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Shipbuilders and Fisherfolk Hartlepool

Part of the Shipbuilders & Fisherfolk exhibition at Hartlepool Art Gallery, a commission exploring and celebrating the maritime heritage of Hartlepool. The work that Jonny created draws inspiration from the Museum of Hartlepool’s collections, the heritage buildings themselves, the landscape and bygone industries of the North East of England, and hundreds of tales and contributions from the local community

Fish Annie, 1.5 metres tall painting on wood

Annie Simpson was an entrepreneur of yesteryear, who, rather than paying business rates, walked the streets of the headland selling freshly-caught fish from a pram