Category Archives: professional development

Jerwood Drawing Prize 2016

On Tuesday evening this week (13/9/16) I went up to London for the Private View of the Jerwood Drawing Prize 2016 that includes my selected work- ‘Trace Drawing – Salix Candida’. The prize winners were to be announced during the … Continue reading

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Reflections on Tutor Report for Assignment 5.

D’s feedback is of an overwhelmingly positive nature that goes some way to affirm my ability as creative practitioner to produce work that demonstrates a clear visual language and has culminated in an ambitious and focused body of work to … Continue reading

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Some things still to mention…..

As I have been pulling things together in preparation for my final tutorial, sorting out files, having photographs printed, etc, every now and then something pops into my mind and I think ‘I must remember to mention that’. So here … Continue reading

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Exhibition and Talk: Herbarium

Herbarium was commissioned by Somerset Art Works and curated by Yvonna Demczynska of Flow Gallery London in the gardens of the National Trust Property, Lytes Cary. The focus of the exhibition is craft based work inspired by the Niewe Herbal … Continue reading

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Suggested reading – ‘Measuring Success’.

In ‘Measuring Success’, Weintraub considers how success as an artist might be felt or measured. She acknowledges that it could mean quite different things to different people, dependant on their aspirations and possibly also the intentions in their work. She … Continue reading

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Suggested reading- ‘Dissenting Spaces’.

Dissent as described in the dictionary- ‘hold or express opinions that are at variance with those commonly or officially held’. So, as the word suggests, Barry in her piece is considering examples of how exhibition designers (curators) have historically re- … Continue reading

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Reading – ‘On being an artist’.

This was the book I chose to take on holiday with me – not too heavy going, written and presented in small poignant chunks, but also still relevant to my current situation as someone with the intention of working as … Continue reading

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Reflecting on the Feedback.

I have been quite overwhelmed really by the very positive response I have had to the exhibition. As with my apprehensions prior to the ‘meet the artist’ event I think I was just uncertain about how it would be received. … Continue reading

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Last Day of Exhibition.

Last chance to look. Time to take down the exhibition. The exhibition has come to an end. The Gallery.  

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Recollections of conversations at the ‘meet the artist’ event.

I must admit to being more than a little apprehensive about the ‘meet the artist’ event and how my work might be received, part of this being down to the fact that much of the work came out of a … Continue reading

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