Amy’s Coat of Arms

Amy’s Coat of Arms

Artist – Roger Roach

Sponsored by: Hull City Council


Design Description

I initially chose to focus my design on a celebration of Amy Johnson’s famous solo flight in 1930 between Croydon and Darwin. My first inclination was to include three aerial maps of Hull, Croydon and Darwin. However, I felt that this was not visually stimulating enough for public artwork and decided instead to produce a montage of sections of the coats of arms in three places.

Artist Statement

I have taught Art in Hull schools for the majority of the forty-plus years in which I have lived in the city. I am now retired and find that I have more time to produce my own work. I am an associate member of Kingston Art Group and have exhibited regularly around the city in venues including the Ferens Art Gallery, Hull in Paint, Pave, Central Library, PoP and Kingston Art Group Galleries.