Paola McClure

With her permission, I’m doing this entry about the rather superb website of West End resident and artist Paola McClure – go to to view.
Earlier this week, Paola advised me, “I am Concrete Wardrobe’s (groovy shop in Edinburgh) maker of the month during the festival. I am showing large soft sculpture figures as well as my growing family of anti-dolls.”
And … from Paola’s profile :
“Although Paola’s work is brash, bright and humourous the work can have a darker edge to it and distortions of proportions can lead to a sense of unease. This unease can be exaggerated, as with any figurative sculpture, by the very physical presence of the work. The eyes, however, do not follow you round the room …”