Frances-Ann Norton is an interdisciplinary artist working with ideas of spirituality in a secular context. She makes drawings and paintings, icons, quilts, textiles, ceramic sculpture, poetry and am a folk fiddle player. These are vehicles for her abstract and narrative images. She works with well-known stories to explore the rich and complex traditions and rituals of the culture she inhabits. One of Celtic forebearers, Yorkshire Gothic, brought up in a household of Bohemian artists and musicians contextualised by the beauty, spirituality and generosity of Franciscanism. Creativity enables her to express, among other things, deep joys, fears and hidden imaginings.
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