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Studio Visit 2

I’m posting this a bit late as Anna Townley visited my studio a couple of weeks back now. It’s really interesting to host two studio visits in a week; each person brings their own responses based on their own practices […]

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Process Art

As I have stated in my previous blog that I am going back to abstract expressionism. Because my work in studio practice is based on process art, I am able to link my dissertation into my work as well, so […]

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Organic Abstraction

I am heavily interested in the notion of fragmented materials and the organic matter; this is an endless focus in my practice through my choice of materials. The second work for my MFA show is a 7 foot x 4 […]

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Under Construction

The making of the show is well and truly under way; however there are some hurdles that are causing problems. I’ve been spending quality and intimate time with the work in a solitude space as I feel that this is […]

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Current state of mind

It’s been a few weeks since I last updated my blog; it’s been a busy month to say the least but I’ve had some exciting news and fantastic opportunities. Most recently I was selected as a member of The Royal […]

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The essence of material

That physical touch and engagement that I have with materials is the driving force in my practice. This week I’ve been back in the studio playing. I started to think about how sculpture and painting coincide; and how I can […]

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Editing text in physical space.

Postit notes play a major role in my editing process, their sticky strips being the perfect place to line up the words that will later become diagram poems. I arrange the words thematically or by mood, with a different colour for […]

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Practice breakdown

This term has been a struggle identifying my practice and the understanding of how to develop new work.  I realised that I need to explore and identify the properties of materials and processes and not refer to descriptive formations. What […]

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RAMUS|EVANS Collaborative

Blurring the Boundaries: Subconscious Collaboration at The Roath Park Pub. Last night was the first collaborative show by me and fellow CSAD student and friend Natalie Ramus at Roath Park Pub. We had a fantastic and supportive turnout; all came […]

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Endgames.

Endgames. The land of Literature is a fairyland to those who view it from a distance, but like all other landscapes the charm fades on nearer approach, and the thorns and briars become visible. Washington Irving It seems I have […]

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Distortion of gender and the female form

This week has led me to the realisation of how materials and the human form; in my tutorial with Judit we discussed what my exact context for the work is and the interests that engage the work. Is it the […]

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Studio visit 3: Bruce Asbestos

Bruce is an artist and curator of Trade Gallery, Nottingham. We met at a group show I was part of ‘The Trouble with Painting Today’ at the Pump House Gallery. My painting ‘Pas Faire Comme Moi’ had caught his attention […]

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Studio visit 2: Caroline Walker

The artist Matthew Krishanu recommended I meet with Caroline as he saw some correlation in our work, but also someone who could provide helpful professional advice. I had seen Caroline’s work at a number of exhibitions and was intrigued by […]

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Studio visit 1: Skye Sherwin

I met Skye in 2011 when I was selected for the Jerwood Painting Fellowships. She came to my first ever studio in Hackney, an ex-Victorian warehouse with gigantic windows and high ceilings, perfect for making large paintings. Back then I […]

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Space in relation to the work

Yesterday I found myself filming the process of my work; continuously recording me in a space engaging and surrounded by my work. I was playing with how the work can interact with one another and the surrounded space; manipulating their positions […]

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Exploration – Reflection #3

This week has been purely a reflective time; what are the key issues addressed in my work? Is there a reoccurring theme? My interest is to explore the organic elements further in both a sculptural manner and also addressing the […]

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Exploration-Reflection #2

There has been a sudden shift in my practice this week in relation to exploring performance and new organic materials. I’ve realised how the body and form is crucial and is the core to my making and material process. After […]

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Exploration-Reflection #1

A new term, new module and fresh start. The feedback I received from last term was brilliant, helpful and it’s always a bonus having a distinction to end the term with; regardless of the grade it always gives you that […]

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Process Over Product

  AUDIOBLOG – Please click here This morning  has been a bit rubbish to tell you the truth, and it has all been of my own making. I went to a really great gig last night, a couple of friends […]

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New paintings in the mix this New Year

I’ve had a busy start to the New Year and have a whole host of new drawings that I’ve created… here’s my new blog explaining my process, techniques and reasons behind them.

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New Chapter – Reflection #10

Not making work for the last two weeks has enabled me to sit back and really think and take the time to analyse my work. What have I made? What is its context? What do I continue working with? What […]

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Reflection #9

It’s very strange to read over and reflect back on my thoughts or ideas about my current work. Last week I received my feedback from my formative assessment about my viva presentation; overall I was satisfied with the comments. I […]

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