Deven Bhurke

Deven Bhurke is a Hampshire based artist and graphic designer. He has a versatile style and known for creating fun loving characters and geometric abstracts. He has been involved in many Wild in Art trails across the country.

‘Hearts’, is inspired by Jane Austen’s most popular all time classic novel – Pride and Prejudice. The backside of the bench represents the iconic Peacock edition cover by Hugh Thomson interpreted in the form of an abstract peacock pattern arranged as a deck of cards. The inside shows characters using hearts amongst other characters. Hearts is a way of remembering pride and Prejudice through a different and light-hearted aspect.