I am really pleased to announce that one of my paintings, Spring 5 from the Fell Morning series, has been selected for the New Light Art Prize. This exciting exhibition will take place at the wonderful Bowes Museum in Barnard Castle from 18 November to 18 February 2018. As part of the programme there will […]
Have been busy over July starting a new series of Fell Paintings which I have added to my portfolio under Fell Paintings 2017. I wanted to capture the moody atmosphere of the Fell trying a more abstract approach and working on different scales. I hope to have managed to capture a sense of place with […]
Really thrilled to attend the opening of Abstraction at Sunny Bank Mills yesterday. This is an exhibition I am in with two other artists, Alison Britton-Paterson and Julia Burns. The exhibition runs until 27 August. Our work differs but we all have an abstract approach to painting which the gallery describes far better than I […]
Had a lovely trip to Harrogate today to drop off three new paintings with Watermark Gallery. These are all large mixed media paintings on paper and based on the stunning Weardale moorland around Stanhope. I have spent many cold, windswept days off the road from Egglestone to Stanhope taking photos and sketching. I really love this part […]
I have had two painting selected for the RBSA Prize Exhibition in Birmingham. The show runs from 18 May to 10 June.
With the help of the furries I have been having a good sort through paintings for the Open Studio weekend on 27/28 May. I have selected a range of works of all sizes and prices: £30-£90 for unframed paintings on paper £90-£400 for framed paintings on paper £50-£350 for framed/unframed canvases I will be sending out […]
I am hoping to hold an open studio over Sat 27 and Sun 28 May. It will be an opportunity for me to meet people interested in my work and to show and sell past and current work. Work on canvas and paper, framed and unframed will be available for sale at prices to suit all pockets! I […]
Really pleased to confirm that six of my Fell Mornings paintings are now available for sale through the lovely According to McGee gallery in York. All paintings are acrylic on canvas, size 25x30cm. They are priced at £350 each and the gallery offers a very affordable payment by instalments scheme of £35 pm over 10 months. […]
Since September I have been working on a new project called Fell Mornings. This is a series of small canvases that are inspired by my morning walks on Cockfield Fell in County Durham. Each morning after my walk I make sketches and use these to build up my ideas for my paintings. I plan to […]
The new annual arts magazine Lungs, which showcases emerging North East artists, was launched on 15 September. Really thrilled to be included in this high quality contemporary art project.