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4. Chasing West – Space & Direction

The central idea to the road trip in Iceland in 2016 was to spend every night on a west facing coast to appreciate the full length of each day and catch the lasting hours. We were travelling west every day, covering […]

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3. Chasing Light – Natural Extension

The vastness and remoteness of Iceland attracts me as I search to distance myself from urban speed and to get on geological time. This attempt to find a slowness that I associate with landscape is not really ‘slow’, as Iceland […]

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2. Chasing Light – Sight

The theme of impermanence has always captivated me and it seemed only a matter of time before the subject of light would come into my practice as it did during my first trip to Iceland in 2014. The late autumn […]

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1. Chasing Light – Iceland 2016

Untouchable yet ever present, I find light to be one of the most exciting and enigmatic of subjects. I visited Iceland in July 2016 with the help of the AN travel bursary, to experience the length of the Arctic summer […]

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Event Exhibition

Sea Marks

  • Archive
  • Venue:
    Patriothall Gallery
  • From:
    May 06, 2017
  • To:
    May 14, 2017
  • Location:
    Scotland
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Last week in Iceland

It’s been a busy final week in Iceland. We had an open studio day at Listhus to celebrate the June residency which went really well. I just left my studio as it was with everything I had made in the […]

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Studio at the end of week 2 in Olafsfjordur

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 […]

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Journey to the Arctic Circle

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 […]

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Lake Myvatn

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 […]

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Day 5 in Olafsfjordur

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 […]

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Flight to Akureyri

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.

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Drawings

Here are some of the drawings I have made at Skaftfell so far. I am trying to record both the larger features of the landscape as well as the small details such as the vegetation and the different textures of […]

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Seyðisfjordur

On Friday I flew from Reykjavik to Egilsstadir in the East of Iceland. From there I caught the bus to Seydisfjordur, which is a beautiful and remote port town with a big community of  artists. I am based at Skaftfell […]

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