My lens-based artist practice had led me to discover a new way of merging video with reality. I wanted to find out what I could do with this this new invention and learn the digital skills I needed to make work with it.
Blogs - a-n The Artists Information Company
I am a painter living in Suffolk. I primarily work in oils, pastels and ink. My subject matter is almost always the female figure. The colour choices for my work is dictated by my own feelings, using colour to reveal […]
A nostalgia for a time that never really existed in the first place.
New Year, New blog charting progress in 2019
Just Another Exhibition Space
Project Me: charting the progress of my practice since 2007
Front Room Gallery The decision to open my front room as an art gallery happened in an instant after pondering this thought for some time. Leaving Windsor Contemporary Art Fair in early November 2018 where artwork from the online Art […]
blog plotting my practice, life and work during 2019.
A blog in which I attempt to chart progress in 2018.
This is a record of a research and development project funded by the Arts Council and Leverhulme Trust, uniting artistic practice with scientists, academics, architects and health professionals. The projects focus is the influence of environment on human experience and wellbeing.
Woodblock print of a Fish.
I’m planning to be on the move again. It takes some planning to be in the right place at the right time. Is that even possible? How about being able to just go with the flow? Can we make our […]
This blog aims to document my year long journey as a student of UNION, a sector-based coaching programme for emerging community artists & social activists across the north of England.
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)
A place for fictional fragments, museum meanderings, and artistic iconoclasm, all stored neatly as blog posts.
Most of these are (hopefully) starting points for new ideas and longer articles.
This blog documents my progression through academia as a visual artist. I completed a Practice-led PhD in the School of Fine Art, History of Art and Cultural Studies at the University of Leeds in December 2016. The focus of my […]
In 2018 I received a professional bursary to understand the basics of using machine learning in art. Across these four blog posts I describe what I learnt.
Summer 2018 I walked the 268-mile Pennine Way as Unsolicited Artist in Residence. This series of walks forms the research stage of my new project, ‘Horizons Are Important’. I want to connect with other artists and learn about their practice while making new work in the process.
Approaching perfumery from a fine art context, this blog describes how scent is a viable means of communication.
Every day for 365 consecutive days I will make a new small artwork from scratch around the idea of Black Squares
The IAA component of the a-n card enabled me to freely access the permanent collection of The National Museum of Modern Art (MOMAT), Tokyo, Japan. MOMAT features artworks from the beginning of the 20th century, including both the Japanese (Nihonga) […]
A blog of thoughts during my one year of a-n Mentoring 2018 with Lucy Day, supported by a-n The Artists Information Company
Blog about the work I am doing for a commission from Dover District Council to create an artist’s film and a series of drawings/monotypes resulting from my research into the history of Russell Gardens in Dover and its current use as a social space of work and recreation.
Intention: to develop my current practice beyond cardboard structures and explore a move into ceramic, focusing on the sculptural possibilities and limitations of paper clay to create more robust forms with the potential to endure outdoor environments.
I recently had the opportunity to visit Delhi and Rajasthan, and started looking at making new work investigating the activities of street dogs (The Cynics of Rajasthan). I was able to take portraits of over 200 street/village dogs and plan now to create new film/performance work