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Battling towards the essential in my work

After some PaperFields exhibition prep I got stuck into painting this afternoon.  Worked on several pieces that had already been started (1 yesterday) and another – a large paper roll.  I found a way to clamp it to a stretcher […]

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A List of Books

I was asked on Facebook to list the ten books that had had the biggest effect on me… As I read other people’s lists I became more and more intimidated, weighty tomes were peppered among worthy novels. There were the […]

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Hauser & Wirth Open New Arts Centre in Somerset

I wrote this for a-n: Hauser & Wirth Open New Arts Centre in Somerset With Galleries in Zurich, London and New York and a stable of international artists, many will be familiar with art dealers Hauser & Wirth. The power […]

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This is Awkward.

This is Awkward. And so, finally time to come clean on this shiny new website and on a shiny new blog. During the last eighteen months or so, it may have escaped your notice that I have been writing more […]

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Artist Without Portfolio

Am I an artist who writes or a writer who makes art? Are these hybrids even possible? Should I even have a blog here? I was hoping you might tell me…

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Plenderleith Scantlebury

I was commissioned to write this text to mark 10 years working together for fabricators Plenderleith Scantlebury. ‘One of the perks of being an artist based in one of the most populated artist studios in the country is the wealth […]

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Two for Joy

“Magpies hopped around the graveled courtyard as the wind whispered through the trees. Then it happened, something changed”     – When the North Wind Sleeps (2012-2014)  Short excerpt from a piece of fiction which I’ve been developing on and […]

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