This painting displays Walker's fascination with light as well as the documentation of her mother at work which raises subtle questions about women’s roles. The theme also relates to lockdown when Walker returned imaginatively to the security of her childhood home in Fife.
oil on paper
46.5 × 62 cm
© The Artist
Caroline Walker, b. 1982
Since graduating from the Glasgow School of Art in 2004 and Royal College of Art in 2009, Walker's work has been shown internationally and is in various public and private collections, including the National Museum Wales, the UK Government Art Collection, the Rosenblum Collection, Paris, and Shetland Islands Council, Lerwick. Her first solo show in her home of Scotland was held at the Ingleby Gallery, Edinburgh, in 2020.