Artist: Fiona Gowen
Fiona was born in 1985 in Norfolk. She developed an interest in Art and Design from a young age and throughout her school years her love of art and design were encouraged. Whilst an art sdtudent she won the John Holmes Memorial Trust award administered by the Society and was later granted membership.
Fiona went on to study a degree in illustration at Falmouth College of Art where she was inspired by the beautiful surroundings and landscape. During her time atr university she learned to combine her love of drawing and books.
Whilst studying she developed an interest in novelty books and information illustration discovering that she loved making the learning experience fun and enjoyable for children.
She graduated in 2007 with a first class honours degree and is currently working in London for information publishers, Dorling Kindersly where she has worked on many different books.
Fiona is also persuing illustration and designing websites in her spare time.
Her website can be seen at www.fionagowen.co.uk
Medium: Mixed Media, Oil, Watercolour
Style: Abstract, Animals, Landscape