9th July 2016 Following the excellent time in Macedonia I come home to two new honours. Firstly I hear that the documentary film that Jake McNeil made about me has been selected for screening at the Nightpiece Film Festival 2016 as part of the Edinburgh Fringe. (At the same time Jake has a short experimental … Continue reading Feeling honoured
15th-26th June 2016 I am invited for a second time to join the De Niro International Art Colony in Bitola, Macedonia. This time I am joined by Katrina Sadrak who, for a while, shared our studio space in the old art college on Church View. Alongside us in the colony are artists from Macedonia, Montenegro, … Continue reading Back to Macedonia!
8th June 2016 I’ve just taken delivery of the first copies of my new book “Two Weeks in Macedonia”. It is a collection of paintings , drawings and photographs from my first visit to Macedonia in 2011.
3rd – 29th May 2016 Four Box paintings including 3 of Steampunk characters have been accepted for the Leeds Fine Artists annual exhibition at the Crossley Gallery, Dean Clough, Halifax. Well received at the opening afternoon.
29 April – 2nd May 2016 My painting of Katrina in my Box has gained the People’s Choice Award at the Marshchapel Arts Fair in Lincolnshire.
13th – 15th April 2016 Student film-maker Jake McNeil, with his assistant cameraman Jack, have spent 2.5 days filming and interviewing me for a documentary assignment. Fascinating process and I’m very curious to see how Jake edits the many hours of film into a 7 minute documentary.
As from 21st March 2016 my Monday Morning Art Group will be meeting at the Quaker Meeting House in Oxford Place . Balby close to the St James’ Street Flats. Still 10-12noon and £10 per session.