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.
New exhibition of Box paintings at Cast theatre in Doncaster. The subjects are writers, actors etc encountered at Cast since it opened. Also some drawings made at rehearsals of Urban Conceptz’ “Freedom of Freewill” and the visit to Cast of the National Dance Company of Wales, very much enlarged to show the pencil marks. I … Continue reading Inside the Box exhibition at Cast theatre
My Monday morning art group is running again! Just a year after the closure of our base at the BrevonArt Gallery we have found a new home in the old Art College on Church View, Doncaster DN1 1AF from 10am to 12 noon. Eight members of the old group have already signed up but, due … Continue reading Monday Morning Art Group
New display of paintings on studio walls. A mix of works from the last few years revealing common links and threads across different subjects and styles.