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REFLECTING ON A FRESH START.

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 […]

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Curious Treasures

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

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Rural Arts Research

A collation of my research into rural arts, what it means, the challenges and what others have been up to in this area.

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Rebooting

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.

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@ the Fruit Factory Network..

out and about with the Fruit Factory Network based at Humber Street Gallery; encountering, reflecting, acting…

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Resistance in the face of Aggression: Cold War Nuclear Bunker Series

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.

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Mind Wandering: Best Friend or Worst Enemy? An art-science inquiry

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.

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Trees

A collaborative project with Greg Stobbs

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UPPING YOUR RESILIENCE LEVELS

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?

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Art live Outside the Hive

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 […]

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Return to Ritherdon

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.

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Five crazy, mad, sad, Artists

“ 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 […]

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