sold out about You are welcome to bring your own supplies and easel as well if you prefer. You must bring a reference photo or sketch of your favourite subject in nature that you wish to draw at the workshop. i.e., a tree, plant or other botanical character. This December I am hosting a series […]Read more "Drawing Workshop @ Gallerie V"
Introduction local terrain “Working on an MA through these unusual times has been a difficult but unique experience and I’m thankful that I had a creative outlet to express my feelings and occupy my time. I think everyone is now a little bit more appreciative of creative careers and recognise just how vital the arts […]Read more "Mastering Art during a Pandemic"
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"
“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"
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"