Brigitte Mierau, a German national who is profoundly deaf, only took up art in her 50s. She is a graduate of the Camberwell College of Arts and has had her work shown at the British Museum, Yinka Shonibare/Shape Arts Open and Ecology Pavilion, Politics and Power LCC and other exhibitions.
Her website is at http://www.brigitte-mierau.com.
A special work of Brigittes is the Brexit Tapestry. Click on the link, to find out more about it.