My practice centres around an interest in people and their idiosyncrasies, social and constructed narratives, and the everyday. My work is crossdisciplinary, concept-led, and draws on the narrative ability of objects and materials. My practice could be described as something akin to a Method Artist: I often make in character, using tools, materials, and settings fitting to the person I am working through. Collage has always been a part of my practice as a thinking tool and is implicitly present in my work’s ad-hoc
Humour plays a significant role in my work. I seek out the unexpected and use it to encourage the viewer to question social norms and expectations. I hope that when people view my work, they experience a shift of perspective or a moment of play or at least find what I make funny, or odd, or joyful.
Fliss Quick (b.1978, Sheffield, United Kingdom) is a cross-disciplinary artist whose works range from site-specific and ephemeral actions to print, sound and installation: Works which blur the distinction between fact and fiction. She currently lives with her family in Powys, Mid Wales. When she’s not washing up, on the school run, or in the studio, she moonlights as a visiting lecturer and as a Relational Dynamics coach.
Fliss has exhibited internationally and completed residencies in Malaysia, Canada, Coventry and Birmingham. She received the Mary E. Hofstetter Legacy Award for Visual Arts in 2015.