Introduction “try to get your foot in the door” During my undergraduate degree at university I was lucky enough to exhibit my work as a part of my final year assessment. This exhibition was the first exhibition I had ever had as artist: I made business cards, captions it was somewhat surreal for my 21 […]Read more "Exhibiting as a Young Artist – A Conversation"
The series so far. On sale this Easter weekend!Read more "Environment and Atmosphere"
language and image ink calligraphy originals on paper BRUSH CALLIGRAPHY Brush Calligraphy 001 Ink, acrylic ink and acrylic on paper21.0 x 29.7cm Brush Calligraphy 002 Ink, acrylic ink and acrylic on paper 21.0 x 29.7cm Brush Calligraphy 003 Ink, acrylic ink and acrylic on paper21.0 x 29.7cm Brush Calligraphy 004 Ink, acrylic ink and acrylic […]Read more
Botanical Cambs 01 A commission of a beautiful tree in the University of Cambridge Museums and Botanical Gardens. This initial commission sparked the beginning of this new series which I am aiming to complete for the Easter break. Some of these works will be on sale during Easter! So, stay updated if you’re interested. Cherry […]Read more "Creating an Atmosphere"
This Autumn, I received my first commission request. It was an absolute joy to create this work (above) – it has been such a long time since I had drawn in my style on such a large scale. For this piece, I focussed on creating an intense atmosphere, highlighting the light and shadow in the […]Read more "post-MA"
“Diaspora Vapor” is a collection of works which aims to further the research, experiments and ideas initially explored in “Dyfed Forests”. By working in monochrome, I assess and manipulate mixed media to create an image that concerns the concept of space and distance, balanced by paths within macro-micro compositions inspired by the landscape. By utilizing […]Read more "Autumn Exhibition"
After finishing my first postgraduate degree show , I felt the need to return back to creating studies of my primary subject in the landscape paintings I create. Revising drawings and accuracy really seems to help me discover more qualities and characteristics about the the trees in Dyfed county. I also received a great birthday […]Read more "Dyfed Forests Contrast Studies"
feeling grateful – a post-lockdown photosetRead more "feeling grateful – photoset"
Aberystwyth School of Art has put together a fabulous online exhibition of the postgraduate and undergraduate degree show work which would have been shown in May 2020. It is wonderful to be able to share all of our hard work with a larger audience than perhaps a physical exhibition would have managed. Although it is […]Read more "May 2020 Online Exhibition"
It’s official – I am one exhibition away from completing my MA. “Handing-in” an exhibition online felt very strange. I had no sense of relief or accomplishment in sending over a presentation online. There was no sense of team-spirit in the curation and set-up of creating the School of Art Degree show. In an attempt […]Read more "creating in isolation"
After 4 years, I finally put together a video of the underwater life I captured in Gozo, snorkelling. It’s quite hard to film and swim at the same time so apologies for the shakiness, haha. This was before the time of the GoPro-gyro! Anyway, I hope you enjoy some footage of this wonderful place that […]Read more "Video: Gozo, Malta 2016"
Over the past few weeks, I have been reading more about Chinese art. More specifically the Chinese diaspora and how transexperience effects intent and the resulting product of an artwork. This led to further investigation into creative practices. During the eighties and nineties, many Chinese artists migrated to the west (USA, Australia, UK, Germany, France, […] […]Read more "From Transexperience in Chinese Art — mollsdiary"
Digital artist Rachel Rossin’s 2017 works, “Peak Performance” “just lungs with a keyboard”: Digital Art and VR — mollsdiaryRead more "“just lungs with a keyboard”: Digital Art and VR — mollsdiary"
With the e-exhibition looming (one month and a week to go!) I am still working constantly in my sketchbook … although I am having so much fun, I feel as though I need to be dedicating more time to my final pieces (series of 9) rather than doing exploratory work in my sketchbook. Perhaps, due […]Read more "Sketchbook Experiments"
Over the past few weeks, I have been reading more about Chinese art. More specifically the Chinese diaspora and how their transexperience effects intent and the resulting “product” of an artwork. Notions of transexperience often create a liminal space. A space in which there are two main characteristics but those characteristics are the antithesis (or […]Read more "language and image"
Following on from the first semester of my MA; I am continuing the same project in the hope that I can take this body of work to its limit. In the first semester, I learnt a lot about tools. Posca pens, Ink, Water Soluble markers, Alcohol markers – the list goes on. This, however, is […]Read more "MA Progress: inspiration and intention"