Word to Mother

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London-based artist Word To Mother was born and raised in an English seaside town. After attending art school for illustration, and with a background in graffiti, Word To Mother entered into the art world.

Word To Mother creates work that combines many influences into uniquely layered paintings, often atop pieces of salvaged wood. Incorporating hand drawn personal sentiments, emotions and feelings that he executes in the form of loose script, inspired from his experience as a tattoo artist and tight sign written letters, drawn from years of painting graffiti.

Suggestions of nostalgic sign writing and unmistakable WTM figures feature within a salvaged environment where they appear to have existed for years. A beautiful juxtaposition, of fragile and emotive elements shown through subtle textures and washes of colour, but with a strength and confidence fused with his signature patterns, architecture & figures. His work is melancholic yet fun and playful. With an earthy ‘London’ palette of grey tones accentuating splashes of brighter ‘seaside’ colours of fluro red, pink, yellows and turquoise which give the paintings an optimistic feel.


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    “We are polar opposites. He is a weight lifting, marijuana ingesting doughnut with a Staffordshire bull terrier and I am a fragile stick wizard” - Sickboy on his unconventional union with Word To Mother, 2014. View Sickboy's profile View Word to Mother's profile

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    “We are polar opposites. He is a weight lifting, marijuana ingesting doughnut with a Staffordshire bull terrier and I am a fragile stick wizard” - Sickboy on his unconventional union with Word To Mother, 2014. View Sickboy's profile View Word to Mother's profile

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    Sickboy and Word To Mother present the 'Paranoia on Paper' Collector's Box Set, a celebration of 5 years of sketching. View Sickboy's profile View Word to Mother's profile

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