Jill MacKeith is the curator of a recent show in Stroud, ‘Motherhood & Metamorphosis’ at the Lansdown Gallery. Guest SITblog contributors and artists, Sarah Dixon and Sharon Bennett, interviewed Jill about the show and the thinking behind it.
What is your background – are you an artist?
How long have you been creating work using taxidermy?
I started creating my work in 2014 when I was studying Decorative Arts at Nottingham Trent University.
Your specimens are all ethically sourced. All of your pieces have such character and perfectly portray the animals used. Can you say something about your passion for animals and why you want to create such unique pieces?
innovation, excellence and creativity