Linda Brothwell MA (RCA) is a British applied artist renowned for initiating a repair movement in the arts.

She is currently pioneering a new understanding of the significance of British crafts skills and tools illustrating the importance of their value to economic, social and cultural development.  In 2019 she has been awarded a Churchill Fellowship to travel to Japan to research the life of tools.

Brothwell’s work has been included in many solo and group exhibitions, including the British Pavilion at Cheongju Biennial, S.Korea, “l’usage des formes” Palais de Tokyo and “The Tool Appreciation Society” a solo exhibition with an accompanying multi award winning BBC4 Documentary “Handmade in Hull”.

Brothwell currently lives and works in Bristol, UK.