Peggy Seymour b. London, 1982, lives and works in Glastonbury, UK.

She had all artistic endeavour thoroughly beaten out of her at various colleges between 1998 and 2003.

A master of traditional oil on canvas, she learnt precisely none of her technique from art college.

She has been told repeatedly that painting icons from pop culture is not art. But that is a lie. And lies are very bad.

She will not paint your cat, or your gran, or your car, but she might paint your favourite celebrity.

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