Philippa Stewart


Instagram: @philippa.stewart

A digital patchwork quilt combining photographs taken of artist's allotment plot 21S, nicknamed Longfields. There are photos of the vegetable patch, dye flowers, lavender, bees, soil, weeds, grass, the compost heap and the shed making geometric patterns.

Plot 21S Longfields

A photograph of an overgrown area of an allotment with weeds and wild flowers. There is white text reading: A piece of moving image capturing a process. A process that includes my hand engaging with my local, historical, social and natural landscape.

3,977 miles

Re worked collaborative Mother and Daughter drawing of a greek style well in the woods. There are two figurative drawings of greek statues: Venus de Milo and Aphrodite amongst the woodland landscape.

Aphrodite & Venus at Vange Well No. 5

A pencil collaged drawing of a greek temple inspired well and the Venus de Milo statue in the foreground. A collaborative work by mother and daughter.

Venus at Vange Well No. 5

A digital drawing of a wide brim field hand with double stitching. The hat has print pattern of a wooden track in ochre tones.

Wide Brim Field Hat

A repeat pattern of individual watercolour plants featuring rosemary, dandelion, nettles, hellebore,Rudbeckia, Pokey's pink flowering currant and Erica heather. The collection of flowers are from the family home garden.

Plant Memory

A monochromatic assemblage of drawings on folded paper. There is light and shadow that breaks up the textures of straw and wood. The drawings are of prehistoric roundhouses, rearranged and reassembled into abstraction.


An A4 pencil drawing of a close up textured wattle and daub wall.

Wattle and Daub

A textile work placed against the window. There are stitched linear female figures intertwined in different scales with flint arrow heads and stone tools filling the space around them. The fabric is appliqu├ęd, letting warm light through, there are different silhouettes of holes, showing the outside neighbour's houses within the shapes.

Flints and Forms

A hand made calico toy in the shape of a horse, with a green fleece saddle and natural fibre tail and mane. The horse is stuffed with cotton wadding, and resting on a hessian sack.

Primitive Horse Toys for Dogs

A monochromatic pencil drawing of a prehistoric roundhouse with a conical roof pitch of 45 degrees on white folded paper. The paper is folded and cut to make the drawing look three dimensional in structure and sat on cream background.

Roundhouse I

An A5 landscape watercolour of a pot-lid flint pebble found on beach in Shoeburyness, Southend-On-Sea in Southeast Essex. The painting is on watercolour paper, laid out on a warm wood grain table.

Pot-lid Flint

Hand holding a DIY flower press made from recycled wood with silver screws and wing nuts against a white-ish wall.

DIY Flower Press

A pencil drawing of leather hide on A4 white paper. The hide is full of contouring linear marks and dashes. The negative space is shaded texture.

Hide I

Close up of digitally printed monochromatic woven fabric tied in a knot. The fabric is decorated with hand drawn pencil dashes and shaded shapes.

Hide Wrap