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Beachtime stories: PV and sales

Amazingly people were actually there, at The Margate School, at 9am for the breakfast opening with coffee, tea, croissants, bagels and fruit being served. I can’t quite believe the fact that 5 pieces have already been sold…. I wanted to […]

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Beachtime stories: more setup pics

Finished the set up today! As always it takes longer than one thinks. Fingers crossed for tomorrow’s breakfast PV. Croissants, tea, coffee and fruit on the menu. The Margate School, Former Woolworth’s Building, 33 Lower High Street, Margate CT19 2DX […]

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Turner Prize Preview

I made a flying visit to Margate to attend the Turner Prize Preview for A-N on Friday, a not insubstantial journey from Oxford! Arriving early to preview ‘Quartet’, an exhibition at the Lombard Gallery featuring two A-N artist members (and […]

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Your England – Exhibition

A journey into Englishness, from the Thames to the Lakes, industrial heartlands to chalk downs. Following tides and twittens, writing 100 poems along the way.

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Displaced Portraits

I presently have a drawing on show in the Trinity Buoy Wharf Drawing Prize. It’s one of a slowly emerging series of works under the title: ‘Displaced Portraits’. ‘Displaced Portraits’ is an ongoing series of silverpoint drawings based on people […]

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Dungeon Crawling 2: Open the Caves!

The bursary I received from a-n was for experimenting with bringing ideas around game-journeying and space-making into my practice, particularly through learning how to render a digital space in 3D. In my last blog post I wrote about the research […]

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Translating at Turner Contemporary

This year Turner Contemporary have this great sculpture, in place of a Christmas tree: And here’s what Turner Contemporary have to say about it: Visit Turner Contemporary this December and be inspired by Joanne Tatham and Tom O’Sullivan’s alternative Christmas tree installation […]

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Drawing in the Trinity Buoy Wharf Drawing Prize

There’s less than a week to go until the opening of the Trinity Buoy Wharf Drawing Prize 2018. The Trinity Buoy Wharf Drawing Prize is the new incarnation of what used to be the Jerwood Drawing Prize. Every year I […]

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Professional Development Bursary 2018: Research trip to Mexico

A research trip to Mexico to visit the Museo Leonora Carrington de San Luis Potosí, Las Pozas in Xilitla and Mexico City, followed by research dissemination and engagement activity in Margate.

Supported by a bursary from a-n The Artists Information Company.

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Walking with the Waste Land – pushing boundaries with Terminalia

  So here we have a walk in Seasalter (not Margate) in the middle of February, not a gallery in sight. Pushing boundaries with Walking with The Waste Land #icanconnect. A Photo diary of  our walk, with some commentary: http://elspethpenfold.blogspot.co.uk/2018/02/walking-with-waste-land-photo-diary-mud.html […]

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