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’
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In the coronavirus age when, we learn, a virus is neither dead nor alive; when scientists can create and manipulate biological life, technology creates artificial life, and inanimate objects often appear to take on a life of their own, the question is, “What is Life”?
An artist residency at manufacturer Ritherdon & Co Ltd, taking place between Feb 2019 – Aug 2020. A development from an Art in Manufacturing 2 residency for the National Festival of Making 2018. Supported using public funding by the National Lottery through Arts Council England.
Updates and writing from the 2019-20 a-n Writer Development Programme featuring eight a-n members.
the vegetables, herbs, fruit, flowers that come off my allotment this year
Project Me: charting the progress of my practice since 2007
A nostalgia for a time that never really existed in the first place.
For a few years now, weaving in and out and alongside my visual arts practice I have a growing audio practice. In order to give this a sharper focus, I have decided to give it some space of its own.
The increasingly intense exploration of drawing… and the threads between words, music and a bundle of old clothes…
keeping an annual blog has become a thing for me now. this year i’m interested in what the twelve in twenty might be.
Looking into connections between autobiographical memory and clothing, linking art and science through research and material investigation.
Image: Untitled (STB), 2011, plaster, 30 x 12.5 x 9.5 cm (cast of inside of clothing)
It’s time our governments took their responsibilities seriously
This blog records my professional development connected to a recent a-n bursary for training in creative coding (8 one-to-one sessions) with creative coder Chris Ball. I began with some online exercises to understand the basic principles (am complete beginner) and […]
A new blog charting my continuing practice
I’ve started the year in a fortunate position with opportunities to develop my practice. This includes a residency with a local arts venue, a place on the a-n Mentoring programme, and the opportunity to develop my skills with an organisation […]
My first blog ‘Keeping It Together’ came to a natural end when I moved in to my studio. ‘Keeping It Going’ picks up where that left off. Will I be able to maintain a blog at the same time as […]
How on earth to continue a practice with no income??? Dealing with financial abuse and neglect.
I have a great NEW STUDIO.Have at last moved in and its changed my life!
This blog will serve as a record of the steps I take to realise a bronze sculpture for the lawn of Sandham Memorial Chapel
a reframing residency began in march 2020
Portal is a new collaborative installation project initiated by Ceramic Artist Emma Summers. It is inspired by traditional folk and fairy tales and the the historical medieval market town of Ludlow and the community of South Shropshire.
Painters Today, hosted by Lucy Cox, is a visual arts podcast dedicated to painting, promoting and archiving the voices of contemporary British artists.
Bringing together ideas about growth, transmutation and evolution in a period of rapid social, political, environmental and technological change. Image above: “Blood Music” from a collaboration with photographer Vicki Painting.