Details of the show and the audio description are now available at: www.miltonkeynescontemporary.co.uk/The private view is this Thursday (13th March). 5.30 – 7.30pm, if you'd like to join us please email: [email protected] exhibition runs until 4th May 2008.
It took two of us about an hour to wrap each of the paintings on Thursday; the studio was just wide enough to accommodate the packaging. After the recent gale force winds, I was relieved when I woke up to […]
I finished painting a week ago. Since then I've been busy with all the other details that need to be sorted to transform the series of paintings into an exhibition. I've applied a final protective coating to the paintings, ordered […]
How to describe the process of revealing through concealing? Carefully working around forms like an archaeological excavation, applying pigment rather than removing traces of earth etc.
At first, I worked on the paintings as separate entities. Sometime over the last couple of days I started to get a sense of ‘travelling' across them. I think they're now got in the order that they'll be exhibited. Working […]
A fine downy layer of frost collected on me as I travelled to the studio this morning.My Dad had been in yesterday, working his magic, adapting the old drawing table to accommodate one of the canvases. Last week he made […]
The search for a writer has led to an interesting development that I'd not anticipated at the start of the project. I was thinking about how we see and how we put together an image of a place. As a […]
A good solid day of painting in the studio yesterday. Good light to work by and those wild winds that we were experiencing at the end of last week have died down so it was much quieter (and not such […]
New challenge – finding an author to write the text for the exhibition catalogue. Looked on Interface, lots of writers but how do I begin finding the right person?
Full days in the studio – it's very physical working at this scale. The paintings are only 5ft x 5ft (they look so small on the blog photos) but that means that with my arms outstretched I can only just […]
5 beautiful blank canvases were delivered yesterday. This courier was really helpful – backing the van up to the studio doors to unload the cartons. I unpacked them and installed 2 in the painting spaces I'd prepared last week, then […]
The research visit to Milton Keynes last weekend provided me with plenty of material. There are lots of practicalities to deal with before beginning the process of painting.Last week I ordered paints, mediums and five 5ft x 5ft canvases. I […]