Based in Cheltenham, Plum graduated with a BA (Hons) in Painting & Drawing from the University of Gloucestershire. As an undergraduate, she won the prestigious Grant Thornton Travel Award and travelled to Chicago.
Her striking paintings on panel demonstrate her unique style of representing real places in a subtle, layered manner verging on abstraction. Using photography as a starting point, she looks for composition, form and juxtaposition of colour. Additional influences are the written word: both the form of letters and their meaning.
She says of her work: “Work is often a delicate balance between chance and control. One aim is to disguise in an appearance where things are hidden beneath the surface both physically and metaphorically.”