Abstract Transformation

Paintings have begun making friends in their new clothes. 

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Why Deface?

I recently wrote a piece on LinkedIn about PTSD, which might go some way to explain why I am dedicating my time to defacing every painting I have made since I left Iraq (see my cover up blog too).  In the meantime.  Here are a couple more!

Lift Art Gallery Exhibition – Caroline Jaine

I’m delighted to announce my collaboration with Lift Art Gallery. Enjoy the virtual tour of my exhibition! http://www.exhibitionatlift.com/caroline-jaine/  

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

Caz Art

I’ve made 20 paintings in the past few months.  Exhausted, but I’m enjoying a new style – something closer to my 1980s Bristol roots.  At the moment the majority of works are for sale through an arts publishing house (Creative Fine Arts), but I have also made one special one in a slightly different style (“Look… Continue reading Caz Art

STAFF ONLY Exhibition Review – Stroud

“Weird and Wonderful” the local newspaper called it.  This is the exhibition that sneaked up on a small town and helped launch its annual arts festival in style.  The creators of this show are a modest, unassuming bunch who usually work in the shadows of another, let’s be honest, more famous artist.  Unused to the limelight… Continue reading STAFF ONLY Exhibition Review – Stroud

Who is Caz?

Caz is the alter-ego of artist Caroline Jaine. Caz makes site-specific street art and Caroline Jaine makes paintings of her work.  In her first venture she stays close to home and celebrate Stroud’s bee guardianship status on the window of a building in the centre of town (the same building is used to host Caz’s… Continue reading Who is Caz?