Sunday 5th and Bank Holiday Monday 6th May

Emma Parkins- Willow Sculpture

Sculptor and workshop leader

Emma Parkins

Emma is a professional artist and sculptor working in Willow and natural materials. Her specialism is producing animals and creatures, especially wildlife. Emma’s work is expressive of character and has an illustrative feel to it. She loves creating work that is inspired by the natural world and creates a sense of wonder for those who view it.

Emma mainly works to commission and has worked for both the private and public sector. Clients include Derby Royal Hospital, Wildlife trust, Derbyshire County Council, Derby Theatre, National Trust, Kew Gardens seed bank. She is also a member of the Basket Makers Society and runs many workshops teaching the art of willow weaving.

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