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Here are some of the drawings and prints I have made over the last week in response to the landscape around Olafsfjordur and my trip to the Arctic Cirle. My studio at Listhus is gradually filling up as I hang […]
On Friday I took the ferry to Grimsey Island, which is 3 hours by boat North of mainland Iceland. The weather was fantastic and I was able to hike all around the small island in the 4 hours I had […]
Yesterday I went on a brilliant day tour of Lake Myvatn with Saga. I caught an early bus from Olafsfjordur to Akureyri and Gifli my guide for the day picked me up from the bus stop. The fist place we […]
Here are a few new prints and some images of Olafsfjordur from yesterday and today. I went on a walk along the coast yesterday morning with some of the other Listhus artists and the mountains were covered in cloud. Today […]
It has been a busy few days as I travelled north to Olafsfjordur. I spent two nights in Akureyri, the largest city in Iceland after Reykjavik. I used my day there to ride an Icelandic horse at a nearby farm. […]
Views from the plane on my flight to Akureyri. Most of the interior of Iceland is still covered in snow. I took two flights to get to Akureyri so I had a really good view of Iceland from the air.
My residency at Skaftfell has now finished and I am travelling on to Akureyri tomorrow. Here are more drawings that I have made during my time in Seyðisfjordur. It has been quite a challenge to draw outdoors here and many […]
I hired a car and headed up the west coast to the Snaefellsness Peninsula to stay in Hellnar, a tiny place on the end of the peninsula at the base of Snaefellsjokull, the volcano and glacier that inspired Jules Verne […]
In 2014 I completed my MFA at the Slade School of Fine Art where I awarded the Boise Travel Scholarship. I am using this scholarship to spend the next 8 weeks travelling around the unique landscape of Iceland, gathering research and making new work.