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Diary Spring/Summer

Diary Spring/Summer

Diary Spring/Summer Newsletter Newsletter on what's coming up in the first half of the year for me.

Three Boys

Three Boys

I am honoured that my painting Three Boys has been used for the cover of To Call Out Into The Night an extraordinary recording by Roy Claire Potter and Park Jiha. Please read the press release below. Many thanks to Roy, Jiha,  Abby and all at Cafe Oto. Cx Cafe Oto...

Climate Change Project 2022 – blog post six

Climate Change Project 2022 – blog post six

    ​I’ve reworked Twin Tornado painting as I was happier with the feel of my drawing than this painting. The drawing flowed and the painting appeared static even though I had worked its surface the contrast wasn't enough and the movement was lost.  It’s a...

Climate Project 2022 blog post five

Climate Project 2022 blog post five

I am really pleased with this painting and as soon as I saw the photo I knew I could translate it into paint. I am still feeling a pang of guilt about applying this objectivity to images of such weight but that is what the project is and it's necessary. I have to...

Climate Project 2022 – blog post four

Climate Project 2022 – blog post four

I have a propensity to paint water. It plays a big part in my life having grown up by the sea, cold water swim weekly and living in the middle of the Norfolk Broads. Our house is on a small bump in the land, which can hardly be called a hill, flanked by the Bure on...

Houghton Hall

Houghton Hall

I am delighted to have some paintings in the stables at Houghton Hall this summer, represented by Contemporary & Country who are showing work under the title Avant Gardeners. Houghton Hall Bircham Rd King's Lynn PE31 6TY 1 May - 25 September 2022 Avant Gardeners :...

Climate Project 2022 : blog post three

Climate Project 2022 : blog post three

I am one of those sensitive people who feel everything I read and observe, acutely aware of how my observations manifest in my body and mind. It can be a wonderful thing, something that can lead me to obsess about good stuff that comes my way and immerse myself...

Climate Project 2022 : blog post two

Climate Project 2022 : blog post two

In planning this project I had in the back of my mind my own personal experience of climate change and how it affects my life, which being a white middle aged woman living in Norfolk is not much so far. Norfolk however is one of the places which in 50 years time could...

Climate Project 2022: blog post one

Climate Project 2022: blog post one

Climate Project 2022: blog post one I have had such an amazing response to my Climate Project 2022 that I feel compelled to keep a diary of the experience and process of the painting, research and conversations I am having. Already the connections I am making are...