Having studied at Glasgow School of Art Eliza Southwood discovered drawing and decided to change career path to become a full time artist and illustrator. She has developed a powerful connection with the world of cycling and her images communicate a close acquaintance with the rich history of that sport. The expression ‘On the Rivet’ signifies a state of extreme physical exertion. In the old days, when bike seats had rivets at the front, one would slide forward on the saddle to exert maximum pressure on the pedals.
Five-colour hand-printed silk screen print on Somerset Velvet buff 250gsm cotton rag paper, 520 x 720mm, supplied in a strong black Magma poster tube.