Amy Worrall Swedish-British, b. 1989
Worrall’s works are unapologetically feminine, playful and give voice to issues and expectations framed around women by society.
The main character taking center stage in the works created by Amy Worrall (b. 1989, United Kingdom) is the artist herself. Her colorful sculptures depict the emotions and narratives of a blonde, red-lipped woman with a lot to say about the world around her. Worrall mainly works with clay, describing how the material provides her with an immediacy to her own body and this is reflected in the feminine and voluptuous figures she creates. Often times, her works are embellished with other materials or accessories such as jewelry and beads. The sculpture, I’ll plant my own flowers then 2022) presents an independent and confident woman taking care of her own problems and she is doing it in style. Worrall’s works are unapologetically feminine, playful and give voice to issues and expectations framed around women by society. Pop culture is an important source of inspiration for Worrall who embraces current trends or fun role models such as Hello Kitty, but at the same time she is intrigued by finding the hidden problems that can be associated with these influencers and desires.
Amy is currently showing in the gallery's group exhibition Takeaway 2023: The Daydream Believer Exhibition until June 17, 2023.
Group show | TAKEAWAY | The Daydream Believer ExhibitionThe Daydream Believer Exhibition, curated by Anne Klontz 13 May - 17 Jun 2023Everything is possible in a daydream! One can imagine travelling to unknown universes, pretend to be someone or something else, reenact the past or create possible futures. Daydreams are personal, a safe space to nurture one’s identity as well as an emotional and intellectual space for problem solving and creative...