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Climate Project 2022 – blog post fourteen

Climate Project 2022 – blog post fourteen

After seeing the documentary film Fire Of Love at the cinema I discovered that Katia and Maurice Krafft answered a few of my own questions on my fascination with volcanoes and other wild extremes of nature.  Why am I drawn to catastrophic weather events? The film...

Climate Project 2022 -post thirteen

Climate Project 2022 -post thirteen

So why am I doing this? Why am I painting a year of climate reporting? It’s something I get asked but also something I ask myself every now and then. I’m painting this project because it is what I was doing anyway; because I wanted to see what a year’s worth would...

Climate Project 2022 – post twelve

Climate Project 2022 – post twelve

I do a lot of research reading and searching for stories and images of climate change and it's affect on nature and human life. Some things I'd like to make work about are difficult to translate into an image, such as coral bleaching and loss of biodiversity. Yet...

Climate Project 2022 – post eleven

Climate Project 2022 – post eleven

I never thought I would make anything like this; a defined project is not how I normally work. Usually I drift from one though/painting/feeling to another in a state of permanent day dream so the challenge to be disciplined has been quite different. However I have...

Climate Project 2022 – post ten

Climate Project 2022 – post ten

Climate Project 2022 post ten I have been so busy with other commitments that making work on the paintings for this project has stalled a bit. However I'm still researching and finding reports I'd like to make work about, there's a lot going on out there. I wanted to...

Wall of paintings

Wall of paintings

The wall of climate project paintings is growing. More slowly than I predicted, but I am not phased, as I have to have time to make other work. In fact the small size of these paintings has had a backlash of compelling me to paint large works with expressive movement...

Varnishing Day

Varnishing Day

I have the great experience of attending Varnishing Day at the Royal Academy of Art in London, as a contributing artist to this year's Summer Exhibition with my paintings Shut The Windows and Not A Drop To Drink. What a day. Leaving early on the train I arrived at 11...

Colorado 05.01 KCNC

Colorado 05.01 KCNC

My painting Colorado 05.01 KCNC has been featured as painting of the day by Contemporary British Painting for 27 May 2022. Many thanks to the selection team. It is one of the first paintings I created for my climate project, and I think one of the most successful so...

Milsome Art + Prints

Milsome Art + Prints

I am pleased to announce Milsome Art + Prints are selling some beautiful exclusive framed prints of my work. These pieces cannot be bought anywhere else and are tastefully and professionally framed to suit each artwork. The original paintings are no longer available...