Monthly Archives: September 2015

TV filming at the SAA

April 2013 Filming at SAA
Following success of Manchester and video clip, invited to record 3 half hour demonstrations for the SAA’s new TV programme “A Splash of Paint”. Several other clips and tips also recorded as fillers for future programmes.

Symposium of International Artists in Noja (SIANoja)

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I was invited to the Symposium of International Artists in Noja (SIANoja)
The symposium gathered in a small 18th century palace for 2 weeks of painting, sculpture, drama, lectures and exhibitions. Artists came from Spain, France, USA, Yugoslavia, Tunisia and Japan.
Artwork was later shown at:
Palace Marqués de Albaicín, Noja July/August 2012
Corte Ingles, Santander October/November 2012


June 2011 Macedonia
An adventure in 2 halves.

I was invited to the De Niro International Artists colony in Bitola, Macedonia.
Working with artists from Macedonia, Serbia, Montenegro, USA, Germany and Vietnam for 2 weeks resulting in paintings being shown at:
The City Gallery in Prilep May 2012
Museum of Bitola June 2012
Art Gallery in Petrovec, Monte Negro September 2012
The City Gallery in Prilep May 2013
Museum in Shtip June,2013),
Museum of Bitola June 2013
The Academy of Arts and Sciences in Ohrid August 2013
And included in the De Niro International Art Collection.

High Noon

Visitors to Bitola



I was then invited to join artist Sergej Andreevski in the mountain village of Sloestica.
There I made many drawings and a painting which was used to promote the village arts festival. The drawings, painting and photographs led to a series of paintings based on the village buildings created back in my studio.  Houses in Sloestica print

Leeds Fine Artists

May 2011 Leeds Fine Artists
I was elected to the Leeds Fine Artists as an exhibiting member after a thorough grilling by a panel of existing members. The LFA is a long standing group (140 years) with some celebrated artists in its history.