Flight Over Thailand

Flight Over Thailand

Artist – Susan Webber

Sponsored by: Amy Johnson Festival

Design Description

Flight over Thailand celebrates part of Amy Johnson’s flight from London to Darwin, Australia.

Amy arrived at Rangoon, Burma on Tuesday 13th May and flew on the 15th to Bangkok, Thailand. On Saturday 17th she reached Singora, Thailand and flew onto Singapore 18th May 1930. (The 18th May is significant to me, it’s my birthday! (born1966 not 1930). This moth is decorated with a hint of Art Deco in the style of Clarice Cliff another pioneering lady of the 1930’s in the field of design and decoration.

Artist Statement

Susan is a versatile West Country freelance artist. She enjoys taking a variety of creative commissions. In 2015 she designed and painted a Shaun the Sheep ‘Another One Rides the Bus’ for Shaun in the City trail and designed and painted three Barons for Salisbury and Lincoln Barons trail and a Dragon for Taunton Deane. She has also worked on a collaborative project with Somerset Film for Somerset Carnivals, which include creating animations, designing costumes and taking part in the carnival processions. Previous commissions include designing and creating public artwork, which are seven large 3d plaques for Minehead Harbour wall.