The artist behind Benconservato, Emma Kidd, creates wonderfully quirky hand-painted creatures and smaller 2D artworks, paintings and monoprints. Working full time as an artist, she likes making affordable art for a diverse audience.

Emma has an Associate Diploma in Fine Arts (printmaking, photography, painting) and has done various residencies in Europe specialising in multi-plate photographic etching.

Emma Kidd is one of the feature makers at: Australian Design Centre’s Object Shop.

Collection of colourful animal cutouts.

Ben Conservato. Courtesy Ben Conservato