Hester is a full time artist specialising in printmaking working from her studio in Horton-in-Ribblesdale. As a keen fellrunner her excursions take her to wilder less visited locations in all weathers and at all times of year. With a lifelong interest in natural history she aims to draw attention to chance encounters with wildlife, seasonal changes in the landscape and our relationship with nature. She uses multiple plates, painted textures and intricate cutting in her collagraph printmaking with a view to accentuating the colours and patterns found in the natural world. Hester has a BA (hons) in Illustration.