Turner Prize Nominee Helen Cammock Profiled in the Guardian

June 19th, 2019

Turner Prize nominee Helen Cammock is profiled in The Guardian this week, spotlighting her recent work, her past work in social services, and her development as an artist.  “In my 20s, when I was desperately trying to find something creative, I had this huge hole. I started to write a novel,” she says. “Then I got burgled and they took my laptop and it was all gone. I didn’t want to write again for a while. So I bought some canvas and some acrylic paints. And it was about making marks, about using color and form. I didn’t take it seriously and I wouldn’t paint now. But now I trust the marks I make and I don’t have to apologize for them.”

Read more at The Guardian