Viv Meadows is an artist from Frome who specialises in drawing, printing, painting and collage. Her art practice came into being during what she describes as her ‘Middle Ages’, undertaking the completion of a BA in Fine Art at Bath Spa University (2014-18) as a mature student which opened up a visually creative world with inspiring and dynamic young colleagues.

With a previous career in social care, Viv has developed great insight and looks for what is going on under the surface, moving from evocative impressions to figurative images using searing colour, humour and irony.

Viv’s work is also informed by a female perspective and the ways in which other artists incorporate their experience by invoking political and social outcomes along with their theoretical consideration of others; and is particularly influenced by Olivia Laing: and Mira Schor