Art At The Lodge

I'm enjoying the blossoming trend of the 'Open Studios' which have been sweeping the nation over the last few years; and particularly admire the opportunities each provide for artists to reach a wider and alternative audience. Not only do we get a rare glimpse into the creative environment—we often get to view some of the artwork lovingly placed in a home setting—as opposed to gallery walls. So, with that logic and a desire to have a wee seasonal celebration ..I've decided to host an open house weekend during the early winter, and have…Read more

Sea Swim Residency

  What a rare treat it was to hang out at Scarborough's Sea Swim hut on the south bay as part of their summer residency spots; and finally get round to doing some freeform drawing. Funded by the innovative program Imove, Sea Swim believes that swimming can invigorate both the mind and the body – and collaborates with regional artists to explore the creatively liberating effects of being so close to the North Sea. As part of my weekend in and around the beach hut I wanted to return to my studies on…Read more

North Yorkshire Open Studios

This weekend my studio is open to the public as part of North Yorkshire Open Studios. I have small wall panels, tiles, prints and drawings for sale and you can also see commissions in progress and samples showing the techniques I use in my larger pieces. Past projects and commissions are documented in my portfolio of images. Please do come along for a chat, a nosey at what I'm up to artistically and a cuppa with biscuits - it would be great to see you! I'll be there 10.30am - 5.30pm Saturday and…Read more

Art in Action

Art in Action is fabulous! A four day art fair where over 200 artists demonstrate as well as exhibit. I demonstrated for the first time this July, and had immense fun. Non stop talking to a constant flow of visitors for 4 days! Sold like hot cakes too. Hurray! Brilliant atmosphere and lovely people, tons to see and do, fab food, and in the beautiful surroundings of Waterperry House and Gardens, Oxfordshire. I thoroughly recommend it, for both visitors and artists! The light in the marquees was quite flat, so in the photo…Read more

North Yorkshire Open Studios 2011 – last chance this weekend

Here's a little taster of what you can see at my studio this weekend, as part of North Yorkshire Open Studios. Had a constant flow of folk through last weekend - some really interesting chats. I'll be there 10.30 - 5.30 Saturday and Sunday 18th and 19th June, and there's nice coffee and biscuits on offer too! Stable Studio, 14 Royal Crescent Lane, Scarborough, YO11 2RLRead more
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