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25 Pyramids
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Beach project

I’d had the idea for 25 Pyramids in 1998. I’ve always been fascinated by the spaciousness, at low water, of Porthmeor Beach, St Ives, and wanted to try and come up with something that, if possible, could describe, or add […]

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Wander
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Wander – commission for New Cancer Centre

I have recently completed a series of site-specific artworks at the new North Wales Cancer Centre in Bodelwyddan, near Rhyl. The £200,000 arts project was the initiative of Steve Brake, County Arts Officer for Denbighshire County Council and the project […]

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River Rocks
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River Rocks

The River Lune Millennium Park occupies five miles or so upstream from Lancaster. It is a lovely salmon river, flowing through beautiful countryside. The project has involved improving footpaths and cycleways, installing lighting (very controversial with some locals), and commissioning […]

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Happy as Mick and Larry
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Advertorial

In the July 2000 issue of [a-n] MAGAZINE, Lewisham College advertised a post for the Visiting Artist Scheme, and received 143 applications in response.
The successful applicant was Eric Martin – an artist who specialises in printmaking. In this new feature looking at the success stories, Martin describes how his job compliments his artistic practice.

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London Print Studio Window (detail)
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LPS Commission

I was commissioned by the London Print Studio last August to design and print imagery onto sixteen glass panels, as part of the glass window facade of their new gallery space. The former London Print Workshop was successful in 1998 […]

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Life boat
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Inside The Box, Outside the Box

Situated one hour west of Glasgow, Outside The Box is a new residential centre for artists of all disciplines. The curious name refers to the fact that resident artists should feel free of their everyday obligations, and be able to […]

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Duologue
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Duologue

Duologue was a collaboration between myself (sculptor-in-residence at the Farnham Maltings) and Leonie Flowerday (disabled dancer from StopGAP Dance Company). It was a project funded by South East Arts Disability Pairing Scheme which brought together an able-bodied and non-able bodied […]

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Product Recall
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Public service announcement – Product recall

Whilst artist-in-residence at Grizedale Forest, Cumbria last summer I produced a multiple called Magic Car. A cardboard cutout car packaged in plastic with a fold-over label (bearing an uncanny resemblance to the cardboard trees hanging off the mirrors of a […]

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Grey fringe shawl
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Sculptural shawl

I specialise in printed textiles, and over the duration of my degree I have taken an interest in three-dimensional fabric manipulation, which is mainly used in fashion design. Before I came to England, I studied and worked as a weaving […]

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painted skip
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Landfill

A short residency on a landfill site near Bentley in Suffolk gave local artist Ruth Richmond and myself an opportunity to make some work in response to our experiences there. Ruth chose to work with the skips that collect and […]

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Mermaid mosaic
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Mosaic Commission

I recently completed a mosaic commission on the island of Skyros in Greece, for Skyros Holistic holidays. I was able to choose any site that appealed to me within the holiday complex (within reason). I chose a pear-shaped seating area […]

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Loom House
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Loom House

I created Loom House (pictured) while I was working as artist-in-residence at Oriel 31 in Newtown, Powys during June. The ty-gwydd (loom house) was historically an outhouse in which a couple of looms were kept when weaving was still a […]

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Pine
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Evidence

‘Evidence’ is the title of the new works which I produced while on an eight-week Year of the Artist residency at Killhope Lead Mining Centre in County Durham. Five pieces were sited in the woodland which surrounds the mine. The […]

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Pistyll
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Certain Welsh Artists

The dual meaning of this Marxist supposition informs my current body of work, in which the purposeful activity of a nation has defined the external/internal caricature of its people. Heritage parks, the spirit of ‘retro’ and UK Gold are the […]

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Untitled
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Parallel Objects

‘Parallel Objects’ is the inaugural show of my fellowship at Kettle’s Yard and New Hall in Cambridge. It brings together work from the last five years, during which time I have worked on three main series of drawings and paintings […]

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Chalky Void
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Land Art at Court Yard Farm

One of the benefits of working on land art projects is the beautiful locations. The commission I have recently completed at Court Yard Farm was no exception. The working farm is just inland from Hunstanton on the North Norfolk coast. […]

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Isis
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Brighton Isis

As part of a major extension to the Royal Sussex County Hospital in Brighton, a programme of new building led to the creation of an enclosed courtyard. As part of the ‘Percent for Art scheme’, Brighton Health Care held a […]

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Sanctuary
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Sanctuary

I was recently commissioned by Taigh Chearsabhagh Art Centre (TCAC) in North Uist, Western Isles, to undertake a community sculpture project in Locheport. The commission was part of TCAC’s ongoing ‘Roadend Projects’ to celebrate the unique identities and environments of […]

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The exchange
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Calum F Kerr – ‘Aldgate and other atrocities’

St Chad’s Church a red-brick Victorian building in Hackney recently hosted ‘Aldgate and other Astrocities’ a solo exhibition of my photographs and objects. The Church is a meeting place for FLOM (First London Outsider Movement) a collective of international musicians, […]

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