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Pondering Platforms Project

Earlier this month I exhibited at Platforms Project, Athens as part of a group exhibition that looked at the contemplation of our solar system. I, alongside artists Sharon Mossbeck and Alison Whitmore, took 3 planets and interpreted them through our […]

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A Fragrant Few Months

Before September this year I didn’t know what my physical limits were when considering my career as an artist. Since the beginning I have adopted a somewhat cavalier ‘I’ll get things done at all costs’ attitude that, by and large, […]

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The Other Man

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  • Venue:
    https://www.downstairsbrixton.com
  • From:
    November 30, 2017
  • To:
    December 04, 2017
  • Location:
    London
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Orchard Square Residency Diary #3

October will see me utilise this blog for documenting, describing and assessing my Orchard Square artist’s residency. We’re just over a week in and I feel as though I have began to assert my creative integrity within the space. It has become […]

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Orchard Square Residency Diary #2

October will see me utilise this blog for documenting, describing and assessing my Orchard Square artist’s residency. We’re just over a week in and I feel as though I have began to assert my creative integrity within the space. As every day […]

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Orchard Square Residency Diary #1

October will see me utilise this blog for documenting, describing and assessing my Orchard Square artist’s residency. The residency affords me one month housed in what is nominally a retail unit in the heart of Sheffield city centre. Positioned in […]

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Call Out to Artists – Why do You Make Art?

My upcoming solo exhibition at Surface Gallery, Nottingham, will see me exhibit 20 perfumes. Each perfume will be a portrait of another artist, achieved through an established process that begins by asking artists the question ‘why do you make art?’ […]

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Exhibiting my Perfumed Self Portrait

My perfumed self portrait is complete and currently nestled between 15 other works in an exhibition curated and devised by myself and artist Sharon Mossbeck entitled Alternative Portraits The aim of Alternative Portraits is to both investigate and celebrate innovative […]

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Perfumed Personas

This October sees me take up an artists’ residence in orchard Square – a retail unit in Sheffield. The residency will be open to the public, and as such it provides a means to develop my body of work and add […]

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Abstract with figurative allusions???

Researching artists recommended by my tutor I was interested to read about Castellas.  One critic described his work as  ‘abstract with figurative allusions or the other way around’. The constant debate  to align with a genre or style of painting […]

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Sara Lee Roberts

It’s important to visit local galleries as well as the big London ones. North House Gallery in Manningtree, Essex is an absolute gem. As well as being a beautiful Georgian building housing the most luscious print room stuffed with tall […]

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Howard Hodgkin and London

Today of all days was a good day to visit London. Out of the shock and horror of events on Wednesday emerged a palpable sense of solidarity, caring, love and hope. Walking through Trafalgar Square after my visit to the […]

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Portraits part 2…abandoned !

Have decided to abandon this. It was meant to be part of my final MA project but somehow didn’t fit into my Learning Agreement. Have been really struggling with writing this document but having discovered a very useful book – […]

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The Club

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  • Venue:
    The Framers Gallery
  • From:
    September 21, 2016
  • To:
    October 01, 2016
  • Location:
    London
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Ten collages in two days

Mid-way through my MA I made a whole series of collages by combining two photographs of women, one contemporary and one taken up to 80 years ago. I haven’t made any since – the films of edgelands have taken over […]

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Breaking Pictures – Pixel Portraits

Have found the positioning I’m happy with and have added the corresponding hexadecimal colour code to each of the large pixels. I think this has the right balance between emphasising that this is a digital construct and being an interesting […]

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