Roxette Cryer is an English Filipino artist living on the coast of South East England. After completing her BA in Illustration she was shortlisted for the Hix Awards in 2018, exhibiting in Hix Gallery 2018 and Coutts Bank 2019. Playful imagery reveals a social theme or issue at a closer look. Themes such as gender stereotyping, dangerous beauty practices, and sport hunting are some of the issues that show up in her art work. Exploration in mark making and other crafts and design such as paper making, printmaking and interiors is always fueling new work and imagination. Roxette is currently working on commission paintings and would love to welcome more freelance projects.
- Pigeon at WarPigeon at War is a mural of World War 1. This was a response to the project 'Sense of Place' of which I picked my home town of Folkestone. There are many murals to commemorate the war at the top of the Road of Remembrance where many walked down to fight for their country. Among the foliage are silhouettes of war planes, animals that participated in the war, soldiers, and family members of the soldiers - celebrating and grieving, illustrated from real photographs. I chose to highlight the pigeo
- Man Up Man Down | Mixed Media PaintingAcrylic Painting Dimensions 120 x 93.5 cm Man Up Man Down presents itself as a fun and playful image but the deeper meaning reveals the social construct of the male stereotype. Boys are taught to avoid emotion and always show strength, which then leads to deeper issues later on in life. Man Up Man Down is currently unavailable for purchase.
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Workshop LeaderBeaney House of Art and Knowledge Canterbury
- Canterbury, United KingdomFreelance
Working with my University setting up and leading art workshops for the public to compose a group piece to be shown alongside the Grayson Perry exhibition at the Beaney House of Art and Knowledge
Gallery AssistantLilford Gallery
- Canterbury, United KingdomInternship
One month internship - responsibilities included: hanging and arranging art works, assisting with events, working with the framers, handling social media and website
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- Adobe Illustrator
- Adobe Photoshop
- Mixed Media
- Pattern Making