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Amy J Wilson “Divine Cosmonauts” at the Tiny Cat Gallery

This week’s solo show is by Amy J Wilson. www.amyjwilson.co.uk Instagram @amy_j_wilson In her application for the open call she said “Within the context of your Tiny Gallery the small intimate plates will blur between large commemorative merchandise and religious […]

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A new week, a new exhibition

This week in the Tiny Cat Gallery we have a solo show by Jo Coffey. Her drawings are exquisite and show the joy and sadness that comes with cats. I’m struggling with this week’s exhibition for a couple of reasons. […]

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Becoming an art dealer and selling work

Representing artists The current exhibition (Philip Ryland – Retrospective) has had some sales. I’ve not been pushing to sell work but I have been promoting it like a larger gallery would. I have a Shopify Lite store attached to my […]

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Cultural exchange trip – tiny gallery visit

Yesterday, through the wonders of technology, a few tiny cats visited another non traditional gallery. The Open Dresser Gallery is a multi level exhibition space inside a salvaged dresser. It is curated by mixed media artist Sally Eldars who’s current […]

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Setting up the Susan Plover solo exhibition

I’m setting up the Tiny Cat Gallery for the preview of ‘A Feast for Your Eyes’ tonight. The artist wanted a draped background and an ornate frame. The best I could do was a nip to Wilkos and some distressing […]

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The Tiny Cat Gallery

Unusual gallery space staffed by small plastic cats.

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Art Exchange at the other end

And here is my work in Lizzie Donegan’s home. I sent her bird drawings on vellum that was scored, cut and punctured so it could fit together with small grooved sticks. The vellum had a life of it’s own and […]

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Finding spaces in the jungle of my home

Lizzie sent me 4 of her artworks. One is the amazing lady with musical hair. Two are A4 or close and can be mounted on a wall. The last is a amoeba shape cut out of folded newspaper. This last […]

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It’s like having a visitor

I have taken down one of my pictures – it was a 1920’s illustration of some orange flowers and put up 2 pieces by Lizzie Donegan instead. I’d like to change the spacing around but getting any fixings in my […]

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A guide for new curators 

Juan Bolivar, an artist and curator, explores the history and practice of curating, and provides ten key questions for independent curators and artists to help guide you in developing your first exhibitions. Bolivar’s painting practice runs parallel to his curating practice; first initiating TRAILER (2001-05) – an artist collective utilising temporary locations to stage exhibitions – and since, going on to curate over 40 exhibitions as an independent curator.

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Shortlisting

We’re currently shortlisting for Issue 2. There’s so many really excellent work and it’s going to be extra hard to select this year!

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2. New Forest

I continued to research the New Forest, traversing the land, accessing archives and meeting with relevant arts professionals and local organisations to try to identify potential opportunities. The bursary not only provided me with some resources but also a vital […]

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It’s been a long journey..

Four and a half years to be precise. Back in 2014 I received a small project grant from Creative Case North to work on a collaborative project. I wanted to place a disabled artist with an organisation to be able […]

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Oh No! Another Hero!

  “It is a waste of time hating a mirror or its reflection instead of stopping the hand that makes glass with distortions slight enough to pass unnoticed until one day you peer into your face under a merciless white […]

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Berlin Reflections

The following blog consists of reflections and personal meditations on my recent trip to Berlin which was supported by a-n artist bursaries to attend the preview of the 10th Berlin Biennale.

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