Introduction to a new practice pilot project.
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A blog to chart the progress of R&D for a new work, supported by an a-n bursary.
As a twenty-year-old working-class lad from Hull, I looked into a mirror in the back bedroom of my parent’s council house and drew myself (above). Capturing a moment in time with a simple pencil. It wasn’t bad. It showed some […]
A research project funded by A-N Artist Bursary (2019).
Above image: object/detail from installation, ‘as small as the world and as large as alone.’ shown at Project78Gallery, St Leonards on Sea, 2019
I am discovering, meeting, and interviewing artists and write about it about four times a year.
A collation of my research into rural arts, what it means, the challenges and what others have been up to in this area.
8 years ago my life crashed. I’ve been rebooting ever since. Just about coming on line again now, logging in, ready to get to work.
As a teaching artist, I am always looks for ways to improve the quality of their drawing and painting skills, as well as their well-being.
This blog is part of a series of posts documenting my experience on Essential Digital Skills for Museum Professionals, a Mu.SA (Museum Sector Alliance) course. Mu.SA is an EU network of museums and cultural organisations. Over the next eight weeks, I […]
out and about with the Fruit Factory Network based at Humber Street Gallery; encountering, reflecting, acting…
A Technical Report on Drawing as Octochronoplasmantic Evidence || Meta-Neuronic Design for Impossible Theatres
Blogging through a concise period of work.
A continuation of my theme “Resistance in the face of Aggression”, these pieces are based upon nuclear bunkers, primarily the Secret Bunker in Fife, Scotland which I visited and took sketches and photographs as the basis of my paintings, which are all oil on canvas.
This post is about an interdisciplinary event held last October at the Social Genetic and Developmental Psychiatry, KCL. It enacts and is part of #MagicCarpet, an Unlimited Commission funded by ACE, and aims to irritate prescribed notions of (an)normality and wellbeing.
Tales of the pretty much expected….and sometimes not
A collaborative project with Greg Stobbs
Exploring ways of making performance practice with small audiences more sustainable for artists
As an artist, photographer, writer or creative entrepreneur there’s nothing we understand more through our working life than resilience. And what is this resilience?
An artist friend of mine spent Christmas in Bangkok. They wrote to me saying: “I could not get over the tension and apocalyptic nature of the street experience I have been sensing in Asia. I started to break down the […]
Changing my life, and others, one step at a time.
Blogging my journey through the Fine Art masters programme at the University of Derby
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.
Using art as a form of therapy
Opportunity to exhibit give Talks and workshops. Yes yes yes it’s amazing I have recently joined Laura I Gallery London as a Gold Mind.
“ We owe the invention of the arts to deranged imaginations” wrote the essayist Saint Evermond in the seventeenth century” Breakfast at Sotheby’s -Phillip Hook 2018 Do you have to be deranged to be an Artist? I don’t think so […]