MA Illustration, Camberwell College of Arts 2018
With long-term views of becoming a children's book artist, Huiwen's illustrations come with a huge amount of narrative attached to them. Her current collection of illustrations come from a story about a rabbit
The viewer on encountering Alex's work may feel as if there is a catastrophe looming or a specific second of time has been captured, preserved forever. They may feel uneasy or may find humour in the absurdity of the choice of his materials.
Awards and residencies:
Winner of The Picton Art Prize 2016, The Patrick and Kelly Lynch Scholarship 2013, The Clifford Chance Sculpture Award 2013 & 2014 (shortlisted), Future Map 2014 (shortlisted), Tokyo Wonder Site (Japan) Resident Artist 2014 Camberwell College of Arts Artist in Residence 2014, Frieze Art Fair 2014
"The complex processes within my work I find extremely interesting even though they are very labour intensive, nevertheless the results I believe are really rewarding. I love opening the kiln or busting open a mould and seeing what’s happened…"