I have recently moved up to Stoke-on-Trent for my 6 months as graduate artist in residence at AirSpace Gallery. Now that I have got my bearings and moved into the studio, I have managed to get into the city’s library […]
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Project Me: charting the progress of my practice since 2007
My life is constantly a journey so therefore my art is too. I am on a continuous Journey in China to what can inspire me on my wondrous travels there, experiencing the bad the good and the fugly to discovering a tremendous amount of vital research in creating interesting artwork.
a potted history of what is (or was) current
Some reflections on my recent work and activity.
Selection of paintings at the Galleon Grill Blackpool September 2015. James Loy displays some of his work on how he explains the differences between the rich and the poor in society, using the dog as symbol. His style changes from representation to abstract and is ongoing.
Documenting my transition from a recent Graduate to Professional Artist.
The Art From London Markets Project moves into the second year, practice developments, reaching out for new opportunities
An exploration of the second generation post memory experience of exile following the Spanish Civil War through object art, performance and installations. I blog about my research, the process and the finished pieces as they emerge.
The blog provides an insight into my initial exploration of Stoke-on-Trent, my responses to the environment and sense of place.
Returning to work full time as an artist after 17 years out of the ‘scene’… this mid fifties man’s weekly thoughts and experiences of how tough it is to get ‘back in’
A new blog to mark an extended period developing my own ideas within my practice and bringing them into focus.
Documenting my research, through my visual practice, into the relationship between bodies and cash.
Tracing progress through final BA year.
Threads between words, music and a bundle of old clothes. (Audio versions of these posts are available upon request)
Three artists start a new gallery project
My Fine Art degree project is based predominantly on cave paintings and carvings. I am painting on large canvases, using oil and acrylic paint as well as oil sticks and pastels. The work is spontaneous and bodily movements are important. […]
after the cats and dogs sketch by eddie izzard …………. | …………. …………. | …………. …………. | ………….
“they drill … for anything …. just for the hell of it”
A quiet place to consider interesting stuff I’ve read, seen or created
I am researching and developing a fully supported residency for artists who feel unable to participate within existing programmes. This will be developed with Islington Mill in Salford and the Artists Association in Tampere. Supported by Arts Council England.
Having come late to art, I am driven by the need to do, make, live art. Now. Before it really is too late.
2015 will see the Philippines showcase at The Venice Biennale, after a hiatus of 5 decades. A soul searching discovery with artist, Vanessa Scully.
I’m at University Campus Suffolk, in my long final year (ends 2016), but I’m looking forward to it. My work to date has been about stories and perspectives of storytelling. It has involved explorations in painting and installation.
So this blog, is just that – my work, reasons behind it and what happens to it…………. while trying to balance it all with having a full time job………..