Daddy bears is an artist based in London.
She received her MA in Menswear Design from the Royal College of Art.
She uses her knowledge of pattern cutting for garments to create 3d objects away from the body. To be able to fill a space with twisted fantasy sculptures feels like a fresh take on traditional techniques which are rarely seen to be manipulated in this way.
The use of intense repetitive hand sewing featured throughout her practice is a testament to ‘women’s work’ and a labour of love. These intimate techniques are used to help emote feelings of romance, escapism and humour.
Her work also references ideas of transitional objects, childhood and adult forms of play, and a nostalgia for obsessive toy collections.
Her recent solo show- Shiny, Sexy, Soft with Roman Road gallery displayed a mixture of furniture like sculptures shown in parallel with large digitally printed wall hangings.
DaddyBears (b. Bradford) is a British artist working with textile sculpture andinstallation. She received her MA in menswear design from the Royal College of Art,London (2017), and her BA in fashion design from Middlesex University, London(2015). DaddyBears was invited to take part in Palazzo Monti's spring 2022 residency in Brescia, where she subsequently had her first duo show Can’t StopCan’t Let Go (2022). After completing Roman Road Gallery’s first studio programme in London (2023), she exhibited with them in a solo show (October 2023). Her work has been shown in group shows at AsylumStudios, Suffolk (2020) and Bad Art Presents, London (2019).