You can take the girl out of Bristol…

A trip down memory lane yesterday, as I pounded the pavement in Bristol taking in some Banksy’s that weren’t there when I last lived there, and Grayson Perry at the Arnolfini that wasn’t there before either.  I was going to write a long eloquent piece about the changing face of Stokes Croft and what it… Continue reading You can take the girl out of Bristol…

Nasty Women Stroud – important event

Make a placard, wear a funny t-shirt, knit yourself a vagina hat, listen to some amazing music, watch dancing, dance yourself, look at and/or buy some art. However you want to take part – please come along to Stroud on 14th October and help us raise money to end female genital cutting. Saturday 14th October… Continue reading Nasty Women Stroud – important event

“Off The Record” Exhibition artwork

I’ve now finished my three artworks for the Staff Only Exhibition, “Off The Record”.  All three inspired by vinyl records (two of them painting directly on vinyl). If you are interested in attending, the show is on for ten weeks 2 Feb – 15 April at the Meme Art Bar in Stroud (opposite the Subscription… Continue reading “Off The Record” Exhibition artwork

I’ve had it with the BBC

I just received a ‘breaking news’ email from the BBC telling me that the people who robbed Kim Kardashian have been caught.   I feel sorry that she was robbed, but this is NOT BREAKING NEWS.  The BBC have lost the plot. There appears to be a three way battle going on at the BBC: Firstly… Continue reading I’ve had it with the BBC

‘Off the Record’ Exhibition

Anyone in Stroud on Thursday 2nd February 2017 might like to pass bar the Meme Art Bar in town for a little light refreshment and a gander at some art.  I’m just one of the 23 artists showing – all the work is inspired by vinyl records! More on the Facebook event here: https://www.facebook.com/events/452008581854696/

Furniture as a canvas

I grew up in a carpenters workshop – my mum made extra money by painting on pine furniture that my step father had made.  Decades later, having toyed with the odd painted cupboard, I am wondering whether paintings aren’t altogether better presented on a three dimensional object.  Here is my first tester.  It’s not-very-imaginatively called… Continue reading Furniture as a canvas