year.
Sultan was born in Pakistan and lives and works in London. She studied at the Slade School of Fine Art and graduated with an MFA
in 1999. She also paints in Berlin and has had exhibitions both in UK and
Germany, as well as her native Pakistan.
ABOUT THE MOTH ART PRIZE
O’Connor and Will Govan. They are looking for two-dimensional
portraiture, figurative or other representational work of any size
– work that is courageous and bold and is in tune with the aesthetic of