Through loose yet definite mark making, she vigorously creates a shape that expresses character or movement, partly by exaggerating the anatomical truth. Her stunning smoke fired sculpture is also highly collectable and explores the idea of weightlessness
Each highly expressive work explores the energy life of her chosen subject, and her concepts are often enriched by her love of literature, folklore and mythology. April has undertaken prestigious commissions for clients including Morgan Stanley and the British Embassy in India. Her work is held in private collections worldwide and has been shown in many mixed exhibitions at venues including the Royal Academy.
April Shepherd is one of the UK’s most exciting young artists, and her breath-taking animal charcoals and sculptures have won her international acclaim.