Corinna Button Artist Biography
Corinna Button is a British contemporary, figurative artist who lives and works in London. She completed a BA Honours degree in Fine Art at Leeds followed by a Post Graduate Advanced Printmaking in London.
Corinna was elected member of Royal society of Painters and Printmakers and has exhibited in numerous solo and mixed shows Internationally, presenting works in printmaking, painting, and sculpture. Her work has also been included in The Royal Academy Summer Exhibition and the ING Discerning Eye Exhibition at the Mall Galleries in London.
Her work is held in noteworthy collections including the permanent collections of Victoria and Albert Museum, London, The Jiangsu Art Museum, China, The Ashmolean Museum, Oxford, The University of Aberystwyth, Wales, The BBC and Castle Lesley, Ireland. She has garnered recognition with awards including; The Hector Purchase Prize; The University of Aberystwyth print prize; ‘Voices’ Art Symposium Prize for live painting, Dubuque USA and a Dry Red Press, London publishing award. Corinna‘s work is featured in several publications including; ‘Extraordinary Sketchbooks’ and ‘Printmaker’s Secrets’ (Published by A&C Black). Her work can also be found in many private collections worldwide.
Corinna’s inspiration is drawn from experiences and/or predicaments she experiences in everyday life. People are the subjects of her work, with a focus on women and the blurring and shifting boundaries between the private and public experience. Corinna’s inspiration is drawn from daily encounters and observations such as social gatherings, images and snippets on social media. All these influences generate ideas for themes that she can build upon, “dress-up” and weave into her work.