Izzy Thomson is a visual artist based in Inverness, working from her studio at Wasps, Inverness Creative Academy. She graduated from Gray’s School of Art in Aberdeen in 2016, with a First Class BA (Hons) in Painting. Following her graduation, she was selected for a year-long Graduate Residency at Leith School of Art in Edinburgh. Izzy has received several awards, including the Hope Scott Trust Travel Award, the Dewar Arts Award, and Creative Scotland’s Open Fund for Individuals, which supported a collaborative residency and research project. Currently, Izzy is enrolled in the Turps Banana Correspondence Course. Izzy’s residency at Cove Park has been supported by a Visual Artist and Craft Markers Award (VACMA).