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One of the Gapers is a picture story of a woodcarving made over two years by Annie Whiles. The Gaper was the nickname for St Copertino and refers to her long term allegiance with this patron saint of astronauts and also a biblical story of fallen angels: The Watchers or Nephilim.

One of the Gapers, 2015

Beech wood, oil paint, glass eyes and hand embroidery

183 x 61 x 26cm

First Shown at Chapter, Cardiff, July - September 2015

and Royal Academy Summer Exhibition 2018, London

Annie's project is also available as a PDF document. Download>

Annie Whiles is an artist based in London





Annie Whiles
One of the Gapers