Yesterday I said goodbye to one of my favourite paintings from my time in Spain. Plaza Constitucion in San Pedro del Pinatar was a favourite spot to people-watch. From six in the evening, the warm town square would slowly awaken from a sleepy siesta, and the seats in the cafe next to San Pedro church… Continue reading Delivering Spanish Sunshine to Snowy Leeds
Useful for anyone exhibiting in a non-gallery location A few months ago I was asked by some friends who work in an Estate Agent in Spain if I would like to exhibit my collection of paintings in their office. Great. I love exhibiting in non-gallery spaces: it means non-gallery people get to see my… Continue reading How to make a hanging system for an exhibition
My piece in November’s Costa Calida Chronicle – it’s all about art in Murcia (including my own)
The pictures we carry in our minds are often stereo-typical and overlook the complexity and people of a place.
I’m making the most of being here in Spain – our brand new not-for-profit arts organisation ,”Co-Create Arts” is offering three courses next year – all run by yours truly. Would love to see you there! More information on http://co-createarts.com/art-courses/ – but in brief below: ART & THE ENVIRONMENT 17th – 21st January 2015 (£550) Artists will explore the salt… Continue reading Art Course in Murcia, Spain
This is an experience that I have developed with Co-Create Arts / Cambridge International Arts. Get in touch if you are interested: We don’t see much developmental value in traditional art holidays – which might offer you a portfolio of pretty watercolours of Tuscan rooftops, but provide little robust, constructive criticism or challenge. Co-Create Arts (a new project… Continue reading Art Boot Camp on the Murcian Coast
Despite being deeply engrossed in social and humanitarian art, I have taken great pleasure and peace from painting a number of seascapes – inspired by views just a ten minute walk from my studio in Spain. Some shared here.