Cans and plastic packaging
Lucy’s work is informed by her surroundings both aesthetically and by the physical objects that she finds left behind. She has developed her own hybrid printing and joining method involving aluminium cans and plastic packaging.
This is an on-going investigation of fusing art techniques with waste materials. Whilst the very action of working with waste is a comment on the environment she does not project this to be the dominating message, instead there is a focus on how to celebrate the materials characteristics.
The strong desire to utilise waste materials within her practice stems from growing up in a busy household of refurbishment, family members frequently return with items for renovation they have found abandoned eg in skips, on the street