My Mum was a Hospice Nurse for many years. This piece is to tribute to staff who journey with patients in difficult times of life.
Lauren Martin is a painter, digital illustrator and artistic workshop facilitator from Belfast. She creates colourful, bold pieces of work to explore topics such as adulthood, motherhood and mental health. She strives to begin a conversation through her unusual pieces and bring a little bit of hope along the way. She has worked this year alongside organisations such as RSPB NI to create awareness of environmental issues and sustainability in Northern Ireland. She continues to navigate through parenthood and seizes every opportunity in educating vulnerable individuals in the therapeutic benefits of creating art.