Mandy McIntosh is an artist from Glasgow who makes Public Art, Moving Image/Animation, Textiles, Drawing, Painting and Sculpture. She is currently developing a large scale non-permanent public art work exploring The Duty of Care and an historic court case originating in Paisley which underpins this globally significant legislation.
Recent works include collaborations with third sector and statutory support organisations, such as Women’s Aid. Other recent projects include Hap Up Easterhouse at Platform for Glasgow International 2016, Yird Muin Starn, a Vital Spark commission for Galloway Dark Sky park and The Thunderbird’s Ballad, an animation for Channel Four commissioned by Animate Uk.
Mandy has previously worked within the NHS as an artist engaged in the context of mental health in acute and community settings and has a focus in her work of placing strong aesthetic principles at the heart of community and person centred making. She is also deeply invested in textile making, printing manually and digitally as well as tapestry weaving. Her unique knitting work has also appeared internationally in several books and as a former knit and print designer with KENZO she maintains an interest in fashion and surface design.