Emma Bateman lives in East Yorkshire. Her childhood was spent growing up in mainland Greece, until moving to a rural Yorkshire farm in 1988.
Emma mostly paints abstracts, drawing inspiration from colour, texture, movement and emotions. Butterfly wings (sourced and recycled from old pictures and ornaments) are a common starting point in her work, from which the compositions evolve, influenced by the iridescent colours and patterns on the wings.
Emma enjoys creating surreal and thought-provoking pieces of artwork, working mainly with acrylic, but incorporating other mediums such as glass inks, crushed glass and mirrors, metal paint, sequins, glitter and other recycled objects to create a textural collage effect.
Emma is available for commissions based on her current work.