Welcome to Pantovola
I am a Textile Artist, Dollmaker and Painter
With my fantastical world of two- and three dimensional works I wish to spark dreams of magical lands inhabited by Fairytale-esk creatures,
such as Witches, Wolves, Owls and Fairy people.
My art is inspired by the old Nordic and Russian Folk Tales, Mythology and the dusty puppet theatres of my childhood.
With it I like to communicate a strong sense of Old World nostalgia and melancholy.
Story telling is the beating heart of what I create,
be it in sculpture, painting or the written word.
I collect old trinkets and antique fabrics which I incorporate into my art dolls and mixed media sculptures, adding secret stories and little slithers of forgotten history.
I hope you enjoy visiting my website!