Christine Evans McHugh
Artist and Fashion Designer
What I do:
I am a portrait and animal artist (wildlife and pets). I work mostly in pastels and watercolour. I am available for commissions. I also run workshops. I have exhibited locally and my work has featured in the “Evolution ” online exhibition and the “Still Dancing” online exhibition by Amity Arts. I also design for my clothing label, Obsidian Clothing.
What creative opportunities I'm looking for:
I am available for commissions involving animal subjects and people.
I am also available to run workshops where I teach techniques in pastel and watercolour.
An unexpected thing about me:
I am an enthusiastic amateur dog trainer with 2 border collies.
What does Wakefield mean to me?
It is the nearest city to my hometown of Pontefract, so has been accessible for theatre, arts and nightlife. I like to look at it as the Wakefield area which encompasses towns like Pontefract and Castleford which are full of history and creativity.