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Clouds on the way to Lancaster
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Coach

This blog tracks my reflections and investigations into coaching from attending the RD1st Coaching Course 2016. Course fees funded and attendance supported by a bursary from a-n The Artist Information Company.

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Abstract collage by David Smith
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50 Collages Before Christmas

With a history of time-based projects I have decided to commit to creating 50 collages before Christmas

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Artists Residency in Motherhood

This blog will chart my artists residency in motherhood. I will attempt to write once a week for the next 52 weeks and to describe the frustrations, joys and discoveries of practicing at being an artist and a mother.

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New boss, same as the old boss!

I start my blog by stating that not one piece of my work is truly finished. None of my work is any good to me, it is a constant source of personal agony and fear. Over-dramatic? It may sound that […]

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Think, Question, Print

A blog documenting the progress of my project funded by an A-N Self-Development Bursary.

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Prairie King
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The Museum For Object Research

A forum for artists working with objects and a repository for ideas to inform our practice. All submissions welcome!

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Painting , MA and life in general

Paddling in paint. Working on a very large piece of canvas so big I have to walk across it. Gestural, instinctive involvement. Turned it upside down and it works better!

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Light panel
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En’Light’en – an exploration of light and sensation

This blog is a record of a research and development project funded by the Arts Council and uniting artistic practice with scientists, academics, architects and health professionals. The projects focus is the positive influence of natural lighting phenomena on human experience.

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Culture and the Creative

A blog documenting my thought process and work throughout my last year at University of Suffolk, studying for my BA Fine Art. The focus of my work being on culture, identity and printing.

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The Creative Cycle, a big wheel
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Restart

About persistence, learning, earning, reflections on being an artist, reflections on being a man.

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Art From London Markets, a-n feature

Work, practicalities, techniques, thoughts and feelings about my art and sometimes other things….My work is engaged with histories and contemporary relationships with trade, commodities, people and place.

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silk-mill-autumn
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four six one

a film commission, part of the arts and heritage pilot programme at the derby silk mill : museum of making

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Simulacrum: an Artists Residency

Advancing ideas around the simulacrum, and other questions concerning the copy, the original, and representation, through work produced in my artist’s residency in the printmaking room at the University of Suffolk.

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Infinite Possibilities

Beginning an abstract painting is easy. Find a space and surround yourself with a variety of exciting materials and tools, prepare the ground and make a start. What then follows is a bewildering sequence of challenges which come at you from every conceivable angle.

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My grandmother's handbag.
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Barcelona in a Bag

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.

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Joints for web
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R & D

Research & Development – Reading & Dialogue – Reaction & Direction – Courtesy of an AN Professional Development Bursary 2016

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Photo by Laura Rhodes at curiousrosephotography.com
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Threads

Threads between words, music and a bundle of old clothes. (Audio versions of these posts are available upon request)

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Myself blowing bubbles
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Having fun

I’m a third year student studying at University of Suffolk. My art this year is all about human interaction and bringing the fun and joy into my work.

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"Portrait Of Ian Duncan Smith With Bandaged Nose" 2016
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Artist as unpaid carer

How on earth to continue a practice with no income??? Dealing with financial abuse and neglect.

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Peace Painting Project

A new international project I’m trying to initiate with Catrine Gangsto for Peace Painting http://www.peacepainting.org/om/

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Submission image to Collect Open
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COLLECT Open

I have been selected through an application process to exhibit at Collect Open, Saatchi Gallery 3rd – 6th February 2017. To make this large installation work I have received an Arts Council ‘Grants for the Arts’ Award. Follow my works progress in this blog.

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Belvedere (2015) detail, one colour screenprint on somerset paper
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Fortune Tellers

Documenting the making of ‘Fortune Tellers’, a data driven interactive sound sculpture created for the MoCA Shanghai Pavilion – Courtesy of the AN Travel Bursary for extraordinary and inspirational research

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