On September the 23rd, I was darting around north Birmingham searching for the fibreglass owls that make up The Big Hoot trail. One I found was number 80: Papa Winson by Colin Gabbidon.
Colin Gabbidon was born in Kingston, Jamaica and has been living in the UK since primary school age. A former drummer of internationally renowned reggae band Steel Pulse; Colin’s artistic talents began to be recognised in the 1980s. Working in a variety of mediums, he is based in Birmingham and also has a studio in Germany where he frequently exhibits work.
Ladywood Arts Forum is a collective of arts organisations, arts groups and artists, who act as a catalyst for the emergence and growth of sustainable arts in the Ladywood district of Birmingham, UK.