Suspicious Circumstances – exhibition

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

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Abstract Transformation

Paintings have begun making friends in their new clothes. 

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!

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…

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

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?