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Corris (earth series)

I’ll be spending three weeks as artist in residence in the Attic Studio at Stiwdio Maelor in Corris, North Wales. Having spent the last few months isolated from my practice this residency is an opportunity to research, engage and focus […]

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Painting of Summer

This is a painting that I have started (and not yet finished) of my friend Summer. I wanted to paint this portrait so I could practice sewing into it, but it’s taking so long for me to finish. I’m struggling […]

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Andrew Salgado Exhibition

Finally, I got to see my biggest inspiration in exhibition! Andrew Salgado is the reason I started painting portraits, and seeing this selection of work has definitely inspired me further. His use of colour, shapes and textures creates multiple layers […]

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Artist & Muse

The last week has been packed full of artist talks including an Introduction to Feminist Art by Helena Reckitt at the Frieze Academy and Marina Abramovic’s talk at The Royal Festival Hall, Southbank Centre. I seemed to have taken a […]

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Body Studies

During the course of the last couple of weeks its been apparent that my work has become focused on the body as a subject and medium. The space felt fleshy and I began thinking about bodily fluids and what the […]

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Response to GWAITH [RAMUS|EVANS Collaborative]

As part of Cardiff Contemporary this year me and Natalie Ramus were asked by CSAD to participate in ‘Cardiff’s Contemporaries’ where current and past students are exhibiting work at Morgan’s Arcade. On Saturday RAMUS|EVANS Collaborative which was formed in September […]

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Unfamiliar Territory: Body as a Gendered Site

Something that kept sticking in my mind was nipples, it’s such a peculiar, comical word but is the correct word but when we think of the word nipple; does a female or male spring to mind? I’ve began casting my […]

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The action or the trace?

I started to think of old connotations of the space and how it was previously an old club; and instantly thought about the mass of people that have previously passed though the space and began to wonder what bodily fluids has touched […]

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The end is nigh!

Eva Hesse Documentary at the ICA The screening of Eva Hesse at the Institute of Contemporary Art, London was an in depth journey of understanding the life and work of the artist. She truly dedicated her short life to her […]

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Stepping out of my practice & Sidney Nolan Trust Residency

I’ve recently been visiting exhibitions and exploring artists work in the flesh, Nairy Baghramian’s Scruff of the Neck at the Marian Goodman Gallery blew me away. The space itself and her material choice was a new encounter to objects that […]

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Change the plan

It’s only been a few weeks since I last posted a blog although in this short time I feel I have forgotten how to write. This is because I have been trying to get a press release written, planned, re-planned […]

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The essence of material

That physical touch and engagement that I have with materials is the driving force in my practice. This week I’ve been back in the studio playing. I started to think about how sculpture and painting coincide; and how I can […]

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Residency Buzz

I have seen lots of really interesting and experimental residencies popping up on my social media feeds over the past few weeks and this is helping me reflect on what We Are Resident residency could be. Idle women launched an […]

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RAMUS|EVANS Collaborative

Blurring the Boundaries: Subconscious Collaboration at The Roath Park Pub. Last night was the first collaborative show by me and fellow CSAD student and friend Natalie Ramus at Roath Park Pub. We had a fantastic and supportive turnout; all came […]

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Getting lost in my thoughts

As time passes so too does it seem to speed up. With the intense experience of the passing of time and the impending assessment, self declaration and judgement, the level of introspection also seems to deepen. I am so in […]

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My position as a female artist

This week has been an empowering, engaging experience of discussion based around female artists or seminars led by female researchers. On Saturday I attended the symposium ‘Perspectives of a Female Artist-Women in focus programme’ at the Royal Academy of Arts in […]

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