an accompaniment and documentation of my attempt to make 12 applications to artistic opportunities in 2014. this idea was born out of becoming aware that i’d let my portfolio slip into disrepair and seeing three opportunities that appealed to me […]
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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’
… exhibition space
I have recently been accepted for the AA2A (Artists Access to Art Colleges) at Staffordshire University where I have a studio space and access to the facilities. Here I will be showing my experiments during the months I have here.
The quest to find a lost metal grid … discarded in the summer of 1995
The Arts Council England have generously funded my Research and Development to enable me to realise this project. There will be bras, there will be women… but what the funding allows me to do is bring you some really good songs. Thank you Arts Council!
Currently undergoing a three month residency with the Chinese European Art Center in Xiamen. This blog is about the things I’ve been doing and things I have to say. Dull self obsessed art speak filter turned on. I’m doing exciting […]
The local golf course has been sold. It is an area of land in transition and I am watching what happens there.
My first painting of the figure and pattern that didn’t show the face. I am pleased with this, which is always a good start, as I am now moving into my final year project work. It has helped me to […]
‘Off-press’ gigantic scale relief printmaking- against all odds.
A challenging investigation into new contemporary ways of working with analogue print media, involving the large-scale construction of gigantic hand-made woodcut prints in vivid colour.
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.
Having being offered a place on the MA Art Psychotherapy course at Roehampton University I decided that I wanted to document how my involvement on this study programme might inform new ways of thinking about myself and thus lead to […]
I have been working on a piece I call ‘Gestalt’ for a number of years now. First shown Sept 2010 at Durham’s DLI gallery as a three part installation, I am looking to develop it further. I am particularly interested […]
What is real? What is an original in a digital age?
A place where I reach out from my project to the contemporary. A place where as an artist I can engage.
This blog will document my current residency at Airspace Gallery in Stoke-On-Trent.
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I am collaborating with choreographer Darren Ellis to explore concepts of constraint, confinement, resistance and adaptation. A common interest in how circumstances restrict and determine behaviour has led us to develop scenarios for movement within a network of stretched elastic
Threads between words, music and a bundle of old clothes. (Audio versions of these posts are available upon request)
A journal detailing the struggles, efforts and results of post graduate life for a would be artist.
A recent awardee of Arts Council England’s Grants For The Arts program, I am participating in a 2 month residency investigating post-colonialism and the uncanny body in Saint Louis, Senegal. With additional support from WAAW Centre for Art, this blog […]
A collaborative project between sound artist Joseph Young and ceramist J Kay Aplin to create a body of work that responds to the landscape, history and geology of the Shetland Isles.
Following the success of Xavier White’s Full Circle exhibition at Mausdey Learnings ORTUS learning and events centre in the summer. Xavier has been asked by the curator of The Bethlem Gallery to exhibit a Cohedia installation , Beckenham
Working in Cornwall within my domestic role.
a potted history of what is (or was) current
whats it like to be an artist working with the over 60′s, creating an sustainable arts community at the pavilion cafe in Didsbury park Manchester?