Tag Archives: contemporary art

3 weeks of stitching

I’ve been spending the last few weeks working on my large cross-stitch. I’ve estimated that, based on the progress I’ve made so far, if I spend 3 days a week working on it until November I should have it mostly … Continue reading

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Gathering pace

Interest in my Thread of Life project is certainly gathering pace, although I still have a long way to go with my crowd funding campaign. This week I’ve been invited to BBC Radio Sheffield to talk about the project, and … Continue reading

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Liverpool Biennial Project

  I’ve been procrastinating over writing a new blog entry. I was going to write a reflection on my recent exhibition, but I’m not sure what more I have to say since my last post about it. I’ve been stupidly … Continue reading

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Exhibition Countdown

It’s not been an unusual sight to see me carrying stacks of work between the Ecclesall Road area and Shalesmoor for the last few weeks, as I’ve been getting all of my work down to my studio in preparation for … Continue reading

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Exhibition Planning

I have my first solo exhibition on 4th April at Gage Gallery in Sheffield, so I’m busy trying to prepare. I’ve got some work to get finished off, as well as all the usual planning and promoting to do. Over … Continue reading

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Painting Process

I’m currently well under way working towards my next painting Pearl, but as yet I haven’t even begun to work on the final piece. I thought I’d use this blog post to talk about process, and why it takes me … Continue reading

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Shrinking Violet

My impending move to a new studio has renewed my drive to push my various projects forward. I always have such a massive list of things to get done, besides the actual making of artwork, that the work itself is, … Continue reading

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Revelations and Experimentations

Last week I went to see the degree show at Sheffield Hallam University. It was great to see a degree show one year on from my own. One of the most striking things about it was the way in which … Continue reading

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Block

I’ve been going through a tough time at the moment, and as much as I try not to let personal problems interfere with my professional life, I’m afraid to say that they are doing. However, I still have several projects … Continue reading

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Slow Progress

Study for Self Portrait July 2012 At last, I’ve had a break through with my self portrait project! You may remember from a previous post that I was considering how to get the embossed look for the background of my painting; well … Continue reading

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