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investigating my space

I am undertaking a PhD in Fine Art to focus my research and painting on my specific area of interest surrounding the anxious uncanny and the anxious space.  This will be an extended journey of investigation not only through my own art practice, but also within the psychological space of others along the way.  Who these people or […]

FloatArt 2014 and MA Fine Art (Distinction)

Have just been awarded a Distinction for my Masters Degree in Fine Art from Norwich University of the Arts.   Feeling both relieved and elated… This is just such a fantastic boost after also being selected for FloatArt 2014 at the end of August! All welcome to come and view these new paintings entitled ‘The Anxious […]

Summer Show 2014 at The Green Art Gallery, Dubai (June 26th – September 10th 2014)

  Zsolt Boldini, Shadow Movements No. 8 (2014), Acrylic on Canvas (200 x 185cm) Another show I am missing at The Green Art Gallery with three of my favourite artists!  I will not be back in Dubai again until maybe October  at the earliest! Painters Daniel Pitin, Zsolt Boldini and Ross Chisholm combine with Nazil […]

Dorothea Tanning: Web of Dreams at Alison Jacques Gallery

Notes for an Apocalypse (1978), Oil on Canvas (50 x 62″) I love this Dorothea Tanning quote that has been used within her Press Release for her second solo exhibition of works at Alison Jacques Gallery, London entitled ‘Web of Dreams‘ from 11 July – 27 September 2014. The gallery has worked with The Dorothea […]

Writing Through Grief

At times of grief I have hailed the power of the written word as a cathartic expression of myself. Words don’t talk back but words that are written can be re read and held as moments that express feelings in no other way.

Adrian Ghenie ‘Golems’ Jun 12, 2014 – 25 Jul, 2014

Adrian Ghenie, ‘Self-Portrait’ as Charles Darwin, 2014, Oil on Canvas (60 x 47cm)   Finally, after a long wait, Adrian Ghenie is back exhibiting at The Pace Gallery, London with some new works by the Romanian artist whom I follow intently! I don’t really like to talk about work I haven’t seen ‘in the flesh’ but […]

Nicola Samori: ‘Begotten not Made’, June 12 – July 19th 2014 at Ana Cristea Gallery, New York

    Image: Fondamenta della Carne, 2014, oil on copper, 180 x 110 cm – detail Another exhibition that I will be virtually visiting and wishing I was there ‘in the flesh’. ‘In the flesh’ is a term that could be used about Nicola Samori’s work quite readily.  There is a feeling with much of his […]

Adrian Ghenie at Tim Van Laere Gallery in Antwerp

‘The Lidless Eye’, 2014 (50 x 40cm), Oil on Canvas   The Tim Van Laere Gallery in Antwerp is currently showing an exhibition by Adrian Ghenie. This current work alongside older works shows the depth of research which underpins his fabulous paintings.  A recent series which deals with imagery influenced in part by Van Gogh and […]

Mersad Berber: Memorial Exhibition 1940 – 2012

      Mersad Berber is sadly an artist I was not familiar with before I was sent information on this memorial exhibition.  Taken far too early, his works are so inspiring and filled with an intensity of spirit that perhaps only comes from living through the chaos of the Balkan wars of the 1990s. […]

Johannes Kahrs ‘Tropical Nights’ at Kunsthall Nurnberg, Nuremberg, Germany (April 2 – June 22, 2014)

Another exhibition I would love to go to but probably won’t be able to as the timings are wrong.  Kahrs has a new exhibition of his work in Nuremberg (Nurnberg), Germany from April.  Born in Bremen but lives in Berlin – his work has been a firm favourite of mine for a while. Kahrs work […]