Malca Schotten studied illustration at Brighton Polytechnic and her post graduation endeavours have seen her engage in a vast number of group and solo art exhibitions. Specifically she showed at Gressenhall, Norfolk in a solo exhibit titled Roots of Norfolk (2005) as well as with us at the Fairhurst Gallery in Maternity (2014) and collectively in If We Opened People Up We’d Find Landscapes (2019). Schotten’s landscape pieces, use a camera as an aide – memoire, she takes quick pictures before returning to her studio while the experience is fresh in her memory to create uninhibited, evocative drawings.
The artist has also been supported by the Arts Council England on several occasions to produce a series of self initiated public art projects, including Lives in Science at the John Innes Centre, Norwich (2017), as well as working to run her own drawing and mark making workshops for adults. Further achievements Malca has been successful with is winning commissions for drawings and illustrations, including two BBC documentaries.