Stephen Allwright

(b 1969South Africa. Lives and works in Barrydale)

Stephen Allwright is a self-taught artist who has practiced since 1998. Using ink, watercolour and pencil, and focusing on self-portraiture, Allwright explores the structure of identity and the societal expectations around this. In offering an alternative, often playful subversion of these norms he hints at the transformative potential of creating.