These are the preliminary work I am doing for the Leeds University exhibition. I chose work in response to an acrylic by Judith Cain illustrating a corner of Roundhay Park with trees and flowerbeds. I love her textures and simple tree shapes so I am replicating this into my work. Roundhay Park is on my doorstep […]
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The Mirror of Seawater Watercolour 70 x 113 cm
Groundlessness, Oil on Panel, 45 x 45 cm As ever, my work is connected by the Vanitas theme, though across a wider range of media simply because of the time I’ve been able to devote to projects.
My wood engraving ‘Farmers market’ has been accepted to the 4th triennial wood engraving exhibition to tour USA
‘Farmers Market’ 6.25 x 5 inches (H X W) Wood engraving. Limited edition of 75 copies + 7 artist’s proofs. Fourth Triennial Relief Engraving Exhibition U.S.A. The Wood Engravers’ Network (WEN) is excited to host its 4th juried exhibition of relief engraving; bringing wood engraving to a broader audience to promote and encourage a passion […]
“Road to Rodalquilar Also I’m just working on a small portrait in oils of my grandson, which isn’t quite finished! I obviously had to paint it from a photograph, taken on holiday in Wales. He’s at the top of a slide in a treehouse.
Progress print (unfinished) Also I’m jusI am currently working on collagraph prints inspired by previous photographs and sketches sat on Hipperholme hills looking towards Brighouse and Huddersfield. I want to eventually capture that short magical moment between fading natural light and emerging urban light. I am still re-working these print blocks (second photograph) and the final […]
I am delighted to have taken part in Highgate Contemporary Art’s ‘Feed the NHS’ charity postcard online exhibition. Proceeds from the sales are donated to ‘Feed NHS’ which is a campaign set up by the restaurant chain Leon. They are looking to raise money to help feed the NHS workers and critical care staff one […]
“Haytime Plates Whilst many artists have had exhibitions cancelled, galleries closed and workshops cancelled, I am in the strange position of having to keep working steadily to create work for a solo show which is still currently scheduled to open on the 10th July at the Dales Countryside Museum in Hawes. The show is a […]
“Cool Jeremiah” “Cool Jeremiah” was made in 2017 on my third visit to the De Niro International Artists’ Colony in Bitola, Macedonia (now North Macedonia). It is in oils on canvas and about 3ft x 2ft. At home I had been working on some very tight realistic work and took the chance at the colony […]
“CLe Trésor de la Pie and artist This past month I have been working on finishing paintings ready for exhibition in France during the Autumn. If not cancelled due to the Coronavirus, I have a solo show in the Galerie Bressigny in Angers through the month of September and I also hope to exhibit once […]