'Tube Girls', Mandy McCartin
mixed media on canvas, 183x137.3cm (please note that this picture is not included in this exhibition)
Aggressive, tender, romantic, butch, working class lesbian, soul freak, moving from East End to Highbury. Group shows include Whitechapel Open, New Contemporaries, William Jackson Gallery (Cork Street); solo shows at Battersea Arts Centre, Gallery 108. Soul DJ on gay Northern Soul Revival scene.
"I was a bit of a womaniser really. Now I've got a 21 year old gorgeous girlfriend."
Used to drive round in a maroon Mitsubishi Turbo-charged Sapporo. Currently upset by demise of beloved 16-year-old cat Bebop. Collections include the Museum of London.