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Playing the field

Following on from my large paper collages combined with paint, I have moved on for a bit to working on small archival pieces of paper. I was given a small bundle of these a few years ago when I did […]

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Paper, Scissors, Ink

‘Sea of Stars” is a joint exhibition that I am involved in working with artist Val Bright-Jones. My plan was and still is to create some ink paintings and drawings exploring the human connection with the universe, focusing on the […]

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DC Postcard Show

Call for artists – we want your artwork! Original artworks in any media accepted but must be A6 postcard size on good quality card/panel. Small submission fee helps support our local arts hub. All works for sale at £20; proceeds of all sales go straight back to the artist.

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Temporality and sitting on the edge

What is it in art that inspires you? Have you seen or experienced something recently that has made you want to run back to your studio or kitchen table to start making? I’ve been feeling a bit flat lately and […]

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Automatic Drawing and Collage

  Part of the short course involved drawing and image based exercises. We were given 3 images – these could be anything; cuttings from magazines, photocopies of art works, adverts, interiors etc.     We were told to focus on […]

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Let it go!

I am carrying on making art using primarily 2 different processes. The first is using my usual photo montage technique, but then ripping the image up, collaging it on to a surface and then painting within it. The second way […]

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Now Showing #267: The week’s top exhibitions

Five recommended shows from across the UK, including: A showcase of work from the University of Hertfordshire’s art collection; the inaugural exhibition at the Horniman Museum, London featuring a multi-sensory installation by Serena Korda; and a retrospective of Sex Pistols artist Jamie Reid in Hull.

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Another sale!

This piece will soon be on show in The Allotment, a lovely small restaurant owned and run by an artist friend who has just bought it. Thank you Victoria! Meanwhile, I’ve been working on some lino reduction prints, though I am […]

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Split

I used the paint colour-matched with ‘Oro Antico’ (paint thrown out after a relationship break-up) mixed at Seagulls Recycled Paint to ‘repair’ some torn pictures from discarded/recycled materials (Ikea advert and Suez recycling leaflet). I was originally thinking to carefully […]

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Day 3 on site 13/09/18

Day 3 on site started with noticing some embroidered church kneeling cushions in the general waste skip. They were kindly pulled out for me to photograph. Someone was getting rid of a load of frames and let me take a […]

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Rubbish Collages and Rubbish Research

As I gear up for my first proper day on site on Thursday, I’ve been making some collages out of discarded/recycled (charity shopped) materials combined with Suez’s leaflets (which inevitable become recycled materials too). The first one of these (above, […]

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Helmets and leaf shapes

I’ve just done this small collage/drawing made from scraps from some cutting out of leaf shapes and the shape of a Greek/Cretan bronze helmet. I put it together because of the shapes but was thinking for a while what it suggests […]

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Blogger Q&A: Katarzyna Perlak, artist queering folk tradition

Katarzyna Perlak is this month’s featured artist on a-n’s Instagram. Her practice uses archival research and her own experience to apply queer and feminist readings to Eastern European history and tradition. Richard Taylor speaks to Perlak about her video and collage works.

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Postcards

Just thought I’d put up an image of my postcards showing as part of the Devonshire Collective postcard show, in Eastbourne, to celebrate their first anniversary. Thank you to Judith Alder for the photo.

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