Rising Stars: Caitlin Walton

About Me

I’m from Kent, England and consider myself to be an outsider/armature artist. I like to portray a slightly unsettling vibe in an otherwise calm environment. This is due to the fact that I am comforted by the odd elements of life as well as the beauty the world has to offer. Twice a week for two years I visited a resident at St. John Care home in Tankerton. This was to help her achieve her goals with her own personal art. Her daughter employed me privately from 2018 to 2020 and she really benefitted from these sessions as she suffered from brain damage and was a former art teacher. Her favourite medium was acrylic on canvas so that’s what we used and I still use it to this day. 

Caitlin Walton

About My Work

I struggle with body image and use painting as a way to combat that. I do this by using my body as reference for all the figures in my work. This allows me to see myself in a different light as momentarily I am no longer concerned with how other people see me, I’m just interpreting my own self. I change features such as gender, skin tone, weight, muscle etc. so that I can include lots of different beautiful bodies in my art. However, I still get a sense of putting my physical form into my work as well as my emotional self.  I experience thoughts of self doubt and self criticism however the response I get from sharing my art is overwhelmingly positive which is so validating and inspires me to create more. 

Dunce, 2020
Tesco Value, 2022

Lady Garden, 2020

Normal Ben, 2020

Picnic, 2022

For more information about the artist, please visit:

Instagram: @worminthewhiskey

All photographs courtesy of Caitlin Walton
© Copyright 2023 Suboart Magazine
All rights reserved


Do you like Suboart Magazine? Subscribe to our email list to receive monthly news on opportunities, interviews & features.

Discover more emerging artists

Rising Stars: Natalie Tyler

Do you like embroidery, patterns and colours? Then today’s “Rising Star” migh as well be one of your next favourite artists. Inspired by everyday life,…

Read More

All Eyes On: Elizabeth Marmur

Inspired by the wonders of nature, both universal and human, Elizabeth Murmur’s work is an ongoing exploration of the human condition. In today’s “All Eyes…

Read More

All Eyes On: Link Hg

Italian artist Nicolò LinkHg Andreatta works with the concept of abandonment, trying to bring order to disused places through his graffiti interventions. In today’s “All…

Read More

Rising Stars: Tiziano Summo

Through his distinctive installations, Italian artist Tiziano Summo dares to speak about a topic feared and ignored by many of us: death. In today’s edition…

Read More


Something went wrong. Please refresh the page and/or try again.

Read interviews with artists from all around the globe


Something went wrong. Please refresh the page and/or try again.

Let’s be friends on Instagram

Get in touch with us for questions