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Event Exhibition

By the Sea

  • Early notice
  • Venue:
    North Sea Observatory
  • From:
    November 15, 2018
  • To:
    November 25, 2018
  • Location:
    East Midlands
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Tipoteca Italiana

5th July 2018 My final visit was to Tipoteca Italiana in the town of Cornuda, Treviso province. A legendary museum amongst the typography, print and design communities, the collection and archive was established by the Grafiche Antiga print company. Realising that […]

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Studio visits in Milan and Treviso

3rd July 2018 An important part of my Italian trip was visiting the studios of other artists taking part in Letterpress Workers. Private working spaces are always fascinating: they offer valuable insights into an artist’s work and methods, which in […]

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Letterpress Workers International Summit in Milan

I travelled to Milan last month to participate in the Letterpress Workers International Summit, an annual gathering of letterpress practitioners. It was established in 2012 by the cultural association Officina Tipografica Novepunti (tr: Novepunti Typographic Workshop) and is now an […]

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Letterpress Workers International Summit

A blog chronicling participation in the Letterpress Workers International Summit 2018 in Milan, supported by a bursary from a-n The Artists Information Company.

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Postcards

Just thought I’d put up an image of my postcards showing as part of the Devonshire Collective postcard show, in Eastbourne, to celebrate their first anniversary. Thank you to Judith Alder for the photo.

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Inky love

For a few years, my eye has been increasingly drawn to the etchings and aquatints of other artists: Paula Rego, Louise Bourgeois, Betty Goodwin, Tessa Horrocks, Eben Goff, David Hockney, Norman Ackroyd, among others. As a gift to myself in […]

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Professional Development Award: The Conclusion

The workshop experience I had with Vicky Shaw has left me with a lot of  new areas to explore and ideas to develop. I’m indebted to The Artists Information Company for giving me this chance to step back from my […]

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Professional Development Award: The Progression

My second three day session concentrated on integrating the screen printed, leather hard plaques into the hybrid cast and thrown vessels for which I’m known. The bottom of my vessels pieces are cast in a mould, so now I began […]

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Professional Development Award: The Start

Vicky works from her studio near Stoke-on-Trent and it was there that I first met her and her husband John, also a well known potter. Her studio was lovely, a good light workspace which gave me ideas and inspiration on […]

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Professional Development Award: The Overview

As a result of being awarded a professional development bursary from The Artists Information Company, I was able to explore the possibilities of screen printing directly onto unfired and fired clay. This bursary was to give me the opportunity to […]

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Acetate Printing Experiment

I printed a page of A4 negatives which I had scanned into a computer and inverted to form positive images, onto acetate.  I realised that the combination of the inkjet printer and the shiny acetate meant it would not dry […]

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Reasoning

I work in two and three dimensions using drawing as my principal tool for research. To support myself financially, but also because it feeds the practice and keeps me sane I teach on the Foundation at Bath College and at […]

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Cultural imprint?

Playing around with stencilling onto Chinese-design wrapping paper. These are quite small experiments – approx. A5 and A4 size; thinking about culture as a kind of imprint.

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Trying to go bigger…

This is work in progress I think – I’ve been trying to work bigger (approx. 74x140cms) and also want to see how I can use printmaking as a means of mark making and/or keep a sense of repetition but maintain […]

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