Monthly Archives: October 2015

Thinking about artist residencies.

It was suggested to me with regard to my main body of work for ‘major project’, in particular the ‘trace’ drawings, that a potential idea for showing/sharing and developing this work may be to try and find a suitable artist … Continue reading

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Exeter Contemporary Open Exhibition 2015- Exhibition tour.

When I was visiting art websites the other day and subscribing to e-newsletters that could potentially list opportunities for showing work I noticed that this exhibition tour was taking place (and it was free!!) – I felt it might be … Continue reading

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A sense of place

I just came across this story of a wooden sculpture made in 1986 for the Forest of Dean Sculpture Trail that is now to be de-commissioned. The intervention of artist, Onya McCausland, will oversee this through the process of transforming … Continue reading

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Working with willow.

Over the weekend I went on a course to learn how to make a ‘Frame’ basket using willow, at Musgrove Willow, Nr Bridgewater, Somerset. And whilst this may appear perhaps to be at a tangent to my artistic practice, I … Continue reading

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What has happened to the practice?

Part of the final phase of the course includes development of practice, and I feel moved to comment on this as it feels as though my time has been more absorbed recently in the administration of things- sorting out my … Continue reading

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Thinking about exhibiting and exposure of art work.

As I move onto thinking about how to promote myself professionally as artist and also consider the requirements of the course that I realized I now need to be pro-active. When I started to look at guidance for writing an … Continue reading

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Exhibiting in unusual places.

As my mind has been turning to the idea of exhibiting and considering the various possibilities this local art project, Step in Stone, came to my attention. It has been a project of 3 phases that has worked towards exhibiting … Continue reading

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Ai Weiwei talks to Tim Marlow.

The Ai Weiwei exhibition at the Royal Academy, London has recently opened and although he’s fairly well known for his Tate Turbine Hall installation of ceramic sunflower seeds, or for his arrests by the Chinese authorities, I was keen to … Continue reading

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A visit to Bristol.

As I was finalising my Contextual Studies/Major Project for assessment I took a day out to visit a couple of exhibitions in Bristol. Peter Randall-Page and Kate MccGwire had a joint exhibition at the Royal West of Engalnd Academy, Bristol. … Continue reading

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