Category Archives: Art

London Drop Off

So tomorrow it is off to London to drop off Snapshot that I have, probably wrongly, been working on since it was selected for the Shape Open a couple of months ago. I am, typically for me, dreading it.  Whenever anyone see’s my work I feel sick.  Ah well at […]

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“Snapshot” Selected for Shape Open 2013

So on Friday I got the rather lovely news that my piece “Snapshot” had been chosen as one of the selected pieces for this year’s Shape Open first to be exhibited at The Nunnery: Bow Arts 3rd Oct — 27th Oct and then toured at various galleries around the country […]

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What I’m working on……..More Than a Feeling

jealousy and control

I am currently in the midst of two projects and thought I would share some info about one of them. More Than a Feeling [working title] is a look at how people identify themselves and how we experience emotion.  I am interested in examining emotions in different ways: text, shape and […]

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Aspex Gallery Freedom’s Road

Freedom's Road FLyer

So some days you have a nice surprise.  Some days you have a crap one.  Last week I had quite a nice surprise. Aspex Gallery in Portsmouth have been running an open arts project called “Freedom’s Road”.  For this they asked artists living within an hour of the gallery to […]

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Arts Able Survey

As I’m sure you are aware I have been working very hard lately on trying to start a charity to help children who have developmental disabilities access the arts in a more useful and interactive way.  If you are interested in finding out more then please have a look at […]

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Story of Mum: mums making an exhibition of ourselves! VIRTUAL TOUR


As mothers, it’s not often that we feel seen, heard and valued. Yet our everyday stories matter, and sharing them can inspire others. Story of Mum: Mums making an exhibition of ourselves is a touring programme of exhibitions and events in galleries and online that aims to put mothers in the spotlight. […]

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HAIKU: The Artist’s Lament

My mind paints pictures That my words cannot describe My Tongue tied in thought

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In the middle of the night when everything’s quiet and nobody is there to tell Is when my mind drifts away to a land of forgotten summers and half lit pictures Faded by the sun and its countless rises and fallings.   The clock ticks on the wall Tick. Tock […]

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The Personal/Artist’s Statement Nightmare


I have had enough today.  My head is swirling, my stomach is sore and my children are driving me to nervous breakdown land (it’s real, I haven’t made it up, they have rides and everything). Anyhow despite my ill health and impending nervous exhaustion, I have had quite a busy […]

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Story of Mum

I'm a mum and

So today has been pretty cool.  First I got an email from this great Arts Centre I approached about the new charity and exhibition space and I got a pretty great response: they could not be trustees owing to the local council upping their rent by 110% and needing to […]

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