artist - Page 13 of 13 - a-n The Artists Information Company

Blog Post

Time for a cup of tea

This week, I have got to that stage where I am in dire need of a brew. My trusty callus protector is doing a fine job but I have been denying myself breaks from drawing, which has lead to a […]

0 0
Blog Artist

Lost!

I graduated almost three years ago with a degree in Fine Art. I have since been a part of AA2A at the University of Teeside and have had my own studio for exactly a year now. However, I work in […]

Started:
Updated:
0 0
Conversation

Disability in the world of art – The uneven playing field

I am currently researching into opportunities for disabled artists which conditions that prevent them from attending events, appointments etc. I was hoping that you would be kind enough to offer your thoughts / experience / ideas formed by one of the questions below. You […]

3 0
Blog Post

artist in chaos

it’s very rare for me to have an evening where getting to sleep is a problem.  i still don’t yet understand why but last night was one of those evenings. the evening wasn’t particularly different.  there’s a family ritual that […]

1 0
Blog Post

DRAWING TIPS: How to Prevent Calluses!

A low cost way  to prevent calluses in under 60 seconds! Lots of drawing can cause painful hard skin on your hands where the pencil rests and rubs the finger. Here is a quick and easy way to prevent calluses on […]

0 1
Blog Post

The other side of exhibiting

I have been given the opportunity to curate two exhibitions in the studio exhibition space at Harrington Mill Studios in Long Eaton. I have co-curated a couple of things before but, even in such a small gallery space, it is […]

0 0
Blog Post

finaly my own space

Finally i have my own space, it may just be one old wallpaper pasting table but its my table donated to me so i dont have to use my grandparents dining table. The table was a dull grey but i […]

0 0
Blog Post

Middle Aged Femininity

AUDIOBLOG – Please click here It’s not lost on me that I bemoan the lot of the Middle Aged Woman, and her state of invisibility, whilst I feel more visible than I ever have!   I am a walking paradox. […]

1 1
Blog Post

2014: My Year in Review

As we all try and combat the January blues (again), I find it a useful pick-me-up to reflect on the previous year hoping that it will serve up some interesting revelation. 2014 was a productive year for me; I entered […]

0 0
Blog Artist

Rot and Decay

Working progress of a practicing artist with an interest in texture, surface and atmosphere.

Started:
Updated:
0 0
Blog Post

Day 6 – Kurt Schwitters Merz Barn Residency

After finishing my book yesterday, I was left with lots of different ideas for how to start testing and playing. I wanted to carry on with the mini-projects I had begun to set myself (I like good project), they were […]

0 0
Blog Post

Day 2 – Kurt Schwitters Merz Barn Residency

After an interesting first day of exploring the estate where the Merz Barn is located, I tried to set myself to work on something, anything. I struggled. I had put way too much pressure on myself to fabricate something, but […]

0 0
Blog Post

Constructing my Survival

  Being an artist has certain pressures associated with it, not everyone understands these pressures, of course. It is only those working within creative fields that seem to ‘get’ it. Finding enough drive to lead your own self-initiated activities on […]

0 0
Blog Artist

KATHE KOLLWITZ

As we mark the 100th anniversary of the beginning of the First World War it seems appropriate to remember a truly amazing female artist, Käthe Kollwitz, who depicted the turbulent events of late 19th and early 20th century Germany through […]

Started:
Updated:
0 0
Blog Post

Closing thoughts…

So the emailing begins trying to re-connect with contacts in Finland and finding the right people to talk to in Manchester. I have had some amazing contacts from Julie Ward NW Labour MEP who has helped network me with Geoffrey […]

0 1
Blog Post

Meeting & Seeing

During my last few days here I have met some of the studio artists and visited the Sara Hildén Art Museum. The museum felt a little like The Whitworth in Manchester, although it is located next to the Särkänniemi Adventure […]

0 2
Blog Post

Residency Artist Talk

I gave an artist talk in my studio with a little performative twist by changing my title t-shirts during each section. For example I started wearing my ‘Artist’ t, followed by ‘Tour Guide’ when talking about Manchester as a city […]

0 1
Blog Post

Balancing Act

During my stay I have found it really difficult to see other performances, do my own work and balance spending time with the family. Even though I have this amazing studio it doesn’t stop me from hearing my baby cry […]

0 2
Blog Post

Last day before I depart…

This morning seems a good time to start packing for my trip. Why is it when everything is out of the suitcase it looks impossible for it all to fit in? Although magically it does…I need this evening to finish […]

0 0
Blog Artist

My Graffiti Art

New to the site so, Im introducing myself by blogging some pictures of my graffiti art Murals

Started:
Updated:
0 0
Blog Artist

Quiting my day job

For the last year I have been working as a healthcare assistant at hospital, but due to a number of reasons I have become very unhappy working in that job, to the point that I was always miserable. So I quit my day job and am now on the journey back into self employment.

Started:
Updated:
0 0