Today marks the graduation ceremony for students who completed the MA in Fine Arts at University of Derby this year. I am pleased to say that I graduated with a Masters with Merit. The course was demanding, intense and very […]
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Lloyds Bank recently bought a double page spread in the Guardian weekend magazine (18.11.17) “Spread your wings with a portfolio career”. This advert, written like a magazine article, contains all the usual elements and advice about starting a portfolio career; […]
I started university full of ideas about what I wanted to explore in my creative practise. I didn’t have preconceived ideas about exactly how I was going to execute my ideas and now I have too many to comprehend. The […]
This week is an organised chaos of who and what belongs where, when. I would be lying if I said that everything was running smooth as a babies bum. We’re getting there! I am officially enrolled on The MA in […]
I had anticipated writing again before now. Such is the nature of working around life and children. I attended the interview at Derby University. I have been accepted on to the MA in Fine Art and I start next month. […]
I visited Derby University to attend the open day, where I met with the course leader of the MA in Fine Art. We discussed my current ideas and I was encouraged to complete my application, which I submitted last month. […]
Portrait of a Parent is the title to my MA proposal and I aim to create a body of work that supports new understandings of parenthood and creates a platform for dialogue between parents both with and without children.
“The intellect, by nature, is a spatializing mechanism. To acquire knowledge it employs concepts, symbols, abstraction, analysis and fragmentation. The intellect gives us a fragmented but necessary, pragmatic grasp of reality, whereas intuition is the means with which to grasp […]
What generates the reality I experience? According to David Eagleman it includes: Data captured by my senses and transmitted to the brain. Information sent to the brain by my own internal model of the world – facts learnt from previous […]
AUDIOBLOG – Please click here My friend Jill sent me a message from Venice, telling me she was heading to Florence today. My heart cried out to be transported there instantly! Now, I’m a real contemporary art girl. Defo. But…. […]
Phil Lambert, the illusion of colour and space no 1, 414x517mm, oil on wood, 2011.
Lilah Fowler, tube, dimensions variable, aluminium, 2011. Courtesy of the artist and Bold Tendencies.
Fiona MacDonald, Cumulissa, 2009.