The artist profiles of my fellow newly emerging artists selected for the Art& RAW talent mentoring scheme 2017 are now available to view online. Continue reading
Last weekend I delivered two of my paintings to the Civic Hall at Holmfirth, West Yorkshire to be exhibited as part of the Holmfirth Artweek 2017 which runs from Sunday 2nd July to Saturday 8th July. Continue reading
You know the saying “Time sure flies when you’re having fun”? Well, that seems to sum up how life has been for me lately!
My weekdays have been spent in a flurry of work on my “Coastal Elements” series of paintings, I now have 7 pieces completed of this body of work and a couple more underway. Hopefully, by the time of the Art& Show in York this October, I’ll have a good selection of paintings to exhibit. Continue reading
I’ve recently begun experimenting and producing a new body of work. The working title of this series of paintings is “Coastal Elements” and was sparked by a recent trip to Flamborough on the Yorkshire coast. On this particular trip, I was struck by how the different elements of a seascape – the land, sea, and sky are all so very distinct and separate yet work together to provide a cohesive vista. Continue reading
This week is Mental Health Awareness Week – a national campaign to help shed stigma around the topic and to promote mental well-being. I’m excited to have one of my recent paintings “Far Horizon” included in an exhibition at the Mental Health Museum which looks at the link between the natural environment and our well-being. Continue reading
I’m pleased to announce that I have been selected as one of the 12 contemporary artists and designers to receive the RAW Talent award for emerging artists. The award means that I will receive a mentoring program to support my career as an artist and culminates in a launch at the 3-day art fair in York this October. Continue reading
Last night was Wakefields latest bi-monthly art walk around various venues across the city. As part of this Unity Works, where I am currently exhibiting opened its doors for the evening.
Last week I hung my first exhibition, (not only was it my first exhibition it was a SOLO exhibition to boot!) So armed with boxes of bubble wrapped paintings I arrived bright and early at the venue to assist with hanging my artwork.
As part of Wakefield’s bi-monthly Artwalk I will be hosting an evening at Unity Works on the 29th March 2017. Continue reading