Tom Mortlock-Jackson
Fine Art graduate, Climate Activist and Eco-Artist. Focusing on the environment, Tom creates work to awaken the public to anthropogenic effects on the ever-growing urgency of climate change. Working in mixed media sculpture often with found objects, his practice is wheeled by materialism, using our relationship with our material world to aid his creative concepts. Exploring an activist style, Tom finds these materials at site specific areas from artificial waste to discarded organic materials; from plastic, metal, wood, to sticks branches and the very earth itself. Practical studies to connect with the material and build a climate language through making, dictates how he responds. Continuing to investigate the boundaries of activism, regarding contemporary ways of making and living outdoor sculpture which benefits ecosystems.
BA (Hons) Fine Art