Last year my brother asked if I would like to paint some pictures for friend of his, who had some blank walls to fill in a bed and breakfast space above the local pub in the village of Bampton. I’m not good at saying no to creative challenges – so I took on the idea,… Continue reading Celebrating the Morris Dancers of Bampton
2021 has been a year of dramatic change for me. We have spent another year under Covid restrictions, but I have taken the opportunity to push my boundaries and learn to heal using Reiki – the two themes are very connected. For more about my healing journey read here. In terms of boundaries – for… Continue reading Covid, Emergencies and Healing- Reflecting on 2021
Each painting is drawn from a real life phone call made to the police during 2021, when the artist worked as an Emergency Call Handler for Avon & Somerset Constabulary.
You are invited to see my latest collection of paintings: “Suspicious Circumstances” which draws on my interest in true crime and what different people consider “suspicious”. I’m showing the paintings at Studio 18 in Stroud, as part of the Stroud Site Festival, and there will be other amazing works of art by other artists on… Continue reading Suspicious Circumstances – exhibition
A month ago today I put out a request on Facebook and Instagram for NHS workers to come forward for a free portrait.
I am very lucky having such an amazing family to photograph. Well, one of them anyway. For those who haven’t already – meet the wonderful, Vince Ugly.
I have started running Saturday afternoon classes near Stroud via Air BnB experiences. For me it’s all about using reclaimed materials. A class currently costs £27 per person inclusive of all materials, equipment and refreshments. Here is more about what to expect! ABOUT THE CLASS You’ll be welcomed to the workshop with a hot or… Continue reading Saturday afternoon art classes
Big news. I’m now an Air BnB art experience host! Saturday afternoon classes in my workshop near Stroud. Pretty please, with sugar on the top – share this with your creative friends – thank you 😀 https://abnb.me/sVOrPOXER3
Are you an artist that gives a sh*t about the environment? Are you pissed off with plastic? Scared about what we have done to our oceans? Are you worried about cow farts and palm oil? Does your art practice reflect how you feel about waste / reliance on plastic / pollution / climate change /… Continue reading Art that Gives a Sh*t
Paintings have begun making friends in their new clothes.