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To sell or not to sell

Confusion reigns again ! had my most serious yet attempt at selling my work in Norwich at Art Fair East. A steep, steep learning curve. I sometimes wonder why I’m putting myself through the rigours of an MA in Fine […]

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FIVE-WAYS Autumn Collection 2016

A fresh mix of artists of complimentary styles returns for the fifth showing in Monmouth from sculpture, to fresco, wood engraving (don’t miss the browsers!) to small, evocative landscapes and abstracted forms.

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A spectrum of knowing

I’ve been reading up about various cultural notes linked with the Clydach Gorge collaboration and in looking at a Wiki entry on how Mary Frances Frere came to write about Indian folklore, the phrase What started as an idle conversation […]

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Culture and the Creative

A blog documenting my thought process and work throughout my last year at University of Suffolk, studying for my BA Fine Art. The focus of my work being on culture, identity and printing.

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practice of writing

As I said in conversation earlier today, the practice of writing, even just a sentence of reflection or a question to self helps in progress and awareness of own work and way of working over-time.  Once started and a habit […]

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The unexpected

My first mentoring session is booked for next week and it’s certainly making me think. It’s making me consider all possibilities, be less dismissive and try to be more objective. Some of my recent paintings came about after working on […]

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Final Project work

The work for my final project is taking shape in the form of paintings/Stitch and a mixture of the two.One of the pieces I am currently working on is a vintage army jacket and according to research is probably a […]

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Appliquéd Jacket.

I am working on one of my latest projects which is a mixed media piece.It contains a collection of paintings (appliquéd onto a vintage army jacket.The jacket will contain a narrative using words and pictures of the life of my […]

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New Galley Space

I, with the help of the chap I share my studio space with have re-modeled the stairwell entrance to the studio. It is now a reasonable looking gallery space. Here are some pictures of wall mounted works in said space.

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quietly starting

It’s now 5 days since The Print Shed show finished (Sunday 20th).  It was an incredible chance to show my work and surround visitors entirely with my work.  For visitors to understand what I’m up to I did need to […]

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Laurel Berry

Artist and and co-organiser of The Immediacy of Paint; The Role of Painting in the Digital Age.

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Cracking open the imagination

Cracking open the imagination Sometimes in our day to day wanderings, we might come across things that for whatever reason, capture our imagination and stick in our mind. It might remind us of something, humour or intrigue us in some […]

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International Cover-Up

Oil Pastel, Pencil, Felt Tip, Emulsion, Oil and Watercolour on Canvas 59 x 90 x 4.5 March 2015   There is almost always a painting once considered finished underneath my works. They have been painted over. Sometimes completely, sometimes enough […]

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Studio games

Luxuriating in the way the paint swirls, clings and disengages from its support. It changes constantly, both during the process of application, whilst drying and after. I am not a painter. For the last 18 months at least, I have […]

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Problems of size and colour…

Having finalised the construction method for House of Cards, I have been busy completing the proposed installation sequence for the exhibition organisers, and trying to finalise the budget.   I found out that one of my grant applications was successful! […]

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under construction

this piece is all about the capitalist economy and how it drives on money and growth. It is the start of a series about the west and its ignorance to the isis threat

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Shed-udio

I have at long last made cleared much non-art related stuff out of ‘my’ shed and had a glorious short session in it today (40 minutes is better than nothing, but am working on getting more time in there). One […]

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