I have always been interested in art in many different forms, but I have a particular love for painting. I always loved and thrived in art throughout school but sadly had to stop after GCSEs to pursue sciences as I wanted to be a doctor. I then didn’t paint for 3 years as I was applying for and then going to medical school and that took over my life, then lockdown came around and I rediscovered my love for art and started to produce many pieces which has opened up again a whole part of my identity that I had lost for a while.
I definitely have a passion for music, so I think that permeates into my art quite a lot, whether that be actually painting the artists I enjoy or being inspired by their style of music.
In terms of how studying medicine and doing art coincide for me, I would say art reminds me to pause and slow down, to take time on something, which makes me a more mindful, attentive student. This attention in return pervades into my art I think, making my style quite detailed and precise.
View Megan's work in the virtual Ancora Gallery below