Adele is a York based Digital Collage Artist. Her love of antiques and oddities, old doors and weathered surfaces are the foundations of her work. Bringing people from the past back to full colour and intertwining them with creatures big and small, coupled with delicate foliage, she creates images both sophisticated and playful. Adele often uses idioms,metaphors and musical lyrics for inspiration and to add narrative to her work.
Adele was born in Oldham in 1973 and it was not until leaving to study for her B. A. (Hons) Degree in Textile Art at Winchester School of Art in 1995, did she leave the over cast hills of the Pennines. After a short spell working for an interior magazine in London she set out to see the world and it was not until 2005 did she settle down in the historic city of York. In 2015 Adele completed a diploma in Children's book illustration gaining a distinction and it was after this that she turned to using her camera and photoshop, rather than the oil paints she had used previously. Though still picking up the paintbrush often and drawing most days, creating textures,drawing animals and getting the composition on paper is where each image begins.